When to use a biography? (17 things to consider!)

When to use a biography?
When to use a biography?

Biographies are among the world’s most important sources of learning, however, not knowing how, why and when to use it is very painful.

In this article, when are going to discuss when to use a biography and why you should read it?

When to use a biography?

Best moment to read a biography is in one the following:

  1. When you want to tell the story of another person.
  2. In your free time.
  3. During weekends.
  4. While on transit.
  5. When you visit a library.
  6. When you are less busy at work.
  7. While on vacation or on holiday.
  8. When looking for information.
  9. During semester breaks (for students).
  10. When you are bored.
  11. When you cannot sleep.
  12. While on air.
  13. When babysitting.
  14. When you don’t want to lose focus (sleep).
  15. When you want to learn new things.
  16. When you want to improve your vocabulary.
  17. Before the commencement of a seminar.

1. When you want to tell the story of another person.

The moment to use a biography is when you want to tell the story of another person, especially if the person was interesting.

Using the biography to illustrate at that exact situation will help you explain better on who the person is, his or her impact to the society without people feeling bored.

2. In your free time.

You can use a biography at your free moments.

There are some periods that you are free, you clear your schedule or you are back from the office doing nothing in particular, you can utilise the moment to use a biography.

Your free time gives you the ability and freedom to choose a hobby or any activity that will relax your mind, and using biography for relaxation is very good.

 3. During weekends.

Using biography on week end after hectic office days’ activities will guarantee you a refreshing Saturdays and Sundays that will recharge you for the weeks ahead.

Saturdays and Sundays are an important time for enjoyment and relaxation, which is what using biographies can help you achieve.

 4. While on transit.

During travels, using biography is enjoyable to help keep you busy, aware of long hours of boredom.

Reading biographies on transit either using train or other public transport systems like buses will not only help give you time to use biography but it will also allow the opportunity to do other things before you reach your destination.

 5. When you visit a library.

Libraries are a serene place for reading many books around the world.

You have higher chances of concentration if you are in a library.

However, being in the library is afford you the best opportunity of using biographies.

 6. When you are less busy at work.

Have you come across a situation in your place of work whereby activities become less busy at certain period of the day?

This type of scenario is when best to use a biography.

For entrepreneurs and shop owners, when customers are not available, you can use biography to while away time and get positive energy.

 7. While on vacation or on holiday.

We can use public holidays and vacations in doing a lot of activities that are related to leisure and entertainment without the fear of meeting work schedule, official meetings and other formal activities.

Vacations are the perfect time for using biographies.

As you embark on a vacation to your preferred destination across the world, it is advisable to carry along with you interesting biographies, those related to your profession in other to gain insights into how things are done.

8. When looking for information.

Looking for a specific information about an individual is sometimes difficult, especially if you have other things to do.

However, biography is useful in finding reliable informations that is very hard to get if you look through other sources apart from a biography.

Therefore, your best bet when using a biography to find information is through checking the chapter that is more relevant to what you are looking for.

9. During semester breaks (for students).

Higher institutions of learning have semester breaks that allow students the opportunity to go back to their parents, relax, or travel to other places after every exam.

Because of these breaks, students can dedicate the period to use biographies they are interested in.

10. When you are bored.

Boredom is a threat to the productivity of individuals.

You can use biography when ever you feel bored in other to take you away from the boredom which is negative to your productivity towards positive brain improving activity.

11. When you cannot sleep.

Most times when we try to sleep, we cannot do so no matter what we do.

Use this period of sleepless nights to read biographies that will help widen your point of view.

12. While on airplane.

When traveling in a plane, it is good to use a biography during the period to keep you updated on your hero’s life.

Using biographies in a plane will help keep your mind away from overthinking about air turbulence or other related thoughts.

13. When babysitting.

When you find yourself in a babysitting job, chances of boredom are very high, especially if the child is sleeping or when the child doesn’t need your attention.

However, when you observed the child is sleeping or playing with toys, you can utilise the time by using a biography.

14. When you don’t want to lose focus or fall asleep.

Waiting for in anticipation of a schedule event is sometimes hard for people who have short-term attention capacities.

Because of such, picking a biography and using it to prevent you from sleeping or losing focus is a good thing to do.

15. When you want to learn new things.

Biographies are full of life lessons, mistakes, decision-making strategies, ideas and suggestions from successful people in other for you to benefit as a reader.

Therefore, reading biography is useful for learning new things all the time.

16. When you want to improve your vocabulary.

The best way to improve your vocabulary is a thorough reading of books.

Biographies are also useful in helping you improve, perfect and master vocabulary and their mistakes.

These will help in making you better in writing, speaking and reading skills.

17. Before the commencement of a seminar.

They introduced seminar and conferences for different purposes.

However, if you find yourself in a seminar, workshop or conferences, you can use a biography before the beginning of the program.

This will help you learn more, be productive, and enjoy the moment.

Conclusion.

Having knowledge of when to use a biography is therefore very important because of several reasons such as When you want to tell the story of another person, free time, during weekends, on transit, when you visit a library, when you are less busy at work, or while on vacation or holiday.

It can also be as result of when looking for information, during semester breaks (for students), when you are bored, when you cannot sleep, while on air, when babysitting. When you don’t want to lose focus (sleep), when you want to learn new things, when you want to improve your vocabulary, or before the commencement of a seminar.

Sources.

https://www.gc.cuny.edu/biography-and-memoir/why-biography-and-memoir

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/literature-and-creative-writing/history-reading-introduction-reading-the-past/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

 

 

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