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Isn't that Biographer and Autobiographer writes about others' life stories?



 
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Isn't that Biographer and Autobiographer writes about others' life stories? #1 (permalink) Fri Dec 04, 2009 18:08 pm   Isn't that Biographer and Autobiographer writes about others' life stories?
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #707 "'Bio' Vocabulary Practice (1)", question 7

......... write about others' life stories. This type of author writes about someone else's life history.

(a) Autobiographers
(b) Biographers
(c) Biologists
(d) Zoologists

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #707 "'Bio' Vocabulary Practice (1)", answer 7

Biographers write about others' life stories. This type of author writes about someone else's life history.

Correct answer: (b) Biographers

Your answer was: incorrect
Autobiographers write about others' life stories. This type of author writes about someone else's life history.
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Isn't that Biographer and Autobiographer writes about others' life stories? #2 (permalink) Fri Dec 04, 2009 18:22 pm   Isn't that Biographer and Autobiographer writes about others' life stories?
 

Hi Luby,

An autobiography is writing about your own life. A biography is about someone else's life. The people who write about others are called 'biographers'.

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Isn't that Biographer and Autobiographer writes about others' life stories? #3 (permalink) Fri Dec 04, 2009 21:12 pm   Isn't that Biographer and Autobiographer writes about others' life stories?
 

Good evening Sir,
Thank you so much for clearing my doubt,I didnt take note at the prefixes.
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