What is Audience in Writing? - Definition & Examples


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Audience in writing is:

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1. In writing, the audience can be

2. In the sentence--'A fundamental problem in recording continuous and rapidly varying physiological signals is the large volume of data that must be collected'-- the audience would most likely be:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test how well you understand the concept of audience in writing. You'll need to explain who the audience is and how writers should involve the audience, as well as identifying who the likely audience is in a given example.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check what you know about the following:

  • The definition of audience in writing
  • How the audience should be handled
  • Identifying the audience that a sample passage is written to
  • What your audience's knowledge level determines

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on audience in writing
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as types of audiences
  • Problem solving - figure out what type of audience a sample passage addresses

Additional Learning

Further your studies on writing by reviewing the associated lesson, What is Audience in Writing? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the significance of knowing your audience
  • Know how to tailor your tone and word choice to your audience
  • Review examples of audience in writing