Target Audience: Definition, Types & Examples


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A target audience is the reader the writer is:

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1. When writing for a target audience, the writer should keep this in mind:

2. Writing for the wrong audience could:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet gauge your understanding of what a target audience is and strategies used to address particular audiences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students will be tested on their ability to:

  • Define and evaluate a target audience
  • Recall how to address different age groups
  • Expound on the purpose of one's writing

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the negative effects of writing for the wrong audience
  • Information recall - access key tips to keep in mind when writing for a target audience
  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you have gained to determine appropriate language to use when writing for children

Additional Learning

To find out more about this subject, check out the lesson called Target Audience: Definition, Types & Examples. After watching the lesson, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate between types of audiences
  • Understand the importance of tone
  • Match the speaker's presentation tools with their audience