Connecting With Your Audience Through Writing


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If you research the age, race, income, and lifestyle factors of your potential audience, what are you attempting to do?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a way to connect with your audience through writing?

2. Sharing a characteristic or feature with the reader is referred to as _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will gauge your knowledge of how to use writing to connect with your audience. Topics you will be quizzed on include knowing your audience and methods that you can use to connect with your audience.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • The term for age, race, income and lifestyle factors
  • Ways NOT to connect with your audience
  • The term for sharing a characteristic or feature with your reader
  • The type of focused language you should use to connect with an audience
  • Identifying a real-world example of connecting with an audience

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about your audience in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as demographics and commonality
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained on how to connect with an audience

Additional Learning

To learn more about this aspect of writing, review the accompanying lesson on Using Writing to Connect With Your Audience. This lesson will teach you how to do the following:

  • Know the target audience
  • Capture audience attention
  • Appeal to emotions
  • Use 'you' focused language
  • Establish commonalities
  • Show credibility