Chapter 8 – Analyzing The Audience


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Define “audience analysis”.
  • Explain the importance of audience analysis.
  • Summarize steps for audience analysis.
  • Summarize characteristics of various age groups.


Before you begin to teach it is important to analyze your audience, set objectives, and plan the lesson. This lesson explains how to analyze the audience. The following two chapters concern setting objectives and lesson planning.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.