The TED talk “The danger of a single story” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was presented at an official TED conference in 2009 in Oxford. TED conferences are international events where people from various academic and cultural backgrounds give talks or lectures dealing with a wide variety of topics. Therefore, the main audience was formed by the people attending the conference, and some of them are visible in the video. Throughout the talk, the audience appears attentive and responsive as they applaud and laugh.
However, the speech was also published on the official TED website, making it available for the online community. As of May 2019, the video has over 18,000,000 views, showing that the talk is widely popular. The talk is delivered in English, but the transcript includes 49 languages, making it accessible worldwide.
Adichie does not explicitly address a target audience in her talk. She uses language that is generally accessi...