Football Discourse Community
A discourse community can be defined as: “A group of people (can be small local or large global) characterized by common goals, values, activities, and way of speaking, clothing equipment. Not only language but all this thing listed here can make up the discourse of the community, because these things allow the group to identify as a community and communicate in a particular way together.” According to this definition it is possible to identify many of such communities in the…...
Dance Discourse Community
On May 13, 2016, was my last appearance dancing on stage performing in front of 550 people. I go back to this moment and realize, wow was I really in a discourse community this entire time of my high school career. A discourse community “testifies to the increasingly common assumption that discourse operates within conventions defined by communities, be they academic disciplines or social groups.” We’re living in a society where possibilities are endless.There’s greatness in every individual; however, one…...
Softball – Discourse Community
What determines a discourse community, described in chapter two “The concept of discourse community,” in the book “English in academic and research setting,” written by John M. Swales, has multiple factors in qualifying a discourse community. “Use of the term ‘discourse community’ testifies to the increasingly common assumption that discourse operates within conventions defined by communities, be they academic disciplines or social groups. The pedagogies associated with writing the curriculum and academic English now use the notion of ‘discourse communities’…...
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