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Other than the policies established to guide the communities, they are set upon conventionalities depending on the identity of an individual. The discourse communities in question for discussion include engineering association affiliates (forming the professional entity), IT and socializing agency in a higher learning institution (constituting the personal discourse community) and financial capacity building agency in a banking institute (constituting the academic discourse community). Discourse community analysis is significant in a myriad of ways. For instance, it helps in the development of knowledge by the members of the given discourse community; makes it possible to agree to various conventions of life that may be a communal concern. In these regards, one is capable of developing mastery of a given field. In a nutshell, discourse community is a socializing agency (Pogner, 2-3).
This is an academic discourse community whose mandate is to incorporate the capacity building program for the banking sector. Its operations vary from building up individual banking institutions as well as incorporating a corporate approach to the various institutions. This is a situation that involves two communities. The first one is the professional community where we have bankers, and the other is an academic community. Due to the heterogeneity in operations of the information system of the two cooperating banking institutions, the academic community sets in to narrow this bridge so that the two different departments from the two banks are harmonized. In the event, information is shared between the two banks alongside the banking capacity building institute. This is representative of a discourse community since one of its conceptions is in information dissemination. It is thus evident that from the two banks, technicians in the IT department are taken through a capacity building process that helps in the reaffirmation of cooperation amongst the two
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In the study of the teenagers in 16th street in Downtown, Denver, this small group has shown significantly important matters that contribute to the formation of relationships, hierarchy, exclusion and stereotyping. Whatever various things have been observed, it is generally concluded that communication is still a most vital part of a community in expressing the members’ thoughts and ideas as well as what they would want to learn from the society.
The community has the common public goal of seeking to win football games, as well as further develop their skills in football. The team regularly communicates during practice and prep talks. It also has a large collection of video’s clips and books that serve to help the members benefit from the exchange of new knowledge.
Such a community has common objectives and public goals, a participatory scheme that provides the relevant information for members and facilitates feedbacks, a scheme for effective communication among members, a way of making use of one or more communication genres, a more specific lexis and a level of threshold of members with degrees of relevant content in the discourse expertise (Gee, 486).
A discourse community has common goals or interests and uses unique communication to achieve these goals. Ideally, a discourse community has unique and unwritten rules that define the mode of communication and operations in given field. The defined communication and operations in a discourse community refer to discursive practices, which include knowledge on specific terminologies as well as genres like academic papers and debates.
Some of the words or expressions are made up unconsciously. Some are just shorter versions of the real words or expressions. Sometimes, a group is recognized by the words they use. For example, we say “giggled like
The conversation and the actions of the women all contributed to the overall effect. When one gets to understand how all these work together, one will completely understand how funny this incident is and come to a
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