The Concept Of Discourse Community

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As people we tend to associate with others with a common interest working together to accomplish something great for others or for ourselves. Amongst us there are an infinite of numbers of a discourse communities, which is limitless to identify each one. John Swales, author of “The Concept of Discourse Community”, describes it as group of individuals that share a common goal and sub-goals as a whole. Or as James Porter definition of a discourse community: “is a group of individuals bound by a common interest who communicate through approved channels and whose discourse is regulated. These community represent certain ideology and views of the world that defines them apart from others. Swales states it must meet six specific criteria…show more content…
Such as the focus of teamwork, the Recruiters repeatedly tells us that we are not by ourselves but have an extended family that we need to learn how to communicate with each other and protect. Others are transformation of attitudes, disciplines, physique, and mental preparedness. The first stages of the entering the military branch is to see if you have the will and power to become a member. Whether the person doubts themselves, there phrase is always “We will change you” and there is no excuse after that. One of the main of views and influence of the community is the Rifleman’s Creed which was written by Major General William H. Rupertus during World War II. “This is my rifle. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My rifle is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. My rifle, without me, is useless. Without my rifle, I am useless. I must fire rifle true. I must shoot Straighter than my enemy who is trying to kill me. I must shoot him before he shoots me. I will… My rile and I know that what counts in war is not the rounds we fire, the noise of our burst, nor the smoke we make. We know that it is the hits that count. We will hit… My rifle is human, even as I, because it is my life. Thus, I will learn it as a brother. I will learn its weakness, its strength, its parts, its accessories, its sights and its barrel. I will keep my rifle clean And
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