ENC 1101 Week 8 Assignment

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ENC 1101 Week 8 Assignment 1. Use your own words to describe each of the six characteristics of a discourse community according to swales. Can you find examples of each from your own experience? First is goals that highlights its values, morals, expectations, beliefs, and aspirations. Second is intercommunication (medium of communication) that they frequently use in order to relay messages between its members. Third is participation to provide information and feedback. Forth is genres. Due to values and opinions of groupings within discourse communities and continuously changing values of the original discourse community, these individuals constantly adapt and expand their expectations. Fifth is lexis. Discourse communities have their own vocabulary, as distinct as its grammar, that isolates the community from outsiders and provides information between members. Sixth is expertise. Discourse communities are constantly experiencing shifts of members as people die, leave, or grow older and grow wiser. I will explore detailed examples in the following 5 and 6 questions.
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