Discourse Community Examples

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Discourse Community A discourse community can be defined as a group of people who share the same interests, goals, ideas, personalities, passions, etc. Some examples of discourse communities include: veterans, college students, African Americans, Christians, travelers, billionaires, and police officers. Although I do place myself in a variety of groups, the discourse community that defines me the best is the soccer community. I have been playing soccer since I was six years old and it has remained a priority in my life ever since. Throughout my life, I have taken up many hobbies and sports, but soccer is the only one that I continue to play on a regular basis. I would not be the person I am today if it wasn’t for soccer. The dedication …show more content…
My team was playing against the number one team (Gloucester) in the division at their home field. They were a stronger and faster team than us and they proved that on the field. Gloucester was up by three goals with twenty-minutes left, but instead of quitting, my team fought as hard as we could on that freezing cold day and we managed to score four goals before the last whistle blew. This game proved that anything can happen on any given day, and that sometimes, the more skilled team doesn’t always win, but rather the team with more heart. I know that many other soccer players can relate to my story because every good soccer player knows that the team that works harder is the team that is going to win the …show more content…
Some of them include: it is a sport that can be played at anytime and anywhere, it lowers body fat and builds strength and endurance, it encourages teamwork, it is a good way to make friends, and it increases your confidence and self-esteem. Different from other sports, all it takes to play soccer is a ball and an opposition. The sport doesn’t require a lot of equipment and can be played anywhere. It is an easy sport to play, but a hard sport to be good at. Unlike basketball, hockey and football, you can be any size and still be good. Players like Lionel Messi and Pelé are among the best players of all time and neither exceed 5 '6 ' '. On the contrary, players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are also two of the best players to ever play and they both are over six

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