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    My biggest aspiration is to become a sports medicine physician and use this position to better the lives and health of individuals. In addition, I wish to use my career to continue serving others both globally and locally. I will impact my local community through my work as a physician, including my volunteering efforts and research, while l will make an impact globally by traveling back to Nigeria and holding clinics to provide free basic healthcare to villagers. Additionally, I hope to help…

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    text “Speech Acts, Genres, and Activity Systems: How Texts Organize Activity and People.” he defines discourse community as a close or loose knit group of people who have the same interests or beliefs (Bazerman). In the church that I partake in follows a god that died thousands of years before I was introduced to him at the early age of 6. Through Bazerman’s definition of a discourse community he states that the social facts are believed to be true and most of the facts can be proven to be true…

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    with those who share the same views, abilities, and language as them. A discourse community is typically described as a group of people with similar goals, customs, and experiences. A person may belong to multiple communities and may very well overlap. I belong to four main discourse communities: Hampton University Student body, McDonald’s crew member, Social media, and Family. Each one of these different communities contain different vocabulary , specialized language, purposes for writing ,…

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    is Not Just a Discourse Community, it’s My Life. Throughout our life time, we have all been apart of a discourse community before, whether it has to do with a specific sports team that we participate in, or an online community like Facebook, twitter, and Instagram. John Swales definition of a discourse community is simply a distinctive group with descriptive characteristics. The discourse community I ended up choosing was my own, which is my soccer life. A soccer community can be defined in so…

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    we use to continually improve our condition. We are given profound compassion by which we can relay our feelings and experiences to those around us. Humans have a dire need to be accepted, which drives the fortification of community. However, people strengthen their communities until they have a resolute identity, creating an intrinsic exclusiveness within social groups. Ostracism and a lack of understanding is at the epicenter of all human conflict. We become solely focused on protecting our…

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    Participating in community services has become a big part of the world we know today. The service can be as small as picking up garbage along the side of the road, or as big as traveling to different countries to help with natural disasters. All those things have something in common; doing something to change the world for free. I got the opportunity to interview someone who has changed the world for people who thought there was nothing good that could come from the world when everything they…

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    knew what a discourse community was on the exterior but I never really looked into the definition of a discourse community. After reading the articles and having in class discussions about discourse communities I have a better understanding of what they are and how they impact our daily lives. A discourse community is a group of people who share a set of discourse, understood as basic values and assumptions, and ways of communicating about those goals. For discourse community topic I was…

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    When I was in middle school I was part of a church group called Pathfinders; and being a part meant that every holiday the group would do volunteer work for the community. Around thanksgiving we would collect food, walking door to door, and later give it to a local food kitchen. And around Christmas time there would be a toy collection for families in need. Having this past experience under my belt, it motivated me to volunteer my time with other students from Kean at the local food pantry.…

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    Perspective A discourse community is a social group or can be anything that inquires shared values, practices, or can even share the same language. A speech community, however; is not the same thing as a discourse community. A speech community is a community that shares the knowledge of rules for the conduct and interpretation of speech. (WaWpg.219) Defining a discourse community can be hard due to the range of different types of discourse communities. Examples of a discourse community would be…

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    Perspective A discourse community is a social group or can be something that inquires shared values, practices, or can even share the same language. A speech community, however; is not the same thing as a discourse community; a speech community is a community that shares the knowledge of rules for the conduct and interpretation of speech. (WaWpg.219) Defining a discourse community can be hard due to the range of different types of discourse communities. Examples of a discourse community would be…

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