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Discourse Communities

Scope Note: 
Groups in which expressions of thought, either written or spoken, share characteristics of vocabulary, communicative intent, subject matter, form of presentation, etc.
Category: Social Processes and Structures
Broader Terms
Community
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Academic Discourse Communities
Rhetorical Community
Related Terms
Academic Discourse
Communication (Thought Transfer)
Discourse Analysis
Language Styles
Added to ERIC: 8/17/2000