John Swales's Theory Of Discourse Communities

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John Swales developed a theory that a discourse community has six distinct traits. Destiny has attributed a lot to the band. Destiny said “Band has helped me to develop new relationships at The University of Oklahoma and improve my soft skills.” The lessons learned in band can translate to other aspects of one’s life. The band becomes such a tight community due to the fact that it consumes a lot of time with group and individual practice. The success of the band relies solely on how well every member gets along there is no choice but to become close. They all speak the same music jargon, can read music and a lot of the members have similar interest. This generally causes band to become a large part of someone’s life. This is where the “band

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