Discourse Communities Report.

 Description Very simple paper 1-3 pages.  For this report, you will choose a discourse community that has made an impact on you or one that interests you and write a report on the goals and characteristics of this discourse community. (UPS -United Parcel Service will be the discourse community) Your goal is to write a report on what kinds of writing are done in the discourse community, how/why writing is an important part of the discourse community, what the explicit and implicit writing rules and conventions of the discourse community are, and any other relevant topics that will provide insight into the use of writing in the discourse community. When writing make sure the following is met Does the report show an understanding of the genres, expectations, conventions, rules, etc. of writing in a specific discourse community? Does the report effectively convey the information gathered from the interview? Is it more than a simple transcript or list?