Using Swales' Moves to Write an Introduction to a Proposal
Be sure to complete all six moves.

John Swales says: "Tell them what you're going to tell them. Tell them. Then tell them what you told them."

Move 1 . State the subject of the proposal.

Move 2. Identify the purpose of the proposal.

Move 3. State the main point that will be proven in the proposal.

Move 4. Stress the importance of the subject to the readers.

Move 5. Provide some background information on the subject.

Move 6. Forecast the organization of the proposal.