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Table 4 Move sequence of P1

From: An exploratory genre analysis of three graduate degree research proposals in applied linguistics

Move sequence of P1
Move 1 Establishing a territory
   Reviewing items of previous research (1sentence)
Move 2 Establishing a niche
   Indicating a gap in research world (3 sentences)
   Indicating a gap in real world (5 sentences)
   Indicating a gap in research (1 sentences)
   Indicating a gap in real world (1sentence)
Move 4 Establishing theoretical basis
   Reviewing literature relevant to theory (1sentence)
   Explaining theory (2 sentences)
   Defining theory (1 sentence)
   Explaining theory (5 sentences)
   Defining theory (1 sentence)
   Explaining theory (2 sentences)
Move 1 Establishing a territory
   Reviewing items of previous research (33 sentences)
Move 2 Establishing a niche
   Indicating a gap in research world (2 sentences)
Move 3 Occupying the niche
   Spelling out significance of research to real world (1 sentence)
   Outlining purposes (14 sentences)
Move 5 Spelling out methodology
   Delimiting scope of study (2 sentences)
   Describing subjects (4 sentences)
Move 3 Occupying the niche
   Spelling out contribution/significance of research (7 sentences)
Move 5 Spelling out methodology
   Defining terms (10 sentences)
   Describing subjects (6 sentences)
   Describing experiment (1 sentence)
   Describing analytical procedure (9 sentences)
   Describing experiment (11 sentences)
Move 6 Achieving closure
   Indicating limitation (3 sentences)