Spanish | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

We opened this paper by noting…
En la introducción de este trabajo mencionamos...
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
La discusión anterior ha tenido la intención de...
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
Las hipótesis fueron examinadas con los datos relacionados con...
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
To sum up…
En resumen,...
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
In summary, …
En síntesis,...
Used as a general opening to describe the what you have tried to achieve in the thesis

Closing - Concluding

We feel that our study enhances academic understanding of the factors…
Creemos que nuestro estudio contribuye a mejorar el entendimiento académico de los factores...
Used to give an overview of the thesis and to state the main outcome of the thesis
All in all…
En definitiva,...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
By and large…
En términos generales,...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
…leads us to the conclusion that…
... nos lleva a la conclusión de que...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
The arguments given above prove that…
Los argumentos antes mencionados prueban que...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
We can see then, that…
Podemos evidenciar que...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
All of this points to the fact that…
Todo esto apunta a...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Understanding...can help reveal…
Tener un mejor entendimiento de... puede ayudar a develar...
Used to give evidence, which further supports your conclusion
On balance…
En resumen...
Used to give an unbiased assessment of your findings
A number of restrictions of our study and areas for future research should be mentioned…
Debemos mencionar ciertas restricciones que tuvo nuestro estudio y algunas áreas que pueden ser analizadas en el futuro...
Comes in the conclusion of the thesis to acknowledge any limiting factors
Thus, our thesis is that there are a number of factors that…
Así, nuestra tesis establece que hay cierto número de factores...
Used to give a definite conclusion
Clearly, some of propositions that we have offered are not entirely unique…
Sin duda, algunas de las proposiciones que hemos ofrecido no son totalmente nuevas...
Used to acknowledge borrowed ideas
However, we submit that the contribution of our paper rests on three areas…
Sin embargo, planteamos que la contribución de nuestro trabajo se basa en tres áreas...
Used to emphasize the main conclusions of the thesis
Our study serves as a window to an understanding of the process…
Nuestro estudio da pie a un proceso de entendimiento...
Used to express what the thesis aimed to explain