English | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

We zijn dit werkstuk begonnen met de these ...
We opened this paper by noting…
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
De voorafgaande discussie heeft getracht te ...
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
De hypothesen werden getoetst met behulp van gegevens die ... omvatten.
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
Samengevat ...
To sum up…
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
Samenvattend ...
In summary, …
Used as a general opening to describe the what you have tried to achieve in the thesis

Closing - Concluding

Wij denken dat onze studie het academische begrip voor de factoren van ... vergroten kan.
We feel that our study enhances academic understanding of the factors…
Used to give an overview of the thesis and to state the main outcome of the thesis
Al met al ...
All in all…
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
Over het geheel ...
By and large…
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
... leidt ons tot de conclusie dat ...
…leads us to the conclusion that…
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
De bovengenoemde argumenten bewijzen dat ...
The arguments given above prove that…
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
Voor ons wordt daaruit duidelijk dat ...
We can see then, that…
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Alles wijst erop dat ...
All of this points to the fact that…
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Het begrip voor ... kan helpen ... te openbaren.
Understanding...can help reveal…
Used to give evidence, which further supports your conclusion
Over het geheel genomen ...
On balance…
Used to give an unbiased assessment of your findings
Een reeks van beperkingen in onze studie en de daaruit ontstane toekomstige onderzoeksgebieden moeten op deze plaats worden genoemd ...
A number of restrictions of our study and areas for future research should be mentioned…
Comes in the conclusion of the thesis to acknowledge any limiting factors
Daarom luidt onze these dat er een reeks van factoren is, die ...
Thus, our thesis is that there are a number of factors that…
Used to give a definite conclusion
Natuurlijk zijn sommige van de door ons aangeboden voorstellen niet geheel uniek ...
Clearly, some of propositions that we have offered are not entirely unique…
Used to acknowledge borrowed ideas
Wij denken echter dat ons werkstuk op drie gebieden een bijdrage heeft geleverd ...
However, we submit that the contribution of our paper rests on three areas…
Used to emphasize the main conclusions of the thesis
Onze studie dient als mogelijkheid om het proces van ... te begrijpen.
Our study serves as a window to an understanding of the process…
Used to express what the thesis aimed to explain