French | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

We opened this paper by noting…
Nous avons ouvert cette thèse en notant...
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
L'analyse qui vient d'être réalisée avait pour but de...
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
Les hypothèses furent testées avec des données couvrant...
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
To sum up…
Pour résumer...
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
In summary, …
En résumé...
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…
Nous présumons que notre étude améliore la compréhension académique des facteurs...
Used to give an overview of the thesis and to state the main outcome of the thesis
All in all…
Globalement...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
By and large…
Dans l'ensemble...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
…leads us to the conclusion that…
...nous amène à la conclusion que...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
The arguments given above prove that…
Les arguments abordés ci-dessus prouvent que...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
We can see then, that…
On peut alors voir que...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
All of this points to the fact that…
Tout cela indique que...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Understanding...can help reveal…
Comprendre...peut aider à dévoiler...
Used to give evidence, which further supports your conclusion
On balance…
En définitive...
Used to give an unbiased assessment of your findings
A number of restrictions of our study and areas for future research should be mentioned…
Un nombre de restrictions liées à notre étude devraient être mentionnées...
Comes in the conclusion of the thesis to acknowledge any limiting factors
Thus, our thesis is that there are a number of factors that…
Finalement, notre thèse démontre qu'il y a un certain nombre de facteurs qui...
Used to give a definite conclusion
Clearly, some of propositions that we have offered are not entirely unique…
Il est clair que certaines propositions qui ont été faites ne sont pas entièrement nouvelles...
Used to acknowledge borrowed ideas
However, we submit that the contribution of our paper rests on three areas…
Cependant, nous soumettons que la contribution de notre travail repose sur trois secteurs...
Used to emphasize the main conclusions of the thesis
Our study serves as a window to an understanding of the process…
Notre étude est une fenêtre sur la compréhension du processus...
Used to express what the thesis aimed to explain