Portuguese | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

We opened this paper by noting…
Este trabalho começou apontando...
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
A prévia discussão buscou...
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
As hipóteses foram testadas com os dados relativos à/ao...
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
To sum up…
Resumindo, ...
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
In summary, …
Em suma, ...
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…
Percebe-se que o este estudo reforça a compreensão acadêmica dos fatores...
Used to give an overview of the thesis and to state the main outcome of the thesis
All in all…
Em síntese, ...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
By and large…
De modo geral, ...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
…leads us to the conclusion that…
...nos leva à conclusão de que...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
The arguments given above prove that…
Os argumentos apresentados acima provam que ...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
We can see then, that…
Pode-se ver então que...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
All of this points to the fact that…
Tudo isso aponta para o fato que ...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Understanding...can help reveal…
O entendimento de/do/da... pode ajudar a revelar...
Used to give evidence, which further supports your conclusion
On balance…
Recapitulando, ...
Used to give an unbiased assessment of your findings
A number of restrictions of our study and areas for future research should be mentioned…
Uma série de limitações deste estudo e áreas de investigação futura devem ser mencionadas...
Comes in the conclusion of the thesis to acknowledge any limiting factors
Thus, our thesis is that there are a number of factors that…
Assim, a tese é que existe uma série de fatores que...
Used to give a definite conclusion
Clearly, some of propositions that we have offered are not entirely unique…
Obviamente, algumas proposições demostradas não são totalmente exclusivas...
Used to acknowledge borrowed ideas
However, we submit that the contribution of our paper rests on three areas…
No entanto, considera-se que a contribuição deste trabalho está em três áreas ...
Used to emphasize the main conclusions of the thesis
Our study serves as a window to an understanding of the process…
Este estudo auxilia a compreensão do processo...
Used to express what the thesis aimed to explain