English | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

Nous avons ouvert cette thèse en notant...
We opened this paper by noting…
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
L'analyse qui vient d'être réalisée avait pour but de...
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
Les hypothèses furent testées avec des données couvrant...
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
Pour résumer...
To sum up…
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
En résumé...
In summary, …
Used as a general opening to describe the what you have tried to achieve in the thesis

Closing - Concluding

Nous présumons que notre étude améliore la compréhension académique des facteurs...
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
Globalement...
All in all…
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
Dans l'ensemble...
By and large…
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
...nous amène à la conclusion que...
…leads us to the conclusion that…
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
Les arguments abordés ci-dessus prouvent que...
The arguments given above prove that…
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
On peut alors voir que...
We can see then, that…
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Tout cela indique que...
All of this points to the fact that…
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Comprendre...peut aider à dévoiler...
Understanding...can help reveal…
Used to give evidence, which further supports your conclusion
En définitive...
On balance…
Used to give an unbiased assessment of your findings
Un nombre de restrictions liées à notre étude devraient être mentionnées...
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
Finalement, notre thèse démontre qu'il y a un certain nombre de facteurs qui...
Thus, our thesis is that there are a number of factors that…
Used to give a definite conclusion
Il est clair que certaines propositions qui ont été faites ne sont pas entièrement nouvelles...
Clearly, some of propositions that we have offered are not entirely unique…
Used to acknowledge borrowed ideas
Cependant, nous soumettons que la contribution de notre travail repose sur trois secteurs...
However, we submit that the contribution of our paper rests on three areas…
Used to emphasize the main conclusions of the thesis
Notre étude est une fenêtre sur la compréhension du processus...
Our study serves as a window to an understanding of the process…
Used to express what the thesis aimed to explain