English | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

Este trabalho começou apontando...
We opened this paper by noting…
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
A prévia discussão buscou...
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
As hipóteses foram testadas com os dados relativos à/ao...
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
Resumindo, ...
To sum up…
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
Em suma, ...
In summary, …
Used as a general opening to describe the what you have tried to achieve in the thesis

Closing - Concluding

Percebe-se que o este estudo reforça a compreensão acadêmica dos fatores...
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
Em síntese, ...
All in all…
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
De modo geral, ...
By and large…
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
...nos leva à conclusão de que...
…leads us to the conclusion that…
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
Os argumentos apresentados acima provam que ...
The arguments given above prove that…
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
Pode-se ver então que...
We can see then, that…
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Tudo isso aponta para o fato que ...
All of this points to the fact that…
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
O entendimento de/do/da... pode ajudar a revelar...
Understanding...can help reveal…
Used to give evidence, which further supports your conclusion
Recapitulando, ...
On balance…
Used to give an unbiased assessment of your findings
Uma série de limitações deste estudo e áreas de investigação futura devem ser mencionadas...
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
Assim, a tese é que existe uma série de fatores que...
Thus, our thesis is that there are a number of factors that…
Used to give a definite conclusion
Obviamente, algumas proposições demostradas não são totalmente exclusivas...
Clearly, some of propositions that we have offered are not entirely unique…
Used to acknowledge borrowed ideas
No entanto, considera-se que a contribuição deste trabalho está em três áreas ...
However, we submit that the contribution of our paper rests on three areas…
Used to emphasize the main conclusions of the thesis
Este estudo auxilia a compreensão do processo...
Our study serves as a window to an understanding of the process…
Used to express what the thesis aimed to explain