French | Phrases - Academic | Graphs, Pictures and Diagrams

Table of Contents | Opening | Main Body | Statistics | Graphs, Pictures and Diagrams | Closing | Citation | Abbreviations

Graphs, Pictures and Diagrams - Description

The graph shows that…started climbing steadily, peaking at…, and flattened out at a level of…
Le graphique montre que... a commencé à augmenter, atteignant... et se stabilisant à un niveau de...
Used when describing a trend in a graph
According to the diagram, the number of…rose sharply between…and…, before plunging back down to its original level.
Selon le diagramme, le nombre de...a augmenté considérablement entre...et..., avant de retomber à son niveau initial.
Used when describing a trend in a graph
The graphs show a plateau at the level of…
Le graphique montre un plateau au niveau de...
Used when a graph levels out
Within the picture is contained…
L'image contient...
Used when describing a picture
The diagram depicts that there were more…than…between…and…
Le diagramme montre/indique qu'il y a eu plus de...que de...entre...et...
Used when describing the information in diagram

Graphs, Pictures and Diagrams - Interpretation

This diagram represents…and therefore shows that…
Le diagramme représente...et, par conséquent, montre que...
Used for deeper interpretation of a diagram and to explain it
The shape of the graph demonstrates that…
La forme du graphique démontre que...
Used for deeper interpretation of a graph and to explain it
There is a clearly defined pattern to the graph, and this can be taken to mean that…
Le graphique a une forme bien définie, et on peut interpréter cela comme...
Used for deeper interpretation of a graph and to explain it
The graph can thus be used to predict…
On peut ainsi prédire à travers le graphique...
Used when a future trend in a graph can be assumed
One can interpret the graph in several ways. Firstly it shows…
Le graphique peut être interprété de plusieurs façons. Tout d'abord, il montre que...
Used when there are several ways of explaining a graph

Graphs, Pictures and Diagrams - Legends

Figure…representing…
Figure...représentant...
Used as text below a diagram
Figure…showing…
Figure...montrant...
Used as text below a diagram
Diagram…examining…
Diagramme...examinant...
Used as text below a diagram
Diagram…depicting…
Diagramme...indiquant...
Used as text below a diagram