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 Academic Conclusion

A conclusion is often separated into three key parts: A thesis, a summary of main ideas and a future focus (recommendation, prediction, solution).

Conclusion video

A short 6-minute video on how to write an academic conclusion. A basic 3-part conclusion structure and example paragraph.

The basic structure of a conclusion

A conclusion is often separated into three key parts: A thesis, a summary of main ideas and a future focus (recommendation, prediction, solution).

conclusion structure

An example: a model conclusion

This image highlights the three parts of a conclusion: the thesis, the summary and a future prediction.

Conclusion example

Example phrases

These phrases will help you to construct your paragraph clearly.

Conclusions:

In conclusion,

To conclude,

To sum up,

Recommendation / Suggestion:

The evidence suggests that …

Therefore, it is recommended that … /

Governments should….

The findings of this study suggest that …

Prediction: 

One prediction is that…

If this continues, it could lead to…

An implication of this is the possibility that …

Solutions:

There is, therefore, a definite need for ……

There are a number of important changes which need to be made…

Another important practical implication is that …

 

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Conclusion lesson

 

Conclusions – the basics

This is  a great lesson to introduce and practice writing conclusions. It begins with identifying key components of a conclusion, then offers valuable writing practice of summarising key points, restating a thesis and creating ideas for a future focus. It finishes with using an essay outline to write a whole conclusion. (Example)  Time:180mins    Level ***** [B1/B2/C1] TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

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Thesis Statements: How to write a thesis statement [updated 2021]

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