The following list represents a number of sentence starters or transitions between your ideas:

  • In summary, …
  • To review, …
  • In conclusion, …
  • In brief, …
  • To summarise, …
  • To sum up, …
  • To conclude, …
  • Thus, …
  • Hence, …
  • It has been shown that, …
  • In short, …

Adapted from:

Manalo. E., Wont_Toi, G., & Bartlett-Trafford, J. (2009). The business of writing: Written communication skills for business students (3rd ed.). Auckland: Pearson Education New Zealand.

From: http://www2.eit.ac.nz/library/ls_guides_sentencestarters.html