Paraphrasing is when you express one specific idea or piece of information from a short section of source text, using your own words and style. Being able to paraphrase well is central to academic writing, and is also an ability employers look for in graduates. This section gives you essential points on paraphrasing, takes you through some examples of good and poor paraphrasing, and gives you a short practice exercise to help you acquire this complex skill.
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- Why and how should you paraphrase?
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- Chapter A5