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  • Scribbr: Five Easy Steps to Paraphrasing


    Paraphrase is a rewriting of a specific passage from someone else. It is written in your own words, without changing the original meaning or removing any information. 

    1. Read the passage several times to fully understand the meaning. 

    2. Take note of the key concepts. 

    3. Write your version of the text without looking at the original. 

    4. Compare your paraphrase text with the original one and if you find phrases too similar, make changes. 

    5. Cite the source of the text. 


    Video: How to Paraphrase in 5 Easy Steps

    The information on this page, How to Paraphrase, is credited to Scribbr and published by Shona McCombes.