Q. How do I paraphrase?

Paraphrasing involves taking a passage either spoken or written and rewording it.

You are writing something in your own words that still expresses the original idea.


The Academic skills guide to paraphrasing can be found at the following link.

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  • Last Updated Feb 14, 2020
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  • Answered By Geraldine O'Keeffe

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