Q. How do I summarise?

Summarising means briefly outlining the main points in your own words without adding your own ideas or changing the author’s meaning.


The Academic skills guide to summarising 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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