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Tips for Paraphrasing

If you’re having trouble paraphrasing a text effectively, try following these 5 steps:

  1. Read the passage several times to fully understand the meaning.
  2.  Note down the key concepts from the passage.
  3. Write your paraphrase of the passage without looking at the original source.
  4. Compare your paraphrase text with the original source. If you find phrases too similar, make changes.
  5. Cite the source.

Taken from How to Paraphrase in 5 Easy Steps - Scribbr video

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