Paraphrasing text
Paraphrasing text

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Paraphrasing text

Paraphrasing text


Reading at university usually leads to writing: for example, an essay, notes for a seminar, or ideas for a presentation. This is really a process of turning reading into ‘your own words’. The two main ways of doing this are paraphrasing and summarising.

In this course you will practise strategies for paraphrasing sentences.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course L185 English for academic purposes online [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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