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Help with paraphrasingcould any one help me in Paraphrasing this essay > really...
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Paraphrasing is very important. You have to be able to take someone else's words and make them your own. The key is that if you paraphrase an idea, you still need to properly site it to give credit to the author. Just because you are rewriting the words does not make it your idea.
Posted by litteacher8 on December 10, 2012 at 8:24 PM (Answer #2)
i know that> i mean i need to paraphrasing this essay because i need to consider it as areference in my essay which about the effecte of the new technologies on English language use ><and i will Documenting it > i will give credit to the author >> but i need your help in parapheasing it >>>> i am not try to committing plagiarism by contains work of other than my without cknowledging my sources,
Posted by kandysandy on December 10, 2012 at 8:48 PM (Answer #3)
If that is what you need, we will of course need to see the article. The way this discussion looks right now, there is no article that is visible. That means we can't help you paraphrase it. Can you post it?
Posted by pohnpei397 on December 10, 2012 at 9:20 PM (Answer #5)
Your instructor should have given you some specific guidelines on how to cite the sources that you use. Even teachers usually have to refer back to the rules from time to time. Just make sure that you don't make the mistake of changing a few words without giving proper credit to the person who originally expresses the idea. One good way to practice paraphrasing is to read the passage a couple of times and then explain what it means to someone else, or pretend that you are explaining it to someone else. Don't try to memorize the words, just describe the concept.
Posted by mwalter822 on December 10, 2012 at 10:25 PM (Answer #6)
The person who started this thread sent me a link to the article she wants paraphrased. It is below:
Posted by pohnpei397 on December 11, 2012 at 12:14 AM (Answer #8)
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