ESL151-LectureNotesParaphrasing in Essays

ESL151-LectureNotesParaphrasing in Essays - Paraphrasing in...

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Paraphrasing in Essays/Research Papers Lecture Notes A paraphrase is. .. Ø your own rendition of essential information and ideas expressed by someone else, presented in a new form. Ø one legitimate way (when accompanied by accurate documentation) to borrow from a source. Ø a more detailed restatement than a summary, which focuses concisely on a single main idea. Paraphrasing is a valuable skill because. .. Ø it is better than quoting information from an undistinguished passage. Ø it helps you control the temptation to quote too much. Ø the mental process required for successful paraphrasing helps you to grasp the full meaning of the original. Cite Sources to Avoid Plagiarism Ø In an essay, always state where ideas come from. Ø Even if you do not quote another writer word for word but instead refer to and paraphrase his or her ideas, you still have to say where those ideas came from. Ø You must state the name of the author, the title of the work, the place and date of publication, and the publisher. You do this by mentioning the author or title and the page number in parentheses in your text and then giving the full bibliographic reference at the end of the paper. Ø
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2009 for the course ESL 151 taught by Professor Carr,k during the Spring '09 term at Glendale Community College.

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