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Quotations ESL 501
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What is a quotation? Using the exact language from a source in your writing Must be matching word-for-word
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Brainstorm Work in groups. List the main differences between summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting. When do you quote instead of paraphrasing?
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Why use quotations? Quoting an authority can make an impact and/or help your credibility. Sometimes, the original author just says it best!
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Signal phrase & quotation A signal phrase is used to indicate a quotation in your paper. Though often used as introductions before quotes, the placement of signal phrases may vary. Common sample signal phrases include: According to Perkins (2010), “…” As Tschopp et al. (2005) claimed, “…” “…” observed Swyers (2008).
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How should we format quotations? You must copy the source exactly, using quotation marks . If the quotation is longer than four typed lines (or forty words), use indentation instead of quotation marks (see Hacker, 2009, p. 485 for example).
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