How to Paraphrase a Text

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How to Paraphrase a Text"Paraphrase passages that present important points, explanations, or arguments but that don't contain memorable or straightforward wording. Follow these steps:1. Quicklyreiewthepassagetoget asenseofthewhole, and then go through the passage carefully, sentence by sentence.!. "tate the ideas in your own words, defining words as needed.#. $f necessary, edit for clarity, but don't change the meaning.4. $f you borrow phrases directly, put them in %uotation marks.&. 'heckyour paraphraseagainst theoriginal for accuratetone and meaning."(he main way to paraphrase is to: change the structure of the paragraph change the words.