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What is paraphrasing?

Why and how do you paraphrase? This short video gives you an introduction to paraphrasing as a way of using references in your academic writing, including how to use reporting and linking words.

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Paraphrasing basics

This tutorial gives a step by step guide on how to paraphrase with lots of examples and practice activities. It also covers how to synthesise and summarise.

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Paraphrasing (PDF 81.1KB)
Synthesising (PDF 159KB)