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Academic Reading - Summarize and Paraphrase

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Cindy Alvionita

on 27 February 2011

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Transcript of Academic Reading - Summarize and Paraphrase

Summarize TEXT OWN WORDS STEPS RELEVANT
INFORMATION MAIN IDEAS CHANGE STRUCTURE
OF THE TEXT REDUCE long -> short main points SELECT relevant informations READ AND
UNDERSTAND PURPOSE? author's yours support? criticize? CHECK YOUR WORK!! CLEAR purpose
SAME meaning
YOUR OWN style Topic sentence
Omit some details
Take the main point
Find some alternative words
do NOT change the specialized vocabulary! Change the grammar
Simplify the text complex sentences simple sentences phrases simple words DEPENDS ON YOUR PURPOSE Paraphrase writing others' ideas in your own words
especially useful to support your view Change words and structure
SAME meaning
MUST be cited A.P.A. M.L.A. STEPS READ AND UNDERSTAND
THE TEXT! LIST OF MAIN IDEAS CHANGE THE TEXT STRUCTURE REWRITE MAIN IDEAS
IN COMPLETE SENTENCES COMBINE YOUR NOTE
INTO A CONTINOUS WRITING CHECK YOU WORK!! important ideas
important words/phrase MARK/HIGHLIGHT! find synonyms
do NOT change specialized vocabularies identify the relationship meaning
express in different ways
change the grammar SAME meaning
SAME length
your OWN style
CITE/ACKNOWLEDGE
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