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Activity Title

Paraphrasing

Learning Targets

1. Define paraphrasing

2. Identify the effective ways on how to paraphrase

3. Perform an activity using paraphrasing

Learning
Concepts

Paraphrasing

 It is the process of presenting information from an original source in your own words.

Steps to Effective Paraphrasing

 Reread the original passage until you understand its full meaning.

 Set the original aside and write your paraphrase in a separate paper.

 Jot down a few words below your paraphrase to remind you of how you envision using
this material.

Steps in Paraphrasing

 Check your rendition with the original to see if you have properly restated the essential
information.

 Use quotation marks to identify any unique term or phraseology you have borrowed
exactly from the source.

 Record the source on your statement so you can credit it easily if you put it in your
paper.

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES


Computer College
EAPP__LAS# 3

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 Fatima worried about passing the very difficult test.

 Receiving a passing grade on the difficult exam concerned


Fatima.

 The kidneys filter out glucose in the blood.

 Glucose in the blood is filtered out by the kidneys.

 Kidneys have a vital role in the process of filtration of the body.

 The kidneys, playing a vital role in the body, are involved in


filtering.

Activity

Direction: Read the following original text and rewrite it in your own words. Please
write your answer below each number.

1. It is said that “student life is golden life,” because student life is the most important part
of human life.

2. It is the period of pure joy and happiness, because the mind of a student is free from
cares and worries of a grown-up life.

3. Every student should try his best to make the best use of his student life.

4. The primary duty of a student is to learn and to acquire knowledge.

5. He must remember that if a student becomes successful in his student career and his
character is built on a sound basic, he will be able to shine in any sphere of life and
serve his society and country.

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES