Articles tagged: summarize
How to summarize
Summary writing is a valuable talent to have, especially when you need to double-check your knowledge of the subject, promote an argument, confirm your theories sound right, and save time. A short summary illustrates the most essential parts of a text to best convey the data presented. While this is an excellent feature, writers should always remember to quote a source from which they are summing up. In this post, we will discuss what a summary is, when to summarize, and tips for summarizing.
Tips for paraphrasing sources
The process of paraphrasing a source entails modifying the text thereby retaining the actual meaning. Paraphrasing is an option for quoting, which involves replicating somebody's precise words and placing them in inverted commas. It is actually preferable to paraphrase rather than quote in academic papers. In this post, we will discuss paraphrasing sources and some common ways to cite a paraphrase.