Paraphrasing is putting someone else's words into your own words.
It shows an understanding of the subject and academic honesty.
Read carefully because you cannot paraphrase something you do not understand.
What is Paraphrasing?
Paraphrasing is putting something into your own words the ideas or thoughts of someone else. Restatement of a piece of text giving the meaning. (A summary is a brief review of content which provides the reader with the main ideas but does not expand on any of the content).
Why do we need to paraphrase?
Characters of a good paraphrase
Read and Understand
Strategies for Paraphrasing