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Paraphrasing, Summarising & Quoting: Summarising

Paraphrasing essentials

Summarising

You summarise when you write or note down a concise overview of something you have read. It is also a good idea to use your own words when summarising and avoid replicating the summary or abstract supplied. It should be shorter in length than the original passage.

Remember you still need to reference when using your summarising in your writing.