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Do I need to change every word when paraphrasing?


You need to show you understand the meaning of what you are paraphrasing by using your own words. However,  proper nounscommon facts and common knowledge words do not need to be changed.  See Paraphrasing for more information.

Richard Carrigan

Richard Carrigan has been an educator for over 30 years. He has experience teaching professional and academic English. He earned his graduate degree from Shenandoah University.

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