4A. What is the correct way to paraphrase? Techniques
Paraphrasing is a technique used to avoid plagiarism. Your paraphrase can be longer or shorter than the original. Concentrate on the meaning and not on the words to get the paraphrase in your own "voice." Use some or all of the paraphrasing techniques listed below:
Use synonyms of "relationship words" (example). Look for relationship words such as contrast, cause, effect, and substitute a word or phrase that conveys a similar meaning. This will often change the structure of your sentence.