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Although I was able to plan the content of my lesson and website relying on the three points discussed above, I still needed an activity that would help students practice paraphrasing, since that was a skill that my mentor and the students' English teacher wanted me to emphasize.
While the high lexical overlap of the paraphrases in the MSR corpus can be explained by the protocol used to create the corpus--same keywords were used to retrieve same stories from different sources on the web, in general, we could argue that avoiding the high word overlap issue in sentential paraphrasing would be hard.
Students, for example, evaluated rewritten versions of an original paragraph and indicated whether the versions created by the researchers represented accurate paraphrasing or plagiarism (Roig, 1997).
In order to combat this lack of knowledge, and in order to practice paraphrasing, I designed a series of graded assignments to provide students practice developing the skills necessary to prevent plagiarism.
Paraphrasing, I remind them, takes a great deal of cerebral energy.
In response, the negotiator might express understanding by paraphrasing the subject's words, "You've lost your job and your wife, there is no one to turn to, and you're not sure if you want to go on living.
There are those who believe that many cases of plagiarism are accidental resulting from students' lack of knowledge regarding correct ways of citing and paraphrasing information (e.
Payne sets the course by paraphrasing a comment made by a 19th-century British foreign minister--the CBC has "no permanent friends, no permanent enemies; just permanent objectives.
Keeping sentences short, emphasizing key words, and paraphrasing may enhance speechreading comprehension for some deaf individuals.
Paraphrasing will assist in subsequently recalling what the interviewee said, and will also temper the natural tendency to listen only for points that are easy to understand, or fit into preconceptions.