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2 percent required no rephrasing to be successful (see Table 1).
He is fascinated with movement and interaction, and this manifests itself in his sentences as well, where we find him concerned with rephrasing and restating, changing the shape of things by changing his precise descriptions of them.
Active listening involves rephrasing and restating the employees' concerns back to them.
All the speeches, all the fine phrasing and rephrasing of domestic economic policy were as nothing compared with the doggedness with which he withstood the questions about his romance with Gennifer Flowers and his avoidance of the military draft.
Strategies for assuring understanding are: encouraging individuals to ask for repeats when they are having trouble receiving or understanding what is said (Gildston, 1973); agreeing with clients on a prearranged signal that they can use when they do not comprehend the conversation (Kampfe, 1984); rephrasing statements that are difficult to understand in their original forms (Birch, 1975); rephrasing whole statements rather than single words (Birch, 1975; Gildston, 1973); or discreetly asking other speakers to repeat what has been said.
ISLAMABAD -- The general census of population and housing units will be held from March next year and it will help in rephrasing present governments policies in light of population in each province.
International relations in the post-industrial era; rephrasing the third world.
Accepting this rephrasing at face value, a study has been crafted using a blended grounded theory approach to answer the question "what is scientific inquiry?
Following the recommendations of the respondents, the questionnaire was substantially revised by rephrasing questions, regrouping questions of a more logical sequence, and adding an entire section of questions on severity of stroke.
Topics include the range of academic discourses generated in anticipation of the TRC, narrative inequality in the TRC hearings, sociolinguistic analysis of techniques of rephrasing painful memories, precursors of TRC concerns of remembrance and forgetting found in the works of South African novelists, and the limitations of language when relating pain in an institutional space that is not necessarily safe.
Examples of accommodations included extended time, shortened writing assignments, study guides or sheets, pre-copied notes, modified tests and quizzes, tests and quizzes read aloud, rephrasing of questions and/or directions, books on tape, and technology such as word processing and spell checkers.
This paper covers two different kinds of proofreading: proofreading for revising or rewriting, which involves major reworking of the paper; and proofreading for editing, which involves working primarily with sentences: rephrasing them, clarifying them, correcting grammatical and mechanical mistakes.