So what do you have to do if you need to rewrite a paper in your own words?
Scary, isn’t it?
But there are ways to cope with it:
1. Read the original source a few times to make sure you fully understand it
2. Choose whether to paraphrase the source in full (i.e. using all the information from the original passage) or summarise it (i.e. selecting the details most relevant to your own work)
3. Check this page
out to get more info.