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EXPLORING PARAPHRASING AMONG L2 ACADEMIC WRITERS

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2020 Kafkas Universitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi  
Paraphrasing is an essential component of academic writing to transform knowledge and avoid plagiarism. This study aimed to determine the misconception phenomena regarding paraphrase, L2 writers' background knowledge, and paraphrasing strategies through a writing task. A paraphrase task in English was conducted to 105 L2 writers and the paraphrased texts were analyzed to see the strengths and weaknesses of these products. Reflection notes were the other data collection tools. Results showed
more » ... L2 writers perceive paraphrasing as replacing some of the words by their synonyms with little syntactical modifications. Some of the participants suggested adding some personal views when paraphrasing.
doi:10.9775/kausbed.2019.046 fatcat:bgcq3uzabjbqbj7dwjsb24ijme