FAQs on Summarizing and Paraphrasing Worksheets

Paraphrasing and Summarizing Worksheets

Summarizing and paraphrasing exercises are great ways to practice the vital skills that allow us to process data in a timely fashion.  We get many questions from people every day about which summarizing and paraphrasing activities we use to train our own professional paraphrasing experts.  Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions on paraphrasing and summarizing exercises, answered here for your convenience.

Question 1: Which Paraphrasing and Summarizing Worksheets are the Most Effective?

This is a question with no clear answer, unfortunately.  The worksheets that will be most effective for you depend on what field you study and what sort of information you are looking to summarize or paraphrase.  If you are involved in architecture, you will want to download sheets that deal with the relevant fields, which will likely be quite different than those involved with summarizing novels or works of literature.  Ultimately you must choose what will be most useful for you.

Our own professional paraphrasing editors study many fields to be as useful to as many types of client as possible.  Many of them specialize in certain areas, while others try and remain open to any type of project.

Question 2: Where Can I find Summarizing and Paraphrasing Worksheets?

Right here!  We have a wide array of summarizing and paraphrasing activities available for both the casual student and the professional.  Feel free to browse our wide catalog for exactly what you need.

And if you enjoy using these products, please drop us a line!  We love to hear what works for you, and which of our summarize and paraphrase worksheets are the most effect for your learning.

Question 3: Summarizing and Paraphrasing Worksheets Are Difficult!  How Can I Make Them Easier?

Summarizing and paraphrasing worksheets ARE difficult—they’re designed to be challenging and promote your own development.  Don’t worry if they seem difficult at first; you’ll get better at them just like you get better at anything else: with consistent and disciplined practice.