Ai tools paraphrasing

One of my most asked questions is how can I paraphrase text that I've read without being detected and without plagiarising? And this is one of the most asked questions and it's actually a very difficult thing to do if you're doing it manually but using some AI tools that I'm going to be discussing today you can actually do it in an ethical way and maintains your original discussion but allows you to do it in a bit more of an automated way. 

But I wanted to make sure that I caveat this video by saying that it's important to use AI tools responsibly and ethically, never to copy and paste, never to just take work that it has generated for you and to use it within your assignments but rather to use it as a tool that can support your writing, enhance it in some ways and help you with outlines and generating kind of summaries.

As a rule of thumb if you feel like what you're doing is wrong then it probably it is, so just stick with that. So if you want to see more post like this on my website then don't forget to press the share button and express your thoughts in the comment box below.

Read and understand the source material 

So let's get started. The first thing you want to think about is when you're paraphrasing text you need to actually understand the source materials. 

So paraphrasing essentially means when you're taking text or something that you've read and you're wanting to write it in your own words. So you want to maintain the ideas, you want to maintain the understanding of what has originally been said but you want to write it in your own words that shows how you've understood it. 

When you're doing this, to be able to do it in the best way possible you need to have actually read and understand the source material. So that's where we're first going to start off with. 

Read your research papers, read the text, read the books, read the post and then you can get to the next point. And when you're reading you want to be actively taking notes, writing out the key ideas, writing down keywords, writing down key phrases as these are going to form the text that you are going to write when you're paraphrasing. 

Choose a powerful AI tool

The next thing you want to do is select a reliable AI powered tool and for this I am going to be using

I choose jennie AI many times on this platform before because I actually really love it and I think its capabilities and its features are amazing if you are a student. So let me show you how you can use Jennie to paraphrase. 

If you have some text and you want to paraphrase, the best way you can do this is by using Using is simple you just go to their website sign up and enter the text you want to paraphrase.

After entering the text, you can highlight as much text as you want to paraphrase at a time and right click to choose on what style of paraphrasing you want. 

In my case I'm going to go with academic paraphrasing, and from there you can see that it will start to think and rewrite my text in another words gaining its information from research papers. So it's true reliable information that I can also add references for afterwards.

 After then, you can see that it really has expanded it quite a lot so it's matching the academic tone, you can make it shorter or longer if you want and then simply replace this section, the content is exactly the same but it's not copy and pasted.

 Now that you've generated the paraphrased text of what you have written you want to make sure that you are doing a proofread, an edit and kind of a second look over it and it's at this stage where you're able to write it out again for a second time. So you're not just taking that first initial paraphrased text and you're going with that but rather you're thinking does this text actually describe and show my ideas and what I've read to the best of its ability? And you can kind of re-edit that and this is where you have the power to make sure that you're not being detected by any eternity and any plagiarism softwares because you've changed it so many times that really it is so far from the original text.

 It's important to remember that AI power tools are not perfect and you need to always make sure you give it that humanised aspect to make it sound human, to make it sound like it's you who's written it and also to consider the rest of your text. If you're writing a whole essay then make sure that it flows and it actually sounds like it's you who has written it. 

Rewording and use of synonyms 

After paraphrasing, the second idea is edit of the paraphrased text, you want to ensure that you are changing some of the keywords that doesn't change the meaning, so keywords that are not maybe subject specific where it's of course more than important to keep that there, but you can change some synonyms and reword it slightly. So you're kind of detracting as much as possible from that first original text. 

Some of the ways that you can make it sound a bit more natural is to change the structure, so maybe if they've introduced one idea first, you can introduce that idea second if that makes sense with the flow, you can also rewrite certain sentences completely to make it sort of sound different and has a really cool capability that allows you to shorten and expand text, so whilst you're writing what you've read from that original source material, you probably are just kind of blurting things out, you're not really writing it in the most cohesive and coherent way and you have probably written a little bit more than what you require. By using you're changing it quite a bit, so at this point you've done three or four edits to this text and it is completely different from where it started.

 One of the most underrated tools when it comes to paraphrasing is expanding or shortening your text and in this case what i like doing is making it shorter, though, yes it has already been worked on, it has already been paraphrased, but actually i feel like it's quite repetitive if its long and i want to shorten it even more and really just get the bones out of it. So this does it really well, again check your spelling, make sure that it's edited correctly, give it that human check over and over again to ensure that it sounds right and just take a look at it.

Remember we're not copying and pasting, we're using it as an outline, we're using it to generate ideas and then you of course need to go and find research papers and read into the subject a lot more to understand where these points have come from, this is a lot of text and if you don't know what it's saying then it's obviously not your genuine work so you have to make sure that you know where this information has come from and be able to cite it as well. 

Check for Plagiarism 

The next thing you want to do once you're happy with your paraphrased section is you want to check for plagiarism, of course by now if you've done all the things i mentioned then you definitely won't fall into it but just to be 100% sure you want to make sure you check for plagiarism and have a plagiarism checker tool embedded within their platform. What this does, is just to makes sure that your written text is as far as possible in terms of similarity to the original text despite maintaining the same idea. Let's say you're still worried that your work will be called out as plagiarized even doing all of that, then you can run the plagiarism check that jenny has on its platform and this does take a few minutes so just kind of set it off and keep on working but it will let you know which parts of it is plagiarized or may come out as plagiarized or tell you if your work is plagiarism free. 

Cite your sources 

And last but not least you need to make sure that you cite your sources. Paraphrasing isn't enough for you to claim that work is yours you still have to recognize and write down and also include within your citation list that is text that you have taken from somewhere else. You should never copy and paste either way so text should always be paraphrased from the source material it's at that point where you give credit to the original author and this is so important and even if your work doesn't get flagged up for plagiarism citations and referencing is part of academic integrity. So it's really key and important that you are doing that in the correct format. 

With you can reference and cite and look through a research library again really easily and really quickly. And this allows you to also change the referencing style very quickly to suit the format that you are expected to write your references in. So always make sure that there's something that you're including. 

As I mentioned you need to make sure even if you are paraphrasing that you are citing and recognizing and giving credit to those that have actually originally done that piece of work, especially, within academia so make sure that you're generating this library which you can do really easily using jenny, saving the papers that you've read in the past and then you can add them in really easily and it not only adds it in as an in-text but it also adds it as a reference within the the end reference list. 

You can very quickly change the format as well to suit the style that you are meant to be writing in, eg. harvard, ip etc and then you can also generate a library of all your papers that it will use when it's writing text for you. 


As you can see paraphrasing is actually quite simple it's just a matter of reading your source text, rewriting it and kind of blurting out your thoughts and then editing it, proofreading it, changing a few words and maybe shortening it or lengthening it. If you need to do that and then of course citing it. By this point you've gone through four five edits and you're at the point where you can say its very different with the original material.

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