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Exercise : Basic-level Paraphrase and Summary Writing

Paraphrase the following sentences.

  1. The student requested that the professor excuses her absence, but the professor refused.
  2. There will be a music concert next to Vienna coffee shop. Would you like to go? 
  3. International Center is hosting English Conversation classes. They help non-native speakers of English practice their English speaking skills.
  4. The office of International Students and Scholars at Purdue University is located in Schleman Hall.
  5. The car that was pulled over by the police officer yesterday just had an accident. That driver is not careful.

 

 

 

 

Answer: Basic-level Paraphrase and Summary Writing

1. The student requested that the professor excuses her absence, but the professor refused.

Possible Solution: The professor denied the student’s request for an excused absence.

2. There will be a music concert next to Vienna coffee shop. Would you like to go?

Possible Solution: Are you coming to a music concert in Vienna?

3. International Center is hosting English Conversation classes. They help non-native speakers of English practice their English speaking skills.

Possible Solution: English non native speakers can improve their English by taking classes at International Center.

4. The office of International Students and Scholars (ISS) at Purdue University is located in Schleman Hall.

Possible Solution: Schleman Hall hosts the ISS office.

5. The car that was pulled over by the police officer yesterday just had an accident. That driver is not careful.

Possible Solution: The driver who was pulled over yesterday is not careful because he just had an accident.

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