Word switch

If you copy a sentence or paragraph into your assignment and change a few words you are committing a type of plagiarism known as word switch – even if you acknowledge the original source.

See the video below showing an example of word switch.

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An example of word switch

Activity on word switch

Now test your understanding of word switch by completing the questions below. When you have finished, click ‘Submit’ and review your feedback.

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