What is a signal phrase?

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A signal phrase lets your reader know that you are about to use someone else's words or ideas. It sets up the introduction of quoted or paraphrased material.

ORIGINAL SOURCE
“Writing at a college level requires informed research.”

SIGNAL PHRASE EXAMPLES

  • Harvey wrote in his book, “Writing at a college level requires informed research” (1).
  • Many authors agree, “Writing at a college level requires informed research” (Harvey, 1).

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