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I would like to paraphrase the following paraghraph:

The family is considered the most influential single agency of socialization for the following reasons :

  • Is that it has the main responsibility for socializing children in the crucial early years of life.

  • Is that the family is located somewhere in the social structure.

My attempts:

The family is considered the most influential single agency of socialization for the following reasons :

  • It has the major responsibility for socializing children in the first decisive years

  • It is lies somewhere in the social structure

Could someone correct me or help me to paraphrase it Thanks in advanced.

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Paraphrase : express the meaning of (something written or spoken) using different words, especially to achieve greater clarity. (Google Dictionary)

You have missed the essential points of paraphrasing, which are to use your own words to make it shorter and clearer, keeping only the essential meaning.

Break the sentence down in parts :

  • "the most influential single agency" could be replaced by "the best way" : I am assuming it is influential in a good way. This loses some of the meaning but it is short and clear.

  • "socializing children in the crucial early years of life" could be replaced by "raising children."

  • "located somewhere in the social structure" means "in society".

Putting this together we get

The family is considered the best way of raising children in society.

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