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Paragraph leaders in a section of text

Find out how to link paragraph leaders and supporting sentences in successive paragraphs, to support and effectively communicate your ideas.

Look back at “Privatising Basic Utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Millennium Development Goal Impact”, from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Read through the section titled “The Push for Privatisation”. This shows the complete section of text with the paragraph leaders in the correct place.

Then watch the video, which explains the paragraph structure for this section of the text, and relationships between ideas in paragraphs.

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