Summary: Great Paragraphs is the first volume of a new two-book series designed to introduce students to the process of writing. This mid-intermediate level ESL writing text explores how to generate, develop, and organize ideas at the paragraph level. Major units include coverage of paragraph structure, introductions to five rhetorical modes (definition, process analysis, description, opinion, and narration), and an appendix with additional practice in writing, grammar ...show more, capitalization, and punctuation. The text's model paragraphs, accompanied by short pre- and post-reading questions, demonstrate paragraph organization and cohesion. Each unit features original writing assignments along with guided activities which strengthen students' skills in reading, grammar, proofreading, punctuation, and capitalization.