Beginning - Intermediate Level. Ten Steps and 26 Steps are straightforward sentences and accessible vocabulary to help ESL students learn the important features of writing in English.Ten Steps presents practical, high-interest topics as models for writing. Students practice paragraphing, spelling, and writing titles, beginnings, middles, and endings. How to use quotation marks, general punctuation, and proofreading is included.26 Steps, by Linda Ann Kunz, features 48 topics/lessons. Students reading a copy a short writing passage, then do exercises that include rewriting, changing tenses, using conjunctions to combine sentences, and other techniques to improve written English.