Side by Side Extra Edition

Student Book and eText (Level 2)

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Author(s): Steven J. Molinsky and Bill Bliss

Status: Available Now

Language: American English

Edition: Latest Edition

TOEIC®: 300 - 400

CEFR: A1 - A2

GSE: 30 - 42

ISBN: 9780134308265
10-digit: 0134308263

Level: Beginner - Pre-Intermediate

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Based on the proven methodology of the Side by Side series, Side by Side Extra enhances learning and instruction with the all new eText. The eText activities complement the program’s dynamic conversational approach and supports students’ independent practice for self-paced learning, including complete audio.
  • eText connects audio to Student Book pages for lively and effective language learning
  • eText FunZone with skill-building activities, eFlashcards for vocabulary practice, engaging videos, and games reinforces each unit’s objectives
  • Built-in assessment and checklists enable students to assess their progress
  • Expanded Workbook with Digital Audio CDs provide supplementary Gazette activities, listening activities, and “Can-Do” reviews
Teaching Tips
Side by Side is an all-skills beginner course that integrates conversation practice, reading, writing, and listening - all in a light-hearted, fun, and easy-to-use format that has been embraced by students and teachers worldwide.
New to this course: Side by Side Extra with eText. All eText activities include audio and support a conversation-centered, dynamic approach. They also support students' self-study activities.

* For the course Audio CD's, please refer to Side by Side 3rd edition Student Book CDs (7 discs):

Level 1 | Level 2 | Level 3 | Level 4

  • Guided conversations allow students to speaking with confidence when using new grammatical and functional language
  • A balanced range of speaking, reading, writing, listening, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation activities help students develop well-rounded language skills
  • Side by Side Gazette 'magazine-style' pages feature cross-cultural articles, role-playing and email exchanges
  • The Teacher's Guide contains detailed lesson plans, expansion activities, teaching strategies and culture notes, making it an essential resource for busy teachers

What is Side by Side Extra?

Side by Side Extra is an enhanced version of the Side by Side program - a dynamic, all-skills program that builds students’ general language proficiency.
Side by Side Extra promotes active communication between students through expanded lessons and a greater selection of activities and self-assessment. Updated components include lots of new features:

What's New?

Student Book

  • The complete Side by Side Extra Audio Program is in the eText. It provides all conversation, listening, pronunciation, reading, and Gazette practice
  • Expanded grammar section with new Grammar Focus activities
  • New self-assessment pages, with vocabulary and grammar check-up tests and “can-do” functional communication reviews


  • New Gazette activities with expanded vocabulary and reading comprehension practice
  • New “can-do” functional communication activities
  • Now with digital audio

Test Package (available in 2016)

  • Additional items for listening, speaking and writing to supplement existing unit, mid-level, and final tests
  • Assessment audio
  • Available as PDFs and editable MS Word files


Student Book and eText

  • Skill-integrated units focusing on all communication skills
  • Variety of grammar, vocabulary, listening, pronunciation, reading, writing and communication activities
  • Personalization activities that get students to share about their backgrounds, interests, and opinions
  • Expanded grammar sections with new Grammar Focus activities and multilevel grammar worksheets
  • New end-of-book pages including self-assessment and skills check exercises
  • OPTIONAL Digital Audio CD containing standard CD tracks for Gazette activities and mp3 audio files for major lesson features including model conversations, readings, and Gazette activities (Downloadable to a computer or audio player)
ALL NEW eText access included with every student book
Use this digital tool to complement the program’s dynamic conversational approach. The eText supports students’ independent practice for self-paced learning.
  • Pages of the Student Book, with the complete audio program in embedded links, provide conversation, listening, pronunciation, reading, and Gazette practice.
  • FunZone activities, games, videos, music, and animations reinforce each unit’s objectives:
    • Vocabulary flashcards
    • Skill building activities for vocabulary, grammar, and reading
    • Grammar Toon animations with activities
    • Grammar Raps, Grammar Songs, and video segments with activities (Levels 1 and 2 only)

Activity Workbook with Digital Audio CDs

  • Vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and listening activities to reinforce and supplement Student Book lessons
  • New Gazette activities to build reading and vocabulary skills New “can-do” functional communication practices related to the GSE and CEFR objectives
  • Digital Audio CDs containing standard CD tracks and mp3 files for all Workbook listening activities, GrammarRaps, and GrammarSongs for entertaining language practice through rhythm and music

Teacher’s Guide with Multilevel Activities

  • Unit-by-unit guide to the Student Book
  • Step-by-step teaching strategies for every lesson – a widely-used resource for both new and experienced teachers
  • Language and culture notes that teachers can use for background knowledge and to share with students
  • Multilevel expansion activities for students who are performing below level, at level, and above level
  • Scope and Sequence
  • Chapter Test Answer Keys
  • Activity Workbook Answer Key and Listening Scripts
  • Glossary

Assessment Programme

  • Additional items for listening, speaking and writing to supplement existing unit, mid-level, and final tests
  • Assessment audio
  • Available as PDFs and editable MS Word files

Communication Games

  • Interactive language games to reinforce grammar and vocabulary learned in each unit
  • All games accompanied by photocopiable activity sheets
  • Available for Levels 1–3

Picture Cards [OR1]

  • Color picture cards for vocabulary development and activities suggested in the Teacher’s Guides
* Click here to download a chart mapping the differences between Side by Side and Side by Side Extra!
Samples & Supplementary Material

Student Book Sample Pages

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