This course is a German basic-level language program developed by the Foreign Service Institute (FSI). The course has been used for over thirty years by United States government diplomats and officers for learning the German language.
Other popular language programs (including Rosetta Stone and Pimsleur) rely heavily on the methods pioneered in this exclusive course.
The course contains over 34 hours of educational audio with Student text (downloadable). The program is designed to help students reach a level of proficiency which will enable them to participate effectively in most formal and informal. The reference manual has over 710 pages of exercises and drills that supplement the audio portion of the course.
You can earn 3-6 University credits from the College Board CLEP @$80/3units or 12-16 Univ units from NYU-SCPS @ $120/4 units.