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Free FSI Language Courses

Free language courses from the American FSI (Foreign Service Institute) which trains American diplomats in foreign languages before being sent abroad for their assignment. These courses are all in the public domain and are entirely free. Some of them are “Fast” courses, which are short simple courses that teach you survival basics and are mostly intended for the families of diplomats. Then there are the “basic courses” which are the core courses, and are fairly comprehensive. And there are some other different course types for various languages, such as phonology courses and comparisons of similar languages. Below are almost all of the courses available: