"Extra-German" is a new modern languages series aimed primarily at 14-16 year olds, but it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve their German. The scripts have been carefully written so that the language is simple and accessible at all levels. Covering all the main programs of study, the scripts combine wit, strong character identification and a good dose of physical humor. Scripts have been carefully written for the target audience, and for those who find language learning difficult, the American protagonist, Sam, is there to come to their rescue. His efforts to get to grips with the language provide the central dynamic for the language learning content of the series.