English for speakers of other languages

Come and improve your English at City Lit. You can study from beginner to advanced levels.

We have reduced our prices for some courses.

You can pay for your course in instalments, or apply to the City Lit Bursary Fund for help with fees or travel costs.

ESOL assessment and advice sessions take place on Wednesday evenings, 18:00-20:00 (excluding Wed 12th April).

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  1. Academic writing in practice

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Improve your writing skills within the context of academic study - in particular essay writing, planning, interpreting statistics for reports and note taking. Develop your skills through exercises in class and at home. Please complete our online assessment, available on the website.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  2. Advanced writing skills in practice

    Course Date: Thu 27 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Practise various styles of written English while focusing on the difficulties faced by non native speakers, including tone and register. Ideal for advanced learners of English.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  3. English conversation practice

    Course Date: Sun 14 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is a great opportunity to practise your English through a variety of everyday topics. Develop your skills in conversation on this relaxed and fun course.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  4. English for business

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to enter the business world but lack the confidence? Are you already in business but feel your language skills are holding you back? This course gives you the chance to activate and improve your business English language so you can approach negotiations, meetings, presentations and reports with confidence. This course is aimed at students with a high level of competence in English (level 2). It is a course for second language speakers of English.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. English pronunciation: stage 1

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you a non-native fluent speaker who wants to improve your pronunciation of English? Work on correct formation of vowel and consonant sounds including the English neutral vowel and the distinction between voiced and unvoiced sounds.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £169.00

  6. English pronunciation: stage 2

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Designed for students who have completed ‘English pronunciation: stage 1’ although new students with sufficient skills can join. Develop fluency and clarity, explore diphthongs and triphthongs, inflexion and the rhythms of Standard English.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £169.00

  7. English pronunciation: stage 3

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Designed for students who have completed 'English Pronunciation stages 1 and 2'. Conversation and the reading aloud of a variety of texts will help to pinpoint those pronunciation worries still to be addressed. Tutor: David John Gwillim.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £169.00

  8. English vocabulary in practice

    Course Date: Wed 26 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you often feel you want to say something but don't know the right word? Do you need to increase your vocabulary so you can express yourself with friends or at work? This course will help you speak and write with confidence, increase your range of expression and help you talk about a variety of subjects. This course is aimed at good intermediate students and above ie. those who are at Level 1-Level 2.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  9. ESOL Pronunciation: Stage 2

    Course Date: Thu 4 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £90.00
    Senior fee: £72.00
    Concession: £18.00

  10. Grammar in practice (Advanced)

    Course Date: Wed 26 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Is your grammar holding you back? Learn how to communicate more effectively by analysing, discussing and experimenting with English grammar. At the same time, discover the relationship between grammar and meaning. This course is ideal for Level 2 students (upper intermediate and above). The course runs over three terms (though you may start any term, places allowing).
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  11. Grammar in practice (intermediate)

    Course Date: Wed 26 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Confused by verb tenses? Need to know when to use past simple or present perfect? This course will make English grammar simpler for you and increase your confidence.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  12. Grammar in practice (upper intermediate)

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Unsure when to use present perfect or past perfect? Is reported speech still causing you problems? Do you need to practise your conditionals? This course is the one for you. Review key components of English grammar, gain confidence through fun exercises, speaking practice and writing tasks. This course is aimed at students with a good intermediate level of English - level 1 and above.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  13. Preparation for IELTS

    Course Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Do you need to prepare for academic IELTS? A suitable score on the IELTS Academic test is usually required for entry to a UK university. It assesses whether you are ready to begin studying or training in an environment where English language is used, and reflects some of the features of language used in academic study. Join this course is you wish to prepare for IELTS and are aiming for a score of 6.0 – 7.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £249.00

  14. Reading and communication skills

    Course Date: Sun 11 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you enjoy reading and wish to improve your communication and discussion skills? Then this is the course for you. Improve your ability to express yourself, choose the right words and give your opinion on a range of issues.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

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