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In Dickens’s novels London often takes on the force of a character. Augmented by visits (Dickens Museum and the Temple), we shall explore precisely how he expressed his endless fascination with the greatest nineteenth-century metropolis. NB. Course fees include the entrance fee to the Dickens' museum.
Discover some of Highgate's 20th century developments, we will pass Lubetkin's iconic High Point flats, walk through Waterlow Park, past Highgate Cemetery to the Holly Lodge Estate and Walter Segal's 1950s St Anne's Close. The walk starts opposite The Woodman pub, Archway Road (take escalator exit from Highgate station and turn right) and finishes at Parliament Hill Fields at the Bottom of Swain's Lane (with option to walk up Parliament Hill to Hampstead Heath main line station).
Live is a revolutionary package that has taken the music world by storm. Performing with a laptop, songwriting or composing, Live’s intuitive and totally flexible interface puts the fun and experimentation back into music making. Tutor: Martin Delaney (Ableton certified trainer) [external website].
Exchange realistic depictions for exciting new visual experiences using mark making, line, form, colour, texture and much more. Enjoy a series of practical exercises that explore different approaches to abstraction, working in new ways and making it work for you.
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.
Expand your skillset as an actor by mastering regional and international accents, including Broadcast Standard American, London, Manchester, Scottish (Glasgow) and Eire (Dublin). Please see below for details of the specific accents covered.
Expand your skillset as an actor by mastering some more ‘challenging’ accents which will include Glasgow, Belfast, Newcastle and others to be negotiated in class. An invaluable skill for all working actors.
The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Humanities and Social Science) is a qualification that prepares adults for study at university. It is designed for people who have left school without the usual qualifications such as A-levels. It is a fast-track route to higher education and requires attendance two nights per week, as well as substantial private study. To download the 17-18 application form, please visit www.citylit.ac.uk/accesstohe.
Learn advanced features of databases: relationships, data validation, advanced form design, subforms, multiple queries, advanced reports, macros and switchboard. Knowledge required: essentials course or equivalent knowledge and experience. See also ECDL advanced.
Learn the basics of computer databases: setting them up, creating data tables and forms, entering and editing data, using queries, producing reports and relationships. Required: basic computer literacy and the ability to use a mouse and keyboard.
This experiential course was developed by Claude Steiner, a close collaborator of Eric Berne. It will equip you with the skills to delve to the root cause of emotions, and to rise to the surface with the means to communicate a full spectrum of emotions and to read others' emotions.