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  1. Top 10 best languages to learn in 2021
    Being able to speak another language is an invaluable skill. What language should you choose to study? Read about our top 10 recommended languages to learn in 2021.
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  2. Update for the new academic year
    Please refer to this page for information about Covid-19 and our response. We will update this page with more information as it becomes available.
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  3. Why your City Lit programming course is not over once it has finished
    City Lit has created programming communities for all its students. Using the platform Gitter, we have created general and language-specific forums to help students collaborate and learn.
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  4. The City Lit Fine Art course
    The City Lit Fine Art course is a part time programme of 2 or 3 years on which you will engage with a range creative and contemporary fine art practice processes and ideas.
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Please refer to this page for information about Covid-19 and our response. We will update this page with more information as it becomes available.
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‘Green care’ or ‘nature-based interventions for health’ is a growing area of study and practice. Studies suggest that contact with nature has therapeutic benefits and there is growing recognit...
Malorie Blackman
Find out more about the 2021-22 winners of the Malorie Blackman 'Unheard Voices' scholarship fund at City Lit.
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In the UK, 12 million people have hearing loss and at least 4.4. million people with hearing loss are of working age so the chances are that you will have a colleague who will struggle with their hear...
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City Lit has created programming communities for all its students. Using the platform Gitter, we have created general and language-specific forums to help students collaborate and learn.
2021 City Lit Fellows
This year we welcome four more wonderfully talented and highly committed Fellows: Dame Esther Rantzen, Francesca Martinez, Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE and the Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP.
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Throughout our history, City Lit has played a significant role in educating female Londoners. Empowerment through education – regardless of gender – has been at the centre of our activities throug...
What's your story
Why do we tell stories and how can we use 'story' to increase our influence? Science informs us that when facts are contained within stories, then the listener will remember the content more effective...
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The benefits of language learning range from professional development and new career opportunities to cognitive and mental health benefits - but the positive mental wellbeing impact of learning a new ...
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In this post, Phil Chamberlain, Executive Director External Engagement at City Lit, shares his thoughts on the Skills for Jobs White Paper.