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During the prestigious Signature Hall of Fame event at the National Football Museum in Manchester on Friday night, we’re proud to announce that our Centre for Deaf Education was recognised and inducted into the iconic Hall of Fame. It’s an absolute honour and a huge achievement!

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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 2023.
The Lure of Venice: Art & Atmosphere
What compels people to Venice year after year? This autumn we explore the atmosphere of Venice with a season devoted to its art and culture.
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Looking for a reason to learn a new language? Here are 10 good reasons for choosing French for your next linguistic adventure.
We invite our past and present photography students to enter a photography competition. If selected, your work will be framed and permanently displayed in the classrooms on the newly renovated second ...
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Learning a language is so much more than understanding the words. Why not test your knowledge of the world’s languages with a short interactive quiz?
Welsh books
The Welsh language is blessed with material written specifically for learners, where the language is clear, and useful on-page vocabulary provided. Looking for a place to start? Here are just some of ...
From student to tutor – passing on my Welsh inheritance by Clare Whitehead
City Lit tutor, Clare Whitehead recounts her fascinating and inspiring journey towards speaking and teaching Welsh.
The importance of Languages in Global Context
Read more about City Lit's response to today's report about the importance of languages | City Lit
Claudio Guasti
Meet our Head of School for Languages and Cultures, Claudio Guasti. We recently had a chat with Claudio to find out what he loves most about his role at City Lit and what students should expect from ...
London is such a diverse city, why not get involved more? You can read all about our language courses on our dedicated language course page, but why not test your language skills by taking our dedica...