Learn a Language at City Lit in London and Online

We offer language courses at all levels and over 27 different languages here at City Lit. Whether you would like to attend part-time evening, daytime or weekend language classes, our highly popular language courses offer the widest choice in London.

You can now study in the comfort of your home with our online courses.

For a limited time new students can get 20% off their first online course using code CITYLIT20. (Terms & Conditions apply )

Our classes range from French, German, Italian and Spanish to Japanese, Korean and Arabic. Most language lessons are taught at seven different levels and you can start anywhere from beginner to advanced. We offer short courses, intensive and fast-track if you need to learn in a hurry, as well as one-day workshops and tasters. Not sure what level you are? Use our self-assessment tool

Discover the benefits of learning a second language and find out what the top growing languages are at City Lit, and why there's never been a better time to learn them.

Got a question about our courses? Call us on 020 7492 2644 or email languages@citylit.ac.uk.

If you are looking for language courses on behalf of your organisation, email us on languagetraining@citylit.ac.uk or call 020 7492 2640 for more information and to see how we can help.

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  1. City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    Looking for that perfect present? Treat someone to the gift of learning with a course at City Lit. Available from £10, our gift vouchers can be used to book a place on any of our courses, from London walks and food tasting to museum visits, poetry and much more. Simply purchase your voucher and the recipient can choose from thousands of courses, at a time which suits them.
    From: £10.00

  2. French beginners: module 2

    French beginners: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 4 Jun 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue learning French on this lively course for near beginners, taught in French with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.Suitable if you have completed French beginners: module 1 or have studied French for a term recently.



    Note: The fees includes all teaching materials.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  3. Spanish beginners: module 1B

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 4 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Spanish on this short course for near beginners. Suitable if you have completed module 1A (LS018) or if you have a very basic knowledge of the language (please check course outline for LS018 to see what you should know already).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  4. Tokyo: an insider's guide

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 5 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Join this lively course and learn about this bustling capital that mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers and anime shops to cherry trees and temples. Open to all levels.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  5. German 4/5: Literatur und Konversation

    Course Date: Fri 5 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Dieser Kurs konzentriert sich auf Literatur und Konversation: Lesetexte aus der modernen Literatur, Videoausschnitte, intensive Spracharbeit und viele Möglichkeiten zur Diskussion.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  6. Japanese 1 fast-track: module 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue learning to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. You can continue your studies by enrolling on LBJ01, Japanese 1 fast-track: module 3 in the summer.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  7. French 1/2: French through simple songs - vive les vacances

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Summer and the holidays are coming! Let’s sing in French to celebrate.

    Sing your way to better French pronunciation, grammar and cultural knowledge with this fun workshop based on simple songs that French speakers learn as children. Suitable if you have recently started studying French or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.

    To find out about our great discounts on our French workshops, please visit our - French workshops and short course bundles page.

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    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  8. Spanish 1 fast-track: module 2B

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your elementary Spanish on this communicative course, taught in Spanish with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 1 fast-track: module 2A' or equivalent (A1 level' or equivalent. Based on units 1-5 of 'Ele Actual A2 (libro del alumno)' and exercise book (SM Publishers).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  9. Al-Andalus: crucible of cultures in medieval Spain

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course will analyse some historical and cultural aspects of this fascinating period which spans from 711 to 1609. We will explore the intercultural relations that formed among the Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities as the geographical and political character of al-Andalus developed and changed. We will also look into the legacy of this period in the national identity of the Spanish people today and into the different interpretations which have been offered of the diverse and dynamic culture of Muslim Spain.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  10. Spanish: Sunday intensive for beginners

    Spanish: Sunday intensive for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 7 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Intensive Spanish for complete beginners taught in Spanish with the emphasis on speaking and listening skills. Tutor's own material.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

  11. French 4/5: advanced grammar

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu maitriser mais qui vous échappe encore! Ce cours va vous emmener dans les dédales de la grammaire française et vous donner l'occasion de vous y reconnaitre.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  12. French beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 9 Jun 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn French on this lively course for beginners, taught in French with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.



    Note: The fees includes all teaching materials.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  13. Korean: an introduction for absolute beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 12 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Korean and develop your speaking and listening skills in these communicative classes, which emphasise the practical use of the language.Suitable for complete beginners. Please note that this course will take place online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  14. Icelandic: an introduction for beginners

    Course Date: Fri 12 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Come to learn this fascinating language from a fascinating country! This self-contained course is suitable for complete beginners, and will take place online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  15. Refresh your upper intermediate French: revision and consolidation

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 17 Jun 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Come and refresh your French language skills. Ideal to revise and consolidate your upper intermediate French. It is also a good course to do if you intend to enrol on French Delf B2 or French A-level in September.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

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