Learn a Language at City Lit in London

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.  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. Sanskrit Vedic chanting beginners: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Learn how to chant in the authentic way, following the Taittiriya School of the Yajur veda.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

  3. Dutch beginners intensive: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue learning Dutch and develop your listening and speaking skills. This communicative class emphasises the practical use of the language.Suitable if you have completed Dutch beginners intensive: module1 or equivalent and want to learn over a shorter period of time.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  4. Medieval Latin

    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your fluency in reading Medieval Latin by translating original literary, religious, historical, and philosophical passages. Knowledge of classical Latin grammar is required.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  5. Introduction to Norwegian

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak Norwegian and develop your speaking and listening skills in these communicative classes, which emphasise the practical use of the language.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  6. Spanish preparation for A-level

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    This course follows the A-level syllabus and is suitable for those who would like to progress in Spanish in a structured way. The course does not lead to the exam but you will be able to sit the A-level exam in the summer 2021. Ideally you should have taken GCSE Spanish (A*-B mark) or equivalent upper intermediate knowledge.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £146.00

  7. Modern Greek beginners: module 2

    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable if you have completed Greek beginners: module 1.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  8. Modern Greek 2 lower: module 2

    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your elementary Greek on this practical course. The emphasis is on listening and speaking, and on extending your reading and writing skills. Suitable if you have completed Modern Greek 2 lower: module 1 or equivalent.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  9. French 2 lower at a gentle pace: module 1

    French 2 lower at a gentle pace: module 1

    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your elementary French on this friendly course while building your confidence.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  10. Modern Greek 2 upper: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: International House
    Suitable if you have completed 'Modern Greek 2 lower' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  11. Portuguese 2 lower: module 2

    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable if you have completed 'Portuguese 2 lower: module 1' or equivalent.We teach Portuguese from Portugal and Brazil- please check with the Languages department before enrolling if this could affect your choice of course.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  12. French 4/5: infos et discussion

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Venez discuter d'une diversité de sujets dans ce cours vivant et créatif qui vous aidera à renforcer vos compétences orales.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  13. New Testament Greek intermediate: module 2

    Course Date: Thu 23 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain fluency in reading New Testament Greek by translating the Gospel of Luke and improve your knowledge of Koine Greek.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  14. Trieste: terra di frontiera tra est e ovest

    Course Date: Thu 23 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Tra Ottocento e Novecento, Trieste e il territorio della Venezia Giulia hanno vissuto cambiamenti radicali che hanno segnato profondamente la sua storia e la sua gente. Vieni a scoprire le principali vicende e il loro effetto su questa parte poco conosciuta dell’Italia.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  15. Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita

    Course Date: Fri 24 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the importance of the Bhagvad Gita and learn why it continues to be one of the most important and most widely read ancient Hindu text.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

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