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. The music of Brazil: from samba through bossa nova

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 29 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the rich cultural and geographical diversity which has influenced Brazilian popular music and learn about the wide variety of Brazil's musical styles both past and present.In English with some Portuguese.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. French 2: Passé composé ou imparfait?

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 29 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Still confused about which one to use? Come to this workshop and develop your ability to distinguish between them. Ideal for students already having a basic knowledge of those tenses.

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

    . Taught in French.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  4. Spanish 1 fast-track: module 1B

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 29 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue learning to speak Spanish on this, lively, communicative course for near beginners.

    Learn Spanish on this intensive course for beginners, with the emphasis on listening and speaking skills Taught in Spanish with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills. Based on units 6-10 of 'Ele Actual A1' (libro del alumno) and exercise book (SM Publishers).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  5. French 3/4: improve your pronunciation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 1 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Having difficulties pronouncing your French ‘r’s and ‘u’s? Practise some difficult sounds on this lively course and impress your French friends!

    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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    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  6. French: Sunday intensive for beginners

    French: Sunday intensive for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 1 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come to join this lively short course for beginners.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  7. Indian spices

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 1 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is an introduction to a variety of spices used in North and South Indian cooking – beyond the most common ones used in the UK.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  8. La chanson engagée

    Course Date: Tue 3 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Venez découvrir comment les Francais ont toujours exprimé leurs convictions à travers la chanson et ainsi découvrir une partie de l'histoire et des évènement majeurs de la France.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £59.00

  9. French 3: listening

    Course Date: Wed 4 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and practise your intermediate and advanced listening skills in this lively workshop.

    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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    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £59.00

  10. Introduction to Sanskrit

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 4 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Learn about one of the most ancient Indo-European languages in the world. Get a taste of its grammar and begin to access the Bhagavad Gita, epics and yoga texts in the original language of their composition.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  11. French beginners (small group): an introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 6 Mar 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and join this lively short course for beginners.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  12. French 1/2: French through simple songs - welcome the spring

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 7 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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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    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  13. Spanish: Sunday intensive for beginners

    Spanish: Sunday intensive for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 8 Mar 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Intensive Spanish for complete beginners taught in Spanish with the emphasis on speaking and listening skills. Tutor's own material.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

  14. Versailles

    Course Date: Wed 11 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Versailles ! Le château, la cour, les carrosses, les perruques, les épées et bien d'autres choses évoquées par ce nom mystique. Venez en découvrir les secrets….
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £59.00

  15. Gli Etruschi

    Course Date: Fri 13 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Un viaggio sulle tracce della civiltà del mondo antico che meglio sapeva godere delle gioie della vita.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

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