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

For more information on our Spanish A-Level and GCSE courses, visit our Spanish A-Level and GCSE page

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.

Some of our courses take place at our main building in Covent Garden, and some in Euston. Please check the course webpage for location details.

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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. Irish Gaelic 3: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Building on foundations set in Irish 2, students will explore a variety of topics, using a variety of tenses, with a continuing emphasis on the spoken language.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  3. Irish Gaelic 2: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Building on foundations set in Irish 1, students will explore a variety of topics, using a variety of tenses, with a continuing emphasis on the spoken language.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  4. German 5: Kultur & mehr

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Interessieren Sie sich für Kultur der deutschsprachigen Länder? Dann kommen Sie und diskutieren Sie in dieser lebendigen Klassen über Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz. Sie sollten schon mindestens 5 Jahre Deutsch gelernt haben.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  5. German false beginners: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Suitable if you have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Willkommen Chapters 5 and 6 (Hodder Arnold) as well as revision of chapters 1-4.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  6. Chinese beginners made easy: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Never learnt Mandarin before? Or have you tried and found it a challenge? Then try this class! Start from the very beginning at a gentle pace, and gain confidence in a friendly and relaxed group.Learn to speak Mandarin, with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. You will also learn to read and write Chinese characters.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  7. Japanese advanced: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Take your Japanese language to the next level with this advanced course. Suitable if you studied Japanese for over six years or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  8. Japanese 3 lower: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Improve your level of Japanese on this communicative course where you will have the opportunity to develop your oral and listening skills as well as consolidate your reading and writing skills. Suitable if you have completed 'Japanese 2 upper' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  9. Hindi 2: module 1

    Hindi 2: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: International House
    Suitable if you have studied Hindi for a year or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  10. Chinese beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  11. Hindi beginners: module 1

    Hindi beginners: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to speak Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class which emphasises the practical use of the language. Suitable for complete beginners. Based on Teach Yourself GET STARTED IN HINDI by Rupert Snell.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  12. German 4/5: Literatur & Konversation

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Dieser Kurs konzentriert sich auf Literatur und Konversation: Lesetexte aus der modernen Literatur, Videoausschnitte, intensive Spracharbeit und viele Möglichkeiten zur Diskussion.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  13. Get ready for Latin 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A one-week course ideal for those who are planning to attend Latin 2:Module1. You will be able to revise and consolidate your knowledge of Latin grammar and vocabulary covered the previous year.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  14. French 4: pratique et perfectionnement: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Un cours de français animé et structuré pour réviser et pratiquer la langue tout en participant à des discussions sur différents sujets d'actualité.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  15. French DALF C1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ce cours de niveau avancé vous prépare pour les examens en juin 2020 au 'Diplôme approfondi en langue française' (DALF), niveau C1. Les frais d'examens ne sont pas inclus dans le prix. Possibilité de paiement en plusieurs versements. Vous pouvez arranger un interview le lundi 9 septembre entre 17:00 et 19:00. Pour cela, contacter languages : languages@citylit.ac.uk

    Voici les dates des trimestres:

    T1 - 16/09/19 - 09/12/19

    T2 - 06/01/20 - 30/03/20

    T3 - 20/04/20 - 01/06/20

    (no class on bank holiday Monday 25/05). Dates pour les entretiens: juillet et septembre. Contactez languages@citylit.ac.uk pour réserver une place.

    Dates des trimestres: term 1: 8/09/17-11/12/17; term 2: 08/01/18-03/04/18; term 3: 09/04/18-11/06/18.
    Full fee: £699.00
    Senior fee: £699.00
    Concession: £426.00

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