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. Hungarian 3: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue your study of Hungarian in this year 2 course, intended for learners who have done at least a year of Hungarian study. It is suitable for people who would like to use the language in Hungary or want to understand and communicate with Hungarian people. All four skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) are practised but in class the emphasis is on oral communication. The book provides very clear grammar with lots of exercises.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  3. French into English: translation in practice

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    You enjoy translating, reading in French and writing in English. Come and join this interactive translation course.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  4. Spanish 1 fast-track: module 2

    Spanish 1 fast-track: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Continue learning Spanish on this intensive course for near beginners, with the emphasis on listening and speaking skills. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 1 fast-track: module 1' or equivalent. Based on units 11-15 of Ele Actual A1 (libro del alumno) and units 1-5 of Ele Actual A2 (libro del alumno) and exercise book (SM publishers).
    Full fee: £309.00
    Senior fee: £309.00
    Concession: £188.00

  5. French 3 upper : info et discussion

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 28 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and practise your upper intermediate spoken French and develop your speaking and listening skills in these topical discussion classes. This course is delivered with an element of blended learning (see details below).
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  6. French small group conversation

    Course Date: Tue 28 Jan 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come to join these small group conversation classes. Perfect to practice and consolidate your spoken French in a friendly environment.

    Please note that there is no lesson on 18/02/20

    (see level below in section 4).
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  7. Introduction to Russian

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 29 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Get off to a flying start in Russian. This is a stand alone course to give you a basic introduction to the Russian language.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Zola : une vie, une œuvre

    Course Date: Wed 29 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Est-il encore besoin de présenter Émile Zola ?

    C’est un des romanciers français les plus populaires, les plus publiés, traduits, commentés au monde et adaptés au petit et grand écran.

    Il est principalement connu pour sa fresque romanesque Les Rougon-Macquart en vingt volumes dépeignant la société française sous le Second empire. Les dernières années de sa vie sont marquées par son engagement dans l'affaire Dreyfus.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £59.00

  9. Irish Gaelic beginners: module 1

    Course Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable for complete beginners wanting to learn this beautiful language.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  10. Gesturing in Italian

    Course Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Tutti sanno che gli italiani parlano anche con le mani. In questa lezione scopriremo quali sono i gesti più conosciuti e che cosa significano.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  11. French 3 upper: practise and consolidate: module 2

    Course Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your upper intermediate level of French in this interactive class. Further practise the main topics and grammar points learned at level 3 upper, through some speaking and listening activities. Suitable if you are attending a level 3 upper class or have an equivalent level of the language.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  12. French 4/5: play reading

    Course Date: Fri 31 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Découvrez et appréciez le théâtre français et francophone à travers 3 pièces que nous lirons ensemble au cours de l'année. Classes dates: 31/01-07/02-28/02-06/03-13/03.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  13. Storia della lingua italiana

    Course Date: Fri 31 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Venite a scoprire le origini e l'evoluzione dell'italiano che parliamo oggi. Insieme vedremo l'affermazione del volgare toscano come lingua nazionale e le influenze che l'italiano ha subito nel passare del tempo.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  14. Weekend Latin level 1: module 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 1 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Did you study Latin years ago at school or elsewhere years ago? Would you like to brush up your knowledge in a fast-paced intensive class and move quickly to level 2? Come and join this lively course and get a full immersion into beginners Latin.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  15. Taste Japan

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 1 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From street food to monks' food, come and explore the richness of regional Japanese cuisine across the seasons in this exciting workshop.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

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