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. Italian 5: Italia oggi

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Corsi avanzati per praticare l'Italiano, utilizzando testi e materiale audio-visivo. Affronteremo temi sull' Italia contemporanea attraverso letteratura, programmi televisi, giornalismo, film, pubblicitá ed….esperienze personali.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  2. German beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on chapters 1-4 of Willkommen (Hodder Arnold).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  3. Korean 3: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue your study of Korean in this year 3 course. Improve your speaking and listening skills while further developing your understanding of Korean grammar.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  4. Spanish 2 lower at a gentle pace: module 1

    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn Spanish at a gentle pace on this course for elementary students, taught in Spanish with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. Improve your elementary Spanish on this communicative course, taught in Spanish with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish beginners: module 3' or equivalent. Based on units 1-5 of 'Ele Actual A2 (libro del alumno)' and exercise book (SM Publishers).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  5. Spanish beginners at a gentle pace: module 1

    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Never learnt Spanish 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. This course aims to enable hesitant learners to communicate in basic Spanish in everyday situations. You will build up your confidence by learning the language gradually with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Taught in Spanish with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills. Based on units 1-5 of Ele Actual A1 (libro del alumno) and exercise book (SM Publishers).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  6. French 4/5 practique et perfectionnement: module 1

    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you would like to consolidate your French at level 4 before going on to 'French 5', this course is ideal. You'll develop your speaking and listening skills, build up your confidence as well as consolidating your grammar.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  7. Italian 4 pratica e perfezionamento: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Questa classe ti offre la possibilità di consolidare il tuo livello intermedio/avanzato di Italiano. Pratica e perfeziona i punti grammaticali studiati al livello 3 upper. Il corso è basato sull'uso di materiale audiovisivo, lettura e conversazione.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  8. Japanese 4 upper: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy


    Improve your level of upper intermediate Japanese. You will be able to understand, speak and listen to more complex expressions in Japanese in a various everyday situations.



    Suitable if you have studied Japanese for about 6 years or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  9. Japanese 4 lower: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your knowledge and understanding of the structures of the Japanese language and work on more

    complex grammatical structures and functions. Suitable if you have studied Japanese for about 5 years or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  10. Polish 2: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: International House
    Continue developing your Polish language class on this fun and interactive course. Improve your elementary Polish and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative course, which emphasises the practical use of the language.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  11. Chinese 3 upper: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your fluency in this course taught in Chinese (Mandarin), with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Suitable if you have studied Mandarin for about four years, know around 500-600 Chinese characters and have a good command of the language.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  12. Welsh 3: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue to improve your Welsh in this communicative class. The emphasis is on the practical use of Welsh and to develop your listening and speaking skills. Suitable for students who have already completed `Cwrs Mynediad' and the first 20 units of ‘Cwrs Sylfaen’ or an equivalent course and have been learning Welsh for approx. 2 - 3 years. This term, we aim to complete `Cwrs Sylfaen (CBAC) Units 21 -30’ and also read a book in class. The emphasis will be on improving Welsh speaking ability.

    No class on 29/10/19.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  13. German 5: Vorsprung durch Deutsch

    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Dieser Kurs bietet von allem etwas: Lesetexte zu aktuellen Themen sowie aus der modernen Literatur, Videoausschnitte, Deutschland heute, andere deutschsprachige Länder, Diskussion, und etwas Grammatik zur Auffrischung!
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  14. Japanese 2 lower: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Further develop your listening and speaking skills in Japanese, and continue to improve your skills in reading and writing in Japanese. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1. Suitable if you have completed 'Japanese beginners' or equivalent. Further develop your listening and speaking skills in Japanese, and continue to improve your skills in reading and writing in Japanese. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1. Suitable if you have completed 'Japanese beginners' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  15. Spanish 3 upper: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Further improve your Spanish in this lively class, taught in Spanish with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. You will also acquire a greater understanding of Spanish grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 3 lower' or equivalent. Based on Aula Internacional 3, new edition, (Difusión Publishers).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

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