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.

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  1. 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

  2. Italian Saturday beginners: module 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue learning to speak Italian on this communicative course for near beginners, with the emphasis on the practical use of Italian and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version). Suggested progression route: Italian 1 module 3.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  3. Latin inscriptions: the basics

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Latin inscriptions can be found almost everywhere, but can you work out what they mean? Learn how to interpret some of these inscriptions. A visit to the British Museum is included.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  4. French beginners: module 2

    French beginners: module 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue learning French on this lively course for near beginners, taught in French with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.Suitable if you have completed French beginners: module 1 or 1A or have studied French for a term recently.



    Note: The fees includes all teaching materials.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  5. French 3 upper perfectionnement: module 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Further improve your intermediate French on this lively, communicative class. This course combines structural language work with discussion and extracts from French television news. .
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  6. Hindi beginners: module 1/2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    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 Beginner's Hindi.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. French 4/5 : French literature made easy

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A gentle introduction to French literature. You will read at least one book a term (Le petit Prince by Saint Exupéry) and meet every other week to analyse and discuss details to develop your understanding of the French language and writing style. The course takes place every other weeks. Note: course dates are:

    27/01/2020

    10/02/2020

    24/02/2020

    09/03/2020

    23/03/2020.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. 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

  11. French 3 lower: infos et discussion

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 28 Jan 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and practise your intermediate spoken French and develop your language skills in these topical discussion classes. Based on recordings from French television, radio news and newspaper articles.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  12. French small group conversation

    Course Date: Tue 28 Jan 2020 (and 5 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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