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

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  1. French 2 upper: practise and consolidate: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 7 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your lower intermediate level of French in this interactive class. Further practise the main topics and grammar points learned at level 2, through some speaking and listening activities. Suitable if you are attending a level 2 upper class or have an equivalent level of the language.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  2. Arabic verbs made easy

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 7 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you find it hard to understand and conjugate Arabic verbs? Do you feel confused about which tense of the verb to use in your speaking and writing ? Join this course to help you understand how verbs work in Arabic.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  3. Explore Uruguay

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 8 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to discover a beautiful hidden gem of a country in South America? Come and explore Uruguay's history, culture and places of interest throughout the country.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  4. Italian beginners: module 1

    Italian beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 10 Feb 2020 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This short, intensive programme is ideal if you want to study at a rapid pace (twice a week). You will have plenty of opportunity to practise the language. Based on units 1-4 of Nuovo Espresso 1. (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  5. Artiste italiane del Rinascimento e del Barocco

    Course Date: Fri 14 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Un viaggio in una terra piena di fascino, storia e cultura, tanto ricca quanto riservata e discreta.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  6. Spanish 3/4: grammar workshop - past tense

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 15 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Este curso te da la oportunidad de obtener una mejor comprensión de los pasados a través de actividades escritas y orales. Este curso es ideal para estudiantes de Spanish 3 lower/upper o si te estás preparando para el DELE or A-levels.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  7. Una stagione con Dante: Purgatorio

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 19 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Vedremo come i dannati vengono rappresentati dal poeta. Parleremo della condizione politica del tempo e leggeremo un estratto dal Canto VI dove emerge la rappresentazione dell’Italia.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  8. Vedas: history, structure & relevance in modern India

    Course Date: Fri 21 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  9. Japanese festivals

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 21 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Japan is a land of many festivals. Some have religious significance and others celebrate the seasons. You will be introduced to what the Japanese people celebrate and how they go about it! You will make some paper crafts relating to the celebration as well as gaining the cultural knowledge.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  10. Japanese: writing for beginners part 1

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and improve your knowledge of the basic Japanese writing system, Hiragana and Katakana. Suitable if you are studying Japanese at level 1.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  11. La pronuncia Italiana

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    This short course is geared towards helping you sound more like a native speaker of Italian. While Italian pronunciation may seem relatively simple, there are actually quite a few features that require focus and practice. This course will allow you to concentrate on the sounds of Italian - how to produce them when speaking and how to recognise them when listening.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  12. Spanish beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn Spanish at a rapid pace on this intensive course for complete beginners. With a maximum group size of 10 students, you will have plenty of opportunity to practise. Taught in Spanish, the emphasis is on speaking and listening. Based on Ele Actual A1 (libro del alumno) and exercise book (SM Publishers).
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  13. Spanish beginners intensive

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 25 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    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 1-5 of Ele Actual A1 (libro del alumno) and exercise book (SM Publishers).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  14. Spanish beginners: module 1B

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 25 Feb 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak Spanish on this short course for near beginners. Suitable if you have completed module 1A (LS107) or if you have a very basic knowledge of the language (please check course outline for LS107 to see what you should know already).
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  15. German beginners intensive: module 1/2

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 26 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable for complete beginners. The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on chapters 1-5 of Willkommen (Hodder Arnold). 3 hours per week over 6 weeks.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

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