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  1. Music history book club
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Fri 19 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Edward Breen
    The music history book club meets towards the end of each term to discuss novels and biography with musical themes and references relevant to the music history programme. This term’s book is The Jewels of Paradise: Donna Leon.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
  2. Il Decameron di Boccaccio. Ritratto della Toscana del XIV secolo
    Course start date:  Fri 26 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Francesco Bucciol
    Sebbene in modi diversi, Dante, Petrarca e Boccaccio hanno posto le basi per una letteratura in lingua italiana dando al volgare toscano dignità e valore letterario. In questa breve introduzione, vedremo come ognuno di loro ha contribuito al passaggio da una cultura essenzialmente medievale ad una moderna come quella dell’Umanesimo e del Rinascimento.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
  3. Jazz piano: a history from blues to bebop and beyond
    Course start date:  Fri 2 Aug 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Sara Dhillon
    Trace the development of jazz piano from its origins in New Orleans to later styles, including boogie woogie, stride, bebop, post bop and abstraction, and look at key influential pianists of the period.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £83.00
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  4. Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
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  5. Gentle movement for healthy living
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Sep 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Eveltos Pagdades
    Do you want to live a healthier life and you are not sure where to start? You will learn and practise a variety of exercises to improve your fitness, flexibility, balance and general health. This course is fun and inclusive, whatever your level of fitness.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £118.00
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  6. Piano/keyboards 4A
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 19 Sep 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  David Frankel
    For pianists with around three years' experience. Improve your piano technique, coordination, phrasing, music



    reading, and your confidence.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £160.00
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  7. Maths for life and work (level 1)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 20 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Do you want to prepare for Functional Skills Level 2 maths? Do you need to improve your maths to become more confident in problem-solving, analysing and making decisions at work and in your personal life? This course will help you with all of the above and make maths come alive. You will see how mathematics is everywhere and you will develop the maths you need to participate, make progress and express yourself in today's society. You will work on tasks which require you to use whole numbers and decimals, fractions and percentages and recognise the relationships between them. You will work on solving problem involving time, money and measurements, as well learn how to measure confidently and convert between units of measurement. You will be able to state properties of shapes, both 2D and 3D and be better able to interpret, discuss and comment on the graphs, charts and tables you see in newspapers, on the internet and at work.



    You need to do a pre-course assessment. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 8078 0489 for a face-to-face assessment or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).



    Free course: This is a Multiply course. Multiply is a new government programme to help adults improve their numeracy skills. This course is free for Londoners aged 19 or over. For more information Click here





    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
  8. Award in education and training for lipreading teachers
    Course start date:  Fri 20 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Lorraine Braggins
    Interested in teaching lipreading to adults? This introductory course leads to the City and Guilds Level 3 national teaching qualification. Combined with our GT106, you can become a qualified lipreading teacher.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £599.00 Senior fee £599.00 Concession £599.00
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  9. Everyday Life in the Middle Ages 1200-1600
    Course start date:  Fri 20 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Vanessa King
    We look at the history of everyday objects such as forks and spectacles and pastimes including playing cards, and swimming.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
  10. Spanish 3 upper: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Amaia Ibargüen
    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 Plus, (Difusión Publishers).







    PLEASE DO NOT BUY THE BOOK UNTIL AFTER THE FIRST SESSION, AS IF YOU TRANSFER TO ANOTHER LEVEL, YOU MAY USE A DIFFERENT BOOK.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100
  11. Spanish 3 lower: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Amaia Ibargüen
    Improve your intermediate Spanish on this lively course, with the emphasis on speaking, listening and acquiring a greater understanding of Spanish grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 2: upper' or equivalent. Based on Aula Internacional 3 Plus (Difusión Publishers).







    PLEASE DO NOT BUY THE BOOK UNTIL AFTER THE FIRST SESSION, AS IF YOU TRANSFER TO ANOTHER LEVEL, YOU MAY USE A DIFFERENT BOOK.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
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  12. French 2 upper: module 1
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Pascale Vuittenez
    Come and join this lively interactive intermediate French course. The course will give you a greater understand understing of French and of the French speaking world. Suitable if you have completed a French 2 lower course or if you have recently studied French for 2 years.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
    84% of 100
  13. Fitness Pilates
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Eveltos Pagdades
    Fitness Pilates is a fresh approach to classic Pilates that works with all those 600 muscles in the human body. Try it, get stronger and leaner!



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £118.00
  14. German 3: consolidation
    Course start date:  Fri 24 Jan 2025 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Barbara Pöllet
    Come and improve your upper-intermediate German. Suitable if you have studied the language for at least four years (1.5 hours per week) or 2 years (3 hours per week). Based on Aspekte NEU B1+, 2. Teil.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
  15. French 2 lower: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 10 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Pierre Porcheron
    Improve your elementary French on this lively interactive course. The emphasis of the course will be on the developing your speaking and listening skills.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
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