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All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.

We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden

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  1. Ways into poetry
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 16 Sep 2024 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Cecilia Knapp
    Relatively new to writing poetry? This inspiring course offers an opportunity to experiment with language and a variety of poetic devices alongside fellow emerging poets. Discover the key elements of a poem in a friendly and interactive class.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £120.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  2. Italian beginners: module 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Sep 2024 (and 12 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Blended (learn both online and in-person)

    With its rich culture and history and its incredible landscapes and architecture, there are countless reasons to learn Italian. Whether you wish to learn Italian in order to make your visits to Italy more enjoyable, or because you'd like to speak with family and friends in their native language, this course will provide the groundwork for you to begin your journey towards fluency. Our emphasis is on speaking and listening skills so that you can begin communicating quickly in Italian. Once you've completed this course you can continue with 'Italian beginners: module 2.'







    This course will be a mix of in-person classes and online classes to cater for those who are unable to make it to college every week. The in-person classes will take place on 21September, 12 October, 02 November and 23 November. The others sessions will all be delivered online using Zoom.



    This course will be delivered online and in person. 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:
    90% of 100
  3. Modern Greek beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yannis Papalexandris
    Learn Modern Greek on this lively online course.







    We offer one hour online taster on 10 of September. Please check the details by using the following course code: LKT1. Search on this page top right corner.







    Learn to speak Greek and develop your speaking and listening skills on this communicative course, which emphasises the practical use of the language. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £149.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  4. Russian beginners: module 1
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Marina De Yong
    Learn to speak Russian on this communicative course . The emphasis is on speaking and understanding, and you will gain a basic grounding in Russian grammar. Suitable for complete beginners.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
    Rating:
    92% of 100
  5. Spanish beginners: module 3
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gracia Chinchilla
    Continue learning to speak Spanish on this lively, communicative course for near beginners. Taught in Spanish with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills. Based on units 11-15 of Ele Actual A1(IF) (libro del alumno) and exercise book (SM Publishers). Suitable if you have completed Spanish beginners: module 2.PLEASE DO NOT BUY THE BOOK UNTIL AFTER THE FIRST SESSION, AS IF YOU TRANSFER TO ANOTHER LEVEL, YOU MAY USE A DIFFERENT BOOK.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  6. Arabic beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Taïssir K Mahmoud
    Learn Arabic in the heart of London on this lively classroom-based course.







    We offer one hour online taster on 12 of September. Please check the details by using the following course code: LAT1. Search on this page top right corner.







    This course is designed for beginners who have little or no prior knowledge of Arabic. It focuses on developing basic speaking and listening skills in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), the standardised form of Arabic used in formal settings, media, and literature. The course will introduce students to essential vocabulary and grammar structures, with a focus on practical communication in everyday situations.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £149.00
    Rating:
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  7. Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
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  8. French 3 lower at a gentle pace: module 1
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Daniel Fernandez
    Do you want to continue learning French but worried that you might not be able to keep up? Our French at a gentle pace courses are designed to cover the same material as our standard French courses, but at a slightly slower pace, and with more opportunities for revision built in.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
  9. French 2 upper: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 24 Sep 2024 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yolande Mallet De Chauny
    Improve your lower intermediate French on this lively interactive course. The emphasis will be on developing your speaking and listening skills and on learning more about the French speaking world. The course is suitable if you have recently completed a 'French 2 upper: module 1' course or equivalent.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  10. Japanese beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 24 Sep 2024 (and 10 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Chikako Nakagawa
    Learn to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, in the heart of London. Suitable for complete beginners.



    We offer one hour Japanese tasters: one online on 5/09/24 (LJT 2) and two in person on 11/09/24 or 18/09/24 (LJT1 or LJT4). Please check the details by using the following course codes in the above Search on this page.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £149.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  11. Korean beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 24 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Jaeran Won
    Learn Korean on this lively online course.







    We offer one hour online taster on 10 of September. Please check the details by using the following course code: LKRT1. Search on this page top right corner.







    Learn to speak Korean and develop your speaking and listening skills in these communicative classes, which emphasise the practical use of the language. Suitable for complete beginners.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £149.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  12. Swedish beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 24 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Lisa Strid
    Note that we are running a taster in September if you would like to experience learning Swedish online, the course code is LSVT1.







    Learn basic Swedish in a fun and interactive way.



    Suitable for complete beginners.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £149.00
  13. Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £249.00 Concession £125.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
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