Languages Courses

Here at City Lit, we have over 100 years of experience in adult education. Our courses are taught online and in person delivered by professional tutors who are also native speakers.

We offer practical courses in over 27 modern languages including European, African and Asian languages. Our courses range from beginners to advanced courses as well as exam preparation courses for GCSE and DEFL/DALF certification.

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  1. Spanish beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 29 Jul 2024 (and 15 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Adriana Itriago Gavidia
    Learn to speak Spanish on this lively, communicative course for complete beginners. Taught in Spanish with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills.







    Based on Units 1-3 of Nos Vemos Hoy 1; publisher: Campus Difusión (please see the relevant section for the ISBN).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    89% of 100
  2. French 4: à lire sur la plage
    Course start date:  Mon 29 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Pierre Porcheron
    Vous aimez lire en francais et vous voulez découvrir des romans légers à lire en vacances. Venez les découvrir dans ce cours animé et interactif. C'est aussi une excellente introduction si vous ne lisez pas déjà de romans français.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  3. French DALF C1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 17 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Pierre Porcheron
    Ce cours de niveau avancé vous prépare pour les examens en juin 2025 au 'Diplôme approfondi en langue française' (DALF), niveau C1. Vous pouvez arranger un interview. Pour cela, contacter languages : languages@citylit.ac.uk







    Les frais d'examens ne sont pas inclus dans le prix. Possibilité de paiement en plusieurs versements.











    Voici les dates des trimestres:







    Term 1: 17/09/2024-03/12/2024







    Term 2: 14/01/2025-08/04/2025







    Term 3: 29/04/2025- 10/06/2025.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £869.00 Senior fee £869.00 Concession £565.00
  4. BSL 1:1 coaching
    Course start date:  Tue 17 Sep 2024

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

    These sessions can be taught at any level and are designed to help you improve your BSL. You can ask your teacher to give guidance on specific areas of BSL. This can also be used to ‘brush up’ and practise before assessments and exams. If you are on one of our BSL courses and wish to undertake further practice in your own time then this course is for you! Please contact the department for further details and to discuss your requirements. You will then be assigned one of our BSL teachers to work with you.



    Sessions can be face-to-face or via 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 £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £69.00
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  5. BSL level 1
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Sep 2024 (and 8 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Antony Rabin
    Have you always wanted to learn British Sign Language and communicate with Deaf people? Develop the skills you need to gain the level 1 BSL qualification, accredited by Signature. The fees for BSL level 1 courses include a year's subscription to Signworld.







    You may wish to study BSL without the pressure of an exam, or just for fun. We can arrange for you to be taught without a formal final assessment and you will receive a certificate of attendance.
    Full fee £739.00 Senior fee £739.00 Concession £554.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  6. French 5: littérature française contemporaine
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Lecture et discussions sur des oeuvres françaises à travers les siècles, ainsi qu'un aperçu historique et biographique d'écrivains français et francophones.
    Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £207.00 Concession £168.00
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  7. Welsh advanced
    Course start date:  Fri 20 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Wyn Griffiths
    Improve your confidence and fluency in speaking Welsh and your ability to understand news reports and read



    standard articles and literature written in Welsh.



    Cwrs Cymraeg, yn Gymraeg, i ddysgwyr profiadol. Cewch gyfle i ddatblygu'ch sgiliau cyfathrebol; i drafod materion cyfoes; i gael cyflwyniad i'r iaith lenyddol; i roi sglein ar eich Cymraeg ac i wneud ffrindiau newydd. Hyn oll mewn awyrgylch gyfeillgar a chroesawgar.



    Please note that this coures includes a week's break midway through.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
  8. 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
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  9. 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
  10. 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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  11. Spanish 4: tertulia y conversación
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Óscar Salgado Suárez
    Este curso es para aquellos estudiantes que han estudiado unos cinco años de español y desean obtener un conocimiento más profundo de la lengua y cultura del mundo hispanohablante.



    Ven a debatir temas y noticias de actualidad de España y Latinoamérica utilizando artículos de periódicos, textos y noticias televisivas. Desarrollarás diferentes registros lingüísticos en función de las circunstancias y el contexto en el que te encuentres.



    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:
    90% of 100
  12. 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
  13. German beginners intensive: module 1 + 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Francine van den Berg
    This course aims to enable students to begin to communicate with some fluency in a range of everyday situations. This is an intensive programme for beginners to German, with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. Suitable for complete beginners. Based on Willkommen Chapters 1-6 (Hodder Arnold).







    We offer one hour online or in person tasters in German on Monday 9th or Tuesday 10th September. Please check the details by using the following course codes in Search on the top of this page: LGT1, LGT2, LGT6 or LGT7.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £249.00 Concession £162.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  14. 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
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