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  1. Tap intensive (beginners)
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Jacqueline Pert
    If you are new to tap then this is the place to start. An intensive course suitable for students of all ages with good general fitness. Tap shoes are essential.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £55.00
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  2. Modern Greek beginners: short introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Maria Contos
    Get a short introduction to the Modern Greek language and discover aspects of Greek language culture in these face-to-face communicative classes. Suitable for complete beginners.







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    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £71.00
  3. Japanese beginners: short introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 8 Jul 2024 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kiyomi Unten
    Get a short introduction to the Japanese language and discover aspects of Japanese language culture in these online communicative classes. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £71.00
  4. Latin piano
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 29 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sara Dhillon
    For intermediate pianists (grade 4 ABRSM or above), these two sessions will introduce you to the dynamic role of the piano in Afro-Cuban music. We will focus on rhythm and improvisation, playing classic Cuban styles including son, mambo, and cha cha cha.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £41.00
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  5. Return to French (elementary)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 8 Jul 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Yolande Mallet De Chauny
    Come and join this lively interactive course to refresh your elementary French. After attending this course you will be able join a level 2 course in September.



    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
  6. Learn English - discover London, its history, culture and people (level 1-level 2)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 8 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you want to improve your English and learn about London, its history, culture and people at the same time? On this course, you will visit places of interest and learn about the history of these places especially about the different people and cultures who have lived there, and about important events which have shaped the city. You will do your own research and so improve your reading and writing skills as well as your speaking and listening. In addition, you will feel more at home in London and able to participate in its rich and diverse life.



    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).



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £35.00
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  7. Spanish beginners: revision
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 9 Jul 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Analía Tolone
    Revise and consolidate your speaking and listening skills, as well as your grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish beginners: module 3' or have an equivalent knowledge of the language (one year's study).
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
  8. Tai Chi Chuan: Beginners
    Course start date:  Tue 10 Sep 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Carla Drayton
    Learn the Yang-style Tai Chi form. This flowing movement sequence contains the basic movements of Tai Chi which will help you to develop and practice smooth movement, good alignment and improved balance. Develop good personal practice that will enable you to fully realise the benefits of this absorbing Taoist art.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £118.00
  9. Becoming confident with digital skills and AI chat: on your computer and online (beginner)
    Course start date:  Thu 12 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to computers and the Internet? Do you need to increase your confidence with digital skills? This course will ensure you have a solid foundation in using computers and being online. You will learn the essential features of creating, saving, storing different types of files and documents, including photos and letters in Word. You will develop your internet skills to find information quickly and efficiently, and learn how to transfer this information to different documents and people. You will also learn the basics of how of how to use Zoom to host meetings and communicate effectively online. Finally, you do all of this while learning how to remain safe online and to keep your files secure.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £35.00
  10. French 2: jump into year 2 upper
    Course start date:  Mon 16 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yolande Mallet De Chauny
    This intensive course is suitable if you have studied French for about two years in the past but are not sure whether you are ready to join our third year course, 'French 2 upper' course. You will revise the main points of the second year in this one-week revision course and feel ready for 'French 2 upper: module 1' starting soon.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £219.00
  11. Becoming confident in digital skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook (beginner)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 16 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you know the basics of emailing and internet use? Are you ready to work with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook? Then this course is for you. You will start learning how to word process, use spreadsheets and create presentations, vital skills in today’s world inside and outside the workplace. You will also learn the most essential aspects of Outlook so you can send and receive emails and organise them. You will develop these skills by working on key tasks such as letter-writing, budgeting, presenting and contacting work colleagues. By the end of the course you will be able to create well-presented short texts such as letters, design simple budgets and tables, produce effective and attractive presentations and email them to friends and work colleagues. Start your journey today!



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here

    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £45.00
  12. Charleston: general level
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 17 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rosaria Sativa
    The Charleston is a fun, easy and uplifting dance and this solo dancing course will have you moving with speed, vitality, and expression. With toe tapping Jazz music from the 1920s and beyond you will learn original Charleston dance steps and moves, improve your musicality and improvisation. A great way to get fit whilst learning a unique and impressive new skill.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £69.00
  13. Yoga for Deaf people: mixed levels
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sarah Scott
    Discover enhanced energy - as you find space in your body to breathe and move a little more freely and with more awareness. This course will help to deepen your yoga, your inner strength and stamina for this wild world. We will draw on breathing practices (pranayama) and mudras to steady and calm the mind.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £69.00
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  14. Gentle Yin Yoga (Integrated* class)
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sarah Scott
    Unsure or unconfident about fitting into a regular class? For people in recovery, or dealing with a health or disability issue, or those new to yoga, this class will be gentle on you and work with you as you are. *Accessible to both deaf and hearing people.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £69.00
  15. Gentle Yoga
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024 (and 8 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Eleanor Shearn
    Stretch, relax and feel good! This course is suitable for those who wish to enjoy the benefits of yoga at a gentle pace. Alternatives are offered if a student finds any particular postures (asanas) uncomfortable.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £118.00
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