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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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If you can't decide which subject to study, why not try some of our short taster courses?
- Indian head massage: workshopCourse start date: Sat 2 Mar 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Ameena RahmanDiscover the ancient and highly therapeutic practice of Indian head massage. Learn how tension is held in the neck and shoulders and how to alleviate this in family and friends by practising a basic routine.
- Chess for intermediates 3Course start date: Tue 5 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David RowsonThe aim of this course is to develop the participants’ general understanding of chess. It includes evaluating and analysing positions to help with the development of planning skills, and practice in essential tactics including checkmates. We also explore key ideas from the opening, middlegame and endgame.
- Pivot Tables: the Basics and BeyondCourse start date: Tue 12 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)Tutors: Abbott KatzIn this course you will learn the essentials of pivot table construction and all additional features that will enhance the user’s pivot table competence.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Instagram for business: introductionCourse start date: Wed 20 Mar 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amber Raney-KincadeLearn how to use Instagram, the visual social media site, to market your business and communicate with your customers.
- Korean beginners: short introductionCourse start date: Tue 30 Jan 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Jaeran WonLearn to speak Korean and develop your speaking and listening skills on this communicative course, which emphasises the practical use of the language.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £71.00
- Social media introduction: stage 1Course start date: Tue 21 May 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amber Raney-KincadeThis practical course is aimed at beginners who are looking to develop their social media skills for personal use or to promote their business. Learn how social media can be used to communicate with your target audience.
- Unita' d'ItaliaCourse start date: Tue 2 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Roberto MinardiPerché un’Italia Unita? Chi la voleva? Dai primi tentativi di rivoluzione degli anni 1820-1830, passando per le guerre di indipendenza, fino alla conquista di Roma del 1870, vedremo le cause, circostanze e i protagonisti del processo risorgimentale che portarono alla nascita del Regno d’Italia.
- Citta' di mareCourse start date: Tue 2 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Roberto MinardiEsploreremo alcune delle città portuali italiani più importanti (Ancona, Bari, Genova, Napoli, Palermo, Trieste) cercando di comprenderne l’importanza storica, culturale e lo spirito che le caratterizza.
- Taste JapanCourse start date: Tue 9 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Chikako NakagawaFrom street food to monks' food, come and explore the richness of regional Japanese cuisine across the seasons in this exciting workshop.
- Music theory: introduction to score readingCourse start date: Tue 9 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Trish ShawLearn to navigate diferent types of classical music scores, analyse musical features, and identify style and period. Suitable for those with music theory knowledge at equivalent of ABRSM Grade 5 and upwards.
- Piano/keyboards: revision for levels 1 and 2Course start date: Tue 9 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ana Claudia MagalhaesReinforce your basic piano skills, improve your reading, hand co-ordination and technique. This course will revise key topics from City Lit level 1 and 2 piano syllabus and is a great opportunity to keep learning throughout the summer!
- Spain in the twentieth centuryCourse start date: Tue 20 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Michael SchraerCivil war, dictatorship and democracy – how Spain’s past, present and future clashed on key issues including
democracy, fascism, Catalan separatism, conservatism and the Catholic church and the drive for modernisation.
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