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  1. Latin piano
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 29 Jul 2024

    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
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  2. Return to French (elementary)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 12 Aug 2024 (and 4 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 £99.00 Concession £64.00
  3. 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
    Rating:
    87% of 100
  4. Spanish beginners: revision
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 9 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Analía Tolone
    Revise and consolidate your speaking and listening skills, as well as your grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 1: module 3' or have an equivalent knowledge of the language (one year's study).







    This course combines an independent study unit and three (online) group sessions.



    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 £99.00 Concession £64.00
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Charleston: general level
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 17 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    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
  9. 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
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  10. Tango Argentino
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 27 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Adriana Pegorer
    This course is about learning Argentinean Tango where you will learn, practice, enjoy and meet friends! No partner needed – come alone, with a partner or with friends. Suitable for both beginners and those with prior experience.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £69.00
  11. Spanish beginners: module 1A
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 1 Oct 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Adriana Itriago Gavidia
    Learn to speak Spanish on this short course for complete beginners. You will be able to continue by joining Spanish beginners: module 1B if you want more than just an introduction.







    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 £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £64.00
    Rating:
    85% of 100
  12. Spanish 2 conversation
    Course start date:  Thu 10 Oct 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amaia Ibargüen
    Revise, consolidate and improve your listening and speaking skills on this lively course, which will help you communicate more confidently in daily life situations. Ideal if you are doing 'Spanish 2 lower', 'Spanish 2 upper' or have an equivalent level (A2 level).



    This course runs every other Thursday on the following dates: 10 Oct, 24 Oct, 7 Nov, 21 Nov, 5 Dec.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  13. Japanese beginners: short introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 18 Jul 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Hisaka Bunting
    Get a short introduction to the Japanese language and discover aspects of Japanese language culture in these online communicative classes. 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 £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £71.00
  14. Workplace communication skills: how to be confident in meetings and in groups (level 1-2)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 17 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you sometimes feel you cannot speak in meetings? Are you shy with customers? In your daily life, do you find it difficult to give your opinions? This course will give you the confidence and skills to express yourself in different situations.







    Our experienced skills tutor, also a trained actor, will help you learn how to stay calm and focused. You will work on increasing your vocabulary, developing your listening skills and expressing your thoughts and opinions clearly in a positive manner.







    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 £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £50.00
  15. Refresh revise stammering therapy
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 2 Jun 2025

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Louise Hillyer
    In a supportive group you will work on desensitisation and practise your stammering management strategies. Become more confident by learning how to problem solve and extend your comfort zone.



    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 £69.00 Concession £20.00
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