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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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- Picture book writingCourse start date: Sun 21 Jan 2024 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Lou KuenzlerWould you like to write a picture book text for young children? This course is designed for children's writers and for illustrators wishing to write their own stories; a starter course to develop both your ideas and your technique.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Generative AI: a short introductionCourse start date: Wed 21 Feb 2024 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate ScottThis is a short introduction to Generative AI for non-technical beginners who want to find out what all the fuss is about over ChatGPT, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion.
- 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.
- Return to French (elementary)Course start date: Thu 8 Feb 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Pierre PorcheronCome and join this lively course to refresh your elementary French. After attending this course you will be able join a level 2 course starting soon.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
- Arabic beginners: short introductionCourse start date: Wed 5 Jun 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Nora Allali-CarlingLearn Arabic on this short course with an emphasis on practical use and the development of your listening and speaking skills. You can will learn the basics of Arabic.
.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £71.00
- Chinese beginners: short introductionCourse start date: Wed 21 Feb 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Fei WangLearn to speak Chinese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills. 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
- Becoming confident on Excel 365 (beginner)Course start date: Wed 26 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you new to Excel? Have you used Excel a little but lack confidence? Are you unsure about what you use Excel for? On this course, you will learn the key basic functions of Excel so you can begin your journey towards handling, analysing and presenting data effectively. You will learn the main functions of Excel and associated terminology. You will focus on how to create simple worksheets, enter data, present it in a logical and functioning way with formatting that makes it easy to read. You will work on using Excel in place of your calculator to make basic calculations and you will practise turning this data into simple charts and graphs. By the end of this course, you will confident enough to create your own weekly budget calculator. To do this course you'll need to be able to use a mouse, keyboard and basic computer functions.
This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here
- Chinese 1: revisionCourse start date: Wed 10 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ting PoonConsolidate your elementary knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin). Suitable if you have studied Chinese (Mandarin) for a year or have an equivalent level. Based on the tutor's own materials.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £51.00
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