Learn a Language at City Lit in London

We offer language courses at all levels and over 27 different languages here at City Lit. Whether you would like to attend part-time evening, daytime or weekend language classes, our highly popular language courses offer the widest choice in London.  Classes range from French, German, Italian and Spanish to Japanese, Korean and Arabic. Most language lessons are taught at seven different levels and you can start anywhere from beginner to advanced. We offer short courses, intensive and fast-track if you need to learn in a hurry, as well as one-day workshops and tasters. Not sure what level you are? Use our self-assessment tool

For more information on our Spanish A-Level and GCSE courses, visit our Spanish A-Level and GCSE page

Discover the benefits of learning a second language and find out what the top growing languages are at City Lit, and why there's never been a better time to learn them.

Got a question about our courses? Call us on 020 7492 2644 or email languages@citylit.ac.uk.

If you are looking for language courses on behalf of your organisation, email us on languagetraining@citylit.ac.uk or call 020 7492 2640 for more information and to see how we can help.

Some of our courses take place at our main building in Covent Garden, and some in Euston. Please check the course webpage for location details.

Get in touch on 020 7831 7831 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. 

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  1. City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    Looking for that perfect present? Treat someone to the gift of learning with a course at City Lit. Available from £10, our gift vouchers can be used to book a place on any of our courses, from London walks and food tasting to museum visits, poetry and much more. Simply purchase your voucher and the recipient can choose from thousands of courses, at a time which suits them.
    From: £10.00

  2. Latin 1 intensive

    Course Date: Fri 26 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Did you study Latin years ago at school or elsewhere years ago? Would you like to brush up your knowledge in a fast-paced intensive class and move quickly to level 2? Come and join this lively course and get a full immersion into beginners Latin.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £215.00
    Concession: £164.00

  3. Chinese beginners made easy: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue learning to speak Chinese, with the emphasis on speaking and listening skills. Consolidate your practice of Chinese characters. Suitable if you have completed 'Chinese 1: module 2' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Latin 4: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your fluency in reading and translating Latin and gain a greater knowledge of grammatical structures.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  5. Chinese 3/4: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your Chinese (Mandarin) at an advanced level. The emphasis is on speaking and listening as well as on extending your reading and writing skills. Develop your Chinese (Mandarin) at an advanced level. The emphasis is on speaking and listening as well as on extending your reading and writing skills.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. Welsh 2 lower: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable if you have completed module 2. Continue learning to speak Welsh on this lively course, with the emphasis on the practical use of Welsh and the development of your listening and speaking skills. Based on the book 'Cwrs Mynediad'.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. German 2 fast track: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    This is an intensive programme for students who have studied German for approximately 3 years. The emphasis is on developing your speaking and listening skills. Based on Willkommen 2 (intermediate) Chapters 8-10.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  8. Turkish 2: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable if you have completed Turkish 2: module 2 or equivalent.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Hindi 3: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    This is the third year of the language. An opportunity to continue developing and improving your knowledge of Hindi - revision; consolidation; extension and practice using a wide range of the topics and subjects that occur in everyday situations.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  10. Hindi 2: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable if you have completed Hindi 2: module 2 or equivalent.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  11. Hindi beginners: module 2/3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue learning to speak Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class which emphasises the practical use of the language. You should have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Teach Yourself Beginner's Hindi.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  12. Hungarian 2: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue your study of Hungarian in this year 2 course, intended for learners who have studied Hungarian for about a year and a half. It is suitable for people who would like to use the language in Hungary or want to understand and communicate with Hungarian people. All four skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) are practised but in class the emphasis is on oral communication. The book provides very clear grammar with lots of exercises.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  13. Biblical Hebrew advanced

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    You will increase your knowledge of grammar and further develop vocabulary and translation skills in Biblical Hebrew.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  14. Irish Gaelic 2: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Intended for learners who have studied Irish for approximately a year and a half, or who have an equivalent level, students will explore a variety of topics, using a variety of tenses, with a continuing emphasis on the spoken language.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £85.00

  15. Chinese 3 upper: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your fluency in this course taught in Chinese (Mandarin), with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Suitable if you have studied Mandarin for about four years, know around 500-600 Chinese characters and have a good command of the language.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

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