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.

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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. Arabic beginners: module 3 part 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 2 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue to learn to speak, understand, read and write Modern Standard Arabic on these lively courses, which also refer to other Arabic dialects.This is part 2 of a 4 week course: to complete module 3 you will need to have completed LA133 Arabic beginners module 3: part 1 as well.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  3. Revive your elementary French (evening)

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 2 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and join this lively course to refresh your elementary French. After attending this course you will be able join a level 2 course later in September.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  4. Japanese: Jump into year 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 2 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This short course is a chance to review the topics covered in year one and give you a head start as you enter your second year of studying Japanese.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  5. Danish beginners intensive: Module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 2 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate and build on your Danish language skills and expand your knowledge of Danish traditions and culture. Suitable if you have done modules 1 and 2, or equivalent.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  6. Italian: jump into year 2 lower

    Course Date: Mon 2 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This intensive course is suitable if you have studied Italian for about a year in the past but are not sure whether you are ready to join the second year. You will revise the whole year 1 in one week and will be ready for 'Italian 2: module 1' later this September. Not for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  7. Spanish 1 revision course

    Course Date: Mon 2 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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).
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  8. Italian: jump into year 2 upper

    Course Date: Mon 2 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This intensive course is suitable if you have studied Italian for about two years in the past but are not sure whether you are ready to join the third year, 'Italian 2 upper'. You will revise the whole second year in one week, and will be ready for 'Italian 2 upper: module 1' later this September. The course is not for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  9. German beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 2 Sep 2019 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable for complete beginners. The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on chapters 1-4 of Willkommen (Hodder Arnold).

    The progression to this intensive course is LG117 or LG128, German false beginners, module 2 starting in the middle of September.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  10. Spanish: jump into year 2 lower

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 3 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This intensive course is suitable if you have studied Spanish for about a year in the past but are not sure whether you are ready to join the second year. You will revise the whole year 1 in two weeks, and will be ready for 'Spanish 2 lower: module 1' this September. The course is not for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  11. Spanish jump into year 2 upper

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 3 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This intensive course is suitable if you have studied Spanish 1 fast track: module 2 or learnt the language for about 2 years in the past but are not sure whether you are ready to join the third year. You will revise the whole year 2 in two weeks, and will be ready for "Spanish 2 upper: module 1" this September.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  12. Korean beginners: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 3 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue to improve your Korean grammar and develop your speaking and listening skills in this intensive short course, intended to help you join Korean year 2. Suitable if you have completed the Korean beginners module 2 or equivalent.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  13. Chinese 2: revision course

    Course Date: Wed 4 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your elementary/intermediate knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin). Suitable if you have studied Mandarin for two years or have an equivalent level. Based on the tutor's own materials.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  14. Modern Greek journey for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 9 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to speak Greek and develop your listening and speaking skills on this intensive course. You will also learn to read and write Greek. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  15. Chinese beginners made easy: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Never learnt Mandarin before? Or have you tried and found it a challenge? Then try this class! Start from the very beginning at a gentle pace, and gain confidence in a friendly and relaxed group.Learn to speak Mandarin, with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. You will also learn to read and write Chinese characters.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

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