Learn Arabic at City Lit in London

Arabic is spoken by more than 319 million people and is the fifth most spoken language in the world. It is an official language in 26 states spread across the Middle East and Africa. The Arabic language has influenced several other languages including Persian, Turkish and even Spanish. Arabic comes from the same language family as Hebrew with both languages written from right to left.

Our Arabic courses are design to teach you how to speak, understand, read and write Arabic confidently . We offer beginner to advanced level courses to make learning Arabic accessible to everyone.

Browse our courses below and choose from a range of classes either during the daytime, evening and on weekends.

Meet Alaa, one of our Arabic tutors:

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  1. Arabic verbs made easy

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online


    Arabic verbs made easy 2 is a course that covers everything you need to know to conjugate Arabic verbs and speak the Arabic language. It will help you to understand the form of the verbs further, focussing on the details and how to use the verb forms to develop your language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  2. Arabic through culture 2 lower: module 3

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable for those who have stuied Arabic for about 1 year.This course is similar to other Arabic 2 lower module 2 courses in its focus on speaking and listening, but differs in the methods used to teach basic Arabic i.e through using songs, poems, food and learning about dance. A must if you would like to combine learning Arabic with creative activities!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  3. Arabic 2 lower: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue to improve your elementary Arabic and develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills using Modern Standard Arabic. Suitable if you have completed 'Arabic 2 lower : module 2' or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  4. Arabic 2 upper: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed 'Arabic 2 upper: module 2', studied Arabic for two years or have a fairly good command of the language. Improve your reading and speaking skills, develop a more sophisticated use of the language and enhance your understanding of the Arab culture. Suitable if you have completed 'Arabic 2 upper: module 2', studied Arabic for two years or have a fairly good command of the language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Arabic 3 lower: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have studied Arabic for three years or equivalent and have a fairly good command of the Arabic language. Develop you fluency on these courses taught in Arabic, with the emphasis on speaking and listening. You should have studied Arabic for three years or equivalent and have a fairly good command of the Arabic language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. Arabic 3 upper: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Develop your fluency in these courses taught in Arabic, with the emphasis on speaking and listening. You should have studied Arabic for three years or equivalent and have a fairly good command of the Arabic language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  7. Arabic beginners made easy: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn Arabic at a gentle pace on this lively course for near beginners, taught in Arabic with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.You should have completed 'Arabic beginners: module 2' or equivalent.The same content is covered as standard beginners' Arabic courses , but because the pace is slower, there will be more opportunities to repeat what you have learnt.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  8. Arabic 2 lower made easy: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue to improve your elementary Arabic and develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills using Modern Standard Arabic. Suitable if you have completed 'Arabic 2 lower : module 2' or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Arabic beginners: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue to learn to speak, understand, read and write Modern Standard Arabic on these lively courses, which also refer to other Arabic dialects. You should have completed 'Arabic beginners: module 2' or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  10. Arabic writing for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 May 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how to read and write Arabic characters. Suitable for complete beginners or anyone wishing to consolidate their knowledge of the Arabic alphabet.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £59.00

  11. Arabic beginners intensive: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 5 May 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue learning to speak, understand, read and write Modern Standard Arabic, with reference to to other Arabic dialects. You should have completed Arabic beginners: module 1 or equivalent.Suitable for near beginners who want to learn Arabic at a more intensive pace than other courses.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  12. Arabic grammar

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 10 May 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Interested in brushing up on your grammar? Come and revise how to use verbs in the past, present and future in this lively workshop.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  13. Understanding Music from the Arab World

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 15 May 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Get an insight into the various genres and styles of Arabic music and sample a selection of Arabic melodies. Open to all levels.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  14. Discover Arabic

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 6 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour of a new language and its basic sentence structure. Learn some useful phrases and some pronunciation guidelines. A fascinating introduction for complete beginners and those who might like to take it further.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  15. Arabic 1 intensive: a journey for beginners in summer

    Arabic 1 intensive: a journey for beginners in summer

    Course Date: Mon 13 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn Arabic on this intensive, week-long course with an emphasis on practical use and the development of your listening and speaking skills. You can also learn to read and write Arabic characters. Based on the tutor's own materials.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

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