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 through culture 2 lower: module 3

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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!
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  2. Arabic 2 lower: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    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: module 2' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  3. Arabic beginners: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    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.
    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: EC Euston
    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.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Arabic beginners made easy: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 29 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    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.Some of the content covered on standard beginners' Arabic courses will be omitted to allow for more opportunities to repeat what you have learnt.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  6. Arabic 3 lower: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. Arabic 2 lower made easy: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue to improve your elementary Arabic and develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills using Modern Standard Arabic at a gentler pace than other courses.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  8. Arabic 3 upper: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    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.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  9. Arabic writing for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to read and write Arabic characters. Suitable for complete beginners or anyone wishing to consolidate their knowledge of the Arabic alphabet.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £59.00

  10. Arabic beginners intensive: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 5 May 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    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.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  11. Arabic grammar

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 10 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in brushing up on your grammar? Come and revise how to use verbs in the past, present and future in this lively workshop.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  12. Music of the Arab world

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 15 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get an insight into the various genres and styles of Arabic music and sample a selection of Arabic melodies. Open to all levels.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  13. 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

  14. 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: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  15. Arabic 1: revision course

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your elementary knowledge of Arabic. Suitable if you have studied Arabic for a year or have an equivalent level. Based on the tutor’s own materials.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

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