Learn Swahili at City Lit in London

Swahili is widely spoken across east and south-east Africa in countries including Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Although there are many Arabic influences in the vocabulary, Swahili actually uses the Latin script.

At City Lit we offer courses to help you learn to speak, understand, read and write Swahili. This is done through a through communicative approach which emphasises active interaction and classroom participation to help you grasp the language quickly.

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

  1. Introduction to Swahili

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    The course aims to provide students with a foundation understanding of Swahili language, enabling students to begin communication in practical situations with an insight into Swahili culture.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  2. Discover Swahili

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 16 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: International House
    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

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