Learn Asian Languages at City Lit in London and Online

Why not try one of our Asian language courses? Our team of expert tutors teach classes with passion and enthusiasm, making the experience of learning a new language all the more enjoyable.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

Browse our Asian language courses below and enrol today!

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  1. Chinese 3/4: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    For intermediate learners of Mandarin Chinese. Suitable if you have studied Chinese part-time for 4/5 years or have an equivalent level.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  2. Japanese 2 lower module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 23 Sep 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Further develop your listening and speaking skills in Japanese, and continue to improve your skills in reading and writing in Japanese. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1. Suitable if you have completed Japanese beginners or equivalent. Further develop your listening and speaking skills in Japanese, and continue to improve your skills in reading and writing in Japanese. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1. Suitable if you have completed 'Japanese 1' or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  3. Korean beginners: module 1

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 26 Sep 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Korean and develop your speaking and listening skills in these communicative classes, which emphasise the practical use of the language.Suitable for complete beginners.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  4. Chinese beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 28 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Chinese, with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. You will also learn to read and write Chinese characters.Suitable for complete beginners.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  5. Chinese advanced conversation: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 30 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    For advanced learners of Mandarin Chinese. Suitable if you have studied Chinese part-time for at least 5 years/ full-time for more than two years and have been self-learning and using Chinese frequently in life or work or if you have reached HSK level-5 or above (2500 vocabulary items or more).Students should be able to read Chinese characters and have learned comprehensive Chinese grammar.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  6. Hindi Holiday Kit

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 3 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Make the most of your holidays in India with this short, intensive course. This holiday kit will provide you with all the language you need to communicate in the most common holiday situations and have a friendly chat with the locals!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  7. Japanese etiquette

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 17 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Come and experience the customs of Japan, and gain an insight into Japanese society. Open to all levels.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  8. Hindi beginners intensive: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 27 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class which emphasises the practical use of the language. Suitable for complete beginners. Based on Teach Yourself GET STARTED IN HINDI by Rupert Snell.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  9. Japanese beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 4 Nov 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. Suitable for complete beginners.

    Based on Japanese for Busy People 1, Kana version, revised 3rd edition (Kodansha International).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  10. Japanese: the art of onsen

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 6 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Japanese hot springs, or "onsen", are an important aspect of Japanese culture. More than just a way to cleanse the body, the onsen experience is about appreciating nature’s seasons, benefitting from natural minerals and feeling part of society. From historical sites to modern day spas, outdoors or indoors, the onsen offer a special way to enjoy Japanese culture. Open to all levels.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  11. Chinese (Mandarin): an introduction for beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 13 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This four-week course, presented in partnership between the British Museum and City Lit, uses British Museum objects related to ancient China to provide a foundation in Chinese (Mandarin). Please note, this course will be taught online and not at the British Museum.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  12. All about sushi

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 20 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Come and enjoy a taste of Japanese through the topic of food. Learn some useful words and phrases and get your vocal chords working with a new world of pronunciation.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £54.00
    Senior fee: £54.00
    Concession: £54.00

  13. Chinese (Mandarin) 1: writing for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn the basics of Chinese characters. This interactive workshop provides plenty of opportunity to practise yourself, and is suitable for complete beginners.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £24.00

  14. Chinese 2 upper module 2

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed 'Chinese (Mandarin) 2 upper:module 1' or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  15. Chinese 2 upper module 3

    Course Date: Mon 19 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Further improve your Chinese (Mandarin) and develop your speaking skills. Suitable if you have completed Chinese (Mandarin) 2 upper: module 2 or equivalent. Further improve your Chinese (Mandarin) and develop your speaking skills. Suitable if you have been studying Chinese (Madarin) for two years or equivalent. You should have a knowledge of about 400 characters.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £127.00

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