Learn Japanese at City Lit in London

Japanese is one of the top growing languages at City Lit. Find out why we think there's never been a better time to learn Japanese.

Learn to speak Japanese, with an emphasis placed on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. We run courses from beginner level, to advanced.

Courses run in the daytime, evenings and weekends, to fit around even the busiest of schedules.

Meet Chika, a Japanese tutor:

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  1. Japanese 2 upper: module 2

    Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Suitable if you have completed module 1 or equivalent. On this course you will learn to communicate more fully and fluently in a wider range of everyday situations and conversations.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  2. Japanese advanced: module 2

    Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Take your Japanese language to the next level with this advanced course. Suitable if you studied Japanese for over six years.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  3. Japanese beginners: module 2

    Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Suitable if you have completed module 1 or equivalent. Continue learning to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1, Kana version, revised 2nd or 3rd edition (Kodansha International).
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00

  4. Japanese 4 lower: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your knowledge and understanding of the structures of the Japanese language and work on more

    complex grammatical structures and functions. Suitable if you have studied Japanese for about 5 years or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Japanese 3 upper: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable if you have completed 'Japanese 3 upper: module 1' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  6. Japanese 2 lower: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable if you have completed module 1 or equivalent. Further develop your listening and speaking skills in Japanese. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  7. Japanese 3 lower: module 2

    Course Date: Wed 16 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Improve your level of Japanese on this communicative course where you will have the opportunity to develop your oral and listening skills as well as consolidate your reading and writing skills. Suitable if you have completed 'Japanese '3 lower: module 1' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Japanese: an introduction for beginners at the British Museum

    Course Date: Fri 25 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: The British Museum
    This four-week course, presented in partnership between the British Museum and City Lit, uses British Museum objects related to Japan to provide a foundation in the Japanese language. The course will be held in the Claus Moser Room, Clore Education Centre, at the British Museum.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  9. Taste Japan

    Course Date: Sat 2 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From street food to monks' food, come and explore the richness of regional Japanese cuisine across the seasons in this exciting workshop.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  10. Japanese festivals

    Course Date: Fri 22 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Japan is a land of many festivals. Some have religious significance and others celebrate the seasons. You will be introduced to what the Japanese people celebrate and how they go about it! You will make some paper crafts relating to the celebration as well as gaining the cultural knowledge.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  11. Japanese: writing for beginners part 1

    Course Date: Sat 23 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and improve your knowledge of the basic Japanese writing system, Hiragana and Katakana. Suitable if you are studying Japanese at level 1.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  12. Japanese calligraphy

    Course Date: Fri 15 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the Japanese writing system and practise writing your own name and a few characters using a brush pen.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  13. Japanese: writing for beginners part 2

    Course Date: Sat 16 Mar 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Further develop your knowledge of the Japanese writing system, Kanji. Suitable if you have completed part 1.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  14. Japanese: the wonders of onomatopoeia

    Course Date: Fri 5 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Japanese language is rich in onomatopoeia or sounds associated with words. These are used in daily conversation, manga, anime and literature. In this fun evening session, you will discover a whole world of sounds that will help you depict scenes, atmosphere and feelings more intuitively. A genuine Japanese experience!
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  15. Japanese 4 lower: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 16 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your knowledge and understanding of the structures of the Japanese language and work on more

    complex grammatical structures and functions. Suitable if you have studied Japanese for about 5 years or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

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