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 and join the 128 million people in the world who already speak the language.It is one of the world’s fastest spoken languages, making it one of the more fascinating, yet challenging languages to learn.

Japanese courses at City Lit are the perfect way to start your journey to learn or develop your existing knowledge of the Japanese language. Our courses are based on the communicative approach to learning. Classes will include active interaction, group work, as well as audio-visual techniques to help you grasp the language and improve your technique.

With courses running in the daytime, evenings and weekends in London, we’re sure you’ll find a course to fit around your busy schedule.

Meet Chika, a Japanese tutor:

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  1. Japanese etiquette

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and experience the customs of Japan, and gain an insight into Japanese society. Open to all levels.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  2. Japanese: holiday kit

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make the most of your visit to Japan 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 to have a friendly chat with the locals!
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  3. Tokyo: an insider's guide

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 5 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join this lively course and learn about this bustling capital that mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers and anime shops to cherry trees and temples. Open to all levels.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  4. Japanese 1 fast-track: module 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue learning to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. You can continue your studies by enrolling on LBJ01, Japanese 1 fast-track: module 3 in the summer.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Japanese: writing for beginners part 1

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Jun 2020 (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

  6. Japanese language proficiency preparation

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 7 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal if you are hoping to take the Japanese language proficiency test N5. Also great for revising at the end of the academic year. Suitable if you have studied Japanese for at least three years.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  7. Discover Japanese

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 8 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour 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 their Japanese studies further.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

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

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 10 Jul 2020
    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 Sackler Rooms, Clore Education Centre, at the British Museum.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  9. Japanese 1 intensive: a journey for beginners in summer

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn Japanese with an emphasis on practical use and the development of your listening and speaking skills. You can also learn to read and write Japanese characters. Based on the tutor's own materials.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  10. Japanese 1 fast-track: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue learning to speak Japanese. The emphasis is on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading and writing Hiragana. Suitable if you have completed 'Japanese 1 fast-track: module 2' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  11. Japanese Kanji writing: theory and practice

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 15 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your confidence and accuracy in the use of particles in this lively workshop. Plenty of practice guaranteed!
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

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