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 3 lower: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    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 2' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  2. Japanese 2 lower: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Suitable if you have completed module 2 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

  3. Japanese beginners: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable if you have completed module 2 or equivalent. Continue learning to speak Japanese on this course for near beginners. The emphasis is on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading and writing Hiragana. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1 (Kodansha International).
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  4. Japanese 4 upper: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 28 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Improve your level of upper intermediate Japanese. You will be able to understand, speak and listen to more complex expressions in Japanese in various everyday situations.



    Suitable if you have studied Japanese for about 6 years or equivalent.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Japanese 4 lower: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 28 Apr 2020
    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

  6. Japanese 2 upper: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 28 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable if you have completed module 2 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

  7. Japanese 3 upper: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 29 Apr 2020 (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 2' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Japanese: an introduction for beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Learn 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 3rd edition (Kodansha International). Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  9. Japanese 1 fast track: module 1

    Japanese 1 fast-track: module 1

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 2 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable for complete beginners. Learn to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

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

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

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