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. 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

  2. Chinese (Mandarin): an introduction for beginners in collaboration with the British Museum

    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

  3. 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: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  4. 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

  5. Chinese 2 lower: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue improving your Chinese with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Suitable if you have completed 'Chinese 2 lower: 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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  6. Chinese 2 upper module 2

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    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

  7. Japanese 2 upper: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    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

  8. Hindi 2: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Hindi 2: 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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  9. Hindi beginners: module 2

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue learning to speak Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class which emphasises the practical use of the language. You should have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Teach Yourself Beginner's Hindi.

    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: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  10. Hindi 3: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This is the third year of the language. An opportunity to continue developing and improving your knowledge of Hindi - revision; consolidation; extension and practice using a wide range of the topics and subjects that occur in everyday situations.

    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

  11. Japanese beginners: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    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).

    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

  12. Japanese 3 upper: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    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 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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  13. Japanese advanced: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Take your Japanese language to the next level with this advanced course. Suitable if you have studied Japanese for over six 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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  14. Japanese Beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 7 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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  15. Chinese beginners: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue learning Chinese on this beginners course.You should have completed Chinese beginners: 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: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

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