Learn Gaelic (Scottish) at City Lit in London

Gaelic (Scottish) is a Celtic language still spoken in many parts of Scotland with over 87,000 people having knowledge of the language. Although it is the founding language of Scotland, it is thought to originate from Ireland.

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

At City Lit we offer opportunities for learning Scottish Gaelic with lessons for all levels. At beginner level we introduce you to the language and culture through basic communication structures and patterns. As you progress to intermediate and advanced level courses, you will improve your elementary knowledge and become a fluent Gaelic speaker. Our expert tutors will help you achieve your goals in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere surrounded by like-minded students.

  1. Scottish Gaelic: Lullabies

    Course Date: Wed 9 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Discover the Scottish Gaelic rich culture through famous lubbabies. Celebrate Christmas while singing!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £10.00
    Senior fee: £10.00
    Concession: £10.00

  2. Gaelic 2: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Gaelic 2 module 1 or equivalent. Practice and improve your elementary Gaelic in this lively course, focusing on speaking and listening skills as well as Gaelic culture, poetry and music. Based on units 13-15 of the coursebook 'Teach Yourself Gaelic'.

    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

  3. Gaelic beginners: module 2

    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online


    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Introduction to Scottish Gaelic language and culture

    New
    Course Date: Wed 3 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn about Scottish Gaelic culture and language in this short course 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: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  5. Gaelic 2: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 21 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Gaelic 2 module 2 or equivalent. Practice and improve your elementary Gaelic in this lively course, focusing on speaking and listening skills as well as Gaelic culture, poetry and music. Based on units 15-17 of the coursebook 'Teach Yourself Gaelic'.

    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

  6. Gaelic beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Wed 21 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online


    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

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