Learn a Language at City Lit in London

We offer language courses at all levels and over 27 different languages here at City Lit. Whether you would like to attend part-time evening, daytime or weekend language classes, our highly popular language courses offer the widest choice in London.  Classes range from French, German, Italian and Spanish to Japanese, Korean and Arabic. Most language lessons are taught at seven different levels and you can start anywhere from beginner to advanced. We offer short courses, intensive and fast-track if you need to learn in a hurry, as well as one-day workshops and tasters. Not sure what level you are? Use our self-assessment tool

For more information on our Spanish A-Level and GCSE courses, visit our Spanish A-Level and GCSE page

Discover the benefits of learning a second language and find out what the top growing languages are at City Lit, and why there's never been a better time to learn them.

Got a question about our courses? Call us on 020 7492 2644 or email languages@citylit.ac.uk.

If you are looking for language courses on behalf of your organisation, email us on languagetraining@citylit.ac.uk or call 020 7492 2640 for more information and to see how we can help.

Some of our courses take place at our main building in Covent Garden, and some in Euston. Please check the course webpage for location details.

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  1. City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    Looking for that perfect present? Treat someone to the gift of learning with a course at City Lit. Available from £10, our gift vouchers can be used to book a place on any of our courses, from London walks and food tasting to museum visits, poetry and much more. Simply purchase your voucher and the recipient can choose from thousands of courses, at a time which suits them.
    From: £10.00

  2. Discover Modern Greek

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 16 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour of 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 it further.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  3. Brush up your elementary Latin

    Course Date: Wed 17 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Refresh your long-forgotten skills and enhance your pleasure for basic understanding of the language.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  4. Discover Portuguese

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 17 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour of 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 it further.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  5. Discover Turkish

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 19 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour of 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 it further.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  6. Modern Greek: a journey for beginners in summer

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to speak Greek and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class. You will also learn to read and write Greek. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  7. Discover Chinese (Mandarin)

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour of Mandarin 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 it further.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  8. French 5: revision course (daytime intensive)

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Venez découvrir et discuter des diverses facettes de la France contemporaine et autres pays francophones, tout en consolidant vos connaissances linguistiques.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Italian 1: module 3 intensive

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate and improve your basic knowledge of Italian, focusing on your speaking and listening skills. Suitable if you have completed 'Italian 1: module 2 intensive' or if you have studied the language for about 30 hours recently.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  10. Portuguese 1: module 1 intensive

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to speak Portuguese and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative course which emphasises the practical use of the language. Suitable for complete beginners. Our Portuguese classes are taught by either Brazilian or Portuguese nationals. All our tutors teach the differences of the two variants as much as possible and use teaching resources that reflect the diversity of the Portuguese-speaking world, including Portuguese-speaking African countries.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  11. Discover Russian

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour of 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 it further.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  12. Spanish 1: module 3 intensive

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate and develop your basic listening and speaking skills in Spanish. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 1: module 2 intensive' or equivalent (approximately 30 hours of learning).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  13. French 3/4: revision course (daytime)

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and consolidate your upper-intermediate French. You will develop your listening skills and practice your oral French by taking part in discussion, debate on news items and cultural events.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  14. Revive your beginner's French: module 2

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Revise further your basic knowledge of French. The emphasis will be on developing your speaking and listening skills. Ideal for near beginners or if you have not study french for a while.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  15. Italian 2 upper refresher

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 23 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your elementary or lower intermediate level of Italian in this interactive class. Further practise the main topics and grammar points learned at level 2 through some speaking and listening activities.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

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