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. Italian beginners: module 3

    Italian beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019 (and 10 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal if you have studied Italian for a year or so but do not feel ready to join year two yet. Over the 12 weeks you will revise the past tense (passato prossimo) and the imperfect and will be ready to join 'Italian 2 lower: module 2' in January.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  2. French 1 intensive: module 1A

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn French on this lively course for beginners, taught in French with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.



    Note: The fees includes all teaching materials.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  3. Arabic through culture for beginners: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable for complete beginners. This course is similar to other beginners courses in its focus on speaking and listening, but differs in the methods used to teach basic Arabic i.e through using songs, poems, food and learning about dance. A must if you would like to combine learning Arabic with creative activities!
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  4. Arabic through culture 2 lower: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is similar to other Arabic 2 lower module 1 courses in its focus on speaking and listening, but differs in the methods used to teach basic Arabic i.e through using songs, poems, food and learning about dance. A must if you would like to combine learning Arabic with creative activities!
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  5. French 5: reading group

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Aimez-vous lire en français? Venez échanger vos impressions sur des romans sélectionnés par le groupe. Le premier livre à lire sera annoncé début Juillet.

    Rendez-vous mensuels les T1 - 20/09/19, 18/10/19, 22/11/19, T2 - 17/01/20, 14/02/20, 20/03/20, T3 - 01/05/20, 29/05/20,

    Notez qu'il y a un autre "reading group" similaire, décalé d'une semaine tout au long de l'année, au cas où les dates vous convienndrez mieux. Entrez LF529 en haut à droite pour aller sur la page web. Notez cependant qu'il n'est pas possible d'assister aux 2 cours alternativement.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  6. Biblical Hebrew advanced

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Deepen your knowledge of Hebrew grammar and further develop your ability to translate from the Bible. Please note that there will be no class on 30th September, 14th and 21st October as they are Jewish Holidays.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. Farsi: an introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Do you want to take your first steps in learning Farsi? Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Biblical Hebrew 3: module 1

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Further your knowledge of Hebrew grammar and develop your ability to translate from the Bible. Please note that there will be no class on 1st, 15th and 22nd October as they are Jewish Holidays.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  9. French beginners (small group): an introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Come and join this lively short course for beginners.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  10. Swedish beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: International House
    Suitable for complete beginners, this course is an introduction to the grammar and vocabulary of Swedish, with an emphasis on speaking and listening.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  11. An introduction to Russian literature

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    An introduction to key Russian authors from 19th-21st centuries, discussed in Russian.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  12. Norwegian: an introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to speak Norwegian and develop your speaking and listening skills in these communicative classes, which emphasise the practical use of the language.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  13. Italian beginners (small group): an introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn Italian at a rapid pace on this intensive course for complete beginners. With a maximum group size of 8 students, you will have plenty of opportunity to practise. Taught in Italian, the emphasis is on speaking and listening.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  14. Spanish 2 conversation

    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Revise, consolidate and improve your listening and speaking skills on this lively course, which will help you communicate more confidently in daily life situations. Ideal if you are doing 'Spanish 2 lower', 'Spanish 2 upper' or have an equivalent level (A2 level).
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  15. Preparation for A-level Italian part 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    This course follows the A-level syllabus and is suitable for those who would like to progress in Italian in a structured way. The course does not lead to the exam but you will be able to sit the A-level exam in the summer 2020. Ideally you should have taken GCSE Italian (A*-B mark) or equivalent upper intermediate knowledge. The course is divided into three parts (parts 2 and 3 will take place in term 2 and 3).
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

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