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. 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

  2. Introduction to Swahili

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    The course aims to provide students with a foundation understanding of Swahili language, enabling students to begin communication in practical situations with an insight into Swahili culture.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  3. French 4/5 : French literature made easy

    Course Date: Mon 30 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A gentle introduction to French literature. You will read at least one book a term and meet every other week to analyse and discuss details to develop your understanding of the French language and writing style. Book details in section 6. Course takes place every other week: 30/09-14/10-28/10-11/11-25/11.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  4. Italian 2 upper early-bird: module 1

    Course Date: Tue 1 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your lower intermediate Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on the development of your oral skills. Suitable if you have completed 'Italian 2 lower' or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni, Italian version).
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  5. French 2 lower at an easy pace: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 1 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop you elementary French in this slow-paced and friendly course. Ideal if you need to build your confidence! Suitable if you have completed 'French 1 at a gentle pace' or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. French 4: small group conversation

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 1 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Débats et conversations sur des sujets d'actualité avec l'aide de journaux et de la télévision.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £119.00

  7. French small group conversation

    Course Date: Tue 1 Oct 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come to join these small group conversation classes. Perfect to practice and consolidate your spoken French in a friendly environment.

    (see level below in section 4).
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £119.00

  8. Swedish 2: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 1 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: International House
    Suitable if you have completed the first three modules of 'Swedish 1' (approximately one year of study) or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  9. Italian beginners: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 1 Oct 2019 (and 10 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue learning to speak Italian on this communicative course for near beginners, with the emphasis on the practical use of Italian and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version). Suggested progression route: Italian 1 module 3.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  10. Italian 1 early-bird: module 1

    Italian 1 early-bird: module 1

    Course Date: Tue 1 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Wake up to the sound of Italian. Join this lively and communicative course for beginners at breakfast time.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  11. Spanish preparation for A level

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    This course follows the A-level syllabus and is suitable for those who would like to progress in Spanish 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 2021. Ideally you should have taken GCSE Spanish (A*-B mark) or equivalent upper intermediate knowledge.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  12. Introduction to Mongolian

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Get off to a flying start in Mongolian. This is a stand alone course to give you a basic introduction to the Mongolian language.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  13. French 4/5: infos et discussion

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Venez discuter d'une diversité de sujets dans ce cours vivant et créatif qui vous aidera à renforcer vos compétences orales.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  14. Italian 2 lower early-bird: module 1

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Wake up to the sound of Italian. Join this lively and communicative course. Ideal if you have studied Italian for one year.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  15. Italian 3 lower early bird: module 1

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your intermediate Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on developing your oral skills and aquiring a greater understanding of Italian grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Italian 2 upper' or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 3 (Alma Edizioni).
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

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