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. Chinese beginners intensive: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 10 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak Mandarin , with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. You will also learn to read and write Chinese characters.These classes are ideal for those who would like to study the language over a shorter period of time.Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  2. Revive your lower intermediate French: revision and consolidation

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 10 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Refresh your lower intermediate French on these intensive, communicative courses. Develop your speaking and listening skills and improve your grammar. An assessment of your level is recommended before you enrol.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  3. Italian 3: practise and consolidate: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 11 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Attenzione: le lezioni si svolgeranno a settimane alterne, cioè ogni quindici giorni. Questa classe di conversazione ti offre la possibilità di consolidare il tuo livello intermedio di italiano praticando e perfezionando I punti grammaticali studiati al livello 3. Adatto a chi frequenta un corso al livello 3 lower or 3 upper oppure a chi ha una conoscenza equivalente della lingua.Le date sono: 11/10/19, 25/10/19, 08/11/19, 22/11/19, 06/12/19.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  4. French 2 upper: practise and consolidate: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 11 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your lower intermediate level of French in this interactive class. Further practise the main topics and grammar points learned at level 2 through some speaking and listening activities. Suitable if you are attending a level 2 upper class.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  5. Latin 1: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Oct 2019 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: International House
    Learn the basic grammatical structures for reading and translating Latin. Also suitable for those who have a rusty knowledge of the language.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  6. Arabic made easy for beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 16 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Never learnt Arabic before? Or have you tried and found it a challenge? Then try this class! Start from the very beginning at a gentle pace, and gain confidence in a friendly and relaxed group.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  7. Classical Greek 1: module 1

    Course Date: Thu 17 Oct 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the basic grammatical structures for reading and translating Classical Greek. Also suitable for those who have a rusty knowledge of the language.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  8. Italian Tuesday evening beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 22 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak Italian on this intensive, evening class. Taught in Italian, the emphasis is on developing your speaking and listening skills. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni). Once you've completed this course you can continue with 'Italian 1: module 2.'.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  9. Spanish beginners intensive

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 29 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn Spanish on this intensive course for beginners, with the emphasis on listening and speaking skills. Taught in Spanish with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills. Based on units 1-5 of Ele Actual A1 (libro del alumno) and exercise book (SM Publishers).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  10. Spanish beginners: module 1B

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 29 Oct 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak Spanish on this short course for near beginners. Suitable if you have completed module 1A (LS105) or if you have a very basic knowledge of the language (please check course outline for LS105 to see what you should know already).
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  11. Hindi beginners intensive: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 29 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class which emphasises the practical use of the language. Suitable for complete beginners. Based on Teach Yourself GET STARTED IN HINDI by Rupert Snell.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  12. Dutch beginners intensive: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 30 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn Dutch and develop your listening and speaking skills on this intensive course. This course is suitable for complete beginners who want to learn over a shorter period of time.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  13. Introduction to the Old English language

    Course Date: Thu 31 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What was the English language like before the Norman Conquest? How easy is it to translate their diverse literature? Can we write our own Old English? Come along and see.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  14. French 1 intensive: module 1B

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 31 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue learning French on this lively course for near beginners, taught in French with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.Suitable if you have completed French beginners: module 1 or 1A or have studied French for a term recently.



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

  15. German beginners intensive: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 31 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Suitable for complete beginners. The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on chapters 1-4 of Willkommen (Hodder Arnold).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

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