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. Dutch beginners intensive: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 15 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue learning Dutch and develop your listening and speaking skills. This communicative class emphasises the practical use of the language.Suitable if you have completed Dutch beginners intensive: module1 or equivalent and want to learn over a shorter period of time.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  2. Preparation for A-level Italian part 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020
    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 2018. Ideally you should have taken GCSE Italian (A*-B mark) or equivalent upper intermediate knowledge. The course is divided into three parts (parts 3 will take place in term 3). There will be no lesson during half-term.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  3. Chinese beginners intensive: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue learning to speak Mandarin , with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. You will also consolidate your reading and writing of Chinese characters.These classes are ideal for those who would like to study the language over a shorter period of time.Suitable if you have completed Chinese beginners: module 1 or equivalent.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  4. Italian 2: practise and consolidate: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020
    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. Suitable if you are attending a level 2 lower or 2 upper class or have an equivalent level of the language. Course takes place on 18/01/19, 01/02/19, 15/02/19, 01/03/19, 15/03/19.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  5. Arabic through culture for beginners: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable for complete beginners. This course is similar to other Arabic beginners module 2 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

  6. Arabic through culture 2 lower: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable for those who have stuied Arabic for about 1 year.This course is similar to other Arabic 2 lower module 2 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

  7. Arabic beginners made easy: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn Arabic at a gentle pace on this lively course for near beginners, taught in Arabic with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.You should have completed Arabic beginners: module 1 or equivalent.Some of the content covered on standard beginners' Arabic courses will be omitted to allow for more opportunities to repeat what you have learnt.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  8. Arabic beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Learn to speak, understand, read and write Modern Standard Arabic on this lively course, which also refers to other Arabic dialects. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  9. Italian 3: practise and consolidate: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 24 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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. Course takes place on 25/01/19, 08/02/19, 22/02/19, 08/03/19, 22/03/19.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. Italian Saturday beginners: module 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue learning to speak Italian on this intensive programme. Taught in Italian, the emphasis is on developing your speaking and listening skills. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 Alma Edizioni).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  11. French beginners: module 2

    French beginners: module 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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

  12. Hindi beginners: module 1/2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    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 Beginner's Hindi.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  13. Japanese beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1, Kana version, revised 3rd edition (Kodansha International). Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  14. Italian beginners: module 3

    Italian beginners: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 28 Jan 2020 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue learning to speak Italian on this communicative course, with the emphasis on the practical use of Italian and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Suitable if you have completed module 2 or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version). Suggested progression route: 'Italian 2 lower'.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  15. Arabic beginners intensive: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 28 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak, understand, read and write Modern Standard Arabic on this lively course, which also refers to other Arabic dialects. Suitable for complete beginners who want to learn Arabic at a more intensive pace than other courses.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

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