Languages

Learn a Language - Online & in London

Over 30 modern and ancient world languages taught by expert tutors!

Here at City Lit, we offer over 27 different language courses catering to all levels, from beginners to advanced — with both online and classroom formats. Our classes range from European languages such as FrenchGermanItalian and Spanish to Asian, African, and even Ancient and Classical languages. So what do you fancy learning? JapaneseKorean, Arabic, Russian, Classical Greek, or Old English — take your pick!

Our part time courses are designed to fit around your schedule, you'll find a suitable language class for you whether you would like to attend in the evening, daytime, or on weekends. We also offer short, intensive and fast-track courses if you need to learn in a hurry, as well as one-day workshops and taster language lessons.

Most of our courses are delivered online. We are also bringing back some face-to-face teaching taking place in our London college building. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

Most languages taught at seven different levels and you can start anywhere from beginner to advanced. Our approach to learning is to teach you how to communicate effectively in real-life situations. We select content that is relevant to your needs. If you are a beginner, you will learn how to use the language as opposed to just repeating words and sentences as you would do with an app. We teach you to communicate rather than repeat. 

Use our self-assessment tool to help you choose the right course for your level.

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  1. Italian beginners: module 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 8 Oct 2022 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Mariangela Pilloni
    Learn to speak Italian on this communicative course for beginners, with the emphasis on the practical use of Italian and the development of your speaking and listening skills so that you can begin communicating quickly in Italian. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni, Italian version). Once you've completed this course you can continue with 'Italian beginners: module 2.'







    Please note that this course takes place at our college in Covent Garden.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  2. French beginners: module 2
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 Feb 2023 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Pascale Vuittenez
    Learn French on this lively interactive course for near beginners. The course will be taught in French with an emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    83% of 100
  3. Korean beginners: module 1
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 Feb 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Jaeran Won
    Learn to speak Korean and develop your speaking and listening skills in these communicative classes, which emphasise the practical use of the language.Suitable for complete beginners.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  4. Spanish 2 lower: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 27 Apr 2022 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  María Isalt
    Improve your elementary Spanish on this communicative course, taught in Spanish with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish beginners: module 3' or equivalent. Based on units 1-5 of 'Ele Actual A2 (libro del alumno)' and exercise book (SM Publishers).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  5. Latin 3: module 1
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 28 Jan 2023 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Andrew David
    Continue to study Latin grammar and improve your skills at reading and translating Latin texts, as well as exploring Roman culture and history. Based on Reading Latin, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2 volumes.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  6. Italian 2 lower: module 3
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 30 Apr 2022 (and 8 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Giacomo Fabbrini
    Suitable if you have completed Italian 2 lower: module 2. Improve your elementary Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on developing your oral skills. Suitable if you have completed module 2 or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    85% of 100
  7. Spanish beginners: module 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 29 Oct 2022 (and 11 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Analía Tolone
    Learn to speak Spanish on this lively, communicative course for complete beginners. 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 £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    89% of 100
  8. Italian 2 lower: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 26 Apr 2022 (and 10 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Silvana Vistola
    Improve your elementary Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on developing your oral skills. Suitable if you have completed 'Italian 1' or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni, Italian version).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  9. Italian 2 lower: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 25 Apr 2022 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Paola North
    Suitable if you have completed Italian 2 lower: module 1. Improve your elementary Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on developing your oral skills. Suitable if you have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    91% of 100
  10. Chinese beginners: module 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 18 Feb 2023 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Fei Wang
    Learn to speak Chinese, with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. You will also learn to read and write Chinese characters.Suitable for complete beginners.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  11. German beginners: module 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 8 Oct 2022 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Barbara Pöllet
    The course aims to enable students to begin to communicate with some fluency in a range of everyday situations. 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). 1.5 hours per week over 12 weeks.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    87% of 100
  12. Latin 2: module 3
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 1 Oct 2022 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Improve your knowledge of Latin grammar and your ability to read and write Latin, as well as exploring Roman culture and history. Suitable if you have completed Latin 2 module 2 at City Lit or have an equivalent knowledge.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £123.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  13. Latin 4 lower: module 2
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 Feb 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Abigail Ferstman
    Continue to study Latin grammar and improve your skills at reading and translating Latin texts as well as exploring Roman culture and history. Starting with Reading Latin, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2 volumes then moving on to original texts.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £123.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  14. Spanish 2 lower: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 25 Apr 2022 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Continue improving your elementary Spanish on this communicative course, taught in Spanish with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 2 lower: module 1' or equivalent. Based on units 6-10 of 'Ele Actual A2 (libro del alumno)' and exercise book (SM Publishers).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  15. Spanish 3 upper consolidation
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 30 Apr 2022 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Further improve your Spanish in this lively class, taught in Spanish with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. You will also acquire a greater understanding of Spanish grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 3 upper' and you would like to revise/consolidate the content/grammar before continuing to level 4.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    99% of 100

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