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. Japanese intensive beginners: module 1
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 30 Oct 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Learn Japanese on this intensive course suitable for complete beginners. Learn to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana.



    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 £159.00 Concession £121.00
  2. Italian beginners: module 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 23 Oct 2021 (and 8 other dates)

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

    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. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni, Italian version). Once you've completed this course you can continue with 'Italian beginners: module 2.'.



    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 £121.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  3. Korean beginners intensive: module 1
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 6 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Learn to speak Korean and develop your speaking and listening skills on this intensive course, which emphasises 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 £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £85.00
  4. Arabic Regional Dialects-Egypt
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 6 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This course forms one of a series of workshops which will equip you with the skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in a range of different Arabic dialects in a variety of situations. You will need to have studied Arabic for at least a year or have an equivalent level and have some knowledge of the alphabet.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £18.00
  5. Explore Argentina
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 6 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Discover the beauty of this outstanding country full of outstanding natural wonders, in a journey that will take you through the main touristic attractions within the most diverse geography.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £18.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  6. Explore Las Islas Canarias
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 6 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Come and explore the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago off the coast of north-western Africa where you can find its 7 islands: El Hierro, La Palma, La Gomera, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote y La Graciosa. In this workshop you will discover some of the most spectacular aspects of these island including the famous volcano Mt. Teide, the volcanic scenery of Lanzarote, the beaches of Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria with their sand dunes, or the green forests of La Palma and La Gomera.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £18.00
  7. Spanish Saturday intensive beginners
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 6 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Learn Spanish on this intensive course for 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).



    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 £115.00
  8. Voyage à travers les temps grammaticaux: futur et conditionnel
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Come and consolidate the future and the conditional through interactive activities. Taught in French.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £18.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  9. Introduction to Chinese
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Learn to speak Chinese (Mandarin) in this lively and intensive course which will enable you to handle some simple social/personal conversations in Chinese. 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 £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £60.00
  10. Arabic Regional Dialects-The Levant
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This course will equip you with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in a range of different Arabic dialects in a variety of situations. You will need to have studied Arabic for at least a year or have an equivalent level and have some knowledge of the alphabet.







    Please note that this is one of a series of workshops:







    LAW001 7th Nov-Egypt



    LAW002 14th Nov-The Levant



    LAW003 21st Nov-The Gulf



    LAW004 28th Nov-Sudan



    LAW005 5th Dec-Morocco and







    LAW1111 1st Nov -Arabic writing for beginners.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £18.00
  11. Spanish cinema: Almodóvar en el siglo XXI
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Descubre los elementos que hacen el cine de Almodóvar único e internacionalmente reconocido. El curso explora la



    rimbombancia de su estilo a través del estudio de técnicas cinematográficas y artefactos culturales. Este curso es



    para estudiantes con nivel avanzado de español (si has estudiado español al menos durante 5 años).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £36.00
  12. Spanish: Latin American Poetry
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Are you interested in poetry? This short course will give you the opportunity of exploring the works from José Lezama Lima, a Cuban writer an poet considered one of the most influential figures in Latin American literature.







    This course is suitable for advanced Spanish speakers and Spanish native speakers are also welcome.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £66.00
  13. Autumn with Pushkin
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Russian is often called “the language of Pushkin”, and Pushkin is considered to be the father of modern Russian literature. These 2 workshops taught in Russian will allow you to understand better the life and work of this great writer.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £42.00
  14. Ecoutez et prononcez!
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 14 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Practise your listening skills to improve your understanding of spoken French. Ideal for elementary and lower intermediate students. Taught in French.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £30.00
  15. Japanese through Origami
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 14 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Come and learn origami, the Japanese art of folding paper into a sculpture without using glue or scissors.



    Origami allows you to create your own piece of art anytime, anywhere even in a busy schedule. This is a relaxing Sunday morning course you can do with tea, coffee and biscuits, so time to be hands on! The instructions will be given in Japanese and English.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £42.00

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