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. French holiday kit

    Course Date: Sat 6 Jul 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make the most of your holidays in a French-speaking country with this short, intensive course. This holiday kit will provide you with all the language you need to communicate in the most common holiday situations and have a friendly chat with the locals!
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  2. Arabic beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jul 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue to learn to speak, understand, read and write Modern Standard Arabic on these lively courses, which also refer to other Arabic dialects. You should have completed 'Arabic beginners: module 2' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  3. Discover Arabic

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour of a new language and its basic sentence structure. Learn some useful phrases and some pronunciation guidelines. A fascinating introduction for complete beginners and those who might like to take it further.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  4. Italian 1: module 1 intensive

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to speak Italian with an emphasis on developing speaking and listening skills. Suitable for beginners. Once you've completed this course the next recommended course for you is 'Italian 1: module 2 intensive' (LBN02).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  5. Spanish 1: module 1 intensive

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to speak Spanish from scratch, focusing on your listening and speaking skills. Once you complete this course you can progress to 'Spanish 1: module 2' intensive.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. Italian 1: module 3

    Italian 1: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 8 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable if you have completed 'Italian 1: module 2' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  7. Discover Swedish

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour of a new language and its basic sentence structure. Learn some useful phrases and some pronunciation guidelines. A fascinating introduction for complete beginners and those who might like to take it further.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  8. Spanish beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue to improve your Spanish on this course for near-beginners, with an emphasis on listening and speaking. Suitable if you have studied 'Spanish 1: module 2', 'Spanish fast-track: module 1' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  9. French beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn more French on this lively course for near beginners. You will be taught in French with an emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. Ideal if you have completed 'French Fast track: module 1' or 'French beginners: module 2' in June or have studied French for at least 6 month recently and want to progress to 'French 2 lower' in September.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  10. Chinese beginners: intensive

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable for complete beginners.This is a stand alone course to introduce you to the basics of Mandarin Chinese.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  11. German 2: Deutsch aktiv

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Revise and consolidate your speaking and listening skills, as well as your grammar. Suitable if you have studied German for at least two years. Based on the tutor's own materials.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  12. German 3: Deutsch für den Beruf

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This intermediate business course is designed to give you confidence in communiacting in German in common business and professional situations.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  13. Spanish 1: practise and consolidate

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Revise and consolidate your speaking and listening skills, as well as your grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Spanish 1: module 3' or have an equivalent knowledge of the language (one year's study).
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  14. Portuguese : a journey for beginners in summer

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn basic phrases and expressions commonly used in everyday life. The emphasis will be on developing your listening and speaking skills. A self-contained course based on the tutor's own materials. Our Portuguese courses are taught by Brazilian or Portuguese nationals. All our tutors teach the differences of the two variants as much as possible and use teaching resources that reflect the diversity of the Portuguese-speaking world, including Portuguese-speaking African countries.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  15. Pittura italiana del Novecento

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In questo corso percorreremo alcune fasi cruciali della pittura italiana del primo Novecento, attraverso l'analisi di quattro fra i più importanti artisti e le loro tendenze: Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916), Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964), Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) e Renato Guttuso (1912-1987).
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

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