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

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.

Spanish A-Level and GCSE 2019

Spanish A-level

A demanding course preparing you for the A-level exam in one year. You will need to have studied Spanish for about four years or have an equivalent level to join this course (B2). At the end of this course you will sit an exam and, if successful, will gain a nationally recognised qualification. Exam costs are included in the fee and are not refundable. We'll need to interview you and assess your level before enrolling. Please start your application by visiting the course page and logging into your account.  

Examination board: Edexcel

Interview dates: Tuesday 9th July 2019, 17.00-20.00 and Tuesday 10th September 2019, 17.00-20.00

Term dates: 24 Sept 2019 – 26 May 2020 (provisional)

Spanish GCSE

This course aims to prepare students for the GCSE examination higher tier and to consolidate and extend their existing skills in Spanish. At the end of this course you will sit an exam and, if successful, will gain a nationally recognised qualification. Exam costs are included in the fee and are not refundable. We'll need to interview you and assess your level before enrolling. Please start your application by visiting the course page and logging into your account.  

Examination board: Edexcel

Interview dates: Thursday 4th July 2019, 17.15-20.15 and Thursday 12 September 2019, 17.00-20.00

Term dates: 26 Sept 2019 - 21 May 2020 (provisional)

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.

Get in touch on 020 7831 7831 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. 

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  1. Hindi beginners: module 2/3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue learning to speak Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class which emphasises the practical use of the language. You should have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Teach Yourself Beginner's Hindi.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. Arabic 2 upper: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable if you have completed 'Arabic 2 upper: module 2', studied Arabic for two years or have a fairly good command of the language. Improve your reading and speaking skills, develop a more sophisticated use of the language and enhance your understanding of the Arab culture. Suitable if you have completed 'Arabic 2 upper: module 2', studied Arabic for two years or have a fairly good command of the language.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Chinese 3 upper: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your fluency in this course taught in Chinese (Mandarin), with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Suitable if you have studied Mandarin for about four years, know around 500-600 Chinese characters and have a good command of the language.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Russian beginners: module 2

    Russian beginners: module 2

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Continue learning to speak Russian on this communicative course for near beginners. The emphasis is on speaking and understanding, and you will gain a basic grounding in Russian grammar.Suitable if you have completed Russian beginners:module 1 or equivalent.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Spanish 4: lengua y literatura: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Este curso es para aquellos estudiantes que han estudiado unos cinco años de español y desean obtener un conocimiento más profundo de la lengua y cultura del mundo hispanohablante.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  6. Japanese advanced: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable if you have completed 'Japanese 4: module 2' or equivalent.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. Spanish 5: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Este curso es para aquellos estudiantes que han estudiado al menos cinco años de español y desean obtener un conocimiento más profundo de la lengua y cultura del mundo hispanohablante.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  8. French beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn more French in these lively courses for near beginners. Taught in French with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. Ideal for those who have covered unit 1 - 6 of the French Experience 1. Based on units 7-9 of The French Experience 1, (BBC, new edition).
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  9. French 4/5 : French literature made easy

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A gentle introduction to French literature. You will read at least one book a term and meet every other week to analyse and discuss details to develop your understanding of the French language and writing style. Course dates: 29/04/19,13/05/19, 20/05/19, 3/06/19, 17/06/19.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. German 3 upper: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and improve your upper-intermediate German. Suitable if you have studied the language for at least four years (1.5 hours per week) or 2 years (3 hours per week). Based on Aspekte NEU B1+, 1. Teil.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  11. German 4/5: Kultur und mehr

    German 4/5: Kultur und mehr

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Interessieren Sie sich für Kultur der deutschsprachigen Länder? Dann kommen Sie und diskutieren Sie in dieser lebendigen Klassen über Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz. Sie sollten schon mindestens 4 Jahre Deutsch gelernt haben.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  12. German beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Improve your elementary German on this course for near beginners. The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Suitable if you have completed German 1 fast-track: module 2 or equivalent. Based on Willkommen Chapters 7 and 8 (Hodder & Stoughton).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  13. Hungarian beginners: module 3

    Hungarian beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Suitable if you have completed module 2 or equivalent.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  14. French 4: pratique et perfectionnement: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Un cours de français animé pour réviser et pratiquer la langue tout en participant à des discussions sur différents sujets d'actualité.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  15. Classical Greek 1 for absolute beginners: module 2

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue to study Classical Greek. This course follows on from module 2.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

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