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. Hindi beginners: module 2/3

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jul 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: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. French 5: revision course (evening)

    Course Date: Wed 10 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Venez perfectionner votre pratique de la langue et vos connaissances de la culture française. Au programme: reportages d'actualité, extraits de films, articles et romans contemporains.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  9. Italian 1: a journey for beginners in summer

    Course Date: Wed 10 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get off to a flying start in Italian by learning phrases and expressions that you can use to hold basic conversations in everyday life situations. The emphasis will be on oral communication.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  10. Spanish 2: revision course

    Course Date: Wed 10 Jul 2019 (and 1 other date)
    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 rápidamente', 'Spanish 2 lower' or 'Spanish 1: fast track year 1', or have an equivalent knowledge of the language (two years’ study).
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  11. German beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Wed 10 Jul 2019 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your elementary German. 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 1' or 'German 1: module 2'. Suitable for near beginners. This is also a good revision course for students who have studied German in the past.

    Please, be aware that there will be an additional lesson on the Friday after the last Wednesday lesson. Based on 'Willkommen' (Hodder & Stoughton).
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  12. Japanese: all about particles part 1

    Course Date: Wed 10 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your confidence and accuracy in the use of particles in this lively workshop. Plenty of practice guaranteed!
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  13. French: a journey for beginners in summer

    Course Date: Wed 10 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get ready for a new challenge and join this intensive course for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  14. Citta’ siciliane

    Course Date: Wed 10 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Attraverso l'analisi di diversi elementi rappresentativi (culturali, storici ecc.), esploreremo le province di Palermo, Siracusa, Catania e Ragusa.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  15. French 3: revision course

    Course Date: Thu 11 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Revise and develop your intermediate speaking and listening skills. Suitable if you have recently studied French for four to five years or equivalent. An assessment of your level is recommended before you enrol.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

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