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 30 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, Old English or British Sign Language — 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.

Beginner to advanced level courses

We teach mose languages 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. Spanish beginners intensive: module 1
    Course start date:  Thu 23 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    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 £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
  2. French 5: L'affaire Dreyfus
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 23 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Frédéric Fournier
    Scandale judiciaire et politique qui divisa l'opinion française entre 1894 et 1906, l'affaire Dreyfus a marqué la vie politique de l'époque, créant une France divisée, révélant un certain antisémitisme français, formant un clivage entre la gauche et la droite qui est encore vrai de nos jours. Le procès de Zola pour son célèbre "J'accuse" n'est qu'un des faits retentissants liés à l’Affaire qui ont marqué cette période d'avant guerre.



    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 £90.00
  3. French 3/4: improve your pronunciation
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Pierre Porcheron
    Having difficulties pronouncing your French ‘r’s and ‘u’s? Practise some difficult sounds on this lively course and impress your French friends!
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £31.00 Concession £25.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  4. Spanish beginners: module 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Feb 2023 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Diego Iudicissa
    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 £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £123.00
    Rating:
    89% of 100
  5. Japanese: writing for beginners part 2
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Chikako Nakagawa
    Further develop your knowledge of the Japanese writing system, Kanji. Suitable if you have completed Japanese writing for beginners: part 1.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  6. French beginners intensive: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 27 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Valerie Jézéquel
    Learn French on this intensive lively interactive course for beginners. The course will be taught in French, with an emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. Please note that this course will take place twice a week over a five week-period.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £123.00
  7. Italian 3 conversation
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 28 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Giacomo Fabbrini
    This skills-based course is for intermediate learners of Italian and is intended to improve your Italian speaking skills in everyday situations. We will be looking at both formal and informal scenarios, and the aim is to help you to feel more comfortable speaking Italian in order to improve your fluency.



    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 £45.00
  8. Spanish beginners: module 1B
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 28 Feb 2023 (and 2 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Adriana Itriago Gavidia
    Learn to speak Spanish on this short course for near beginners. Suitable if you have completed module 1A or if you have a very basic knowledge of the language (please check course outline for LS107 to see what you should know already).
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £64.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  9. Italian 3: lingua e cultura
    Course start date:  Wed 1 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    An ideal chance to put your Italian into practice disussing Italian culture and practise your language skills. We'll talk about food, art, music and other topics of interest to the class.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
  10. German 3 lower: Revive your intermediate German
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 1 Mar 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Anna Rioland
    This course is suitable if you did GCSE, O Level or A level German sometime ago and/ or would like to revive your intermediate German.



    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 £87.00 Concession £71.00
  11. Welsh beginners: an introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 2 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Jack Pulman-Slater
    Get a short introduction to Welsh and discover aspects of the Welsh culture in these face-to-face communicative classes. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
  12. Japanese beginners: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 2 Mar 2023 (and 6 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Junko Fuse
    Suitable if you have completed beginners : module 1 or equivalent. Continue learning to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1, Kana version, revised 2nd or 3rd edition (Kodansha International).
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £97.00
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  13. Italian 4: lingua e cultura
    Course start date:  Fri 3 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    An ideal chance to put your Italian into practice disussing Italian culture and practise your language skills. We'll talk about food, art, music and other topics of interest to the class.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
  14. LSW07 Spanish 3/4: Lorca, Dalí and Buñuel: El arte en tiempos de conflicto
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Inma Ridao Carlini
    Explora las vidas de estas tres grandes figuras del arte y la cultura española. Descubre la estrecha amistad que los unió en su juventud, reflejada a menudo en su arte y los diferentes caminos que siguieron en sus vidas personales, arte e ideología política al estallar la guerra civil. 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 £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £19.00
  15. French 3: focus on reading and writing
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Valerie Jézéquel
    This skills-based course is for upper intermediate learners of French and aims to train you on strategies you can apply to read and write French more effectively in a variety of contexts.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00

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