Voice, Speech & Communication Courses & Classes in London

Do you want to have clearer speech? Or perhaps you want to learn how to get your point across more effectively? Our part-time courses in voice, speech and communication will help you to communicate with confidence.

Or view our Communication skills for business courses, perfect if you wish to improve any aspect of speaking in public - pitching, teaching, collaborating, even storytelling!

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. Actor's voice: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve the quality of your voice and standard of speech; relaxation and alignment; breath capacity/control; articulation, forward placement and expressiveness. This course is primarily aimed at actors in training and those wishing to maintain good vocal regime.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  2. Combining voice and Pilates

    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This innovative course shows you how to integrate modified Pilates movements with voice training as a holistic approach to voice, starting at breath release and progressing into phonation and resonance. Through this combination you may begin to find a link between body and voice through the core muscles of support.

    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: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  3. Debating: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Debating requires the ability to speak English persuasively in public and, crucially, to respond rapidly to other people’s objections to what you say. We will cover the theory and practice of debating, and you will progress quickly in areas of content, strategy and style. A great mental workout.

    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

  4. Debating: improvers

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    For those who have some experience in debating or related courses, you will progress quickly in areas of content, strategy and style, while honing your articulation and enunciation.

    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

  5. Reading English literature aloud: early 20th century

    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Come and enjoy reading aloud short stories and passages from novels by early 20th century writers including

    E.M. Forster; Daphne Du Maurier and D.H. Lawrence.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  6. Voice technique: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 14 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve the quality and clarity of your voice through posture, breath capacity and control, articulation, resonance, forward placement and pitch. For anyone who wants to make the most of their voice.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. Storytelling for business and pleasure 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 14 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    All cultures respect the world of Story. The ability to tell Stories, in a variety of settings, is a skill that has seen a strong resurgence both in the workplace and in contemporary performance. Come to gain greater confidence in your communication skills and wider experience.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  8. Use your voice assertively

    New Evening
    Course Date: Fri 15 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you want to sound more confident, grounded, self-assured and assertive? Improve your vocal skills through a series of exercises that will support you to become more vocally confident, expressive and dynamic without appearing arrogant.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  9. Storytelling for business and pleasure 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 17 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Exploring ways of telling stories with language, physicality, gesture and rhythm, solo and in groups. Telling brief stories has also become a strong component within the world of Business, so we shall examine the way ‘story’ can be used in ‘branding’; covering topics which include talks, presentations, lectures, and more informal settings.

    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: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  10. Practical voice

    Course Date: Wed 17 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve the quality of your voice and standard of speech through relaxation, stance, breath capacity/control, articulation, forward placing and expression.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  11. Actor's voice: improvers

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 21 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This thorough and fun improvers' course will benefit your further vocal development as an actor or professional speaker. You will consolidate work on breath support and explore pitch and resonance.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  12. Clear speech. Photo: Mikhail Gorbunov

    Clear Speech

    Course Date: Wed 24 Feb 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    This intensive course is ideal if you seek greater clarity and confidence in how you communicate. Suitable for anyone for whom English is the first language. Non- native speakers should attend English Pronunciation Stage 1.

    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: £66.00

  13. Self-presentation skills for business people

    New Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 17 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your effectiveness as a communicator on this fun but intensive Saturday workshop. You'll learn powerful self- presentation techniques and life skills from a Voice specialist and Body Language expert.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

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