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Whether you want to try something new, revive your passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.
We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden.
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If you can't decide which subject to study, why not try some of our short taster courses?
- French beginners: module 1Course start date: Mon 25 Sep 2023 (and 12 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Daniel FernandezLearn French on this lively interactive course for beginners. The course will be taught in French, with an emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.
- Drawing 1Course start date: Fri 29 Sep 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Eleanor BedlowExplore the creative possibilities of drawing, gain confidence and broaden your expectations and understanding. Learn and develop key drawing concepts: function of line, tone, texture, form, composition and mark making through a carefully structured approach. Suitable for beginners.
- Piano/keyboards 1ACourse start date: Thu 21 Sep 2023 (and 9 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Cheslav SinghThis is the beginning of our piano programme, designed for absolute beginners to both piano and music-reading. This classic course is the perfect way to start your piano playing.
- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Wed 18 Oct 2023 (and 9 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingAlways wondered what half the buttons on your camera actually do? Discover how to use them properly and produce impressive photographs, even as a complete beginner. Gain useful technical knowledge and get expert creative guidance in easy-to-understand language. An ideal first step before enrolling on our intermediate courses.Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
- Spanish beginners intensive: module 1Course start date: Fri 3 Nov 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: María IsaltLearn 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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Drawing: a contemporary approachCourse start date: Fri 10 Nov 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Chris HoughTake your drawing into exciting new directions – build on your existing skills and discover new ways of working. For intermediate students with some drawing experience who would like to explore experimental drawing techniques and develop their own ideas in drawing. A chance to extend your own drawing projects guided by our expert tutor and practising artist, with reference to the work of artists using drawing in the wider art world today.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
- Getting started: becoming confident on social media - Facebook and Instagram (complete beginners)Course start date: Fri 1 Dec 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you nervous about using Facebook? Do you need an introduction on how to use Instagram? This course will help you. You will learn how to join both platforms and use their key features It will start you on your journey towards digital communication and you will learn the different ways you can connect to friends, family and the wider world. Safely and securely.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click hereFull fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £15.00
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