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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?
- Italian beginners: module 1Course start date: Mon 25 Sep 2023 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosanna CarlàWith its rich culture and history and its incredible landscapes and architecture, there are countless reasons to learn Italian. Whether you wish to learn Italian in order to make your visits to Italy more enjoyable, or because you'd like to speak with family and friends in their native language, this course will provide the groundwork for you to begin your journey towards fluency. Our emphasis is on speaking and listening skills so that you can begin communicating quickly in Italian. Once you've completed this course you can continue with 'Italian beginners: module 2.'.
- Watercolour painting: mixed media techniquesCourse start date: Thu 28 Sep 2023 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Paul DixonWatercolour has a rich tradition - this course will explore the more experimental ways of using this pleasurable medium and will present new possibilities for producing exciting new work with mixed media. Make inventive combinations of media to draw from your own found imagery, photographs and sketches.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Introduction to BSLCourse start date: Tue 19 Sep 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carolina Delgado EspejoInterested in learning British Sign Language? Learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.
- Acting: beginnersCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023 (and 12 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetExplore the fundamentals of acting on this practical course, designed for people with little or no experience of acting. Increase your confidence and discover your potential in a safe and creative environment.
- German beginners intensive: module 1 + 2Course start date: Mon 25 Sep 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Francine van den BergThis course is now full. There are other beginners courses available on other days. Please enter German beginners: module 1 on the search above this course. Once on the page, please use the dropdown menu on the right (Choose a start date) to check all courses available.
The course aims to enable students to communicate with some fluency in a range of everyday situations.
This course is a bit faster than our regular courses. Homework is therefore mandatory. This is an intensive programme for beginners to German, with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. Suitable for complete beginners. Based on Willkommen Chapters 1-6 (Hodder Arnold).
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Classical ballet: beginnersCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Giovanna LambogliaDesigned for the complete beginner or for those wanting to go back to basics. Develop knowledge and skill in this enjoyable Ballet class which provides a fun and satisfying way to improve alignment, muscle tone, flexibility and coordination. The classes will also help to improve any other dance styles you might be practicing.
- Craft focus: grammar, syntax, and style for creative writersCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: William BradyGreat poetry and prose begin when the writer puts the right words in the right places. Learn how and why the rules and conventions of language matter in this new course, which combines creative writing with opportunities to learn/revise essential points of grammar and useful literary concepts. Suitable for beginning writers looking to build confidence, and those with more experience who would like to practise these essential skills.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £95.00
- Yoga: mixed levelsCourse start date: Mon 2 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Madlyn Ray-JonesWhether you are you are new to Yoga or have done Yoga before, this course is for you to unwind and relax after work. Learn postures and breathing exercises, improve your body and breath awareness, strength and flexibility, and practise relaxation techniques to help you release tension.
This is an in-person only course.
- Sing with confidenceCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Richard Hartley WilsonIf you are nervous of singing in public, scared to open your mouth or just want to know how your voice works, this course is for you. Classes are fun and cover a wide range of musical styles, so there is something for everyone. Break week 23rd October 2023.
- Use your voice assertivelyCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lloyd WyldeDo 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 in the college.
- WordPress: introductionCourse start date: Mon 11 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)Tutors: Julian HoldenLearn the essential skills required to create a website and/or blog using the world's most popular content management system - WordPress.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Adobe Photoshop: a detailed introductionCourse start date: Sun 1 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrea MarzanoThis course is a solid introduction to Adobe Photoshop and has been designed for students who want to learn the professional and most effective way to use Photoshop from the ground up.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
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