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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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  1. Drawing for beginners
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 12 Sep 2024 (and 13 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Andrea Voisey
    Explore traditional and less traditional methods of drawing simple objects. Using structured activities, you will be introduced to key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience; a great way to learn the basics or prepare for longer courses.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £139.00
  2. Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
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  3. Cyanotype printmaking in a day
    Course start date:  Thu 10 Apr 2025 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Cyanotype is a photographic printing process which produces a beautiful deep blue print from a variety of artwork, including drawings, photographs, physical objects or combinations of all of these. All levels welcome.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £129.00
  4. Ways into creative writing: intensive
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 1 May 2025 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Claire Collison
    Not sure whether creative writing is for you? Give it a try on one of these fun and supportive short courses covering the basics of fiction and poetry. Increase your confidence and produce work through guided exercises and discussion.



    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 £75.00
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  5. Men's ballet
    Course start date:  Thu 19 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Martin Wimpress
    Perfect if you've never taken a ballet class before, or if you did ballet as a child and want to return. This men’s ballet course provides slow and fun training in how to use your body correctly, with a focus on correct placement, stance and posture.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00
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  6. How should we reason? An introduction to logic
    Course start date:  Thu 19 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Oliver Josiah
    Philosophical Logic is the study of the rules of correct reasoning. This course will introduce you to some widely accepted rules of correct reasoning and teach you how to describe these rules with mathematical precision.



    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 £77.00
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  7. Economics for beginners
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 19 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Naresh Sonpar
    Economics is about what drives human behaviour in making decisions faced with limited resources. Join this online course to learn a toolkit of skills, approaches and ways of thinking that you can apply to a wide range of problems.



    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 £77.00
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  8. Singing 1 (contemporary)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 19 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Colette Meury
    Start singing and explore your voice in this confidence-building course. These live group sessions online will teach you about healthy use of your singing voice and musicianship through a selection of songs in pop, rock and jazz styles. Attention is given to vocal technique and breathing technique.



    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 £104.00
  9. Return to Spanish (lower intermediate)
    Course start date:  Thu 6 Feb 2025 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Cristina Casado
    Come and join this lively interactive course to refresh your lower intermediate Spanish. After attending this course you will be able join a level 2 upper course in April.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
  10. German beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 26 Sep 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Tim Matschak
    Learn German in the heart of London.This course aims to enable students to begin to communicate with some fluency in a range of everyday situations.The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on chapters 1-4 of Willkommen (Hodder Arnold).







    We offer one hour online or in person tasters in German on Monday 9th or Tuesday 10th September. Please check the details by using the following course codes in Search on the top of this page: LGT1, LGT2, LGT6 or LGT7.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £149.00
  11. French 4: conversation
    Course start date:  Thu 3 Oct 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Valerie Jézéquel
    Débats et conversations sur des sujets d'actualité avec l'aide de journaux et de la télévision.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
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  12. Japanese beginners: module 3
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 26 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Hisaka Bunting
    Continue learning to speak Japanese on this course for near beginners. The emphasis is on developing your listening and speaking skills. Suitable if you have completed beginners module 2 or 6 months recently



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    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
  13. Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £75.00
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  14. Writing skills in practice: upper intermediate (level 1-2)
    Course start date:  Thu 26 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Do you need to develop your writing skills? Do you want to improve your planning, structuring and writing of letters, stories, articles, reports and more. Through writing in different ways, you will improve your grammatical accuracy, vocabulary and spelling, as well as your ability to link your ideas and write introductions and conclusions. By the end of the course you will be confident you can write well both for work and for everyday life.



    You need to do a pre-course assessment. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 8078 0489 for a face-to-face assessment or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here





    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 £119.00 Concession £75.00
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