Learn a Language at Build in London

We offer language courses at all levels and over 27 different languages here at Build. Whether you would like to attend part-time evening, daytime or weekend language classes, our highly popular language courses offer the widest choice in London.  Classes range from French, German, Italian and Spanish to Japanese, Korean and Arabic. Most language lessons are taught at seven different levels and you can start anywhere from beginner to advanced. We offer short courses, intensive and fast-track if you need to learn in a hurry, as well as one-day workshops and tasters. Not sure what level you are? Use our self-assessment tool

For more information on our Spanish A-Level and GCSE courses, visit our Spanish A-Level and GCSE page

Discover the benefits of learning a second language and find out what the top growing languages are at Build, and why there's never been a better time to learn them.

Got a question about our courses? Call us on 020 7492 2644 or email [email protected].

If you are looking for language courses on behalf of your organisation, email us on [email protected] or call 020 7492 2640 for more information and to see how we can help.

Some of our courses take place at our main building in Covent Garden, and some in Euston. Please check the course webpage for location details.

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  1. Portuguese rapidamente module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    This course is suitable if you already speak a Romance language such as French, Italian, Romanian or Spanish. It might also be suitable if you would like to learn at a much faster pace. Expect more homework than in other courses. Please note your tutor may be Portuguese or Brazilian - check with the Languages department before enrolling if this could affect your choice of course.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  2. Spanish 1 rápidamente: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    This intensive Spanish course is suitable if you already speak a romance language like Italian, French, Portuguese or Romanian, or if you want to learn at a much faster pace. Suitable for beginners. Modules 1, 2 and 3 of 'Spanish Rápidamente' cover the course content of 'Spanish beginners' and 'Spanish 2 lower'. Based on 'Aula Internacional 1' (Nueva Edición, Difusión Publishers).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  3. Spanish 2 rápidamente: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Further improve your Spanish. The emphasis is on listening, speaking and acquiring greater understanding of Spanish grammar. You should have completed "Spanish 1rápidamente" or equivalent. Based on Aula Internacional 2 (Nueva Edición) (Difusión Publishers).
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  4. Portuguese 4: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Improve your intermediate/advanced Portuguese on this communicative course with the emphasis on listening and speaking skills, to enable you to communicate in Portuguese speaking countries.We teach Portuguese from Portugal and Brazil- please check with the Languages department before enrolling if this could affect your choice of course. Ideal if you have studied Portuguese for four years or equivalent.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  5. Arabic made easy for beginners: module 1

    Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Never learnt Arabic before? Or have you tried and found it a challenge? Then try this class! Start from the very beginning at a gentle pace, and gain confidence in a friendly and relaxed group.The same content is covered as standard beginners' Arabic courses , but because the pace is slower, there will be more opportunities to repeat what you have learnt.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  6. Classical Greek: an introduction for absolute beginners at the British Museum

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: The British Museum
    This four week course, presented in partnership between the British Museum and Build, uses British Museum objects such as Greek inscriptions on architectural fragments, to provide a foundation in Classical Greek. The class will be held at the British Museum.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  7. German 4/5: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Vertiefen Sie Ihre Deutschkenntnisse durch eine vielseitige Auswahl an aktuellen Materialien, Texten, Videos und Hörverständnissen. In diesem Kurs können Sie auch Ihre Diskussionfähigkeit, Ihre Grammatik und Ihren Wortschatz erweitern.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  8. Arabic through culture 2 lower: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is similar to other Arabic 2 lower module 1 courses in its focus on speaking and listening, but differs in the methods used to teach basic Arabic i.e through using songs, poems, food and learning about dance. A must if you would like to combine learning Arabic with creative activities!
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  9. French 5: reading group

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Aimez-vous lire en français? Venez échanger vos impressions sur des romans sélectionnés par le groupe. Le premier livre à lire sera annoncé début Juillet.

    Rendez-vous mensuels les T1 - 20/09/19, 18/10/19, 22/11/19, T2 - 17/01/20, 14/02/20, 20/03/20, T3 - 01/05/20, 29/05/20,

    Notez qu'il y a un autre "reading group" similaire, décalé d'une semaine tout au long de l'année, au cas où les dates vous convienndrez mieux. Entrez LF529 en haut à droite pour aller sur la page web. Notez cependant qu'il n'est pas possible d'assister aux 2 cours alternativement.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  10. Arabic through culture for beginners: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable for complete beginners. This course is similar to other beginners courses in its focus on speaking and listening, but differs in the methods used to teach basic Arabic i.e through using songs, poems, food and learning about dance. A must if you would like to combine learning Arabic with creative activities!
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  11. French 2 upper at a gentle pace: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop you low intermediate French in this slow-paced and friendly course. Ideal if you need to build your confidence! Suitable if you have completed 'French 2 lower at a gentle pace' or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  12. French 4: infos et discussion

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Venez découvrir et discuter de nombreux sujets d'actualité dans une ambiance de détente et de convivialité.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  13. Italian 4: lingua e letteratura

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Migliorerai la tua capacità espressiva attraverso la lettura e la discussione di un testo letterario e l'esercitazione grammaticale.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  14. Modern Greek 3/4: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable if you have completed Modern Greek 3 or studied Greek for about 4 years.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  15. Welsh 4: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your confidence and fluency in speaking Welsh and your ability to understand news reports and read standard written Welsh. This interactive course will be based on 'Colloquial Welsh' by Gareth King, starting from lesson 9. Other material used in the course will be provided by the tutor. We will also be reading a book in class. Suitable if you have studied Welsh for 3 - 5 years and completed the intermediate level CBAC (WJEC) course ‘Cwrs Canolradd' or equivalent. The course aims to improve your confidence in both speaking and reading Welsh.

    No class on 01/11/19.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  16. Welsh 5: module 1

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Cwrs Cymraeg, yn Gymraeg, i ddysgwyr profiadol. Cewch gyfle i ddatblygu'ch sgiliau cyfathrebol; i drafod materion cyfoes; i gael cyflwyniad i'r iaith lenyddol; i roi sglein ar eich Cymraeg ac i wneud ffrindiau newydd. Hyn oll mewn awyrgylch gyfeillgar a chroesawgar. Bydd o fantais cael llyfr gramadeg a geiriadur. This course will be taught as far as possible completely through the medium of Welsh. Suitable for experienced learners who want continue to improve fluency and also obtain an introduction to the literary language. Ideal if you will have been learning Welsh for four to six years recently, or have an equivalent level of ability (e.g. GCSE, A level Welsh, second language).

    No class on 01/11/19.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  17. Arabic : an introduction for beginners at the British Museum

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: The British Museum
    This four-week course, presented in partnership between the British Museum and Build, uses British Museum objects related to the Middle East to provide a foundation in the Arabic language. The course will be held in the Sackler Rooms, Clore Education Centre at the British Museum.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  18. French 4/5: advanced conversation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to practise your upper-intermediate or advanced French by discussing culture, current affairs, cinema and more? This engaging course is suitable if you have studied French for at least four to five years or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  19. German beginners fast-track: modules 1,2,3

    German beginners fast-track: modules 1,2,3

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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 1-8(Hodder Arnold).
    Full fee: £369.00
    Senior fee: £369.00
    Concession: £225.00

  20. Sanskrit level 3: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    By the end of this module you will be able to read and write fairly complex sentences in Sanskrit using the entire present system, the past imperfect and past perfect. You will be ready to approach original Sanskrit texts such as the Hitopadesha, the Bhagvad Gita and the Sanskrit epics.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  21. Classical Greek 1 for complete beginners: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: International House
    This course continues from "Classical Greek 1 for complete beginners: module 2". Improve your fluency in reading Greek and gain greater knowledge of its grammatical structures.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  22. Classical Greek 3: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Further your knowledge of grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can continue reading adapted and simple unadapted prose in Classical Greek.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  23. Classical Greek 5

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 9 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Over the course of the year you will improve your skills, reading Sophocles and Plato. We shall be revising grammar by translating from English to Greek on alternate weeks.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  24. Biblical Hebrew advanced

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Deepen your knowledge of Hebrew grammar and further develop your ability to translate from the Bible. Please note that there will be no class on 30th September, 14th and 21st October as they are Jewish Holidays.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  25. Latin 5 lower: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your fluency in reading Latin by translating a great variety of passages in verse from classical authors’ works.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

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