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Learn Croatian with our Croatian language courses, which are delivered using a proven learning method. Our Croatian lessons will give you the confidence to write and speak Croatian from day one. You will learn Croatian with a continued sense of progression and achievement.

  • Learn to speak and write in Croatian, Bosnian and Serbian
  • Experienced and qualified teachers
  • Choose a course that suits you

Learn Croatian your way


Learn from anywhere in the world

Class size: average 6, maximum 10

10-week courses available

Taught by qualified Croatian teachers


Located in central London

Class size: average 6, maximum 12

10-week courses available

Taught by qualified Croatian teachers

Private Classes

Learn anywhere in the world

Face-to-face and online classes

Corporate and professional lessons

For individuals and companies

About our Croatian courses


10-week Courses

  20 hours in total
  2 hour classes
  1 lesson per week (6:30-8:30pm)
  Start dates: January, April, July & October
  Live online and in-person Croatian lessons
  • Average of 5 students per group
  • Qualified Croatian tutors
  • Interactive & engaging lessons
  • Learn Croatian online and in locations across the UK
  • End of course certificate on completion

Learning Croatian, Bosnian and Serbian with Cactus

Cactus group Croatian language courses will help you learn through small group classes. Native-speaking, experienced and qualified Croatian teachers use the communicative approach. Students will be focusing on developing speaking and listening Croatian skills. Your writing and reading Croatian skills will be stimulated as well.

You will engage in pair-work and group-work during the course. This will support you to maximise your opportunities to use Croatian during class time.

Cactus also offers you the opportunity to keep up the momentum by progressing through the levels. Lessons are offered from Beginners (A1) through to Advanced (C1).

Croatian lessons are the option to take into account if you are also looking to learn Serbian or Bosnian.

How to Learn Croatian

If you are looking to learn Croatian, Cactus is the place to start. With Cactus you can study face-to-face or online with the help of a native-speaking teacher.

There are many levels but if you have no knowledge you can join our beginners lessons. Teachers will be able to support you on your language journey.

The first step is to understand if you prefer to join an online group language class or prefer to attend a face-to-face course.

Croatian Classes Levels

If you are not at beginner levels you can study Croatian from elementary through to proficient. At lower level such as elementary Croatian you will cover the basics. A great option if you have basic knowledge.

At mid levels as intermediate and upper-intermediate Croatian, you will gain a solid understanding. If you are looking to progress to a higher level it’s the perfect option. You must have completed A2 or B1 level (CEFR levels) to attend these levels.

At advanced and proficient Croatian level you will be able to express yourself fluently. Enhance your Croatian pronunciation and conversation skills. Your knowledge of the language will reach a new height.

You can take our level test and check the course content before taking a Croatian class with Cactus.

Meet our Croatian teachers

Our experienced native-speaking Croatian teachers are carefully assessed. Teachers can guide you to speak the language from the very beginning. Find out more about a few of our Croatian teachers.


Originally from:Belgrade
Teaching experience:7 years
Years with Cactus:7 years
Education:MA in Modern Languages

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How to book with Cactus

Select language

Simply select which language you would like to learn and from the box below and click lets go.

Take level test

This is a quick test to help you find the right course for your current level of knowledge.

Book your course

Use our simple online booking system to select your course.

Frequently asked questions

What will I learn?

Our Course Outlines give an overview of the content and learning framework of Cactus courses. Includes themes, grammar and vocabulary you can typically expect to cover. These are intended as a guide only. Language teachers may at times adapt the course content to suit the specific level, aims and interests of the class.

How do I know what level I am?

Are you unsure where to start or progress to? Then take our level test and read our level descriptions for guidance.

Do I receive a qualification or certificate?

At the end of your course you receive a certificate of participation. You will be able to be download it from your MyCactus account. This confirms the language and level of course you have taken. Our course levels are based on two internationally recognised systems. You will have a universally accepted reference for your studies. (Important: Please note that you must complete the end of course questionnaire sent to you to be able to get your certificate! You will receive the course questionnaire by e-mail at the end of your course.)

Do I need a course book?

You will need a course book to attend your course. Course books are not included in the course fees. We recommend that you buy your own course book separately before your course starts. We will let you know which course book you will require and advise where you can purchase this. Please note that a course book often covers more than one level. So if you progress to the next course, you may not necessarily need to buy a new book. Again, we will advise you of this at the time. The course book is chosen by our teachers and academic team. This is based on which book is most suitable for the level of the class whilst offering the most communicative approach.

Still have questions?

Start Learning Croatian

As Croatia is becoming a popular destination for travellers and is now part of the EU. Nowadays more and more language learners choose to learn Croatian. Learning Croatian will only open you the door of a country with stunning landscapes and a rich history. It will also enable you to speak Bosnian and Serbian, which share the same roots.

With so many learning options available ranging it is often difficult to know where to start. From Croatian intensive classes to online lessons there are many options. It’s important to assess which type of language course or combination is the most appropriate for you.

You should also take into account different aspects when learning the language. Studying standardised Croatian will enable you to speak with people from everywhere. Attending Croatian speaking lessons will help develop your conversation skills. You will improve your vocabulary, accent and pronunciation in Croatian.

The easiest way to learn Croatian is to speak it from day one. You can learn it faster by full immersion. You will study in a classroom environment and practise everything in the real world. So what are the best ways to start learning Croatian?

Why Learn Croatian?

Croatian is a Slavic language that shares its roots with Serbian and Macedonian. It’s the ideal introduction to this group of languages. Particularly if you are also looking to learn Serbian or Bosnian. Croatian is the main language of Croatia. It is also the official language of Serbia or Austria.

Why do you want to learn Croatian? It could be so set foot in the landscape of Game of Thrones. It could be to improve your career prospects. Whatever the reason why you want to take a Croatian language course, our classes will help you connect with Croatian speakers.

There are many benefits of learning Croatian. You will be able to immerse in its rich history and culture and stunning coastline of over 1,000 islands. You will also enhance your business Croatian skills for work or move to a Croatian-speaking country.

Croatian is also a Slavic language, and as such, it has similarities with many languages including Russian, Czech and Polish.

Learning Croatian will equip you with the skills you need to get by, have a conversation or become proficient.

Beginners Croatian Lessons

Are you a beginner? If so, we have a comprehensive range of Croatian language lessons for beginners. Whether you are a complete beginner or a false beginner. Find out which level to choose and what to expect with our beginner level language learner page.

Other Croatian Course Options

For those who prefer individual tuition we offer one-to-one Croatian classes. More information on our Private Croatian Classes division.

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