We're really pleased to be able to keep our classes going during the COVID-19 period. Online (Zoom) classes are now the norm for the moment.
For the best online class experience, we've laid out a set of guidelines, from both the tech point of view - as well as best behaviours!
The weather is getting colder, so it's time to learn some more Spanish to warm up our hearts.
Join us for Winter Intensives from home, or come to our cozy Northcote centre for two exciting weeks of study and practice.
We will offer 7.5-HR CONVERSATION COURSES from beginner to advanced, and a range of 2-HR WORKSHOPS & COOKING CLASSES.
Read on to find El Patio's top recommendations for brand-new series in Spanish that you can start watching right now on Netflix! Practising Spanish was never so entertaining!
At its heart language is communication - a fundamental component of every social interaction - so when we find ourselves in an era of isolation and social distancing, where does learning a new language fit in?
One of the most rewarding aspects about studying Spanish is the opportunity it offers to engage with Hispanic cultures from across the world.
Let Naira, one of our staff from Colombia, tell you all about 'Champeta' - a dance style that burst onto the world stage in February this year. As you find yourself spending more time inside and in need of new exercise ideas, why not try the Champeta Challenge at home!
You're going to love our classes and teachers ... Start here to find the right course!
The Arepa is a traditional flat corn cake that you can eat for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner, making it an essential food for many. It can be fried, baked, fried and baked, grilled or steamed. It can be a side or a main, have fillings or toppings, making it without a doubt one of the most versatile Latin-American dishes.
In our NEW blog series 'I Travel with Spanish' Stephen Larmour tells us about how he went using Spanish during his journey through Colombia and Chile.
Check out his story and incredible travel snaps!
Classes for every student - whether you're starting out or seriously advanced.
As a supplement to your study materials, El Patio is producing a serious series of useful language sheets, covering key grammar topics and tenses in clear and straightforward language to help you as you learn.
Spanish in Twelve Tales is a graded reader for learners of Spanish at all levels. Twelve short stories - with English translations and exercises - have been devised to give reading comprehension practice to learners,…