I Teach Spanish... Marta Montero!

Meet Marta from Spain!

Marta has always loved learning languages, travelling and discovering foreign cultures, but it took her a while to find her true passion - teaching Spanish!

Find out what knowledge Marta has to share about teaching and learning, and how she applies it every day in her classes.

Robles' Revolution

Isidro returns to Australia with the fascinating story of Colonel Robles, a relative who lived a truly revolutionary life.
(In English)

Receta de pimientos del piquillo rellenos de bacalao (B1-B2)

Esta receta es muy típica del norte de España, especialmente de Euskadi (País Vasco). Los pimientos del piquillo son una variedad de pimiento que se produce en La Rioja y Navarra. Aunque esta receta puede parecer complicada, es de fácil elaboración.

La revolución de Robles

Isidro returns to Australia with the fascinating story of Colonel Robles, a relative who lived a truly revolutionary life.
(En español)

I Teach Spanish... Mar Almató Llonch!

Mar is a well-travelled teacher with a passion for languages - and she's quickly become a class favourite here at El Patio! Read on to find out more about Mar's story, her tips for Spanish learners, as well as a grammar activity at the end!

I Teach Spanish... Linda Monsalve!

Linda is a teacher who marches to the beat of her own drum - and her students love it! Read on to find out more about why Linda is one of our most treasured team members.

I Teach Spanish ... Clara Torrijos Fernández!

Meet Clara from Spain!

Nurturing a life-long love for literature and languages, Clara first came to Australia as part of a Spanish teaching assistant scholarship. It wasn't long before she found herself at El Patio, making for a fantastic addition to the team!

Read on to find out a bit more about Clara's journey, her top tips for students, as well as an activity at the end.

I Teach Spanish ... Julio Uribe!

Meet Julio from Chile!

Julio arrived in Australia with his family to complete a PHD of Latin American literature. After starting to teach Spanish at University, he eventually also found his way to El Patio! We're glad he did, as Julio is a massive hit with students!

Read about Julio's journey, advice for students and a fun travel picture exercise!

I Teach Spanish ... Martina Zuccaro!

Meet Martina from Argentina!


Martina's career started in Barcelona, after moving there from Buenos Aires with her family. It was her love for books and languages that lead her to teaching.

Read on to find out what's her favourite thing about Australian students and her advice to them.

I Teach Spanish ... Zoé Gómez Cassardo!

Meet Zoé from Argentina!

Zoé's career was destined to take a language-oriented direction after starting at a language focused school at age 11! After spending years as a Spanish-English translator, she later decided to add teaching to her repertoire.

Read on to find out how Zoe ended up at El Patio, and why she thinks learning a language is like having children!

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