Which class to choose! A guide.

There's lots to choose from! Use this guide and timetable to determine the best course for you!

10 things you might not know about Mexico!

Mexico is known for many things - Ancient civilisations, picture-perfect scenery, and tequila, just to name a few! But the country is also home to some fascinating figures, facts, and events that fly under the radar. So, read on for ten things you might not know about Mexico!

Keep the fiesta going all semana!

"Al mal tiempo buena cara" ("to bad weather, good face") means to be strong in face of adversity - and what better way to do that (and keep warm) than by dancing!

Melbourne may be cool right now, but we know the hottest places in town; where you can take dance classes, listen to music and fiesta the week away.

Join us and say good bye to the cold with groovy moves and hip swirls!

10 things you might not know about Ecuador!

While well known for its soaring peaks, steaming jungles, and the magnificent Galapagos Islands, there's more to tiny Ecuador than meets the eye. Read on for 10 surprising and fascinating facts about Ecuador!

Empanada & Arepa Cooking Classes!

EL PATIO PRESENTS our flagship cooking class:

Empanadas & Arepas, Live & At-Home!

Cook and chat alongside Paula, learning all the secrets to make the perfect empanada and arepa at home! Doughs, cooking styles, salsas - learn it all!

New Reggaeton! Daddy Yankee, Rosalía & Bad Bunny

¿Te gusta bailar reggaetón?

Reggaeton blends Jamaican influences from reggae and dancehall with styles from Latin America, the Caribbean, creating one of the hottest types of music in the world right now.

Three superstar artists have recently released new albums, taking the genre in fascinating new directions. Find out what El Patio's resident music critic Pame Garcés thinks of them!

Plus, a challenge! Read on to find out.

El Patio's guide to the 2022 Moro Spanish Film Festival!

It's that time of the year again, and the Moro Spanish Film Festival is back with a brand new range of Hispanic cinema for 2022! With movies from Spain to Uruguay, the Dominican Republic and beyond, take a look at El Patio's top 2022 Spanish Film Festival recommendations!

10 things you might not know about Argentina!

Think you know Argentina beyond steak, tango, and Buenos Aires? Let's see! Get ready to be surprised and intrigued with 10 things you may not know about Argentina.

Autumn Intensives

After an amazing first term we are ready to consolidate and practice everything we've learned.

Join us for Autumn Intensives from home, or come to our Melbourne CBD centre for two exciting weeks of study and practice.

We have something for every level!

Slang and Profanity!

Spanish speakers have invented many vibrant expressions to convey strong emotions and paint colourful pictures. Some come from religion or relate to food or body parts, while others are just plain funny or absurd.

Even if you don't plan on using slang or profanity, it sure is helpful to know what others are saying - especially in high-stress situations! It's also essential to know the strength and cultural differences of the words you're using. Google translate can't help you with this!

It's time to let loose some "tacos" (swear words)! Here is a small selection to whet your appetite our new Slang & Profanity Workshop!

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