Summer Intensives 2024! January 8-19

Join us for our Summer Intensives in 2024 (January 8-19) - an exciting two weeks of Spanish study in Northcote, Melbourne CBD and Online! This is a chance to boost your level in a way that would normally take months. Along with our first three Elementary levels (Elementary 1, 2, 3, and 4), we offer FULL 15-hour Conversation Courses where you can improve your speaking confidence, as well as shorter conversation and travel courses!

Coolest Hispanic Neighbourhoods of 2024: As Seen in TimeOut's "The 40 coolest neighbourhoods in the world"

TimeOut has just released its list of the top 40 coolest neighbourhoods around the world, and 4 of them can be found in el mundo hispanohablante (Spanish speaking world)! Read on to find out which ones!

Which class to choose! A guide.

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

El Patio's scary Spanish-language movie recommendations!

Did spooky season get you in the mood for some thrilling filcks? Why not practice your Spanish as well? Read on for El Patio's top scary Spanish-language movie recommendations!

The best Spanish restaurants in Melbourne - El Patio's picks!

As amazing as a trip to Spain is, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy delicious Spanish food right here in Melbourne - and the number of restaurants offering Iberian delicacies keeps growing! Read on for El Patio's top five recommendations for the best Spanish food in Melbourne. Then, you can rate our recommendations by having a taste yourself!

I Teach Spanish ... David!

Meet David from Chile, one of our great teachers who has thought deeply about the meaning of language and how it connects us. Now, he teaches Spanish at El Patio! Read on for some of David's fascinating thoughts on language learning and how you can get the upper hand with your Spanish.

There's a Verb Workshop for You!

Untangle the knot of Spanish verbs with our 3-hour workshops. We reveal hidden patterns of even the most difficult-to-handle irregular verbs. We shine a light on the unruly forms and uses of the world-famous past tenses. We demystify and help you feel at home with the present subjunctive. Sign up for one - or more if you want that cosy comfy verb feeling!

Travel Tips for Latin America: How to Get the Most Out of Your Trip and Travel Stress Free!

Heading to Latin America soon? Take a look at our tips to make sure your trip goes as smoothly as possible!

Could speaking Spanish be good for you heart?

One of our lovely students, Dr. Jasmine B. MacDonald, has been investigating the link between the Spanish language and cardiovascular diseases. Can Spanish really help lower the chance of developing cardiovascular issues? Read more below to find out!

New courses starting soon!

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