LimePay - easy, flexible payment for your next course!

Read on for information about our new partnership with LimePay, giving you the option of secure instalment payments at El Patio!

Conversation Courses, Workshops and More!

Add a little more to your study and focus on improving some key areas in your Spanish by joining a Conversation Course or Workshop.

Our 5-hour ONLINE Conversation courses are back and are available at a range of levels! They are designed to take all the little things you've learnt in class or elsewhere in the Spanish-speaking world and string them together into a flowing, coherent, confident ... CONVERSATION!

We also have some of our popular 2-hour WORKSHOPS returning!

New HYBRID Classes - Ultra flexible, modern and awesome!

We're now making it easier than ever to choose how you study - week to week! With our new HYBRID classes you can choose to attend the same class either Online or Face-to-Face in one of our centres.

Welcome to the 21st Century! Find out how it all works here.

New courses starting soon!

Australia's best online Spanish language school! Learn Spanish socially - we can't travel, but we can connect with others and have a brain workout at the same time.

El Patio and COVID in 2021

Keeping in mind the health and safety of our students, teachers and staff, El Patio has made a decision regarding reopening classrooms for the start of 2021. Careful consideration has been given to the requirements for reopening, as well as the results of a survey taken by current students in November 2020.

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!

Summer Intensives! January 11 - 23!

With 2021 is just around the corner and the weather warming up, it's time to look ahead! Why not join us for our Summer Intensives (January 11-23) - an exciting two weeks with plenty of study options! This is a chance to boost your level in a way that would normally take many months. Along with our first three Elementary levels (Elementary 1, 2, and 3), we offer FULL 15hr Conversation Courses and a range of SPECIAL WORKSHOPS.

"Los posesivos" and their place in the Spanish Language!

My, yours, his, hers... the posesivo (possessive) in Spanish will allow you to describe ownership and ask others questions about whether something belongs to them! Take a look at our quick grammar guide to get your posesivo skills ship-shape.

¡La hora feliz! A Hispanic cocktail guide for "fiesta" time

With summer approaching and restrictions being lifted in Victoria, it's FIESTA time!

Term 4 - Spring into Spanish from home!

The current COVID19 situation in Melbourne means that returning to the physical classroom and face-to-face learning will be put on hold a little longer. The good news is that our online classes have been a great success - so it's possible to begin, or continue, learning Spanish at El Patio with our amazing teachers.

Read on to find out more about our decision to continue delivering all of our classes online.

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