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El Patio is Melbourne's most popular language school!

What makes learning at El Patio so great:

  • Excellent teachers
  • Lots of classes
  • Friendly school
  • Flexible timetable
  • Our lessons are fun!

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What are our classes like?

You're going to love our classes and teachers! El Patio specialises in Spanish, with short courses for beginners through to proficiency. Classes are small, serious - and importantly - fun! You'll be in a group with other like-minded people who are all wanting to learn and improve. 

Our Conversation Courses are the perfect opportunity to practice and consolidate what you've been learning in class or to kick-start your studies at El Patio.  

Students say ...

  • I am heading to South America … where I'll travel/volunteer for 6 months, and I'm going with a fantastic base of Spanish to build on. Thanks so much for having me in the Northcote Saturday morning classes, I've really enjoyed it. If time permits, I hope I may be able to continue some study with El Patio upon my return next year, you guys are fantastic :)​ - Isabelle Harding

  • We started this term in Elementary 1 with Jorge and are having a ball! After each class we get on a high from the fun that we have each class. Jorge is an excellent teacher who has a really good understanding of languages and is able to explain things very clearly - Maddie Wooster

  • I'm loving my Spanish Class at El Patio. The Tutors are expert in teaching, are really helpful - and also very patient! - Clare Coffield

What you practise ...

  • introductions, asking basic questions about people
  • conjugating and using present tense regular / irregular verbs
  • talking about likes and preferences (me gusta / yo prefiero )
  • describing where things are located / how to get there (¿dónde está? / ¿cómo voy?)
  • describing daily routines / events using reflexive verbs, how often and at what time (despertarse / lavarse / acostarse ...)
  • describing the appearance and character of others (practice with adjectives)
  • buying and trying on clothes (¿cómo me queda … ? )
  • possessives (my, your, his, her, our ...) (mi/s, tu/s, su/s, nuestro/s, nuestra/s, ...)
  • speaking about family and relationships (la familia / la relación)
  • inviting people and refusing invitations
  • talking about clothes and food (la comida / la ropa)

No texts needed for this course

Study materials are included in the course fee.

Find a Class

Class Starting Location Price
Mon Wed Fri Tue Thu 6.30-8pm In 2 weeks (05/07/2021) Online Centre $229.00
Tue Thu Mon Wed Fri 6.30-8pm In 2 weeks (06/07/2021) Northcote (Westgarth) $229.00
Saturdays 10.45-12.15pm 2 weeks ago (05/06/2021) Northcote (Westgarth) $229.00

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