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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 ...

  • Great class which is challenging and interesting. Teacher and resources good also. Appreciated the encouragement to bring in Spanish food and wine! - Tiffany Gourley

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

  • 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

What you practise ...

  • opportunity to really practise and consolidate your Spanish
  • practising the present / present continuous whilst talking about weather (llover, nevar, hace sol ...) and actions that are unfolding
  • using direct / indirect objects together (me lo/la/los/las / te lo/la/los/las / se lo/la/los/las ...) whilst talking about recipes
  • revision and speaking practice of reflexive verbs whilst talking about daily routines
  • using the present perfect (haber + past participle) in describing what you've done / not done yet
  • revision of the simple past (indefinido) in describing the lives of others
  • using colloquial expressions
  • using the imperfect whilst talking about changes (antes / ahora / antiguamente / hoy en día ...)
  • speaking practice using these first three past tenses in combination (which take some time to master)

No textbooks 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

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