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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!

Students say...

"After becoming frustrated at my lack of progress with their competitor, I received a recommendation for the classes at El Patio. Since enrolling I have never looked back, the teachers are knowledgeable, the students are great, the classes are fun, and my Spanish quickly improved enough to converse confidently with the locals when I arrived in Latin America "

- Angela Hayhurst


"I've LOVED the program so far. El Patio has a great program which has kept me constantly engaged"

- Sam Dowling


“That class was excellent and so was Marta. I think once people have tried online lessons they'll be hooked.”

- Clare, El Cheapo Introductory


"El Patio is a great community for learning. The teaching style and delivery is focused, encouraging and genuine. 

- Anonymous survey participant, 2018


“After each class we get on a high from the fun that we have each class.”

- Maddie Wooster


“We've been very impressed with the quality of the teachers!”

 - Lindsay Hussey

What you learn ...

  • talking about cities / your neighbourhood
  • asking for the existence of a place (¿hay un/una ... por aquí?)
  • asking where something is (¿dónde está el café?)
  • saying where something is (está en esta calle al lado del banco)
  • asking / giving directions to go there (¿cómo voy? / giras a la derecha ...)
  • talking about unspecified persons or things (algo / nada / alguien / nadie / algún / ningún ...)
  • introducing the first past tense (present perfect: haber + past participle)
  • expressions of frequency used with the present perfect (muchas veces / varias veces / alguna vez)
  • expressing likes and dislikes (lo que más me gusta …)
  • talking about what you know how to do (SABER)
  • talking about you are able to do (PODER)

Textbooks are needed for this course!

Find a Class

Class Starting Location Price
Wednesdays 6-9pm 3 weeks ago (02/06/2021) Online Centre $360.00
Wednesdays 6-9pm In 2 months (25/08/2021) Melbourne (CBD) $360.00 $344.99
Saturdays 9am-12pm 2 weeks ago (05/06/2021) Online Centre $350.00
Saturdays 10.45am-1.45pm In 2 months (28/08/2021) Northcote (Westgarth) $360.00 $344.99

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