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Spanish basics in a single 4-hour session

Need to learn Spanish in a hurry? ¡No hay problema!

El Patio, Melbourne's premier Spanish language school, is offering a unique 4-hour workshop on Saturday 19th of September, 2015, which will teach you the basics of the Spanish language.

In next to no time, you'll know your Buenos días from your Hasta mañana!

Held in a small, intimate group in the Melbourne CBD, this relaxed and friendly workshop will run from 9.30am to 1.30pm and will be facilitated by an experienced teacher, who'll take you through the curriculum step by step, so whether you're a keen traveller, looking to learn some basic Spanish for your upcoming holiday or are simply after a refresher course - this workshop is ideal for you!

Over the four-hours you'll learn and practise a range of common Spanish phrases in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere. The curriculum includes:

  • Greetings Pronunciation / the alphabet

  • How to ask and answer basic questions (name / nationality / profession / residence) (¿cómo the llamas? ¿de dónde eres?)

  • Talking about countries where Spanish is spoken

  • Numbers (uno, dos, tres, cuatro …)

  • How to tell the time (¿qué hora es? son las 2 de la mañana)

  • Practice with timetables (los horarios)

  • Asking / saying what time transport leaves / arrives (¿a qué hora sale? sale a las 3 y media)

  • Vocabulary for different parts of the city (station / square / street) (la estación / la plaza / la calle)

  • Asking / saying where something is (¿dónde está? está en la calle ...)

  • Vocabulary for food and drinks (¡tengo hambre!)

  • Menus and how to order in a restaurant / bar (¿qué quieres comer?)

    In this single workshop, you'll quickly gain the confidence to read from phrasebooks and receive a comprehensive introduction to one of the most widely spoken languages in the world.

    This course is recommended by the Instituto Cervantes and the Spanish Consulate in Melbourne.

    Enrolments are now open and the all inclusive price is $99pp ($94pp before 05/09/15).

    All required materials are provided.

    To reserve your place, please visit and book online or call 9650 6032.

    For more information on this upcoming workshop or El Patio's wide range of language courses, please visit

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    When: Saturday 19 September, 9.30-1.30pm
    Where: 2/152 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne CBD
    Cost: $99.00 ($94.00 before 05/09/15)
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