¡Hola amigo! Are you ready to learn Spanish? Australians quite enjoy the idea of travelling to foreign lands in South and Central America or enjoying some tapas and beer on the coast of Spain.

But, when it comes to the language, it's true that not many people from our country are well prepared to deal with conversations in Spanish.

If this is your case and you are looking to improve your skills, find a new passion and take classes with a private tutor or teacher, we have all the answers for you.

From schools in Melbourne that you might enjoy to the best private tutors that you will find online, we will give you all the intel you need in order to land the best Spanish course in Melbourne, Australia.

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Karen
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Jaye
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5 (9 reviews)
Jaye
$60
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1st lesson free!
Marta
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5 (10 reviews)
Marta
$50
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1st lesson free!
Raquel
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5 (9 reviews)
Raquel
$30
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1st lesson free!
Maria
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5 (13 reviews)
Maria
$30
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1st lesson free!
Laura
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5 (18 reviews)
Laura
$50
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1st lesson free!
Marian
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5 (5 reviews)
Marian
$35
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1st lesson free!
Maria
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5 (20 reviews)
Maria
$30
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Karen
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Why Learn Spanish?

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The Spanish language is spoken by nearly 500 million people around the world and acts as an official language across South America, Central America, the Caribbean, North America, Africa and Europe.

This means that learning Spanish will help you communicate in various places around the world.

On the other hand, the current landscape and globalised world show that business is conducted more and more in this language with new career opportunities opening up for people who speak it fluently.

Not based in Melbourne? You can also search for the best Spanish classes in Adelaide.

Since a lot of companies nowadays are global and have offices in countries such as Spain, Mexico or Colombia, having a good set of Spanish speaking skills can help your CV and make you stand out even more for prospective employers.

Also, if you are one for travel, meeting new cultures and people, speaking Spanish will provide the perfect tool for your adventures. If you visit a Spanish speaking country and can actually communicate with the locals, you can have a chance to get a better idea of what the true culture is about and go beyond being just a simple tourist.

On top of this, you can feel way more comfortable and give you the chance to study abroad and travel.

Have you ever thought about moving to a Spanish-speaking country? Places such as Mexico City or Barcelona have a great reputation for expats and students alike.

These cities have a great culture, weather and are way cheaper than other cities around the world. If you are thinking of finding a remote location to work from or maybe study a semester abroad, you might consider going to a Spanish speaking country.

That said, it will be important that you speak the language so you can make the most out of your time there, mingle with the locals and make sure that you can communicate in an adequate and respectful manner.

If you are not into travelling but are a culture and entertainment junkie, there are also a lot of great Spanish speaking TV Shows and Movies that you can enjoy.

Have you heard of 'Money Heist', 'Pan's Labyrinth', 'Roma' or 'Como Caído del Cielo'? With some Spanish knowledge, you will be able to understand these films and shows, the jokes and Spanish expressions and even try to watch them without subtitles.

Are you ready to learn Spanish? Keep reading to find out more about the places where you can take lessons in Melbourne, Australia.

Don't miss our article on studying Spanish in the Gold Coast!

Spanish Schools In Melbourne

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  • El Patio Spanish Language School: Recommended by the Spanish Consulate, Melbourne, they pride themselves in being the only school in Melbourne with study support, especially in the beginner levels. They use textbooks and address both European and American Spanish which gives students a good cultural flexibility. They also provide study support through Wordlists, Weblinks, downloads for print and mobile devices that are specific to your course.
  • Council of Adult Education (CAE): This institution was established in 1947 under Victorian Government legislation with a broad charter to provide adult education. They have a wide array of Spanish courses of different levels: elementary, intermediate, advanced and expert.
  • Lyceum: This language school focuses on practical language skills, simulating everyday situations in role-play exercises during each lesson. After the beginners' course, you can then go on to the intermediate and advanced courses to discuss Spanish culture, literature, news and current affairs as you master the grammar and improve your vocabulary.
  • The Spanish Cat: They teach the foundation skills to hold a conversation with Spanish speakers. You can also learn the grammatical rules as well as the vocabulary through their different levels and class times. Courses start at $169 for 8 weeks. They have been teaching Spanish in Australia since 2004 and have developed and use exclusively their own curriculum, which is specifically designed to get students speaking as quickly as possible.
  • Hola con Lola: Lola Migliore was born in Argentina and grew up in Barcelona and Paris. She has been living in Melbourne for the past eight years and encourages her students to make the most of their Latin American journeys as a golden opportunity to learn Spanish. She is the headteacher of Centro Argentino in Melbourne, a qualified Spanish teacher from ELE Spanish for Foreigners and has more than 10 years of Spanish teaching experience.
  • The Travelling Koala: The teachers at this school focus on Australian students' needs when learning a new language. Instead of a generic approach, lessons are personalised with real people and real situations to make learning and memorisation simpler.
  • inLanguage Boutique: This school was created by passionate language teachers who wanted to change what it meant to learn a language in Melbourne. They have Spanish language courses in Melbourne that range from complete beginner to Advanced. New Beginner classes start each term with higher levels continuing throughout the year.
  • Farolito: All the instructors at Farolito are native Spanish speakers with experience teaching in South America and Spain. The class size average is only 5 as they teach the range of communication competencies (speak, listen, read, write) according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. They also have courses for children aged 3 - 9 and teenagers.
  • RMIT: The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology offers 2 beginner level courses teaching the basics of Spanish language and culture, aimed for those planning travel or considering job or business opportunities.

If you are interested in studying Spanish in Canberra, Australia, head to our article here!

What about studying Spanish in a more serious setting? The University of Melbourne offers the following programs:

  1. You can get a taste of Spanish and Latin American Studies through breadth subjects, immerse yourself in a Spanish and Latin American Studies breadth track, or master the Spanish language with a Diploma in Languages alongside your undergraduate degree.
  2. You can get a Bachelor of Arts where you can study Spanish and Latin American Studies as a major, minor or electives. According to their website, "you can master the Spanish language alongside your degree with a concurrent Diploma in Languages or develop advanced knowledge in Spanish and Latin American Studies in Honours."

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Spanish Tutors In Melbourne

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Are you looking for Spanish classes or courses with a private tutor in Melbourne? Superprof is the perfect platform for you.

On our platform you will find hundreds of great private tutors and teachers both native and not who will offer the best level of experience to make learning Spanish fun.

Learning a new language takes time, but with the right teacher or tutor, you will be able to learn all the skills you need and truly enjoy your lessons.

The private tutors in our platform are all very diverse. They have different levels and years of experience giving classes, some of them are native speakers, others offer a background in academia...

This is why it's so important to check out the tutors' profiles and understand what they have to offer before signing up for your private courses.

In order to find the best private tutor and Spanish lessons for you in Melbourne, Australia, you can contact the teachers directly and ask for an introductory class.

In this lesson, which is typically given for free, you will meet each other, set common goals and see if you are aligned. Remember that the best private teacher for you is the one you feel most comfortable with so don't hesitate to ask all the questions you need.

Give yourself some time to also look at other students' reviews and read them through, this is a great way to learn more about the tutors, their experience and what they are really like in class.

Once you find the right tutor for you, you can set up a schedule for your classes and hash out all the details to start learning the language.

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