Do you have plans to travel to Medellin, Colombia and stay for a period of time? If so then your stay in Medellin is bound to go much smoother and be more enjoyable in general if you're able to communicate with locals. What this means is that a basic understanding of Spanish is ideal. Whether you have some experience with the language or none at all, there is no need to be alarmed about how you'll cope. Instead, you can use these tips for ways you can learn and practice Spanish while in Medellin.