The most effective way to learn any language is to practice, practice, practice. This is certainly the case for Spanish, which has many variations and exceptions; the same sentence can be constructed in many different ways, or can have several meanings according to its context. Literary devices such as irony, that can mean the opposite of what is actually being expressed verbally or in writing, is something Spanish speakers can identify without difficulty, but it is a problem for foreign Spanish students to understand.
Therefore, besides studying grammar, vocabulary and taking Spanish classes, it is highly recommended to practice with natives or people capable of speaking as if they were native. It is best if you do it in a Spanish-speaking country, but where to start? What are the best ways to learn Spanish in your free time? Here are five tips to help you learn Spanish faster and in a more effective and fun way.