Following Spanish vloggers and Spanish-speaking YouTubers can be a great addition to your language learning toolbox. Whether learning on your own or taking classes, you can check out their videos whenever you have time to practice your skills.
Are you an audio or visual learner? The best part about vloggers is that you will find one (or more!) that fits perfectly with your learning style. From Spanish travel vloggers to grammar experts, here are10 great Spanish vloggers and YouTube channels for you:
- Tu escuela en español
- Spanish and Go
- Use your Spanish
- Aprender español con películas
- Why Not Spanish?
- Hola Spanish
- María Español
1. Tu escuela en español
Elena Prieto from Tu escuela en español teaches Spanish at a basic level. From learning the names of fruit and vegetables to the present conjugation of regular verbs, Elena is perfect if you want to learn grammar, vocabulary and phonetics. She uses drawings and pictures to teach her 364k subscribers.
2. Spanish and Go
Jim and May have a really adventurous way of teaching basic Spanish: by traveling. They take their 150k subscribers around the Spanish-speaking world and teach them travel vocabulary. The best part? You get to learn about the culture of the places they visit! Did we mention they are good friends of LIngoda?
With SergiMartinSpanish you can be sure to learn basic grammar in a practical way. Sergi’s fascinating videos help his 131k subscribers understand language nuances. He covers the differences between different Spanish-speaking cultures and the way language is unique by region.
4. Use your Spanish
Use your Spanish promises the channel’s 125k subscribers with material to learn practical Spanish for real-life situations. They share videos of conversations and stories. Due to the slow speed of their videos, this is great for beginners.
5. Aprender español online
With 50.1k subscribers, Aprender español online offers a fun way to learn basic Spanish. Do you like cooking? You can learn Spanish while learning how to make a tortilla española potato omelet. Their videos are easy to follow thanks to the cute animation!
6. Why Not Spanish?
María and Cody teach their 189k subscribers everyday Spanish. Their videos are great for those who are ready to start speaking with native Spanish speakers in a real-world setting. Why Not Spanish? is best for intermediate-level learners.
7. Hola Spanish
Brenda Romaniello gives her 102k subscribers practical tips to learn Spanish at an intermediate level. Her goal is to get you talking. Her clear and slow way of speaking is helpful to practice your pronunciation. From grammar to conversational Spanish, she will help you polish your English speaking skills.
8. María Español
Are you learning Spanish and dreaming of a coastline vacation in Spain? If you are at an intermediate level, María Español is perfect for you. María teaches her 138k subscribers Spanish pronunciation, grammar and everyday language (even jokes!) for those who wish to learn Spanish from Spain.
Yuya is the absolute queen of female Spanish-speaking vloggers. It’s not an exaggeration. She has a total of 25 million subscribers. If you already speak Spanish at an intermediate level, Yuya’s sweet voice, real-life-story videos and tutorials will be great for you to practice your listening skills and learn vocabulary.
Alanxelmundo is a hugely popular Spanish-speaking travel vlogger. He has 3.15 million subscribers who have been bitten by the travel bug. If you are an intermediate-level learner and want to travel around the world with just one click, this is the channel for you. From Dubai to Baja, you can accompany Alan on his trips while practicing your listening and pronunciation.
Tips to get the best out of these Spanish vloggers
Just like with podcasts, you can rewind and repeat these videos as you go. The advantage of video content is that vloggers can use graphics to teach you Spanish visually, which can be just as fun as watching telenovelas. Here are some tips to make the best out of their videos:
- Grab pen and paper. Write down every new word you learn.
- Repeat the new vocabulary you’re learning out loud.
- Enjoy it! Find vloggers that truly engage you.
Time to click ‘play’
Now that you have a list of Spanish-speaking vloggers and YouTubers, it’s time to dig in. Pairing your Spanish learning with visual content helps you learn faster.
Plus, you can learn plenty of new things beyond grammar. Pronunciation, real-life conversation skills, Spanish for travel, cultural nuances… The Spanish-speaking world of YouTube is your oyster!
Alison Maciejewski Cortez is Chilean-American, born and raised in California. She studied abroad in Spain, has lived in multiple countries, and now calls Mexico home. She believes that learning how to order a beer in a new language reveals a lot about local culture. Alison speaks English, Spanish, and Thai fluently and studies Czech and Turkish. Her tech copywriting business takes her around the world and she is excited to share language tips as part of the Lingoda team. Follow her culinary and cultural experiences on Twitter.