When you’ve been studying a new language for a while, you may need something to spice up the learning process. Watching YouTube videos in your target language can be a great way to reinforce what you’ve learned and pick up some new vocabulary, all while being entertained! For you Italian learners, there are many Italian YouTubers you can subscribe to, offering content ranging from sketch comedies to makeup tutorials.
We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Italian YouTubers to check out as you ramp up your language studies.
Italian YouTubers To Subscribe To
1. Tia Taylor
Language: Italian, English
Number of Subscribers: ~ 307K
Tia describes herself as a half-Jamaican, half-Nigerian, American-born girl living in Milan, Italy. Generally, her videos are in English with Italian subtitles, which makes them ideal for beginners. She creates a variety of content, including travel vlogs, makeup tutorials and cultural comparisons between Italy and the United States.
2. Sofie’s World
Language: Italian, English
Number of Subscribers: ~ 72K
Sofie’s channel is another good option for beginners, as it’s mostly in English with some Italian mixed in. Sofie is an American living in Italy, and she makes videos about experiences abroad, self-care tips and the Italian language itself.
Number of Subscribers: ~ 5.5M
Next up is one of the most popular Italian YouTubers out there: Favij (whose real name is Lorenzo Ostuni). His channel features videos of him playing, reviewing and talking about video games, with some random funny videos mixed in. Favij’s videos are entirely in Italian, so probably better for more advanced learners.
4. Ilenia Zodiaco
Number of Subscribers: ~ 57K
This is the perfect channel for book lovers! Ilenia talks a lot about reading and writing in her videos, with a few other random topics sprinkled in. She’s also the host of Babbel’s Italian podcast, La Linguacciuta.
Language: Italian, French
Number of Subscribers: ~ 58K
This channel documents the lives of two Italian expats living in Paris. If you’re into funny sketches and web series, then this channel is for you. But be warned: some of their videos are in French.
Number of Subscribers: ~ 1.4M
Yotobi, whose real name is Karim Musa, is a famous Italian YouTuber known for changing up his channel theme periodically. It’s currently called “The Late Show with Karim Musa” and features everything from film reviews to interviews to comedic monologues. His videos are entirely in Italian and probably best for more advanced learners.
7. The Jackal
Number of Subscribers: ~ 670K
The Jackal is actually a small independent film production company in Naples, Italy that specializes in YouTube videos. Their videos, all in Italian, range from sci-fi to comedy and often relate to pop culture.
8. Casa Surace
Number of Subscribers: ~ 843K
Casa Surace consists of a group of roommates from Southern Italy, who produce funny videos about differences between regions of Italy, as well as cooking videos and comedy sketches about life. This channel is another one that’s better for advanced learners, and it also provides cultural insights into the regions of Italy.