If you’re over the ads on YouTube, the drama on Instagram and the haters on Twitter, maybe it’s time to add TikToks in Spanish to your social media language-learning toolkit. If you’re not familiar with TikTok, it’s a mobile video sharing platform and social network. The content is short, engaging and often funny, and makes for a perfect bite-sized (a minute or less) way to supplement your Spanish lessons. We’ve compiled eight Spanish TikTok accounts for learners with varied interests, but this list is by no means exhaustive; there are tons of TikToks in Spanish to explore. And if you really want to challenge yourself, you can start making your own Spanish videos.
TikToks In Spanish To Help You Learn The Language
For TikTok Stans
Are you someone who can spend hours mindlessly scrolling through TikTok after TikTok? @traductorspanish (traductor means “translator”) simply takes popular TikTok videos and translates them into Spanish. The Spanish text is on the screen, so you can easily read along. You can even request translations of your favorite English TikToks in Spanish!
For Meme Lovers
This account compiles silly memes and writes Spanish captions on them. Try to figure out what the captions mean using the vocabulary you already know and context clues from the video. Hopefully, they’ll amuse you enough that you remember some of the words you pick up.
For Teacher’s Pets
Get some help learning Spanish from @spanishteacher, who has two Master’s degrees in Spanish education. Her videos are informative and creative, teaching concepts like how to pronounce certain letters and providing tips to support your studies. Her videos are in Spanish, but she speaks slowly and uses pretty basic vocabulary.
For The Musically Inclined
If you’re the type of person who likes to sing along to Spotify playlists, you’ll want to follow this account. Music can be a great way to help you learn a language, and @spanish.xedits posts short clips of songs in Spanish with the lyrics written out on screen (plus some fun emojis, which may act as clues for words you don’t know), so you can easily belt your heart out.
For Sports Fans
With a mix of meme-ified game clips, athletes doing challenges and more, the NFL’s TikToks in Spanish are perfect for fans of fútbol norteamericano. The videos are entertaining and all the captions are in Spanish, so you can test your reading comprehension skills between games.
For World Travelers
While this account doesn’t only feature Spanish-speaking destinations, you can read and try to understand the captions and comments in Spanish. You’ll also learn the Spanish names for other countries, which appear in the top right corner of each video. This account is sure to ignite a sense of wanderlust within you, and maybe you’ll discover somewhere your new Spanish skills will come in handy!
For News Hounds
Antena 3 Noticias is the news programming for the Antena 3 TV channel in Spain. Their TikTok account features short interviews, PSAs, movie reviews and more, all in Spanish. Learn about current events and culture in España while brushing up on your Español.
For People Who Just Need A Laugh
Pauletteee is a popular YouTuber who makes videos about pop culture, history, mysteries and many other random topics. Her TikTok account is made up of short, funny videos, often in meme format. All of the captions are in Spanish and some of the videos have Spanish text on screen and Spanish music in the background. Check out @pauletteeoficial to immerse yourself in Spanish while having a laugh!