Learn Mexican Spanish on Facebook

If you’re like me, you spend too much time on Facebook. Fortunately, you can turn “El Feis,” as it’s known in Mexico, into a free learning tool. Follow these Mexican Spanish Facebook pages to improve your language skills while keeping up with contemporary culture in Mexico.

1. El Deforma

Mexico’s answer to The Onion. Hilarious satirical news site with the latest viral Mexican memes and jokes. (The name is a play on Reforma, one of Mexico’s major newspapers.)

Mexicans have a way of making humor out of tragedy and meme-making is a popular national pastime. Follow this site to keep your finger on the pulse of Mexican humor.

2. BuzzFeed México

BuzzFeed a la mexicana. Irreverent social news and entertainment website featuring viral content such as memes, humorous lists, and celebrity gossip.

3. Cultura Colectiva

Edgy arts and entertainment site based in Mexico City.

4. Aprendamos Español

Humorous and educational posts on Mexican and Latin American culture and language. Lots of Mexican Spanish phrases. Run by a long-time Spanish teacher of mine from Mexico City.

5. El País México

Mexican edition of Spain’s best-selling newspaper, covering national news and entertainment and major international stories.

6. Verne México – El País

El País’ online magazine. Lots of entertaining news and pop culture stories.

7. Reforma

One of Mexico’s leading newspapers, based in Mexico City. Interested in other parts of the country? Other regional dailies published by Grupo Reforma to follow include El Norte (Monterrey) and Mural (Guadalajara).

8. Chilango Magazine

Hip lifestyle, entertainment, and satire magazine focused on Mexico City. I try to build in a few days in Mexico City on each trip to Mexico. This page lets you keep on top of what’s happening in the capital.

9. México Desconocido

Discover Mexico’s quirkiest off-the-beaten-path experiences and destinations.

10. La Ruta de la Garnacha

Comedian Lalo Villar travels all over Mexico in search of the best street food (garnacha). Super entertaining and educational! Be sure to also check out his awesome Youtube channel.

11. Revista Algarabía

Unique magazine devoted to the arts, Latin literature, and language.

12. Quizzes En Español

If you love Facebook quizzes, this one is for you. Lots of slangy Spanish and Mexican pop culture references.

13. Revista Proceso

Ready for something more intellectual? Follow Mexico’s leading investigative news magazine, renowned for its left-wing journalism.

14. La Correctora

This activist page posts fascinating “corrected” versions of machista or sensationalist news headlines from across the Spanish-speaking world. Exposes the cultural tendency to victim blame in the epidemic of gender-based violence plaguing Latin America.

Have more Facebook recommendations for learning Mexican Spanish? Please share your suggestions in the comments.


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Facebook Pages to Follow to Learn Mexican Spanish

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