The Authentic Way to Study English

Learn English by watching English videos in an online video player designed for language learners.

Watch as Irene shows you how to use the Yabla Player.

Try These Sample Videos

As a subscriber, you get access to our growing video library of 850+ videos.

Flight of the Conchords - Business Time

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: New Zealand

The award-winning New Zealand comedy duo Flight of the Conchords started off with a BBC radio series, but now have an American TV series of their very own. Watch Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement perform their hilarious song "Business Time".

Greenpeace: The Rainbow Warrior III - Meet the Captain

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: USA

Meet the captain of the environmental group Greenpeace’s recently launched ship “The Rainbow Warrior III”. He describes the vessel, his love for sailing and his commitment to preserving our planet. Enjoy!

Latin Quarter - Radio Africa

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: United Kingdom

Steve Skaith sings about the bad news that’s always on the radio about Africa. When the album came out in 1985, South Africa was still governed by racist apartheid policies. In the interest of overcoming language and cultural barriers, Latin Quarter and Steve Skaith provided subtitles AND translations on their album covers!

INXS - By My Side

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: Australia

Experience the Australian rock legends INXS live with their song “By My Side”.

Katie Melua - Nine Million Bicycles

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: United Kingdom

Listen to this catchy and very well-known tune “Nine Million Bicycles” by British singer Katie Melua.

Jessica - Vacation Plans

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: USA

Jessica is planning a trip to the Grand Canyon and is trying to find reasonably priced accommodation.

Why Yabla?

Authentic English

Our videos are 100% native speakers, speaking in real English.

Subtitles

All videos are subtitled and translated. Captions make it easy to follow along if you get lost.

Slow Play

Click the slow button at any time to slow down the audio.

Dictionaries

Click any word to see a definition, and save to your flashcard list.

Listening Game

Test your skills with a fill in the blank listening game.

Entertaining Content

We have a wide variety of programming to keep you coming back for more.

Control the Playback

Navigate the video phrase by phrase. It always rewinds to the right spot.

Flashcards

The words that you don't know are automatically saved to a personalized word list so you can study them later.

“My favorite thing about Yabla is the ability to pause, go back, go forward... I like to listen to the whole video and then go back and look at it carefully and study the words. Also having the definitions pop up when you click a word is awesome.”
— D. Barlow, Brandon, MS

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