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.

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.

INXS - By My Side

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: Australia

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

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".

Alanis Morissette - Ironic

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: Canada

Alanis Morissette wrote this song for her third studio album Jagged Little Pill. The lyrics present several situations which are said to be “ironic”, which has led to debates about whether any of them fit the accepted meaning of irony.

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!

Business English - Taming Change

Difficulty: advanced English Country: USA

Pat Durbin of Planview® is the co-author of the book “Taming Change with Portfolio Management”. He explains the basic concept and talks about the advantages for businesses when putting it to use.

Why Yabla?

Authentic English

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


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.


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.


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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