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.

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The History and Future of Everything - Time

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: USA

Time makes sense in small pieces. But when you look at huge stretches of time, it’s almost impossible to wrap your head around things. So KURZGESAGT teamed up with the awesome blog WAITBUTWHY and made this video to help you put things in perspective!

INXS - By My Side

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: Australia

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

Jessica - in Prospect Park

Difficulty: beginner English Country: USA

Jessica takes us on a walk through Prospect Park. She stops several times to point out and describe various objects along the way.

TEDxVienna - Never Forget Where You Live

Difficulty: advanced English Country: Austria

What does the Holocaust have to do with us, anyway? In part one, Roderick Miller, the chair of the nonprofit organization Tracing the Past, gives a talk at TEDxVienna about the Holocaust and contemporary Europeans' perception of the space they live in.

Sherlock Holmes - The Case of the Cunningham Heritage

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: United Kingdom

After his return from Afghanistan, Dr. Watson meets Sherlock Holmes and is recruited as his assistant. Together they investigate a murder, with a young lady as the prime suspect. Holmes finds the real murderer and learns his motive.

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!

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

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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.

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