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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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!

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!

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.

Giving directions - with Lauren and Matt

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: United Kingdom

If you've ever been lost in the city and in need of assistance, then this video may just what the doctor ordered! Lauren helps Matt navigate his way around the streets of London and find his way from point A to point B. We hope this video from England is helpful!

They Might Be Giants - Seven

Difficulty: intermediate English Country: USA

Here’s another fun clip from the American alternative band They Might Be Giants’ 2009 Grammy award winning children’s album Here Come the 123s!

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.

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