The Authentic Way to Study Mandarin Chinese Learn Chinese by watching videos in a video player designed for language learners.

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In Chinese - Festival Food

Level Newbie

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival, people eat moon cakes. How do you say it in Chinese?

The Connoisseur - Chinese Food and Wine

Level Beginner

Ever wonder how wine is paired with Chinese food? In this episode, Martin shows us how to bring them together in perfect harmony. And don’t forget to toast at your next meal!

Chinese New Year - An Explanation of this Annual Celebration

Level Intermediate

How do the Chinese celebrate Chinese New Year? What are the special customs that one must learn? Let Mengjiao go through them with you!

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese

Level Intermediate

Susan has taken the breakfast sign from a store. What do you think she will do with it?

Shanghai Life - Buying Pets

Level Adv-Intermediate

China is full of pet markets. In this video, see one for yourself—and learn a little about the linguistic and cultural aspects of fish, insects, and bunnies.

Chinese Daily Life - Morning in the Park

Level Adv-Intermediate

Tai chi, feng shui and all kinds of exercise- explore early morning activities in parks around China.

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Why Yabla?


The Yabla Player lets you comprehend authentic speech even if you are a beginner.

  • Authentic Chinese

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

  • Captions & Translations

    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.

  • Control the Playback

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

  • Entertaining Content

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


Build your vocabulary with an advanced Spaced Repetition System (SRS).

We schedule vocabulary words for you to review just before you forget them.

  • When you watch the videos, you can click on any Chinese word, and the word will be saved to your personal vocabulary list.
  • Add words from from the most popular Chinese learner's dictionary
  • A custom flashcard creator, designed specifically for Chinese:
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