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1,890 language exchange partners in San Francisco looking to learn languages

khala, 29
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isMy perfect tandem partner is funny, kind, and is a great teacher. My tandem partner is confident and enjoys long conversations. My tandem partner has a genuine interest in us getting to know each other, this way our conversations can be more interesting.
My learning goalsI would like to be fluent in Spanish and confident in speaking the language within the next 3 months, definitely by the end of the year.
My favorite topicsI enjoy laughing. I like talking about ideas, music, art, movies, TV shows and so much more. I enjoy talking about history, and traveling, and countries I haven't been to. I enjoy having interesting conversation and learning new things especially.
Ashley, 18
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish, Chinese
LearnsKorean
Ideal language community partnerAnyone
My learning goalsAble to speak if traveling there
My favorite topicsCultural Differences
Anita, 33
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerAble to encourage confidence in me ! Has a sense of humor.
My learning goalsTo speak with my patients (I’m a nurse)
My favorite topicsConversational, medical related topics , travel
Steve, 24
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
Perfect language exchange partnerMy ideal Tandem partner is someone with enough patience to allow me to practice speaking a bit of German, who is curious about the world, and who has a sense of humor.
My learning goalsI would like to know enough German to be able to order at bars/restaurants, navigate signs/directions, and understand podcasts/tv shows.
My favorite topicsI like discussing politics, international affairs, traveling, and culture.
Kevin, 42
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsPortuguese
My conversation partnerI am very open to speaking to people with different backgrounds. I hope the people I speak to are as well.
My learning goalsExpand fluency and vocabulary.
My favorite topicsFood, politics, travel
Titan, 30
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsGerman
My exchange partner isFunny creative outgoing fun
My learning goalsTo become fluent
My favorite topicsLife
Marc, 33
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Japanese, Chinese
My exchange partner isInterested in a broad range of topics. Excited to learn about and share all sorts of topics.
My learning goalsGain a working knowledge of the language.
My favorite topicsMovies, Cooking, Food and Drinks, Technology, Art, Design, Entrepreneurship.
Kwasi, 28
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal language community partnerI’d love someone who is super patient with someone who knows little Spanish haha. It’ll be great if they were energized and likes to talk about anything and everything.
My learning goalsI would like to get conversational in Spanish so that I can handle my own in Spanish speaking countries. I currently travel to Mexico City for work.
My favorite topicsI like discussing life, mindfulness, sports, photography, design and entrepreneurship.
Jake, 30
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
Ideal conversation exchange partnerEasy to talk to, willing to let me make mistakes without interrupting, but then telling me if I did something wrong. Maybe up for a beer while we talk.
My learning goalsI really want to be more comfortable speaking German, so that I can confidently speak with people in a social setting. I would hopefully like to be able to have somewhat deep conversations eventually.
My favorite topicsVideo games, cooking, books, politics, General life philosophical stuff, new tech, other random things
Alex, 51
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerAlguien positivo y paciente que esté entusiasmado por aprender inglés y compartir su idioma. Alguien que esté entusiasmado con la vida en general y que tenga buen sentido del humor. Soy un hombre gay casado, así que alguien amigable con los homosexuales.
My learning goalsMejorar mis habilidades auditivas y sentirme cómodo hablando sobre temas cotidianos. En este momento, soy un intermedio sólido en español con lectura, pero necesito más práctica con la comprensión auditiva y el habla.
My favorite topicsTravel Writing Language learning Food LGBT Movies and TV shows Science-fiction and fantasy Relationships Being an entrepreneur
Tyler, 25
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese, Cantonese
My conversation partnerMy perfect Tandem partner wants to have substantive conversation in both of our target languages.
My learning goalsNo specific goals! Just trying to not let my Chinese level backslide too much.
My favorite topicsCulture, history, movies, photography
John, 33
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsCantonese
My exchange partner is耐心的老師
My learning goals跟我的親戚說話
My favorite topics音乐, 体育, 软体, 心理學
Nick, 32
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal language community partnerSomeone who is patient and friendly! Any and all help is appreciated!
My learning goalsBecome conversational in Spanish!
My favorite topicsCurrent events, sports, work, music. Things I love: Spanish music, binge-watching TV shows (especially Spanish ones), and playing guitar.
Keo Vongkath, 33
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Ideal conversation exchange partnerEasy to converse with. Patient. Has a good sense of humor. Understanding.
My learning goalsBecome conversationally fluent.
My favorite topicsTravels. Sports. History. Tech.
Divya, 29
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who likes cultural exchange. I am open to sharing too!
My learning goalsMore Korean!
My favorite topicsTravel, food , movies
Shirley, 31
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsZhuang
My conversation partnerKind and Nice friendly
My learning goalsTo communicate to others
My favorite topicsTo get to know each other
Charlene, 24
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My exchange partner isSomeone that is not that too shy to open topics or ideas. But anyone is fine. As long as I can learn from him or her and I can teach him/her too.
My learning goalsTo be fluent in speaking korean.
My favorite topicsI love Music, also love singing and playing instruments.❤️
Aida, 20
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish, exx
LearnsAzerbaijani, Spanish
Ideal language community partnerconfident, talkative, not afraid to be themselves :)
My learning goalsbetter speaking & listening skills
My favorite topicsi love music, art, and games
Josef, 27
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerEstoy buscando personas para intercambio de idiomas
My learning goalsI want to become more comfortable speaking Spanish.
My favorite topicsPlaying guitar, reading, watching movies, playing basketball
Matt, 34
San Francisco
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese, Korean, Cantonese
Perfect language exchange partnerI don’t know yet!
My learning goalsExpand vocabulary and improve grammar
My favorite topicslinguistics, electronics & technology, video games, current events, LGBT+ issues, mixology

Frequent city questions

How many people are available for language exchange in San Francisco?

There are 1,890 members in San Francisco on Tandem.

Which other locations in Argentina other than San Francisco are available for language exchange on Tandem?

Tandem is also available in locations such as La Paz, Salta, and Burzaco.

What is Tandem and what is language exchange?

Tandem is the language learning app where millions of people teach each other. More than 500,000 people visit Tandem each month and 1,890 do it in San Francisco.