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1,745 language exchange partners in Vancouver looking to learn languages

Peter, 23
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
My exchange partner isVery patient and understanding of my poor grammar and vocabulary
My learning goalsI want to improve my access and expand my list of subjects which I am proficient at talking about.
My favorite topicsConversational topics (day-to-day activities)
Philipp, 23
Vancouver
SpeaksGerman, English
LearnsSpanish, Italian, Korean
Ideal language community partnerHappy and patient
My learning goalsI want to practice speaking Italian and Spanish and improve my pronunciation in Korean
My favorite topicsTravelling, cuisines, architecture.
Keith, 32
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Ideal conversation exchange partnerJe cherche qqn qui est calme et ouvert d’esprit
My learning goalsaméliorer mon niveau
My favorite topicsPolitics Society Art
Ken, 50
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerA person that has a little english knowledge, but can be patient as I learn Spanish from scratch
My learning goalsTo be able to travel to South America or Central and get around. Or possibly talk a native speaker here in Canada that is visiting and be able to have a conversation with them
My favorite topicsGeneral Conversation, greetings and usual discussions with friends. Ideally someone that wants to get better at english, we can trade knowledge
Adam 亚当, 32
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese
My conversation partner我是视觉学习者
My learning goalsTo read and write a native level. 我要读中文大学水平的书。
My favorite topics我讨厌塞牙。Food, anti-capitalism, feminism, and politics.
Eaman, 32
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish, Persian
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isEnjoys talking about food and travelling
My learning goalsTo communicate and interact with locals during my travels to Latin America and Spain
My favorite topicsDay to day conversation and small talk
stuart, 28
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isa native spanish speaker who enjoys teaching their language
My learning goalsi want to feel confident having conversations with people in spanish
My favorite topicsArt, entertainment, hobbies,
Geoff, 64
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsItalian
Ideal language community partnerMale, 30-60, open minded, left-leaning politically
My learning goalsHave a simple conversation in Italian, or any type of conversation in English
My favorite topicsTravel, LGBT issues, Canada, Europe, meditation, Mindfulness
Ana, 18
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsItalian
Ideal conversation exchange partnerMy perfect Tandem partner would be someone who is not afraid to correct my mistakes and who is genuinely interested in learning English and just to have fun while doing it! Someone who is passionate about learning but would like to be friends as well.
My learning goalsMy language learning goal is to be able to have every day conversations in Italian whether it be writing, speaking, or understanding. Being able to talk to family or friends easily in Italian while understanding what they say to me.
My favorite topicsI enjoy regular conversation, getting to know the person I’m talking to better. I enjoy talking about hobbies such as art, playing an instrument, a sport, music, or even the newest show you are watching. I am open to talk about anything!
Angelina, 24
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
Perfect language exchange partnerAnyone! But let's speak more than just one language, it's more fun that way~
My learning goalsI want to be more spontaneous in my speaking
My favorite topicsLanguages, books, culture, history, coffee, food
Carol, 18
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish, Chinese
LearnsEsperanto, French
My conversation partnerOpen-Minded & Easy-Going
My learning goalsExcel in French before finishing my undergrad & get Esperanto B2 certificate next year
My favorite topicsGeography & Politics
Alana, 24
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsFrench
My exchange partner isSomeone open minded, someone I can easily chat to, hopefully someone between 20-35 so we have a few more things in common.
My learning goalsI’m not practicing my French enough so I feel like I’m forgetting what I’ve learned. I just want to keep practicing it.
My favorite topicsA variety! Politics, religion, day-to-day life, movies, friendships, relationships, philosophy...
Kei, 23
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish, Chinese
LearnsJapanese
Ideal language community partner#Restless #Noisy #Loud #Hyperactive #Crazy #Chatty #Blabbermouth #Curious #Alien #Weird #Excited #Troublemaker #Weeb #NEET #Riajuu #Smartass #Sarcastic #Uncouth #Straightforward #Busybody #OpenMinded #Aggresive #Natural #Happy #Fun #Kind #Free #CanHangOut
My learning goalsAbsorb vocabulary. Good grammar. Continuous conversation. Logical discussion. Relatable conversations. Polite language. Casual language. Local slang.
My favorite topics#Food #Places #Music #J-pop #Bands #Culture #Folktales #Volleyball #Haikyuu!! #LightNovels #Manga #Manhwa #Anime #Pokémon #Naruto #LogHorizon #Jobs #Teaching #Engineering #Chemistry #Teens #Relationships #NatureOrNurture #Writing #Fiction #DifferentWorld
Virginia, 19
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Ideal conversation exchange partnerOutgoing, engages in conversation, helpful, curious
My learning goalsBe more comfortable speaking my target language, learn conversational words/phrases
My favorite topicsFashion, food, travelling, movies (Netflix), social media, University,
Chris, 30
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Chinese
Perfect language exchange partnerOpen-minded, patient, kind and tolerant of my low language level.
My learning goalsMeet nice people and become conversational in my target languages
My favorite topicsI'm interested in travel, geography, cultures, sports, adventure, open conversations, philosophy, health, education, intimate conversations, dance, making the world a better place.
Jemma, 25
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
My conversation partnerfluent in french, open minded, willing to deal with me trying to speak french. Also, if you live in France give me some recommendations for nice things to do!
My learning goalsI want to improve my listening and comprehension skills as well as become more fluent for my study abroad next fall.
My favorite topicsFrench culture, film, travel, documentaries, music, and the french language
Brandon, 26
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My exchange partner isSomeone patient, willing to help
My learning goalsBecome fluent eventually, able to conversation with natives
My favorite topicsHistory, culture, food
Xiaoyang, 42
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish, Chinese
LearnsSpanish
Ideal language community partner(Near) perfect language match, flexible schedule to exchange, patience with the learning curve, good conversationalist
My learning goalsBe able to converse fluently
My favorite topicsCulture, travel, dance, pets, family, lifestyle, food
Tarheen, 27
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish, Urdu
LearnsFrench, Korean
Ideal conversation exchange partnerGentle, easy to talk to
My learning goalsTo become a little more comfortable with talking to other people
My favorite topicsFood, dance, music, art
Camila, 27
Vancouver
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsGerman, Japanese, Portuguese
Perfect language exchange partnerSmart, open mind, queer people
My learning goalsMake Friends so i can practice more languages
My favorite topicsSocial problems and cultures

Frequent city questions

How many people are available for language exchange in Vancouver?

There are 1,745 members in Vancouver on Tandem.

Which other locations in Canada other than Vancouver are available for language exchange on Tandem?

Tandem is also available in locations such as Markham, Guelph, and Laval.

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 1,745 do it in Vancouver.