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365 language exchange partners in Berkeley looking to learn languages

Branden, 25
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese
My exchange partner isSomeone who doesn’t use too much slang or informal speech.
My learning goalsBecome fluent at Japanese
My favorite topicsJapan, hobbies, food, school.
Lucky, 23
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Portuguese
Ideal language community partnerNative Brazilian Portuguese & Spanish speakers
My learning goalsPortuguês: ter uma conversa em portugues. Español: Leer el libro El Alquimista, tener una conversación completa, entender las letras de canciones salsa, leer el periódico
My favorite topicsSalsa dance, photography
Arthur, 31
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerKind, Friendly, and Open-Minded
My learning goalsTo become more fluent and think in a new language.
My favorite topicsEverything under the sun!
Andy, 23
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish, Chinese
LearnsFrench
Perfect language exchange partnerResponsible, responsive, patient, willing to teach, kind
My learning goalsConversational level. Understand and able to write at least basic level
My favorite topicsAnything
Kinnera, 23
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My conversation partnerUnderstanding and engaging
My learning goalsTo become more fluent in speaking Spanish instead of just writing or understanding
My favorite topicsTV shows, books, healthcare, social justice
Ten, 35
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese
My exchange partner isI don't know sorry!! Probably someone who isn't too mean?
My learning goalsI would like to travel in Japan, maybe live there some day.
My favorite topicsComics, animation, video games, podcasts, food, cooking, LGBT issues
Katherine, 51
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese, Chinese, Cantonese
My exchange partner isPreferably lives near Berkeley and wouldn’t mind meeting up over food e.g. having brunch together etc
My learning goalsI would like to learn how to speak Mandarin because I am half Chinese but I was born in raised in Canada. I’ve only visited China once, however I wasn’t able to understand anything or communicate with my relatives.
My favorite topicsMusic and concerts, TV shows (currently watching Game of Thrones and The Good Place), Fitness, and trying to get better at cooking!
David, 23
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese
Ideal language community partnerI'm just looking for someone to practice Chinese with.
My learning goalsI would like to be able to expand my vocabulary and have everyday conversation
My favorite topicsI don't have any specific topics but I enjoy getting to know people and learning more about different lifestyles.
Maria, 26
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Indonesian, Italian
Ideal conversation exchange partnerFriendly, knowledgeable
My learning goalsFluency in Italian, working knowledge of French and Indonesian.
My favorite topicsTravel, music, movies
Lorraine, 65
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSlovak
Perfect language exchange partnerpatient, fun,
My learning goalsTo be able to converse confidently
My favorite topicsCurrent events Music Hiking
Anhar, 20
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My conversation partnerUm someone patient with me :3 ? Easy going ~ fun
My learning goalsFluency ~
My favorite topics웹툰 좋아요 ~ 한국어 를 배우고 싶어요. 도와 주세요 ㅠㅠ
Alessandro, 20
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Italian, Portuguese
My exchange partner isChill and outgoing
My learning goalsGet more comfortable talking in different languages
My favorite topicsSport, art, music
Maria, 22
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal language community partnerEasy to speak to, laid back, understanding, kind, and funny
My learning goalsBecome more confident in speaking Spanish to basic conversational level
My favorite topicsTraveling, food, current events, art.
Alex, 27
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSwedish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerBack in California after a year in Europe! Currently looking to improve my Swedish to surprise my friends there and to learn Russian for my future travels in Eastern Europe :) Be able to hold a good conversation!
My learning goalsVocabulary for Swedish and Russian, speaking and listening skills eventually
My favorite topicsTravel, culture, languages, TV, movies, games
Ella, 24
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsDutch
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who is patient and understanding but will gently correct me if I am wrong about the language.
My learning goalsI’d like to be conversationally fluent and progress with the accent/pronunciation of Dutch.
My favorite topicsMovies, music, cooking and books
Steve, 52
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My conversation partnerPatient and helpful
My learning goalsConversation
My favorite topicsTravel Art Cooking Photography
Conrad, 22
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
My exchange partner isSomeone who is open minded to learning about new cultures and traditions
My learning goalsTo learn a language until I'm proficient to speak with native speakers
My favorite topicsI enjoy talking about history, culture, movies, food and music
Faye, 21
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, French, Russian
Ideal language community partnercrazy fou сумасшедший משוגע verrückt most important word in any language )))
My learning goalsbecoming fluent in russian (more conversational focus) and master french class and french grammar. i hope to learn german vocabulary and phrases too and meet some chill israelis lol
My favorite topicsrelationships,problems, philosophy, linguistics отношения, проблемы, философия, лингвистика
Michelle, 20
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Ideal conversation exchange partnerEasy to talk to and gives good feedback!
My learning goalsI want to improve my conversational French.
My favorite topicsMusic, biology, movies
Nikhil, 21
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Perfect language exchange partnerI mostly just want someone who is helpful and supportive. I would like someone who is curious, because I think that leads to the most interesting conversations.
My learning goalsI am going to Geneva over the summer, and I want to read and write basic French before I go.
My favorite topicsI really like talking about travel experiences, cuisine, and philosophy.

Frequent city questions

How many people are available for language exchange in Berkeley?

There are 365 members in Berkeley on Tandem.

Which other locations in United States other than Berkeley are available for language exchange on Tandem?

Tandem is also available in locations such as Geneva, Anchorage, and Bloomington.

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 365 do it in Berkeley.