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Josefina

Josefina

Champaign

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SPEAKS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

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Italian

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French

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English

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about art, microscopy, movies, and interesting...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is funny and has out of the box conversation topics.

My learning goals

I want to have fun conversations and learn new languages.

AJ

AJ

Champaign

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Russian Flag

Russian

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

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French

Ideal language community partner

Someone looking to practice their English and teach me about...

My learning goals

To be able to express my same personality in other languages

My favorite topics

I’m really interested in cultural topics like music, food, and customs. I also like talking about movies, video games, and whatever you are passionate about

Kelsey

Kelsey

Champaign

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SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

German Flag

German

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Swedish

Italian Flag

Italian

My learning goals

I want to get better at everyday conversatio...

My favorite topics

Music, languages, travel, animals, sports. Really anything, let's talk!

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone who can help with German, Italian, Swedish, or Icelandic!

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Tandem partners in Champaign

Chinmai

Chinmai

Champaign

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

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French

Hindi Flag

Hindi

My favorite topics

Movies Sports Science New...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone really that I could get to know about other countries

My learning goals

Learn more about the culture of other places

Whirlwind

Whirlwind

Champaign

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SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Japanese Flag

Japanese

Korean Flag

Korean

Chinese (Cantonese) Flag

Cantonese

I want a conversation partner who is

Kechie kechie kekechi...

My learning goals

Ya yo cold post gold toe road

My favorite topics

Math CS dual degree. I teach TOEFL and AP Calculus 成都人

Hanjing

Hanjing

Champaign

SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

LEARNS

Japanese Flag

Japanese

Korean Flag

Korean

English Flag

English

My learning goals

Handle daily communicatio...

My favorite topics

Movies! Food! Travel! Study in America

My language exchange partner is

Nice, have the same interests

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Song

Song

Champaign

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SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

Chinese (Traditional) Flag

Chinese (Traditional)

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

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Emoji

My favorite topics

Gym music traveling and ...

Ideal language community partner

Funny people who interested in music and sports.

My learning goals

Shall we talk

Adrienne

Adrienne

Champaign

SPEAKS

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English

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

Arabic Flag

Arabic

French Flag

French

German Flag

German

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Native speakers of Italian, Spanish, French, Arabic, or German...

My learning goals

I want to improve my conversational skills in Arabic, Spanish, and French, and improve my pronunciation. I'm also moving to Italy in October so I want to start learning Italian and German right away!

My favorite topics

Different cultures and ways of life! I love learning languages and being able to connect with new people.

Yolanda

Yolanda

Champaign

SPEAKS

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Spanish

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Portuguese Flag

Portuguese

Italian Flag

Italian

French Flag

French

My learning goals

To learn a little about everything!...

My favorite topics

Music Movies Language Family Books

Perfect language exchange partner

Funny people

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琳

Champaign

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SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

LEARNS

English Flag

English

My favorite topics

schoollife,America,design(my major...

I want a conversation partner who is

I like the person who have lots of topics and can start conversation. It's better he or she is good temper and patient. I will help him or her learn Chinese if he or she would like to.Actually I am not good at chatting even in Chinese, my mother language.

My learning goals

I am new to America to start my Graduate program. I am really bad at English listening and speaking. I hope can I exercise much more oral English to involve school life and American culture.

Noni

Noni

Champaign

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is patient, encouraging, and makes learning enjoyable...

My learning goals

I want to be fluent, or at least semi-fluent, in a new language.

My favorite topics

I enjoy topics about food, music, and foreign cultures. I like to learn about the cultures of the places that I am studying about.

Alayah

Alayah

Champaign

SPEAKS

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English

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

My learning goals

Improving my language learning skills. And talking to more people...

My favorite topics

I love playing my favorite sports volleyball and softball. Pero yo like to listen to K-pop and Latin music. I play 2 string instruments.

Ideal language community partner

To somebody who is helpful. But also funny and able to keep conversation. Someone who is chill

Grace

Grace uses Tandem to feel connected to the world.

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"I have never made so many friends so fast. It’s really fun having all these people to learn languages with."

Phoebe

Phoebe

Champaign

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

My favorite topics

TV, travel, tea, economics, politic...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

just looking for some casual conversations, school keeps me pretty busy so I might have long gaps between when I'm online ^.^

My learning goals

improve my conversational Mandarin and make new friends!

Eden

Eden

Champaign

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Japanese Flag

Japanese

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is nice and likes some humor! I like talking to people...

My learning goals

Id love to learn more about the Japanese culture! I’d love to visit or possibly live there someday! I’d also love to have someone to practice with. Maybe we can help each other learn together and share tips and tricks!

My favorite topics

I love anime, music and marching band! I love playing video games as well like DanganRonpa, Persona 5 and World of Warcraft! I’m also really into Homestuck! I’m a big advocator for LGBTQ+ as well and have started transitioning to male myself!

Eddie

Eddie

Champaign

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

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Spanish

My learning goals

I want to become fluent in speaking Spanish...

My favorite topics

Sports, school, travel, personal, movies, electronics.

I want a conversation partner who is

Friendly, social.

Eline

Eline

Champaign

SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

English Flag

English

LEARNS

French Flag

French

My favorite topics

French learning Language exchang...

My language exchange partner is

French native who speaks English and wish to learn to learn Chinese so that I can help with

My learning goals

Improve French

璐

Champaign

SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

LEARNS

English Flag

English

Ideal language community partner

热情,友好,积...

My learning goals

熟练口语表达

My favorite topics

生活场景,商务场景

Francesco

Francesco

Champaign

SPEAKS

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Italian

LEARNS

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English

Spanish Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

...

My favorite topics

Ideal conversation exchange partner

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Tao

Tao

Champaign

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SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

Emoji Flag

Emoji

LEARNS

English Flag

English

My favorite topics

cmpus culture/swimming badminton/anything you like...

Perfect language exchange partner

Friendly and fun/sometimes need patience/could help me to practice oral English

My learning goals

Fluency and crystal clear in my oral English

Vit

Vit

Champaign

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SPEAKS

Russian Flag

Russian

LEARNS

English Flag

English

French Flag

French

I want a conversation partner who is

Purposeful Cheerful Curious ...

My learning goals

Language Speaking Writing

My favorite topics

Culture Work Dreams

Homer

Homer

Champaign

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

To speak the spanish language fluentl...

My favorite topics

Travel, sports

My language exchange partner is

Adventure, nice, kind, fun, good sense of humor

Bryan

Bryan

Champaign

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

My favorite topics

Grammar and basic...

Ideal language community partner

Sympathetic listener

My learning goals

Fluency

Aiden

Aiden

Champaign

SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Japanese Flag

Japanese

Korean Flag

Korean

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Chill and those who got the humor. Knows how to bring up topics....

My learning goals

Make friends language conversational proficiency

My favorite topics

C O O K I N G and singing. Hit me up : )

Jennifer

Jennifer

Champaign

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

Intermediate Spanis...

My favorite topics

Psychology, travel, books, music, television

Perfect language exchange partner

Native Spanish Speakers

Lena

Lena

Champaign

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

French Flag

French

My favorite topics

I like talking about philosophy, life, and anything funny...

I want a conversation partner who is

I’d like to talk to someone my age who can become a lifelong friend. This person could be from anywhere but I’d like someone with whom I could use both Spanish and English.

My learning goals

I used to be fluent in Spanish, but since I didn’t use the language often I lost much of my vocabulary. I’d like to build it up again and regain my fluency in Spanish.

Il Yong

Il Yong

Champaign

SPEAKS

Korean Flag

Korean

LEARNS

Japanese Flag

Japanese

My language exchange partner is

일본어가 가능한 친구 (일본어 공부중입니다:)...

My learning goals

일본어 친숙해지기! 일상대화 가능해지기!

My favorite topics

음악, 사진, 영화를 좋아해요.

Yujie

Yujie

Champaign

SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

LEARNS

English Flag

English

My learning goals

Improve my spoken englis...

My favorite topics

Culture, daily life, sports, cooking

Ideal language community partner

Anyone who’d like make new friends

Caitlynn

Caitlynn

Champaign

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

My favorite topics

Art is the love of my life. My dream is to be an illustrator,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

I think people are so interesting. I love learning new things about people and them doing the same with me. I love having a lot of friends

My learning goals

I want to help people learn English. I’m in the extreme beginner stages of Korean, so I would like to learn simple phrases that I can use as I travel.

Lindsay

Lindsay

Champaign

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

Perfect language exchange partner

한국어 원어민! 그리고 그냥... 재미있는 사람? ㅋ...

My learning goals

그냥 한국어로 얘기할때 좀 더 편하고 빠르게 대답할 수 있으면 좋겠어요.

My favorite topics

취미가 좀 많은데 특히 음악, 영화/드라마와 춤이 좋아요.

KWANYOUNG

KWANYOUNG

Champaign

SPEAKS

Korean Flag

Korean

LEARNS

English Flag

English

My learning goals

I want to study English...

My favorite topics

Sing 노래듣기, 노래 부르기

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone what they really want to exchange their language.

Looking for a Tandem conversation partner in Champaign?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 33 speakers in Champaign looking to learn together. Download the Tandem app for free to start practicing languages with locals!

Frequent City Questions

How many people are available for language exchange in Champaign?

There are 33 members in Champaign on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as Tampa, Columbus, and Pasadena.

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 33 do it in Champaign.