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Ava

Ava

Chicago

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French Flag

French

English Flag

English

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Haitian Creole

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Korean Flag

Korean

Japanese Flag

Japanese

German Flag

German

My favorite topics

Les sujets dont j’aime beaucoup parler sont l’art, la danse classique...

My language exchange partner is

Je ne sais pas vraiment car je suis vraiment ouverte à tous.

My learning goals

C’est juste une passion que j’ai maintenant et qui me pousse à apprendre les mots et phrases dans une autre langue que la mienne à laquelle j’ai un fort intérêt.

Yan

Yan

Chicago

SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

English Flag

English

Chinese (Traditional) Flag

Chinese (Traditional)

LEARNS

Russian Flag

Russian

French Flag

French

Japanese Flag

Japanese

Ideal language community partner

People who like to have fun, travelling, sport...

My learning goals

Learn some language, make some friends

My favorite topics

Traveling, sports, technology

Lynn

Lynn

Chicago

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Finnish Flag

Finnish

Luxembourgish Flag

Luxembourgish

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French Flag

French

Korean Flag

Korean

Norwegian Flag

Norwegian

My learning goals

To be with the right channel...

My favorite topics

Like talking about adventure and movies and vacation conversation how it was interesting

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Hummmmm I believe such is life and life is very short., as long as he got good heart and caring God fearing person

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Tandem partners in Chicago

Arina

Arina

Chicago

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Romanian Flag

Romanian

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

Chinese (Traditional) Flag

Chinese (Traditional)

Korean Flag

Korean

Portuguese Flag

Portuguese

My favorite topics

Food, filmmaking, k-dramas, languages, cultures, musi...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone serious about languages only

My learning goals

Having more courage to just speak/write

Miguel

Miguel

Chicago

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SPEAKS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

Emoji Flag

Emoji

English Flag

English

LEARNS

French Flag

French

German Flag

German

Polish Flag

Polish

I want a conversation partner who is

Passionate people who'd love to have a stimulating chat. Especially...

My learning goals

Improve my language skills, while helping others.

My favorite topics

I enjoy writing poems and short stories. Other hobbies: music, science, learning other cultures, politics.

Anjelica

Anjelica

Chicago

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Tagalog, Filipino Flag

Tagalog, Filipino

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

Italian Flag

Italian

Japanese Flag

Japanese

My learning goals

I would like to learn a new language and make a frien...

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about architecture, video games, travel/cultures, anime, and honestly anything!

My language exchange partner is

My perfect tandem buddy would be someone I'd learn alot from to the point that we can talk and discuss in the language we are learning and make a personal connection with through that :)

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Zhang

Zhang

Chicago

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SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

Emoji Flag

Emoji

Chinese (Traditional) Flag

Chinese (Traditional)

LEARNS

English Flag

English

Russian Flag

Russian

Japanese Flag

Japanese

My favorite topics

Student,major in law.Just a big boy.Talk to me casually ~ Basketball,big...

Ideal language community partner

Someone lives in Chicago. Because I may go to chicago for master of law this year.

My learning goals

Meet some people who can have voice call with me in chinese or English.

Zain

Zain

Chicago

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SPEAKS

Urdu Flag

Urdu

Telugu Flag

Telugu

Hindi Flag

Hindi

LEARNS

English Flag

English

Spanish Flag

Spanish

Arabic Flag

Arabic

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Extrovert Friendly Geeky Outgoing Adventurou...

My learning goals

Learn spanish Arabic

My favorite topics

Food Movies Music Tvshows

Brandon

Brandon

Chicago

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

French Flag

French

German Flag

German

LEARNS

Afrikaans Flag

Afrikaans

Arabic Flag

Arabic

Hindi Flag

Hindi

My learning goals

Hope to learn more of the other languages I'm learning, and would...

My favorite topics

Exploring the World and Learning Languages! ✈️, Political Science and International Relations , Neuroscience, Psychology, & Medicine ‍⚕️, Writing Letters & Sending Postcards ✒️✉️

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who loves the world, loves exploring, and someone who is open to all kinds of new people and experiences

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Fafe

Fafe

Chicago

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SPEAKS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

English Flag

English

Emoji Flag

Emoji

LEARNS

German Flag

German

Dutch Flag

Dutch

Finnish Flag

Finnish

My favorite topics

Languages, travel, photography, technology, green energies, biomaterials,...

I want a conversation partner who is

I'd love to talk to someone who loves to travel, interested in learning not only about a language but culture and other topics. (To everyone basically) Feel free to talk!

My learning goals

Practice different languages and learn about other cultures.

yash

yash

Chicago

SPEAKS

Marathi Flag

Marathi

English Flag

English

Hindi Flag

Hindi

LEARNS

French Flag

French

My language exchange partner is

Anybody who's humble and open to new experiences....

My learning goals

Basic conversation in French

My favorite topics

movies, music, books, sports, football, travel

Vera

Vera

Chicago

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

Turkish Flag

Turkish

Russian Flag

Russian

My learning goals

Improve my language skills and meet some amazing peopl...

My favorite topics

Travel, food, bicycling, piano.... INSTAGRAM: Verabriseis ❣️

Ideal language community partner

Funny, patient, and friendly

Simone

Simone uses Tandem to learn English skills required for her career.

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"I hadn't learnt English for 15 years and only a year ago I was A2, or rather holiday English. Now I'm preparing for the C1 exam! So if you want to brush up on a language, Tandem is the perfect app for you."

Kanorha

Kanorha

Chicago

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SPEAKS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

English Flag

English

Portuguese Flag

Portuguese

Italian Flag

Italian

My favorite topics

Movies, Dance, travel, sport...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone fun to have a nice conversation

My learning goals

Learn French, German and also improve my English

Lauryn

Lauryn

Chicago

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Emoji Flag

Emoji

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

Italian Flag

Italian

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American Sign Language

Perfect language exchange partner

Understanding, I will make alot of mistakes so bear with me...

My learning goals

I wish to be fluent in both. My partner is mexican and they soeak spanish so I wish to be able to converse with them. They soeak english as well but more comfortably speak spanish. Also I'm travelling to italy next year and want to be abl to navigate.

My favorite topics

Sports, movies, music, anything really I jusy t need practice.

Diego

Diego

Chicago

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

French Flag

French

German Flag

German

My learning goals

I really just want to learn about people's experiences in or...

My favorite topics

Storytelling, video games, culture, traveling

I want a conversation partner who is

Somebody willing to share their personal stories or talk about social issues with lots of sass! (Well maybe... up to you.)

Tshering

Tshering

Chicago

SPEAKS

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Dzongkha

English Flag

English

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

LEARNS

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Turkish

Arabic Flag

Arabic

Korean Flag

Korean

My favorite topics

#travel #language #art #design #history #culture #architectur...

My language exchange partner is

Friendly I guess? Lol

My learning goals

Idk

Chrissy

Chrissy

Chicago

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SPEAKS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

Emoji Flag

Emoji

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Italian Flag

Italian

Spanish Flag

Spanish

Norwegian Flag

Norwegian

Ideal language community partner

Open minded and interesting people...

My learning goals

Meet some interesting ppl and get to know different cultures

My favorite topics

Dogs and fashion

Emmanuel

Emmanuel

Chicago

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

French Flag

French

Spanish Flag

Spanish

German Flag

German

My learning goals

Learn more vocabulary and also learn more about other cultures...

My favorite topics

School, psychology, philosophy, books, music, food, culture, history

Ideal conversation exchange partner

My perfect Tandem partner will share interest in topics that I am interested in.

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Whitney

Whitney

Chicago

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

Japanese Flag

Japanese

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

My favorite topics

Movies, music , travel ,art...

Perfect language exchange partner

Can keep up a diverse conversation and not disappear

My learning goals

To be intermediate to fluent

Matthew

Matthew

Chicago

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

Portuguese Flag

Portuguese

French Flag

French

I want a conversation partner who is

Eager to learn, friendly, not afraid to make mistake...

My learning goals

Become a more confident and comfortable speaker

My favorite topics

Languages, sports, travel, music, history, books, food

Julia

Julia

Chicago

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

French Flag

French

Spanish Flag

Spanish

American Sign Language Flag

American Sign Language

My learning goals

Fluency! Holding a conversation, humor and colloquial language...

My favorite topics

looking for someone to talk with regularly. Above all I like to laugh. I like travel, rock climbing, camping and music.

My language exchange partner is

Im looking for someone to do audio messages regularly! Je suis à la recherche de quelqu’un avec qui je peux parler régulièrement ! ¡Quiero compartir algunos mensajes de audio con frecuencia!

Jonathan

Jonathan

Chicago

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Russian Flag

Russian

Turkish Flag

Turkish

Ukrainian Flag

Ukrainian

My favorite topics

Travel, books, science fiction, art, fashio...

Ideal language community partner

Interesting, quick witted, sincere

My learning goals

Meet new people and learn

Dani

Dani

Chicago

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SPEAKS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

English Flag

English

Italian Flag

Italian

Norwegian Flag

Norwegian

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone patient, talkative and motivated to learn and have fun...

My learning goals

I want to take my knowledge of English to the next level!

My favorite topics

Neuroscience, meditation, philosophy, productivity, books, the Universe, sports, series, movies

Joe

Joe

Chicago

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

Italian Flag

Italian

Portuguese Flag

Portuguese

Arabic Flag

Arabic

My learning goals

I want to improve my grasp on fluency in foreign languages, specifically...

My favorite topics

Science, engineering, medicine, technology, politics, ethics, debate, languages, culture, going out, relationships

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is patient and understands that it takes time and continuous feedback to learn a language. Someone who is energetic, optimistic, and interesting. Overall, I hope we both share excitement for learning languages together!

Casey

Casey

Chicago

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

French Flag

French

Korean Flag

Korean

My favorite topics

I like talking about food, music, art, biology, sociology, and...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is patient lol

My learning goals

Natural pronunciation, conversational fluency, vocabulary expansion

Gabriel

Gabriel

Chicago

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

German Flag

German

Italian Flag

Italian

My language exchange partner is

People who are interested in improving their skills with English...

My learning goals

Improve my language skills

My favorite topics

Swiming, jogging, reading, working out and meeting new people. IG. @gabe.spindler

Change

Change

Chicago

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Chinese (Traditional) Flag

Chinese (Traditional)

Chinese (Cantonese) Flag

Cantonese

LEARNS

Japanese Flag

Japanese

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

American Sign Language Flag

American Sign Language

My learning goals

To be able to communicate and understand with other...

My favorite topics

Learning process

Ideal language community partner

Friendly, good looking, down to earth and adventurous.

Benjamin

Benjamin

Chicago

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Japanese Flag

Japanese

Korean Flag

Korean

Vietnamese Flag

Vietnamese

My favorite topics

Film 映画, animationアニメーション, drawingドローイング, photography撮影, music音楽,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Replies regularly, similar interests, helpful. We can share our favorite things, our daily life, our troubles, and talk about meaningful things.

My learning goals

Build strong relationships and practice languages. I'm looking forward to your messages. よろしくお願いします!(๑˃̵ᴗ˂̵)

Meimei

Meimei

Chicago

SPEAKS

Chinese (Cantonese) Flag

Cantonese

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

Perfect language exchange partner

Consistence, respective for different sexual orientations, some...

My learning goals

Be able to speak some everyday Korean language

My favorite topics

Literature, Art and culture, movies, relationship, gender study, plants, cats, anything interesting!

Sodbilguun

Sodbilguun

Chicago

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SPEAKS

Mongolian Flag

Mongolian

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

Japanese Flag

Japanese

French Flag

French

My learning goals

Every country has their cultural tradion in their language.So!...

My favorite topics

Art, philosophy, movies,chess, video games, music, anime, tourism and business

I want a conversation partner who is

someone who has good ethics regardless their religion.

Looking for a Tandem conversation partner in Chicago?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 735 speakers in Chicago 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 Chicago?

There are 735 members in Chicago on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as Tempe, Durham, and Mission Viejo.

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 735 do it in Chicago.