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Language exchange in Chicago

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French

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English

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Haitian Creole

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Korean

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Japanese

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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.

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Chicago

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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Chinese (Traditional)

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Russian

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French

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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

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Chicago

Fluent

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English

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Finnish

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Luxembourgish

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French

한국어 Flag

Korean

Norsk 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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Chicago

Fluent

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English

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Romanian

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Spanish

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Chinese (Traditional)

한국어 Flag

Korean

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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

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Chicago

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Fluent

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Spanish

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Emoji

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English

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French

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German

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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.

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Chicago

Fluent

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English

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Tagalog, Filipino

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Spanish

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Korean

Italiano Flag

Italian

日本語 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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Chicago

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Emoji

中文 (繁體) Flag

Chinese (Traditional)

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English Flag

English

Pусский Flag

Russian

日本語 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.

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Chicago

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Urdu

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Hindi

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English Flag

English

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Spanish

العربية Flag

Arabic

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Extrovert Friendly Geeky Outgoing Adventurou...

My learning goals

Learn spanish Arabic

My favorite topics

Food Movies Music Tvshows

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Chicago

Fluent

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English

Français Flag

French

Deutsch Flag

German

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Afrikaans Flag

Afrikaans

العربية Flag

Arabic

हिन्दी 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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Chicago

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Spanish

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English

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Emoji

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German

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Dutch

Suomi 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.

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K.

Chicago

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Fluent

Español Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

English Flag

English

Português Flag

Portuguese

Italiano Flag

Italian

My language exchange partner is

Someone fun to have a nice conversatio...

My learning goals

Learn French, German and also improve my English

My favorite topics

Movies, Dance, travel, sports

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K.

Chicago

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Fluent

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English

LEARNS

日本語 Flag

Japanese

Português Flag

Portuguese

Español Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

I want to be more comfortable with speaking with someone and...

My favorite topics

I love discussion about music, food, and travel.

Ideal language community partner

The perfect tandem buddy would be willing to converse with me about anything and help me learn not only the language but introduce me to the culture as well

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Chicago

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English

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Spanish

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Turkish

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Russian

My favorite topics

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

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Funny, patient, and friendly

My learning goals

Improve my language skills and meet some amazing people

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Chicago

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English

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Korean

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French

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German

Perfect language exchange partner

Somebody willing to share their personal stories or talk about...

My learning goals

I really just want to learn about people's experiences in or outside their culture. Language is a good bonus, though!

My favorite topics

Storytelling, video games, culture, traveling

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Chicago

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Fluent

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Emoji

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English

LEARNS

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Italian

Español Flag

Spanish

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Norwegian

My learning goals

Meet some interesting ppl and get to know different culture...

My favorite topics

Dogs and fashion

I want a conversation partner who is

Open minded and interesting people

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Chicago

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Turkish

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Arabic

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Korean

My favorite topics

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

My language exchange partner is

Friendly I guess? Lol

My learning goals

Idk

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Jun uses Tandem to improve his English speaking and listening skills.

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Chicago

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Fluent

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English

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Spanish

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Korean

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Japanese

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Chinese (Simplified)

Ideal language community partner

Can keep up a diverse conversation and not disappea...

My learning goals

To be intermediate to fluent

My favorite topics

Movies, music , travel ,arts

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Chicago

Fluent

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Marathi

English Flag

English

हिन्दी Flag

Hindi

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

My learning goals

Basic conversation in Frenc...

My favorite topics

movies, music, books, sports, football, travel

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anybody who's humble and open to new experiences.

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M.

Chicago

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Cantonese

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

English Flag

English

LEARNS

한국어 Flag

Korean

My favorite topics

Literature, Art and culture, movies, relationship, gender study,...

Perfect language exchange partner

Consistence, respective for different sexual orientations, some interest in common.

My learning goals

Be able to speak some everyday Korean language

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J.

Chicago

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English

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Spanish

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Italian

Português Flag

Portuguese

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Arabic

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is patient and understands that it takes time and...

My learning goals

I want to improve my grasp on fluency in foreign languages, specifically with using nuanced, regular language as well as a formal understanding of grammar and vocabulary. I want to speak as people do on a daily basis, as well as understand.

My favorite topics

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

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Chicago

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Fluent

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English

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Spanish

LEARNS

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German

Français Flag

French

Pусский Flag

Russian

My learning goals

Dominar el idioma mejorar pronunciación y audició...

My favorite topics

Trabajo música amigos fiestas lugares

My language exchange partner is

Inteligentes divertidos mente abierta

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E.

Chicago

Fluent

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English

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

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Spanish

Deutsch Flag

German

My favorite topics

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

Ideal language community partner

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

My learning goals

Learn more vocabulary and also learn more about other cultures.

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Chicago

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

日本語 Flag

Japanese

한국어 Flag

Korean

Tiếng Việt Flag

Vietnamese

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Replies regularly, similar interests, helpful. We can share our...

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˂̵)

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, video gamesビディオゲーム

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Chicago

Fluent

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English

LEARNS

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French

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Spanish

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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.

Perfect language exchange partner

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!

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A.

Chicago

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Português Flag

Portuguese

עברית Flag

Hebrew

My favorite topics

Biking, Music, urban gardening, The Sims, Sim City, movies, Netflix,...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone from a different country who wants to make friends.

My learning goals

I want to be able to speak Spanish with native speakers just as smoothly as I speak English. And I want to become more comfortable with my French.

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Chicago

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Mongolian

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English

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Spanish

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Japanese

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French

My language exchange partner is

someone who has good ethics regardless their religion...

My learning goals

Every country has their cultural tradion in their language.So! I might be able to discover new nations without traveling.God is dead but I’m young enough to experience new things

My favorite topics

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

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Chicago

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Arabic

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Français Flag

French

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German

My learning goals

Mastering the basics in at least 5 language...

My favorite topics

science, history, soccer, photography, tennis, tv, books

Ideal language community partner

Anyone with enthusiasm to learn a new language!

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Chicago

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Fluent

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English

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Russian

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Turkish

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Ukrainian

My favorite topics

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

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Interesting, quick witted, sincere

My learning goals

Meet new people and learn

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G.

Chicago

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Fluent

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English

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Spanish

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German

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Italian

Perfect language exchange partner

People interested in improving their English and Spanish skills,...

My learning goals

Improve my language skills

My favorite topics

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

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Chicago

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Fluent

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English

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Spanish

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French

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Korean

My learning goals

Natural pronunciation, conversational fluency, vocabulary expansio...

My favorite topics

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

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is patient lol

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 <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/ogden />Ogden, <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/tallahassee />Tallahassee, and <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/west-lafayette />West Lafayette.

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.