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165 language exchange partners in Detroit looking to learn languages

Shane, 31
My exchange partner isSomeone who can help me learn Russian. Someone who won't murder me.
My learning goalsTo be able to talk fluently in Russian, or increase my vocabulary
My favorite topicsMovies, games, philosophy, I'm open to discuss anything.
Light, 40
Ideal language community partnerA 很好 Tandem partner would be a nerd like me (but DOESN'T have to be!) very passionate about some topic they care deeply about and love to tell others about it. Introspective.They're outspoken and not afraid to correct my mistakes and mispronounciations.😵
My learning goalsI want to be super fluent in Chinese 普通话。But I also mean reading Hanzi, listening comprehension, speaking (and with tones correct), and typing it. I'd like to be able to read Chinese novels, magazines, news too.
My favorite topicsI enjoy discussing global business and politics. I also enjoy discussing creative things like making art, photography, making inde films, fashion design and performance.
Samantha, 22
LearnsFrench, Korean
Ideal conversation exchange partnerFriendly Patient Considerate (Not racist)
My learning goalsI want to learn about new languages/cultures and at very least learn a few conversational phrases in a new language!
My favorite topicsCulture Food Social Justice Movies/Series
Darrick, 31
Perfect language exchange partnerIdk, someone out going, lively, ambitious, random, interesting
My learning goalsI would like to become fluent in Spanish as soon as possible
My favorite topicsThings going on in the world, tv shows, traveling, sports, people, everyday activities
Debbie, 27
SpeaksEnglish, Zhuang
My conversation partnerEnthusiastic Patience Nice Friendly Talkative
My learning goalsI hope I can speak Korean more fluently like I can communicate with Korean easily
My favorite topicsKdrama Kpop Music Travel
Grant, 20
LearnsGerman, French
My exchange partner isIntelligent, kind, open minded, well spoken
My learning goalsI'd like to enhance my German! I'd like to achieve fluency in German and also expand my cultural views and knowledge.
My favorite topicsScience, philosophy, life in general, open minded politics, culture, religion, and language
Nick, 27
LearnsSpanish, Croatian, Serbian
My exchange partner isPatient! But seriously, I think a good partner is one who is willing to work with the other person at their level without being condescending or negative. The perfect partner also would speak mostly in the foreign language.
My learning goalsI am going to make it to at least the B1 level, but I like to travel so the real goal is to be able speak well enough that it is not a strain for a native speaker to converse with me.
My favorite topicsMusic, philosophy, photography, movies and sports are my primary interests now, but I generally can find something I like in anything.
Jack, 26
Ideal language community partnerA native Russian speaker learning English.
My learning goalsI would like to learn as much as possible.
My favorite topicsScience, language, stories, and really anything else!
Kenneth, 23
Ideal conversation exchange partnerI’m not sure what to expect entirely as I’m new to this. I am just looking for someone as eager to learn as I am.
My learning goalsI want to eventually be fluent so I can use the language within my career field to help more people.
My favorite topicsSports, movies, music, profession, hobbies
Nithin, 24
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who is willing to help me with my language, likes to talk and adventure.
My learning goalsLearn French and Spanish to a B2 level.
My favorite topicsPolitics, technology, travel.
Enid, 68
My conversation partner40^60 年龄, 要么男子要么 female, 都可以。希望 他们的教育高一点。还有他们喜欢帮助 美国人的中文。
My learning goalsAchieve superior listening skills when conversing with native speakers of Mandarin,use Mandarin to converse on any topic,use correct Mandarin grammar.
My favorite topics 我喜欢看电视, 特别是找房子,修房子这样的。学中文也很有兴趣。
Brandon, 34
My exchange partner isTeach me how to speak a different language Stay in contact Maybe want to meet someday
My learning goalsLanguages Culture
My favorite topicsMusic, technology
Anthony, 18
Ideal language community partnerSomeone that loves to teach and help
My learning goalsFluently speak spanish
My favorite topicsBasics haha
ms, 33
LearnsArabic, Spanish, French
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who knows English fluently so that they can correct my many MANY mistakes
My learning goalsI want to be able to understand enough so that if I am lost I can not only find my way home, but gain a friend and invite my new friend to a new restaurant.
My favorite topicsI enjoy talking about family, photography, and current events
chris, 23
Perfect language exchange partnerChallenging with a flexible schedule, I want to be called out for mistakes so I can get better
My learning goalsBecome fluent in Palestinian and Modern Standard Arabic
My favorite topicsSchool, weather, games, sports
Amy, 39
My conversation partnerTaiwanese, lgbtq+ 🇹🇼🏳️‍🌈
My learning goalsCreate a daily habit of language practice
My favorite topicsQueer politics & culture Animals, especially cats 🐈
Amber, 31
LearnsSpanish, French, Russian
My exchange partner isPatient and laid back
My learning goalsI want to improve my listening and speaking in French.
My favorite topicsMovies Books Radical politics
Max, 20
LearnsSpanish, Latvian
Ideal language community partnerSomeone who is kind and funny
My learning goalsI want to improve my fluency and speech
My favorite topicsCulture, experiences, history
Will, 28
LearnsChinese, Cantonese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerFriendly and helpful. Willing to take the time to work through reasoning as to why something was said incorrectly.
My learning goalsI want to build my conversational and later technical vocabulary
My favorite topicsFood, exercises, and books
Simranjeet, 26
SpeaksEnglish, Hindi
LearnsFrench, Vietnamese, Chinese
Perfect language exchange partnerFunny and talkative🤓
My learning goalsImprove listening and speaking
My favorite topicsMovies and Series | Culture exchange | French songs

Frequent city questions

How many people are available for language exchange in Detroit?

There are 165 members in Detroit on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as Marietta, Oakland, and Albuquerque.

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 165 do it in Detroit.