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Nicholas

Nicholas

Grand Rapids

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SPEAKS

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English

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Emoji

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German

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Portuguese

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Spanish

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Turkish

My favorite topics

Culture, music, food,cooking, series, politics, philosophy...

My language exchange partner is

Serious language learners, funny, thoughtful

My learning goals

Deutsche verbersserung, Español practıcar, & to teach English

Danielius

Danielius

Grand Rapids

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SPEAKS

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Lithuanian

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English

LEARNS

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Spanish

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Portuguese

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German

Ideal language community partner

Super dedicated language learners with a chill attitude to lif...

My learning goals

Practice a language with a real person for 6 months

My favorite topics

Travel, sports, countries, languages, cooking, music

Sam

Sam

Grand Rapids

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English Flag

English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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French

Portuguese Flag

Portuguese

My learning goals

I want to speak a lot, 我想说话,也想发短信,学习汉...

My favorite topics

Learning languages, soccer, travel, writing, and photography

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Cool people! And I’m gay so other gay people are fun to talk to lol 我特别想跟中国南方人聊天,因为我打算去那里活着

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Kt

Kt

Grand Rapids

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English Flag

English

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German

Dutch Flag

Dutch

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Danish

My favorite topics

Reading, games (board games and video games), animals, traveling,...

Perfect language exchange partner

I’m looking for someone to chat with a little bit each day over a variety of topics! Easy going, up beat, friendly, and positive! :) ❤️

My learning goals

-My 2021 goal is to use German daily and become confident in writing and speaking German -I want to increase my vocabulary in Dutch and Danish and maybe get up to an intermediate level!

Wren

Wren

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

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American Sign Language

French Flag

French

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Spanish

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone kind and sweet, loves language, is very patient. Loves...

My learning goals

I want to become more fluent in these languages not just speaking-wise but writing-wise. I want to be able to communicate effectively and not just follow a script. I also want to gain more friends that I can converse with.

My favorite topics

Cats Books Writing Tv shows or movies Fan fiction or fandoms Life

Camille

Camille

Grand Rapids

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English

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Dothraki

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German

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French

My learning goals

I would like to further my language skills so I am more prepared...

My favorite topics

Music, politics, languages, animals, science, movies, books, life. I work at a brewery in Michigan! I have taken Russian, French, and German classes through my university, but I’m best at German.

My language exchange partner is

Someone who loves different cultures.

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Alessio

Alessio

Grand Rapids

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Italian

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English

LEARNS

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Spanish

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Chinese (Simplified)

My favorite topics

Music, traveling,learning new language...

Ideal language community partner

I'm an Italian living in US. Anybody who likes to practice languages.

My learning goals

Trying to learn Spanish and review my Chinese :) Currently living in US

Jacob

Jacob

Grand Rapids

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Emoji Flag

Emoji

LEARNS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

Spanish Flag

Spanish

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone accepting and understanding :)...

My learning goals

I hope I can become fluent in a language someday, but until that day comes, I love to learn about culture :)

My favorite topics

I play guitar (both acoustic and bass guitar), I love playing video games, doing stuff with computers, and listening to music (and I love languages)

Cassandra

Cassandra

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Portuguese

My learning goals

To be able to converse with my Portuguese friends and with others...

My favorite topics

I enjoy learning about life, activities, food, travel etc. Really anything!

Perfect language exchange partner

Is patient with a sense of humor :)

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Micah

Micah

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Spanish

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German

My favorite topics

Tech, Music, Travel, Languages, Culture, Food, Books, Lord of...

I want a conversation partner who is

Open, Intelligent, Curious, Adventurous, Likes Meeting New People, Likes Traveling

My learning goals

Practice my Spanish, as I rarely have the opportunity to practice it, learn new colloquial phrases. Practice and maintain my German

Tallia

Tallia

Grand Rapids

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English

LEARNS

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French

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American Sign Language

My language exchange partner is

Nice, carin...

My learning goals

To learn another language

My favorite topics

Food, love

Zack

Zack

Grand Rapids

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English

LEARNS

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Spanish

French Flag

French

My learning goals

To speak fluently in another language and to meet new peopl...

My favorite topics

Soccer/Futbol, Skiing, Funny jokes/stories, traveling

Ideal language community partner

Funny, kind,

Aria

Aria uses Tandem in preparation for her student exchange program.

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"​​I've been using this app for years! Before Tandem, I could barely even string a sentence together in French and now I can speak it without even thinking!"

Joshua

Joshua

Grand Rapids

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SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Hindi

My favorite topics

Food, Philosophy, Technology, Economics, Cultur...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who wants to be friends and learn about each others lives.

My learning goals

I want to improve my Chinese and Hindi.

Edith

Edith

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Spanish

French Flag

French

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who's curious and fun loving...

My learning goals

I want to practice my (very) basic Spanish.

My favorite topics

Food, music, dance.

Josh

Josh

Grand Rapids

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English Flag

English

LEARNS

French Flag

French

My learning goals

Les gens....

My favorite topics

Les animaux, la vie, et la musique.

I want a conversation partner who is

Une personne a qui je peut parler très facile.

Bennett

Bennett

Grand Rapids

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English

LEARNS

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French

My favorite topics

French, sports, human characteristic...

My language exchange partner is

A person who knows French, learning English, enjoys talking conversationally.

My learning goals

Adequate French.

Hunter

Hunter

Grand Rapids

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English

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German

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is eager to gain new experiences through traveling,...

My learning goals

I want to learn more colloquial german and sound less like someone who is speaking straight from a textbook. I’d like to learn more vocabulary and expand my understanding of grammar.

My favorite topics

Current events and culture, film and literature, and hobbies like cooking!

Megan

Megan

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

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English

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Korean

Russian Flag

Russian

My learning goals

increasing vocabulary, improving pronunciation, and gaining confidence...

My favorite topics

music, video games, comics, learning, social work, kpop, kdramas, history, etc.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

just about anyone~

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Patrick

Patrick

Grand Rapids

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English

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Spanish

German Flag

German

My favorite topics

movies, baseball, video game...

Perfect language exchange partner

Just someone to be patient with me. I'm a slow learner.

My learning goals

Get to a basic conversational level of Spanish

Dallas

Dallas

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

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English

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Japanese

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who would be willing to work with me as I make mistakes,...

My learning goals

I would like to improve in my ability to speak Japanese

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about anything, really. Religion, socio-political ideologies, the mechanisms of society, culture, history, etc.

Mason

Mason

Grand Rapids

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Emoji

English Flag

English

LEARNS

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Japanese

Spanish Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

Fluency...

My favorite topics

Arte, cartoons, música, películas, cultura, viaje. Im trying to get English teaching certification. Does anyone want free English tutoring? Please contact me if you’re interested.

My language exchange partner is

Funny and nice.

Galen

Galen

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Japanese Flag

Japanese

My favorite topics

Food and cooking, Nintendo/video games, art and drawing, sewing,...

Ideal language community partner

Close to my age, has hobbies they like to talk about

My learning goals

Better pronunciation and casual conversation skills

Hannah

Hannah

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

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Spanish

German Flag

German

Ideal conversation exchange partner

I am looking for someone that I can communicate with regularly...

My learning goals

I am hoping to improve my grammar and speaking confidence.

My favorite topics

I love talking about language, music, culture, and books. I have broad interests and I like be discussing anything with someone who is passionate about their topic.

Liz

Liz

Grand Rapids

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Arabic Flag

Arabic

Spanish Flag

Spanish

French Flag

French

My learning goals

Keep up fluency of french and learn more about other languages...

My favorite topics

Travel, food, art, music, history, politics

Perfect language exchange partner

People who are open minded, love to travel, and enjoy life

Clara

Clara

Grand Rapids

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

German Flag

German

My favorite topics

I love music! (Even though I study Chinese, I love K pop, my...

I want a conversation partner who is

A girl who is around my age who is willing to help me improve my Chinese (and in return I could help her with English)

My learning goals

Improve my Mandarin Chinese language ability.

Amina

Amina

Grand Rapids

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SPEAKS

English Flag

English

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

Korean Flag

Korean

My language exchange partner is

Funny, interesting new friends...

My learning goals

Learn the basics of korean before May

My favorite topics

Reading Art Taking pictures Dramas

Joshua

Joshua

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

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Spanish

My learning goals

I would like to learn to be more conversational in Spanish...

My favorite topics

Travel, food, soccer and cities

Ideal language community partner

Someone with an interest in sports and likes travel.

Eliutd

Eliutd

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

English Flag

English

My favorite topics

Ejercicio y Pitbull...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Megustaria aprender inglés y que sea con una mujer

My learning goals

Aprender inglés y practicarlo como escribirlo

George

George

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Spanish Flag

Spanish

German Flag

German

Perfect language exchange partner

A funny and creative on...

My learning goals

Better understanding of another language

My favorite topics

Music, politics, history

Amar

Amar

Grand Rapids

SPEAKS

English Flag

English

LEARNS

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Bosnian

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Spanish

My learning goals

I would like to have fluid conversation...

My favorite topics

Design, science, arts, and pop culture

I want a conversation partner who is

People who are willing to correct me when I say something wrong :)

Looking for a Tandem conversation partner in Grand Rapids?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 38 speakers in Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids?

There are 38 members in Grand Rapids on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as Brooklyn, Fullerton, and Roseville.

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 38 do it in Grand Rapids.