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20 language exchange partners in Los Angeles looking to learn languages

poolo, 22
New York
SpeaksEnglish, French
LearnsArabic, Spanish, Japanese
My exchange partner isSomeone of my age that have conversation
My learning goalsBeing able to speak fluently
My favorite topicsStuff about culture, actuality, life, anime video games and mangas
Dan, 27
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean, Chinese
Ideal language community partnerInquisitive with lots of questions, respectful in giving and receiving language advice, many good stories.
My learning goalsFirst learn enough to travel to a country alone, and then acquire fluency.
My favorite topicsScience, travel in obscure places, comparing cultures, people.
Thomas, 24
Houston
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Ideal conversation exchange partnerPeople who are down-to-earth. Someone who is smart and motivated, and has an interesting life.
My learning goalsI want to become fluent in French in order to be able to work in France in the future.
My favorite topicsHaving a good time with close friends. I play rugby, I'm an avid outdoorsman, and I love trying new things!
Noah, 28
Philadelphia
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, Spanish
Perfect language exchange partnerEnthusiastic about teaching and learning the sorts of things people talk about in every day life.
My learning goalsKeeping sharp, mostly, and feeling confident in traveling
My favorite topicsMusic, travel, technology, and cooking
Meg, 31
Phoenix
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My conversation partnerSomeone willing to go slowly!
My learning goalsImprove my ability to understand spoken Spanish.
My favorite topicsGoing to concerts, traveling, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, reading, and hanging out with my four pets.
Renee, 24
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isSomeone who can be patient with me but also hold me to my goals! I want my relationship with my Tandem partner to be more like a friendship rather than a teacher/student relationship.
My learning goalsI want to be conversational. A lot of my friends speak Spanish so it would be nice to understand dialects. I also would love to read in Spanish and watch Spanish shows.
My favorite topicsAnything! food, fashion, culture, travel, current events, you name it!
Xavier, 26
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsCantonese
My exchange partner is很放鬆的人/隨意的人。想要個朋友會修改我很慘的發音與聲調哦!
My learning goals有一天想要回去台灣當作音樂教授。現在,更順利地交流就好
My favorite topics音樂、教育、物理、東亞文化、素食、旅行
SarahMae, 28
Houston
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
Ideal language community partnerHe or she can be patient with me.
My learning goalsMy goal is to learn Korean.
My favorite topicsArt
Chase, 26
Philadelphia
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French, Norwegian
Ideal conversation exchange partnerPatient, easy to speak to, and willing to support and help
My learning goalsImprove proficiency and develop fluency
My favorite topicsGeneral discussion, food, hobbies and activities
Tebe, 23
Phoenix
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsIndonesian, Sundanese
Perfect language exchange partnerI would like to meet anyoine who is interested in culture and language.
My learning goalsI would like to become conversationally fluent so I can communicate with the world when I travel.
My favorite topicsI like discussing music and comparisons between cultural aspects.
Lilia, 46
New York
SpeaksBulgarian, English
LearnsSpanish, Russian
My conversation partnerSpanish speaking
My learning goalsTo be able to carry a conversation
My favorite topicsMovies, science, travel
Sasha, 18
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese
My exchange partner isSomeone who tells me what they’re really thinking.
My learning goalsFluency!
My favorite topicsArts & crafts, controversial topics, cultural differences, movies, cute animals, yarn, things about the circus.
Aryan, 24
Houston
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Persian
Ideal language community partnerSomeone who has personality, unique, ambitious, and has a rollercoaster-like life like me. Tell me a funny joke in your language or share your favorite kind of music!!
My learning goalsTo improve my Spanish speaking and to be more fluid in the way that I speak and carry conversation. I would love to learn well enough to travel to most Spanish speaking countries and not have to pull out Google translate..
My favorite topicsMusic, architecture, books, languages, animals, nature, and talking about and sharing life experiences with others
Kipsy, 22
Philadelphia
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who’s willing to correct me when I’m wrong, who wants me to speak as fluently as possible
My learning goalsLong term: fluency, but for now just conversational
My favorite topicsI love to talk about cuisine! I studied at a culinary school in France and did an internship at a 4 star restaurant, so it’s really my passion!
Valeria, 28
Phoenix
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsRussian
Perfect language exchange partnerSpanish speaking or Russian
My learning goalsUnderstanding the language
My favorite topicsScheduling Appointments
Shaira, 30
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My conversation partnerPeople from Spain (preferably Madrid or nearby) who are friendly, outgoing, open, patient. Also, someone who is willing to meet up with me in Madrid to converse on a weekly basis.
My learning goalsImprove my Spanish—be more confident speaking it. I am in the middle of preparing to move to Spain so if I am slow to respond it is because I am busy preparing/traveling.
My favorite topicsLife in general, health and wellness, traveling, writing, creating
Anaïs, 26
Chicago
SpeaksBengali, English
LearnsGeorgian, lez
My exchange partner isenthusiastic about language practice, and patient enough to answer weird questions
My learning goalsbe more confident in speaking
My favorite topicslanguages, linguistics, architecture, music, cooking, urban planning
Nancy, 36
Houston
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Italian
Ideal language community partnerSomeone patient.
My learning goalsKey words and phrases.
My favorite topicsCooking, traveling, my dog!
Rosé, 25
Philadelphia
SpeaksEnglish, Vietnamese
LearnsFrench
Ideal conversation exchange partnerCommitted, punctual, open-mind, and a freakin great sense of humor. I’d love to build longterm relationship with other pen-pals to learn and understand their culture. Hopefully we can even meet each other in real life!😊
My learning goalsLearning new cultures and potentially living abroad! Yay!!
My favorite topicsCooking, books, record collecting, vintage thrifts, Anthony Bourdain, Gorillaz, Kendrick Lamar, Asian culture, French culture, Françoise Hardy, Alexander Dumas... and all that🤠
Jeff, 25
Phoenix
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French, Russian
Perfect language exchange partnerAnyone interested in practicing English and teaching a few of their local phrases for me to learn... or anyone sending a free invite to an amazing covid-free island getaway via private jet.
My learning goalsCommunicate with the people
My favorite topicsHumor and helping others. Everyone is dope in some way - whats something interesting that both of us might not know? Passion = knowing others and their cultures... business, sports or art that inspires.

Frequent city questions

How many people are available for language exchange in Los Angeles?

There are 20 members in Los Angeles on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as Dallas, Columbia, and Tacoma.

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 20 do it in Los Angeles.