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6,058 language exchange partners in New York looking to learn languages

Chang, 31
New York
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsFrench
My exchange partner isPatient
My learning goalsAble to read and speak a little of the lenguage
My favorite topicsLife. Books, emotions, movies, music
Bastiano, 30
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsItalian
Ideal language community partnerSomeone social, amiable, respectful and interested in developing stimulating conversations on different disciplines.
My learning goalsDevelop fluency in written and spoken Italian. Expand my Italian vocabulary in different disciplines.
My favorite topicsBiological sciences, music, business, Italian language and culture, history, literature, travel, visual arts.
Adams, 29
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerAnyone willing to help me speak fluent Japanese, really.
My learning goalsTo live in Japan
My favorite topicsI like talking about art, music, games, more specifically the art and music in the games. Movies too. Retail nightmare stories are fun to share as well.
Chas, 27
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who is passionate to teach the French language. One who loves to discuss about the arts, literature, fashion, culture and has a great sense of humor.
My learning goalsTo speak, read and write French fluently
My favorite topicsMovies, art, travel, culture, history and fashion design
Mars, 21
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese
My conversation partnerSomeone patient and funny, so conversations will be easy and interesting :)
My learning goalsTo become proficient in Chinese!! And then Korean, Japanese, Russian and French...
My favorite topicsBooks Musicals TV Pretty much anything :)
Pamela, 32
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsCroatian, Italian, Japanese
My exchange partner isPatient and understanding with a sense of humor 😉 Someone ideally in my age range, so we can discuss commonly used phrases amongst our generation, our cultural impact on society, etc.
My learning goalsBecome conversational (writing) and not struggle with the Japanese alphabet. It takes me to long to remember characters and I want to get better at it.
My favorite topicsPop culture, video games, technology, science fiction, anime, food, travel, photography, art, digital art, TV and film.
Rachel, 24
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My exchange partner isSomeone around the same age who is patient and will correct me. Hopefully better at English than I am at korean lol
My learning goalsI want to improve my listening, vocabulary, sentence building, and reaction time. So... everything? Also make new friends!
My favorite topicsMovies, tv shows, art, music, books, archery
Ronnie, 33
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Italian
Ideal language community partnerSomeone who is adventurous, and know about many places. I believe patience is also good quality.
My learning goalsBe able to read and write better in conversational tones!
My favorite topicsMusic, sports, travel, and food!
Joseph, 36
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Italian, Japanese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who is eager to grow but won't mind a few laughs along the way
My learning goalsTo hopefully gain fluency so I can eat to my hearts content on future travels
My favorite topicsHows your day, travel, food
Jay, 36
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsArabic, French, Chinese
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone I can learn and share info with
My learning goalsLearn as must as I can from these languages as well as sharing my language.
My favorite topicsWhat is the culture about
Marie, 47
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French, Italian
My conversation partnerPatient, funny, good teacher, holds me accountable
My learning goalsTo be fluent , a polyglot
My favorite topicsTravel, music, movies, food, fashion, spirituality
Rosaury, 25
New York
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsKorean
My exchange partner isSomeone nice and fun!
My learning goalsI want to be able to practice my Korean speaking the most.
My favorite topicsArt. Music. Poetry. Politics. Pop culture.
Madelene, 29
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French
Ideal language community partnerSomeone with a sense of humour. Someone who is able to have a light, meaningless and humouress conversation but also serious ones.
My learning goalsTo be able to expand my vocabulary, improve my grammar and speak my chosen foreign languages comfortably and confidently.
My favorite topicsCreativity, innovation, startups and food.
Jessica, 23
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who is open minded, patient and kind! My french certainly needs work, and it would be great to have someone to kindly help me get better!
My learning goalsI would like to increase my ability grammatically in French- expand my vocabulary and practice my tenses.
My favorite topicsFilms, Art, TV, Politics, Foods (vegan esp.), Astrology, Books, all sorts of things
Dave, 34
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French
Perfect language exchange partnerFriendly nice fluent
My learning goalsTo converse with in laws
My favorite topicsSports business politics
Ji Soo, 23
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My conversation partnerI want a partner who will correct all my mistakes and be easy to talk too.
My learning goalsSpell Korean words with ease and speak fluently
My favorite topicsMusic, tv shows, school, food , life
Maria, 30
New York
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsGerman
My exchange partner isSomeone open minded who enjoys going with the flow. Even better if they're a graduate student or academic.
My learning goalsPractice my language skills and be able to speak without much trouble.
My favorite topicsLiterature, politics, sports, philosophy. I like talking about pretty much everything.
Nini, 53
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, French
Ideal language community partnerSomeone that has the same interests
My learning goalsSo I can speak fluently of this 2 languages
My favorite topicsTravel, cooking, history and art
Pauly, 52
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsTurkish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerPatient. And with some knowledge how to teach
My learning goalsTalk to my mother in law in Turkish
My favorite topicsDaily life, health, politics, science, television
Symone, 25
New York
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, Korean
Perfect language exchange partnerResponsive, not afraid to correct me, friendly
My learning goalsRe-learn my German sufficiently and expand my Korean
My favorite topicsMovies, food, work

Frequent city questions

How many people are available for language exchange in New York?

There are 6,058 members in New York on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as Dallas, Columbus, and Springfield.

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 6,058 do it in New York.