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Language exchange in Oakland

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N.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

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Persian

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Azerbaijani

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Tajik

My favorite topics

Travel, Cultures, Music, anything...

My language exchange partner is

Anybody who enjoys having an interesting conversation, sharing ideas and getting to know other cultures and peoples.

My learning goals

Understanding different cultures, learning languages, getting to know people from around the world.

G.

G.

Oakland

Fluent

Français Flag

French

LEARNS

English Flag

English

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

Deutsch Flag

German

Ideal language community partner

À un être humain passionné, curieux et amoureux de la vie. À...

My learning goals

Développer mon niveau de grammaire et de construction de phrase afin d’améliorer mon niveau puis ma confiance en conversation orale.

My favorite topics

Creativity, Human being, Traveling, Visual Arts, Communication, Philosophy, Alternative Culture, Social Science, Psychology, Film production, Scriptwriting, TV Series, Politics, Art Therapy, Movies, Ecology

J.

J.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

한국어 Flag

Korean

Español Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

Practice my French (Adv), Spanish (Basic), and Korean (SUPER...

My favorite topics

languages, studying, gymnastics, kpop ✨

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Likes to learn and practice languages, patient, and outgoing :)

S.

S.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

中文 (繁體) Flag

Chinese (Traditional)

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

My favorite topics

Travel, culture, sports, hobbies, lots of thing...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is outgoing, eager to help and be helped, and also understands how language learning works.

My learning goals

Achieve a basic level of Spanish fluency

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R.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

日本語 Flag

Japanese

Español Flag

Spanish

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who’s not quick to correct. Someone who’s laid back and...

My learning goals

I’d like to actually be able to hold a 5 minute conversation in another language.

My favorite topics

Culture, travel, and life goals

M.

M.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

Tagalog, Filipino Flag

Tagalog, Filipino

LEARNS

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

日本語 Flag

Japanese

Pусский Flag

Russian

My learning goals

I'd love to learn conversational Russian, Japanese, and Mandari...

My favorite topics

Swing dancing, culture, travels

My language exchange partner is

Down-to-earth, curious people!

K.

K.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

中文 (繁體) Flag

Chinese (Traditional)

Español Flag

Spanish

हिन्दी Flag

Hindi

My favorite topics

Politics, business, legal, health and musi...

Ideal language community partner

Fun, patience, grammatically correct, dedication, easy to understand, professional

My learning goals

Fluently speaking and writing.

T.

T.

Oakland

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Fluent

Pусский Flag

Russian

LEARNS

English Flag

English

한국어 Flag

Korean

Español Flag

Spanish

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly and easy going person. And very kin...

My learning goals

I want to speak English very well. And find many friends all over the world :)) and of course I will help you to learn Russian

My favorite topics

My Instagram: @hellotati_

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C.

C.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Italiano Flag

Italian

Lietuvių Flag

Lithuanian

한국어 Flag

Korean

My learning goals

Conversational fluency in a few language...

My favorite topics

Games, technology, philosophy, comedy, pop culture, travel

Perfect language exchange partner

Outgoing, friendly & intelligent. Creative.

T.

T.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Français Flag

French

Italiano Flag

Italian

My favorite topics

Politics, art, book...

I want a conversation partner who is

Outgoing, smart, and interested in the world. Someone who is curious about other people!

My learning goals

To speak fluent Spanish or at least hold a conversation!

J.

J.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Deutsch Flag

German

My language exchange partner is

Responsive and fun. Old enough to know that we don’t know everything....

My learning goals

Oh, just seeing where the path leads. Ich habe vor vielen Jahren in Deutschland gewohnt und kann noch einigermaßen Deutsch sprechen. Mir fehlt nur die Gelegenheit zu üben.

My favorite topics

The world is your oyster. Talk to me about outdoor sports, food, politics, relationships, science, health and fitness and your language learning experience. Bonus points if you can quote GoT and Westworld.

K.

K.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

Improve fluency by talking on the phone or through voice messages...

My favorite topics

Travel, food, outdoor and recreational activities

Ideal language community partner

Friendly, outgoing, funny, easy-going

Connect with learners around the world

Value Community

Join a global community

Value Learn

Learn what matters to you

Value Conversation

Have fun, engaging conversations

K.

K.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

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Turkish

My favorite topics

Learning new things, travelling, exploring, movies, tv, reading....

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone with a positive attitude, who likes to learn new things

My learning goals

I hope to get better at speaking different languages and meet cool people!

Y.

Y.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

한국어 Flag

Korean

Perfect language exchange partner

A nice person...

My learning goals

I want to become fluent in korean and also make a korean friend so I can write books in korean.

My favorite topics

I love writing books. I’m working on my first book right now~!

A.

A.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

At the very least, maintain my level of Spanish. Would be great...

My favorite topics

Language, culture, travel, philosophy, politics, comedy

I want a conversation partner who is

Well traveled, kind, open, interested in learning a variety of new things,

K.

K.

Oakland

Fluent

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English

Español Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

日本語 Flag

Japanese

My favorite topics

Cats, animals, writing, martial arts, politics, music, current...

My language exchange partner is

I would like to talk with anyone who wants to talk in Japanese and English about anything :)

My learning goals

I would like to meet someone who speaks Japanese and who wants to improve their English so that we can have a mutually beneficial language exchange friendship :)

Kai

Kai uses Tandem to share their culture with other members.

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“I love Tandem Pro. When I’m taking a trip to a new place, I always check out the “Travel” section to see if there is anyone who looks interesting there. It’s like having a local guide who teaches you a bit of their language!”

C.

C.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Deutsch Flag

German

Español Flag

Spanish

Ideal language community partner

Quiero hablar con gente que está paciente. Mi español es no bueno....

My learning goals

Espero a mantener mejores conversaciones en español que en inglés.

My favorite topics

Art, Fitness, Society (gossip -_- lol), metaphysics

C.

C.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

Asụsụ Igbo Flag

Igbo

My learning goals

Gain French and Igbo skill...

My favorite topics

Music, sports, pop culture, reading, singing

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Fluent French and Igbo speakers who are learning English

K.

K.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

한국어 Flag

Korean

My favorite topics

Music, movies, fashion, anythin...

Perfect language exchange partner

Anyone located in San Francisco Bay Area who wants to meet up!

My learning goals

I want to become more fluent in Korean

S.

S.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

Español Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

العربية Flag

Arabic

Português Flag

Portuguese

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is outgoing, is curious about the world and loves...

My learning goals

Improve my Spanish skills. Also, learn Portuguese.

My favorite topics

Traveling, food, nature, hiking, football (soccer), music, art, architecture and many more!

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M.

M.

Oakland

Fluent

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Mongolian

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Pусский Flag

Russian

한국어 Flag

Korean

Français Flag

French

My learning goals

Improve my languag...

My favorite topics

Tech, Travel, Stories

My language exchange partner is

Funny, Talkative, Smart

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E.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Italiano Flag

Italian

My favorite topics

school, theatre, food, youtub...

Ideal language community partner

idk just be nice and be willing to learn and help others learn ig

My learning goals

i want to be fluent in spanish and conversational in italian (i literally don’t know any italian but my cousin speaks it)

F.

F.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is ok with being awkward and weird at times and can...

My learning goals

I just want to be more confident in speaking other languages

My favorite topics

Anything! I like current affairs, sports, motorcycles, music. I am open to anything as long as I know something about it!

D.

D.

Oakland

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

日本語 Flag

Japanese

Español Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

Full conversations about the world, citie...

My favorite topics

Places to travel , sites to see in new cities , best restaurants

Perfect language exchange partner

Nice happy person positive

A.

A.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Português Flag

Portuguese

Español Flag

Spanish

My favorite topics

Travel, culture, languages, music, history, books, podcasts,...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone interested in practicing languages.

My learning goals

Have at least one voice call per week in French or Portuguese. Learn enough Spanish to have a conversation. Fazer pelo menos uma chamada por semana em português.

D.

D.

Oakland

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Fluent

Tiếng Việt Flag

Vietnamese

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

My language exchange partner is

Funny, nice, positive, loyalty, hospitality, hard-working, tall,...

My learning goals

Understand natives say, read languages by myself

My favorite topics

Culture, business, food, drink, clothes, festival, custom

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F.

Oakland

Fluent

Català Flag

Catalan

Español Flag

Spanish

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Português Flag

Portuguese

My learning goals

Learn Portuguese well enough so I can travel to Brazil and feel...

My favorite topics

Art Travel Pop culture Films Food News

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is interested in what’s going on in the world. Someone well travelled.

D.

D.

Oakland

Fluent

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English

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

LEARNS

Deutsch Flag

German

My favorite topics

Politics, culture, science, adventure...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

A foreign adventurer with a varied opinion

My learning goals

Speak german, make friends

A.

A.

Oakland

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Fluent

English Flag

English

Emoji Flag

Emoji

LEARNS

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who makes me feel happy ...

My learning goals

Being able to speak a few phrases

My favorite topics

Programming, music, people

D.

D.

Oakland

Fluent

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

中文 (繁體) Flag

Chinese (Traditional)

粵語 Flag

Cantonese

LEARNS

한국어 Flag

Korean

My learning goals

Learn Korean (can understand and speak it...

My favorite topics

Music, business, news, college

I want a conversation partner who is

Nice, friendly

Looking for a Tandem conversation partner in Oakland?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 62 speakers in Oakland 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 Oakland?

There are 62 members in Oakland on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/coventry />Coventry, <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/el-paso />El Paso, and <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/eugene />Eugene.

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 62 do it in Oakland.