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Asher

Asher

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

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Spanish

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Chinese (Simplified)

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German

My favorite topics

I like drawing, learning languages, growing vegetables/cacti,...

My language exchange partner is

People interested in fun TPRS. TPRS means: 1) telling short stories. 2) describing pictures. 3) asking and answering questions about the stories and pictures.

My learning goals

Practice listening and speaking without overthinking. Learning to understand and recognize different accents.

Giovanni

Giovanni

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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French

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German

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Chinese (Simplified)

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is patient and willing to help. Someone that is easy...

My learning goals

I'd like to have more speaking and listening opportunities. I can study reading and writing on my own. But having a partner is necessary for speaking and listening.

My favorite topics

I enjoy discussing new movies, culture, and career paths. I also enjoy photography and travel. My instagram: gacolitti

Judy

Judy

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

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Korean

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Spanish

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Japanese

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French

My learning goals

To try and learn more languages...

My favorite topics

film & television, food, music, sports, travel

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who can help with or answer any questions regarding a language, such as grammar or proper usage of a word.

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Nicole

Nicole

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Spanish

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Cantonese

My favorite topics

Social issues, TV shows, documentaries, cultural differences,...

Perfect language exchange partner

Funny people who are serious about learning and teaching!

My learning goals

To speak Portuguese fluently!

Kaelan

Kaelan

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

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Emoji

LEARNS

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French

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Spanish

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Russian

I want a conversation partner who is

I want to meet people of all nationalities who are open minded....

My learning goals

Improve my Language skills , learn new cultures and make new friends

My favorite topics

Travel,Photography, Coffee, I like learning about new cultures, self development, global issues, series & films, architecture, books, pretty much anything

Peter

Peter

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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French

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Spanish

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German

My learning goals

I want to practice my German conversation skills and start learning...

My favorite topics

Music, Art, Dance, Books, Languages, Culture, Geography, Daily Life

My language exchange partner is

Everyone! I enjoy chatting with all sorts of people

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Morgan

Morgan

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

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Lithuanian

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Greek

My favorite topics

Questions of culture & philosoph...

Ideal language community partner

Spirited conversation, partners willing to correct me

My learning goals

Better my flow

Hannah

Hannah

Portland

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English

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Swedish

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Icelandic

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American Sign Language

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who loves to have fun and be silly...

My learning goals

I would love to learn to be pretty fluent for travels and being able to connect to people on another level.

My favorite topics

Music, psychology, travel, metaphysics, art, fun!

maisy

maisy

Portland

SPEAKS

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English

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Spanish

LEARNS

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German

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Danish

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American Sign Language

My learning goals

I want to be fluent in as many languages as possible. I’m looking...

My favorite topics

Biology, theatre, music, musical theatre, cooking, guitar, medicine

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is passionate about what they’re talking about, can correct me when I’m wrong, and is okay with being corrected.

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Vanessa

Vanessa

Portland

SPEAKS

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English

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Arabic

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Chinese (Simplified)

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American Sign Language

My favorite topics

Really anything I do like talking about dream jobs and accomplishments....

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is outgoing, funny, awkward and understanding like I am. Someone who can talk about all sorts of things. So if you’re nice, that’s good too. Oh and if they’re okay with sarcasm. There will probably be a lot of that.

My learning goals

I just really want to improve my knowledge of these languages. I wanted to click more but the limit is three. Which I think is just silly. But I’d love to be able to have conversations and understand more.

Drew

Drew

Portland

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English

LEARNS

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Korean

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French

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Italian

My language exchange partner is

An upbeat, energetic person with lots to shar...

My learning goals

I want to be more comfortable in everyday, informal conversations.

My favorite topics

Music, fashion, and food!

Emma

Emma

Portland

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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French

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Italian

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Korean

My learning goals

I want to learn more specialized vocabulary, practice using complex...

My favorite topics

Languages, science, cooking

Ideal language community partner

Open-minded, not afraid to correct my writing

Grace

Grace uses Tandem to feel connected to the world.

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"I have never made so many friends so fast. It’s really fun having all these people to learn languages with."

Nickel

Nickel

Portland

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Lingala

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Swahili

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French

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English

My favorite topics

Je vais discuter de l’amour pour améliorer ma langu...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Aucune idée

My learning goals

Je me rieur savoir juste la langue

Anne

Anne

Portland

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Spanish

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Swedish

Perfect language exchange partner

Interesting, passionate about learnin...

My learning goals

To be fluent in as many languages as possible

My favorite topics

Language, science, math, music

Robert

Robert

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Spanish

My learning goals

I want to get better at spanish...

My favorite topics

Music, travel, books, philosophy, culture. Instagram:shouttodalord

I want a conversation partner who is

Spanish speakers mostly. People who want to get deep into some subjects.

Hank

Hank

Portland

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English

LEARNS

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Spanish

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Portuguese

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Quechua

My favorite topics

I like to speak about philosophy and society and about nature...

My language exchange partner is

My learning goals

Alia

Alia

Portland

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Samoan

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American Sign Language

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Russian

Ideal language community partner

Patient, encouraging, and humorous...

My learning goals

I want to communicate with some of the families in my community by speaking more comfortably in their native language as well as learn a language in general.

My favorite topics

I can talk about pretty much anything, I’m only an expert when it comes to myself or vine references. I enjoy discussing music, culture, current events, food, nature, and technology.

Hadi

Hadi

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

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Arabic

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French

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Spanish

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Hebrew

My learning goals

Be conversationally fluent in French and Spanish...

My favorite topics

Learning and eating

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Fun, smart, and foodies

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Alisha

Alisha

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Korean

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Books, movies, philosophy, exercise, kayaking, great views, traveling,...

Perfect language exchange partner

Funny, kind, curious, and talkative!

My learning goals

I want to be able to converse and write well.

Kyle

Kyle

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

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French

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Spanish

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German

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone chill to talk about food with...

My learning goals

I’d love to polish my Spanish and work on my French

My favorite topics

Soccer movies tv politics

Ryan

Ryan

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Chinese (Traditional)

My learning goals

Improve my conversational Mandarin. Learn more Chinese sayings...

My favorite topics

Bicycles腳踏車, piano tuning鋼琴調音, cryptocurrency加密貨幣, black tea紅茶, oolong tea烏龍茶, matcha抹茶, vegan/vegetarian cooking 素食

My language exchange partner is

Anyone who can message back and forth throughout the day. 可以跟我偶爾交流訊息的人。

Eli

Eli

Portland

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SPEAKS

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English

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Spanish

LEARNS

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Catalan

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German

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French

My favorite topics

Sports, technology, travel, music and language learning or pretty...

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is open minded and easy going. Someone who is respectful and embraces other cultures

My learning goals

I want to improve my language skills

Lindsey

Lindsey

Portland

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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Japanese

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Italian

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Korean

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is willing to help a beginner!...

My learning goals

Be able to read and have conversations

My favorite topics

Fashion Design, fashion styling, anime, health + wellness, photography, basic conversation to get to know people and form friendships!

Kelly

Kelly

Portland

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English

LEARNS

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German

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Bavarian

My learning goals

Being able to think in German! So pretty much I think it’s level...

My favorite topics

Hmm, let’s chat about your interests, best hiking spots, business, and just to learn from each other. I’m interested in a variety of topics!

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone willing to be patient and helpful in my German learning experience! Learning from actual German locals is preferred. (I’m more than happy to help with English as a native speaker!)

Emilia

Emilia

Portland

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English

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Spanish

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French

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Italian

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Portuguese

My favorite topics

Feminism, dogs, movies, tv shows, astrolog...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone fun and open minded.

My learning goals

Want to help teach Spanish and English and maybe learn French, German, etc.

Luis

Luis

Portland

SPEAKS

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Spanish

English Flag

English

LEARNS

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German

Japanese Flag

Japanese

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Italian

My language exchange partner is

I can talk with anybody who wants to share with me her/his own...

My learning goals

I would like to refine my english skills and my german. Also I can help you with your spanish.

My favorite topics

Technology, travelling, sports, philosophy, understanding people, learn new languages, having fun.

Aleks

Aleks

Portland

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SPEAKS

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Spanish

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English

LEARNS

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Italian

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Danish

My learning goals

Become fluent in Italian. And then Danish. Of course focus one...

My favorite topics

Looking for pen pals :) I like Sport/ Workingout , Gymnastics, Art, Music, Films, People, Lifestyle, Books, Relationship Advice, hiking, paddle boarding, surfing, Kayaking, cliff jumping, sky diving, photography, reading, editing, drawing, writing.

Ideal language community partner

I can help you with pronouncing words in English And Spanish in exchange for meaningful conversations about any topic while we talk in and learn different language.

Charlie

Charlie

Portland

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

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German

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

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Japanese

My favorite topics

...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

My learning goals

learn new ways to see the world communicate blur lines make connections express new thoughts encounter new things share new experiences grow

Anthony

Anthony

Portland

SPEAKS

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English

LEARNS

Chinese (Simplified) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

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German

Portuguese Flag

Portuguese

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who likes learning languages, and wants to talk about...

My learning goals

I want to be more fluent in languages that I'm learning as well as help other people practice their English.

My favorite topics

I like to talk about music, travel, and family.

Ana Carolina

Ana Carolina

Portland

SPEAKS

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Portuguese

LEARNS

English Flag

English

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French

Spanish Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

Avançar no inglês...

My favorite topics

Music, movie, theater, art, psychology, etc

I want a conversation partner who is

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Looking for a Tandem conversation partner in Portland?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 159 speakers in Portland 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 Portland?

There are 159 members in Portland on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as Ogden, Clermont, and West Lafayette.

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 159 do it in Portland.