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1,460 language exchange partners in Seattle looking to learn languages

Colin, 31
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Japanese
My exchange partner isInterested in not just chatting, but also talking about language and how it works.
My learning goalsConversational competence and fluidity.
My favorite topicsBooks, design, anthropology, culture, technology, food, cooking, history, languages, learning theory
Andrew, 23
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
Ideal language community partnersomeone who makes conversation fun.
My learning goalsto improve my speaking skills to get closer with family and friends!
My favorite topicstech and everyday life.
Le, 41
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerAble to help me have conversations so I can become better for my next trip.
My learning goalsI want to become fluent. That way I can be able to communicate out of the country
My favorite topicsTravel, music, indoor gardening
Zoe, 20
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
Perfect language exchange partnernice, encouraging
My learning goalsbecome conversational, study abroad
My favorite topicsart, science, technology
Brandon, 25
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Japanese
My conversation partnerSomeone who is friendly, patient, and open-minded
My learning goalsMy goal is to improve my Spanish grammar and vocabulary and make long-term friends
My favorite topicsI love discussing technology and ethics relating to it. I also enjoy casual conversations about sports (basketball) and politics.
Bambi, 26
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish, Chinese
LearnsKorean
My exchange partner isOutgoing and fun
My learning goalsJust good enough to make sentences
My favorite topicsMovies music and lifestyle
Oliva, 22
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isSomeone who will support me in learning Spanish and who I can help out with their English language skills! :)
My learning goalsI hope to be able to write and speak conversationally and learn new vocabulary.
My favorite topicsOutdoor activities, reading, cooking and baking, art, and botany.
Torrey, 28
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal language community partnerDeep, passionate, loyal
My learning goalsConversational by end of 2021
My favorite topicsLife, travel, cooking, existential questions
Sarah, 24
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerPeople willing to correct errors in grammar and carry on a good conversation
My learning goalsAdvance my vocabulary
My favorite topicsAnimals, robotics, politics, computers, baking, anime and comics, art, plants
Blaire, 28
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerI love to chat and learn about others!
My learning goalsHopefully learn some Spanish. Gain international friends
My favorite topicsTravel. Baking. Sailing. Hiking. Humor. Nursing. Volunteering. Chocolate. Dogs. Theatre.
Drew, 39
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My conversation partnerPatient, interested in business ideas.
My learning goalsBe able to converse with my girlfriend and her family/friends.
My favorite topicsEntrepreneurship, sports, social impact, community building.
Christine, 33
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsCzech, Spanish
My exchange partner isFriendly, outgoing
My learning goalsBecome conversationally fluent
My favorite topicsFamily, music, animals
Christina, 43
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsRussian, Serbian
Ideal language community partnerPatient and willing to help me with grammar and vocabulary.
My learning goalsLearn Serbian (I’ve never studied it) and get better at Russian. I studied Russian in school but haven’t spoken in a long time.
My favorite topicsCurrent events, literature, learning about new cities.
Jonathan, 31
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerNerd Friendly Well traveled
My learning goalsFluency in japanese
My favorite topicsVideo games Travel Culture
Caleb, 26
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, Irish, Swedish
Perfect language exchange partnerNice caring likes adventures likes meeting new people
My learning goalsI want yo be native in these languages
My favorite topicsCooking music hobbies cultures anything really
Madalyn, 25
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSwedish
My conversation partnerFriendly, helpful, likes to talk about similar interests!
My learning goalsI want to become proficient in conversational Swedish!
My favorite topicsArt and art history, culture, movies, music, fashion, interior design, cooking/baking, travel, and animals.
Claire, 33
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Hebrew
My exchange partner isSomeone funny and interesting
My learning goalsI would like to improve my Hebrew
My favorite topicsMovies and TV
Bharat, 27
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish, Telugu
LearnsSpanish
Ideal language community partnerRespects my time and at the same time be friendly and courteous. I would do the same.
My learning goalsWould like to learn basic phrases that are most used during travel to any Spanish speaking country. This will be helpful for my road trip from USA to Argentina.
My favorite topicsMotorcycling, working out, jump rope, hiking, backpacking, traveling… a lot.
Atrey, 33
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerPatient and passionate.
My learning goalsTo learn my native Spanish language better than the bit I know, since I didn't grow up in the home near my father.
My favorite topicsTech, travel, and movies
syril, 22
Seattle
SpeaksEnglish, Tagalog
LearnsFrench, Italian, Japanese
Perfect language exchange partnerfriendly, understanding, easy to talk to, non-judgmental, open to constructive criticisms, etc
My learning goalsfrench: i just want to practice it more because there’s not really any instances when I can do that here in the US unless im speaking with my classmates italian: learn the basics, some essential/funny phrases, and possibly italian culture
My favorite topicswhat makes you want to learn languages? things you love to do? favorite places you’ve been to? places you’ve been during to visit? movie/show recommendations?

Frequent city questions

How many people are available for language exchange in Seattle?

There are 1,460 members in Seattle on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as Richardson, Baltimore, and Manhattan.

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 1,460 do it in Seattle.