Learn English in Berkeley

The best way to learn the English language

Millionsof language learners
150+countries using Tandem
2500+language combinations
150M+messages sent
4.5/5App Store Rating
Explore the world’s largest language exchange community
English
Berkeley

199 English speakers in Berkeley looking to learn English together

John, 22
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsItalian
My exchange partner isLight-hearted and curious!
My learning goalsBecome fluent in Italian and Spanish
My favorite topicsTravel, movies, cooking, stories
scylore, 29
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsArabic, French, Chinese
My conversation partner isAnyone who is interested sincerely on language learning and improving themselves!
My learning goalsTo be sufficient any many languages
My favorite topicsI love to discuss topics basically on everything in particular science, traveling and food!
Lauren, 28
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
My language exchange partner isA flexible and kind native French speaker
My learning goalsI want to fine tune my accent and accelerate my vocabulary
My favorite topicsCulture, food, travel, environment, nature
Jared, 24
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My exchange partner is진절한 웃긴 사람들
My learning goals예술이나 일생 회화정도 하고 싶어요
My favorite topics일단 샤월이라서 샤이니 좋은데 다른 한국이나 일본의 음악 들어요. 보통 영화나 책 봐요
Blaine, 34
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese
My conversation partner isPatient, friendly,
My learning goalsBecome conversational. Someday achieve N3 fluency.
My favorite topicsTravel, design, news, food, books
Grace, 19
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My language exchange partner isSomeone who wants to have fun conversations and learn
My learning goalsSpeak Spanish more fluently
My favorite topicsFood, hobbies, animals, tv shows
Looking for Tandem partners in other languages?
Rebecca, 28
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner iscritical, edifying
My learning goalsmutual understanding
My favorite topicssocialism or barbarism
Shadman, 22
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsPortuguese
My conversation partner isSomeone who is willing to be accomodating to varying levels in speaking and understanding and who may know more than 2 languages so they know the difficulty of picking up new languages
My learning goalsTo be able to speak naturally in different languages and come across more as a "local" if possible
My favorite topicsSports, culture, music, philosphy, or anything for that matter. Like deeper conversations that enrich my understanding for life.
Jera, 26
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish, Cantonese
LearnsSpanish, French, Korean
My language exchange partner isIs free of judgment, patient, and open to get to know other cultures.
My learning goalsTo become fluent ultimately, but at least conversational at it and enough to understand the media
My favorite topicsCulture, technology, arts
Nikhil, 19
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
My exchange partner isI mostly just want someone who is helpful and supportive. I would like someone who is curious, because I think that leads to the most interesting conversations.
My learning goalsI am going to Geneva over the summer, and I want to read and write basic French before I go.
My favorite topicsI really like talking about travel experiences, cuisine, and philosophy.
Mack, 23
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese
My conversation partner isSomeone comfortable and not too serious
My learning goalsWant to work on my Chinese pronunciation
My favorite topicsFood, politics, history, television. I also lived in Hong Kong and traveled china and love talking about that! 我去过香港,上海,北京,深圳,和桂林
David, 31
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My language exchange partner isSomeone who is passionate about learning and sharing language knowledge; someone who is patient with the many mistakes I’ll be making; someone who loves to ask questions
My learning goalsGreater speaking confidence, help with using vocabulary appropriately, improved vocabulary, cultural exchange
My favorite topicsCulture, family, hobbies, movies, TV, travel, books
Corinne, 21
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
My exchange partner isSomeone to help me practice my French and share interesting conversations with
My learning goalsMaintain and improve my French level, learn new and more common phrases
My favorite topicsI love animals, and I’m planning on becoming a veterinarian. I love music, movies and series. I enjoy traveling and good food.
Alejandra, 29
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsFrench, Italian
My conversation partner isKind, funny, honest
My learning goalsLearn a new language
My favorite topicsMovies, books, history, swimming
Yumi, 24
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My language exchange partner isSomeone who is open-minded.
My learning goalsTo improve my grammar and learn new words.
My favorite topicsBooks, movies, and food.
Skylar, 20
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese
My exchange partner isSomeone who is nice and will be patient with me!
My learning goalsI’d like to improve my Japanese.
My favorite topicsMusic, hiking, anime, food, golf, and many other things
Katherine, 49
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese, Chinese, Cantonese
My conversation partner isPreferably lives near Berkeley and wouldn’t mind meeting up over food e.g. having brunch together etc
My learning goalsI would like to learn how to speak Mandarin because I am half Chinese but I was born in raised in Canada. I’ve only visited China once, however I wasn’t able to understand anything or communicate with my relatives.
My favorite topicsMusic and concerts, TV shows (currently watching Game of Thrones and The Good Place), Fitness, and trying to get better at cooking!
Tim, 34
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My language exchange partner isPeople who are friendly, patient, and funny.
My learning goalsConversational ability
My favorite topicsTelevision and movies Books Places to travel Food Plants
Austin, 32
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsThai
My exchange partner isFunny Queer-Friendly Preferably male so I can learn the masculine ways of speaking.
My learning goalsTo improve my grammar when speaking and writing. To learn more modern and slang terms. To improve my tones since Thai is a tonal language.
My favorite topicsPop music BL Dramas Fitness Computer Games
Zach, 32
Berkeley
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My conversation partner isSomeone who is organized, effective, and friendly.
My learning goalsLearn Spanish as soon as possible.
My favorite topicsLife, music, psychology, art, technology, fitness