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My favorite topics

The most topic I like to discuss about it is histor...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who likes to history geography literature and traveling

My learning goals

My goal Is to master 7 language. Actually I’m mastering 4. I would like to master more languages to use it in my professional career

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Berkeley

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Ideal language community partner

Fun, polite, international...

My learning goals

Improving conversation and getting new friends

My favorite topics

Business, news, sport, world's big things, new cultures

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Berkeley

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Thai

My learning goals

MAKE MORE FRIENDS...

My favorite topics

An engineer working hard to get Master degree at UCB. It's exciting to meet everyone around the world.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone!

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Berkeley

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My favorite topics

I enjoy discussing traveling, politics, history, pop culture,...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is easy to talk to

My learning goals

I would like to eventually be able to form sentences without having to spend long periods of time trying to translate English to another language.

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English speakers in Berkeley

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Berkeley

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Thai

I want a conversation partner who is

Like-minded entrepreneur who loves traveling, learning and exploring...

My learning goals

Become fluent in Thai in one year

My favorite topics

Traveling food photography startup business entrepreneurship technology cooking

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Berkeley

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Punjabi

My learning goals

improve conversation, poetry a plu...

My favorite topics

religion, social justice, math and science

My language exchange partner is

ਤੋਹੀ ਮੋਹੀ ਮੋਹੀ ਤੋਹੀ ਅੰਤਰੁ ਕੈਸਾ

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Berkeley

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My favorite topics

I really like languages, and in particular I like helping people...

Ideal language community partner

I'm willing to talk with anyone! But I would much prefer to talk to someone who would be willing to talk regularly (once a month, once every 2 weeks, once a week, etc). I sometimes get really busy, so I prefer to set a block of time when we can just talk.

My learning goals

I want to improve as much as I can, and hopefully make a friend.

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Berkeley

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

You...

My learning goals

Thai: I want to learn more language, learn about cultural norms, traditions, and pop culture. Hebrew: It's been a long time since I've spoken Hebrew and I am very rusty. I also want to refamiliarize myself with Israeli culture

My favorite topics

History Technology and science Global Politics Anime DIY Looks like I’m getting famous on here for my love of Thai songs and culture. I don’t know what’s wrong with me, I just love Isaan songs ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Berkeley

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American Sign Language

My learning goals

Improving my gramma...

My favorite topics

Art, music, books, film, philosophy, linguistics, languages

Perfect language exchange partner

Anyone into sharing rad music/art/etc!

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M.

Berkeley

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Japanese

My favorite topics

No romance please. I am looking for serious language exchange...

I want a conversation partner who is

Delicated. Consistent. Inspiring

My learning goals

Japanese: advanced speaker

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Berkeley

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My language exchange partner is

Preferably lives near Berkeley and wouldn’t mind meeting up over...

My learning goals

I 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 topics

Music and concerts, TV shows (currently watching Game of Thrones and The Good Place), Fitness, and trying to get better at cooking!

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Berkeley

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My learning goals

I am planning on moving to France so want to get comfortable...

My favorite topics

Food, travel, anything really just love to practice!

Ideal language community partner

Someone who wants to help me learn French and who I can help learn English.

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Berkeley

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My favorite topics

Books, movies, shows, language, travel, musi...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

It's always fun to learn a language with a fellow linguist, but really anyone would be great!

My learning goals

Practice! Also, better vocab and colloquial terms are a treat

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Berkeley

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Norwegian

Perfect language exchange partner

a good listener/compassionate and supportive person who also...

My learning goals

I want to practice speaking, improve my grammar and understanding of how to formulate sentences

My favorite topics

philosophy, feminism, books, movies, tv shows, politics

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Berkeley

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Korean

My learning goals

I hope to learn conversation Korean and to make friends that...

My favorite topics

Music, KDramas, Singing, Badminton

I want a conversation partner who is

Native Korean speakers who enjoy life.

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G.

Berkeley

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My favorite topics

Food, hobbies, animals, tv show...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who wants to have fun conversations and learn

My learning goals

Speak Spanish more fluently

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Jun uses Tandem to improve his English speaking and listening skills.

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Berkeley

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Ideal language community partner

Веселые люди, которые хотят учиться. I’d also like to meet people...

My learning goals

Хочу говорить свободно!

My favorite topics

Искусство, литература, политика, математика, философия, история и глупые шутки.

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Berkeley

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German

My learning goals

To develop speaking in German .. To learn some diff German words...

My favorite topics

About anything, food , hobbies ,life culture , love , fun , party , musics ,sports .. I love to discuss any topics ;)

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly, cool , can spend time when you are free .. Jovial and easy going ,chatter box :D

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Berkeley

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Kazakh

My favorite topics

Technology, visual design, traditional Kazakh music, learning...

Perfect language exchange partner

Anyone who's into talking and learning a different language, which should cover everyone here

My learning goals

I want to improve my Kazakh to the point where I am able to have a conversation with native speakers.

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Berkeley

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Friendl...

My learning goals

Learning as much as i can!

My favorite topics

Anything

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Berkeley

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Korean

My learning goals

I want to practice my fluency with Korean. I hope I can learn...

My favorite topics

I like discussing music, science, culture, and literature

My language exchange partner is

Not sure yet! 그냥 한국인 친구 만나면 좋겠어요! 반가워요

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Berkeley

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My favorite topics

Culture, family, hobbies, movies, TV, travel, book...

Ideal language community partner

Someone 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 goals

Greater speaking confidence, help with using vocabulary appropriately, improved vocabulary, cultural exchange

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Berkeley

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Hawaiian

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone who is committed to learning...

My learning goals

Improve the language I'm practicing

My favorite topics

Traveling, language learning

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Berkeley

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Korean

My learning goals

Just got back from 서울! I can’t wait to go back in spring. I’d...

My favorite topics

Daily life, fashion, beauty, travel, and food! I have a beauty/lifestyle blog. I’m really into small everyday happiness.

Perfect language exchange partner

Anyone who would like to practice their English and help me with my Korean. It would be awesome to meet in Korea in the Spring! ‍♀️ not here for dating.

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Berkeley

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Sports, culture, music, philosphy, or anything for that matter....

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone 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 goals

To be able to speak naturally in different languages and come across more as a "local" if possible

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Berkeley

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Korean

My language exchange partner is

Someone interested in everything...

My learning goals

Gain fluency, learn about culture and differences.

My favorite topics

I like to discuss culture, trivia, movies.

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Berkeley

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My learning goals

Learn little things about languages I already kno...

My favorite topics

Humor. Random humor in any language.

Ideal language community partner

Someone who likes memes and is funny af.

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Berkeley

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My favorite topics

Food, nature, travel, current world events, and politics. Generally,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is able to balance having fun and engaging conversations about interesting subjects with helping me learn the language.

My learning goals

My top priority now is to learn a little bit of conversational Italian before my trip to Rome in late July. Longer term, I am also interested in learning German as well.

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Berkeley

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A flexible and kind native French speake...

My learning goals

I want to fine tune my accent and accelerate my vocabulary

My favorite topics

Culture, food, travel, environment, nature

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Berkeley

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My learning goals

I hope to be able to get more in tune with the day-to-day ways...

My favorite topics

I like to talk about the environment and global health, differences and similarities between different parts of the world, and learn about other people’s lives.

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone friendly and observational who needs to practice English and is fluent in Spanish.

Looking for an online language exchange partner in Berkeley, United States?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 88 English speakers in Berkeley looking to learn English together. Download the Tandem app for free to start practicing languages with locals!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you know how many Tandem members are available for English language exchange in Berkeley?

In Berkeley there are 88 members ready to have a English language exchange.

Are there other locations in United States other than Berkeley where I can find a English language exchange partner?

You can also find a English Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/english/eugene />Eugene, <a href=/learn/english/buffalo />Buffalo, and <a href=/learn/english/allentown />Allentown.

What is the Tandem app all about?

Tandem is a language exchange app where people teach each other their native language. Each month more than 500,000 people visit Tandem with 88 of them coming from Berkeley.