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Ashley

Ashley

Bloomington

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Italian

My favorite topics

I'm down to talk about virtually everything, including politics,...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who has a variety of interests and is great with grammar. I prefer to speak each language that I learn as well as I can, so please correct my small grammar mistakes.

My learning goals

I want to be able to speak fluently with my clients well enough to be able to provide them with appropriate care. When I get licensed, I will get proper certification, but that is not an option for me right now.

Aiko

Aiko

Bloomington

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English

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Vietnamese

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Spanish

Ideal language community partner

Anyone that is native in the languages I'm learning! Also anyone...

My learning goals

日本人のようにペラペラになりたいです! And to pick up a couple of new languages

My favorite topics

Currently studying programming. I like gaming, culture, food, R&B music, Netflix and fashion. I'm ハーフ

Christopher

Christopher

Bloomington

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German

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Italian

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Japanese

My learning goals

i want to learn japanese, german, and italia...

My favorite topics

science, politics, finance, sports, music

Ideal conversation exchange partner

open minded and friendly. someone whos not afraid to fail

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Kate

Kate

Bloomington

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English

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Spanish

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Portuguese

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Russian

My favorite topics

Ideas, psychology, philosophy, Sports, gym, language, cultur...

Perfect language exchange partner

Interesting people or weird people. People who like to discuss ideas.

My learning goals

Spanish- Maintain my level of fluency and learn high level vocabulary and idioms. Portuguese- Practice basic conversation.

Luke

Luke

Bloomington

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Mongolian

I want a conversation partner who is

Jemand, der sich einfach gerne auf neue Erfahrungen einlässt...

My learning goals

Hörverstehen üben und verbessern. Ich würde auch gern fließender und leichter reden können.

My favorite topics

Lesen, Natur, Reisen, Soziologie, Kochen, Quatschen, Politik, Strand, Auswandern, Sprachen, Filme, Theater, Videospiele, Feiern, Meditation, Laufen, Joggen

Alyssa

Alyssa

Bloomington

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English

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Spanish

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Arabic

My learning goals

Be more proficient in French....

My favorite topics

I love diving, listening to all sorts of music and learning about different cultures. I love sports and watching soccer. I'm interested in art and film as well.

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is nice and easy going

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Rolando

Rolando

Bloomington

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Esperanto

My favorite topics

Movies, games, anime, comics, science and technolog...

Ideal language community partner

Funny, paitent and flexible

My learning goals

To be able to converse interchangeably in my native and secondary languages.

Alyssa

Alyssa

Bloomington

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English

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Swedish

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Hawaiian

Ideal conversation exchange partner

The perfect person would just be someone who wants to talk and...

My learning goals

I hope to meet new people and improve on learning new languages.

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about Disney, animals, nature, traveling, exploring, music, family, dancing, musicals, psychology, and photography.

Lanya

Lanya

Bloomington

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English

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Korean

My learning goals

I want to feel confident in speaking korean before travel and...

My favorite topics

Dance, singing, Coffee, music, photography, traveling, university life, and plenty of other things you can think of like matcha green tea icecream, movies, and other things

Perfect language exchange partner

Very funny & outgoing, likes to talk a lot about a lot of different things and likes any sort of music

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Filip

Filip

Bloomington

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German

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Bosnian

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Croatian

My favorite topics

Classical music, Slavic languages and culture, any kind of fun...

I want a conversation partner who is

Outgoing, friendly, humorous people from all over.

My learning goals

Meet people of any country, but particularly looking to learn Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian or fine-tune my Polish grammar (Polish and English are both my first language). I'm also currently in an entry-level Italian class.

Lee

Lee

Bloomington

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English

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French

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Icelandic

My language exchange partner is

anyone interested in language learnin...

My learning goals

I want to improve my skills in various languages

My favorite topics

everything

Oscar

Oscar

Bloomington

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Chinese (Traditional)

My learning goals

Go to Vietnam and teach English and that way already know Vietnamese....

My favorite topics

Soccer Politics Food Travel Sports Pets Movies

Ideal language community partner

Outgoing Extrovert loves to travel university student

Grace

Grace uses Tandem to feel connected to the world.

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Rayna

Rayna

Bloomington

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English

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German

My favorite topics

Dance Workout Trave...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone

My learning goals

Wanna learn German(I am German beginner)

Devin

Devin

Bloomington

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English

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German

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Perfect language exchange partner

Someone with a great sense of humor, but also can have deep conversatio...

My learning goals

I want to have an advanced understanding of as many languages as I can

My favorite topics

I'm big on learning so I love to discuss anything

Emily

Emily

Bloomington

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English

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Italian

My learning goals

To be more fluent and learn a lot more than in a classroom...

My favorite topics

I enjoy discussing music and cultures of my country and other countries.

I want a conversation partner who is

Understanding, funny, and nice to talk to.

Lexus

Lexus

Bloomington

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English

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French

My favorite topics

Writing, France, Music, culture. I love talking about history...

My language exchange partner is

Friendly, knows french, is helpful. Open minded.

My learning goals

To speak french fluently.

Xin

Xin

Bloomington

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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Malay

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Korean

Ideal language community partner

Friendly, kind, polite, respectfu...

My learning goals

Improve my Korean language skills

My favorite topics

Food, music, art, travel and more!

Brandon

Brandon

Bloomington

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French

My learning goals

I want to be more fluent in the French language, and converse...

My favorite topics

I like many movies, TV shows, and I enjoy listening to music. I can discuss very deep topics, or I can keep the conversation light with a lot humor.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who talks often, and wants to keep the conversation going.

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Makayla

Makayla

Bloomington

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English

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Korean

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Movies, music (I love kpop, pop, alternative, indie, etc), food,...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is patient and can help me learn and improve!

My learning goals

I want to improve my Korean and Spanish. I want to be fluent in Spanish some day

Maggie

Maggie

Bloomington

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English

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Korean

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Spanish

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Japanese

I want a conversation partner who is

English learner who speaks Spanish/Korean ☺️ Correct me a lot...

My learning goals

Quiero mejorar mi español, 그리고 한국어를 더 배우고 싶어요!! ☺️

My favorite topics

music , fashion, photography , movies , reading , travel ✈️, etc ☺️

Noah

Noah

Bloomington

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Spanish

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Kazakh

My learning goals

I would like to visit family in Russia and converse entirely...

My favorite topics

I enjoy running, rock climbing and reading. I love exploring and meeting new people.

My language exchange partner is

Someone who likes talking with me and isn't afraid of making mistakes or correcting me when I make mistakes.

Fosia

Fosia

Bloomington

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English

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Korean

My favorite topics

I enjoy reading/writing. I also enjoy listening and talking about...

Ideal language community partner

Someone who will help me improve my Korean speaking skills and will be excited to study together!

My learning goals

I want to be able to speak basic Korean and be able to write at least basic sentences 6 months from now. And I hope at least 2 years from now I’ll be fluent in Korean

Ying

Ying

Bloomington

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Cantonese

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English

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French

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Outgoin...

My learning goals

Be able to speak French fluently

My favorite topics

Extreme sports, like bungee jumping, skiing

Nathanael

Nathanael

Bloomington

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My learning goals

Vorrei essere meglio ad l’italiano e parlare più velocemente....

My favorite topics

Viaggi, Tecnologia, e le moto

Perfect language exchange partner

Voglio parlare con le persone che sono interessati a imparare una nuova lingua.

Janahan

Janahan

Bloomington

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Tamil

My favorite topics

Different culture...

I want a conversation partner who is

Open minded

My learning goals

Local slang

Eric

Eric

Bloomington

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English

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Emoji

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German

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Russian

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Spanish

My language exchange partner is

Native speakers and anyone who wants to learn something about...

My learning goals

Better vocabulary, better grasp on grammar, more confidence is using another language

My favorite topics

History, Politics, Video Games, Linguistics

Misty

Misty

Bloomington

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Italian

My learning goals

To become quicker and more natural/less hesitant at speaking...

My favorite topics

News/current events, culture, languages/linguistics, classical civilization, space, aviation, religion, blindness/disability issues. Twitter: @AuroraNebulosa

Ideal language community partner

Very knowledgeable/analytical about their native language and able to explain it clearly, patient with learners of other languages, able to adapt easily to individual learning levels/styles, non-judgmental, friendly/engaging, shares similar interests, n

Dayjah

Dayjah

Bloomington

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English

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Spanish, Fashion, Music, Television/Netflix, Reading, Schoo...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who understands I am learning and not at all fluent. I’m open to trying though if you’re patient.

My learning goals

Practice & Fluency in Spanish; Meet people from other countries.

Mitchell

Mitchell

Bloomington

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English

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Spanish

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is excited to learn and teach...

My learning goals

I would love to increase my ability in speaking and writing Spanish.

My favorite topics

Reading, writing, film, music

Philip

Philip

Bloomington

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English

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Esperanto

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American Sign Language

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Spanish

My learning goals

Learn Latin American Spanish to hold a 10 minute conversation...

My favorite topics

I teach high school math and enjoy taking about education, yarncrafting, and my family.

I want a conversation partner who is

I want to talk with someone to help improve my Spanish and I would help improve your English.

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 86 English speakers in Bloomington 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 Bloomington?

In Bloomington there are 86 members ready to have a English language exchange.

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

You can also find a English Tandem partner in Cedar Rapids, Jersey City, and Cincinnati.

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 86 of them coming from Bloomington.