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Learn English in Cape Town

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M i l o

Cape Town

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English

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Romanian

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Arabic

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Spanish

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Turkish

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Czech

My favorite topics

culture, language, nature, sunset. i travel for living, and i...

My language exchange partner is

who interested in deep conversation. please dont write me reference, i dont need those words

My learning goals

not limited in languages learning. my goal is to be tougher and stronger person, gain more experience of life, and explore so many abandoned islands

Quintin

Quintin

Cape Town

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Afrikaans

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English

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Emoji

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French

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Spanish

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Italian

Ideal language community partner

Friendly, open-minded, curious people who are open to discuss...

My learning goals

C1 en français | Español nivel conversación | Want to learn some Italian and Russian too.

My favorite topics

Clouds | Sunsets | Travel | Coffee | Wine | Music | Ice Cream | Sport | Languages | Cities | Personalities | Helping others develop themselves | Profound conversations

Chelsey

Chelsey

Cape Town

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English

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Afrikaans

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Xhosa

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Spanish

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German

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Korean

My learning goals

I want to become conversationally fluent in Korean by chatting...

My favorite topics

K-dramas, books, everyday life

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who understands that I can't be on my phone twenty four hours a day since I'm a busy university student. I like people who are not shy and are not afraid to correct my mistakes.

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English speakers in Cape Town

Albertina

Albertina

Cape Town

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English

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Dutch

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Afrikaans

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French

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Japanese

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International Sign Language

My favorite topics

Sewing, animation, art, DnD, animals, books etc....

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who likes all sorts of topics and enjoys discovering new things, places and people.

My learning goals

To fluently read, write and speak the language of my choice.

Nomfundo

Nomfundo

Cape Town

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South Ndebele

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English

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Zulu

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Spanish

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Portuguese

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Italian

I want a conversation partner who is

Great sense of humour and welcomin...

My learning goals

Learning a wide range of languages

My favorite topics

Anything interesting

Wonga Nangu

Wonga Nangu

Cape Town

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Dutch

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French

My learning goals

Speak new languages and meet new and exciting cultured people...

My favorite topics

Travel, reading, spirituality, friendships, business, relationships, outdoor activities, sport, music, fun, entertainment

My language exchange partner is

Kind, honest, open, fun, patient, interesting, friendly and loving

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Adriaan

Adriaan

Cape Town

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English

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Afrikaans

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Spanish

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French

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Russian

My favorite topics

Computer Programmer | Gamer | Crypto & Blockhain enthusiast |...

Ideal language community partner

I enjoy chatting with people. Getting to know others. Even if it is just helping people with English. LGBTQ+ friendly people️‍. I love learning about other cultures and ways of being oneself.

My learning goals

I want to improve my listening skills in my target languages that I’m learning. But mostly I just want to make some friends and have some great conversations with folks.

Jarah

Jarah

Cape Town

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English

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German

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Dothraki

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Valyrian

Ideal conversation exchange partner

People who aren't too shy to have actual audio and video conversations....

My learning goals

I would like to improve my knowledge of German and learn phrases and expressions used by native speakers as well as help others with English. Meine Deutschkentnisse verbessern, neue redewendungen lernen und anderen mit Englisch helfen.

My favorite topics

I'm a physics and maths student and a climate activist. I've never been much of a language enthusiast but there is something about the German language that just draws me in. I can't get enough of it.

Freya

Freya

Cape Town

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English

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Afrikaans

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German

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Bavarian

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Swiss German

My learning goals

I would like to practice my German and my Swedish. I studied...

My favorite topics

I enjoy discussions about travel, culture, history and philosophy

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is talkative, enthusiastic about language-learning and enjoys a good meme or two

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Azaad

Azaad

Cape Town

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English

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Afrikaans

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Pashto

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Chechen

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German

My favorite topics

Food, Languages, Touring, hiking, cultures, histor...

I want a conversation partner who is

Females and males that speak Russian, Chechen, Spanish, English

My learning goals

I want to learn how to speak Russian

vindy

vindy

Cape Town

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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Emoji

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Spanish

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French

My language exchange partner is

People who travels a lot, speaks fluent English or Spanish...

My learning goals

Fluent my english and improve Spanish.

My favorite topics

#Native Chinese #English teacher #Traveller #Foodie

Sindi

Sindi

Cape Town

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English

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Korean

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Spanish

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French

My learning goals

To be fluent in writing and speakin...

My favorite topics

Mostly music books and nature and food mostly food over books

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is funny open minded and knows knows how to have a deep conversation when needed too and have endless conversations about food

Aria

Aria uses Tandem in preparation for her student exchange program.

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"​​I've been using this app for years! Before Tandem, I could barely even string a sentence together in French and now I can speak it without even thinking!"

Yash

Yash

Cape Town

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English

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Hindi

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Swiss German

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Afrikaans

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German

My favorite topics

Traveling, Music, Movies, History, Entrepreneurshi...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who not only helps me with the language but someone I can enjoy conversation with :)

My learning goals

Ability to communicate in day to day life

Thandy

Thandy

Cape Town

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Xhosa

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English

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Spanish

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French

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Russian

Perfect language exchange partner

Patient, nice and helpfu...

My learning goals

To be able to communicate with other people who don't speak my native languages.

My favorite topics

My hobbies are reading, dancing, listening to music. I'm passionate about dancing and always learning.

Liyaaqat

Liyaaqat

Cape Town

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English

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Afrikaans

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Russian

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Arabic

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Chinese (Simplified)

My learning goals

Learn russian, arabic, lifestyle and islam in different countrie...

My favorite topics

Travelling , hiking, exploring new places and seeing different cultures. Engineer

I want a conversation partner who is

Unathi

Unathi

Cape Town

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English

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Zulu

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Korean

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French

My favorite topics

music, movies, photography, literature, art !...

My language exchange partner is

just be friendly and chill, I’d like to make some friends, or at least close acquaintances lgbt welcome

My learning goals

improve my spoken mandarin, begin to learn basic korean and french :) let’s help eachother reach our goals and make new friends ( ◠‿◠ )

Jacques

Jacques

Cape Town

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English

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Afrikaans

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French

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Greek

Ideal language community partner

Anyone willing to have a conversation and teach...

My learning goals

Improve my language skills.

My favorite topics

History. Languages. Travelling. Religion. Nature.

Aadam

Aadam

Cape Town

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English

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Arabic

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Dutch

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Italian

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French

My learning goals

Would love to learn the basics of lotsa language...

My favorite topics

Cricket,skateboarding,archery,horse back archery and many outdoor things!!! And many more other things things

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone

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Cameron

Cameron

Cape Town

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Afrikaans

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Chinese (Traditional)

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French

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German

My favorite topics

Music, Eastern Philosophy, Fitnes...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who has a good sense of humor and is enjoyable to learn from.

My learning goals

I want to be able to learn the basics of Mandarin.

KP

KP

Cape Town

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English

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Xhosa

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Arabic

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Italian

I want a conversation partner who is

Anybody. Just don’t be dumb. Dumb people need to play games for...

My learning goals

I already play chess. Might as well get comfortable with a few languages.

My favorite topics

Aries rising. Gemini moon. Aquarius sun. If you ever wanted to know who you’re talking to.. YouTube - KP Personal Trainer - https://youtube.com/channel/UC_7AWuxb5O5zFhjcIWE9rRg

Brandon

Brandon

Cape Town

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English

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Afrikaans

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Italian

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Spanish

My learning goals

Expressiveness. Pronunciation. Fluency...

My favorite topics

Life. Spirituality. Love.

My language exchange partner is

Everybody has there own uniqueness.

Keanin

Keanin

Cape Town

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Afrikaans

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English

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Xhosa

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Dutch

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German

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about sports, Physics (astronomy mostly) and...

Ideal language community partner

A friendly and talkative person. A person that share most of my interests.

My learning goals

I want to be at an beginner to intermediate level in Dutch at the end of 2019!

Núha

Núha

Cape Town

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Arabic

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English

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Korean

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Japanese

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Spanish

Ideal conversation exchange partner

A kind ,talkative person that would share my interests and communicate...

My learning goals

•Become intermediate in Spanish •Be confident in writing and communicating in Korean

My favorite topics

Series/shows/dramas/movies ,Languages , Music , Science

Melissa

Melissa

Cape Town

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English

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Thai

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Spanish

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French

My learning goals

English language education and learning about other cultures...

My favorite topics

English language, music, movies, media, linguistics, travel, and social economics. I am an ESL teacher with 5+ years of experience.

Perfect language exchange partner

Attentive, interested, proactive

Adam

Adam

Cape Town

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English

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Portuguese

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German

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Dutch

My favorite topics

I like spending time outdoors, fitness, always learning :-...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is chilled, fun and has patience. I'm just starting out :-)

My learning goals

I want to be able to hold a basic conversation :-)

St John

St John

Cape Town

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English

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Italian

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Hebrew

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German

My language exchange partner is

Someone friendly, looking to make friends, or just keen to chat...

My learning goals

I want to become more conversational in the languages I'm learning.

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about all sorts of things - movies, sports, current affairs, politics, history... Life in general.

Matthew

Matthew

Cape Town

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Afrikaans

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Greek

My learning goals

To improve my language abilities and conversation skill...

My favorite topics

Food, gaming, the outdoors

Ideal language community partner

Someone relaxed, but fun

Malea

Malea

Cape Town

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English

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Tswana

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Zulu

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German

My favorite topics

Anything really, as long as it's interesting. Sport, Current...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone committed to becoming fluent, easy going with a decent sense of humour...

My learning goals

To speak fluent Deutsch would make for a great start...

Benjamin

Benjamin

Cape Town

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English

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Spanish

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Portuguese

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Italian

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is friendly, talkative and willing to help me reach...

My learning goals

I want to be fluent in many languages so that I can talk to many people from around the world with ease!

My favorite topics

Culture, religion, life

Tao

Tao

Cape Town

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English

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Afrikaans

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Korean

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Japanese

My learning goals

To be able to speak fluently to reach other culture...

My favorite topics

Music. Books. Writing

I want a conversation partner who is

Funny. Outgoing. Kind and good hearted

Looking for an online language exchange partner in Cape Town, South Africa?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 172 English speakers in Cape Town 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 Cape Town?

In Cape Town there are 172 members ready to have a English language exchange.

Are there other locations in South Africa other than Cape Town where I can find a English language exchange partner?

You can also find a English Tandem partner in Johannesburg, Vereeniging, and Bloemfontein.

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 172 of them coming from Cape Town.


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