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Learn English in New York

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JayR

New York

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My language exchange partner is

, -, . Enthusiastic people who enjoys having daily conversation.

My learning goals

To be able to understand one another in order to promote world peace ☮️!

Jaaziel

Jaaziel

New York

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Ideal language community partner

Fun, friendl...

My learning goals

I want to be able to hold a conversation in the languages I'm learning.

My favorite topics

Books, movies, dreams, pets, culture, traditions, thoughts, recipes, philosophy, computer science, engineering, art, mathematics, physics, simple and complex topics (conversation is endless ^^)

Aaron

Aaron

New York

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My learning goals

Become fluent or close to fluent in all of the languages I intend...

My favorite topics

Anything from nature, politics, science, music etc

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is kind and is such as passionate about cultural and language exchange

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Melina

Melina

New York

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My favorite topics

BTS and music (Ariana grande, Billie eilish...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who’s in bts army and who’s my age.

My learning goals

To know a little or a lot about these places/languages before I travel to them.

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Sh

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I want a conversation partner who is

Someone motivated and knowledgeabl...

My learning goals

Learn new languages and cultures

My favorite topics

Food, working out, financial market, social activities, traveling, and many more!

Ethiraj

Ethiraj

New York

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My learning goals

Be able to hold a conversation in the language I am learning...

My favorite topics

Travels, new cultures and food

My language exchange partner is

Easy-going and interesting to talk to and of course knows the language I am trying to learn...haha

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dior

New York

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My favorite topics

Food, traveling, beauty and pop cultur...

Ideal language community partner

Someone LITTTT ✨✨✨✨✨

My learning goals

Accuracy!! I want to be able to read and speak naturally without stuttering

Sheila

Sheila

New York

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

With someone friendly and who can make me laugh...

My learning goals

Learn new languages i don't know in this new year.

My favorite topics

Sports, anime, videogames, tv series, movies, travels, food, Marvel or DC, Endgame or Aquaman

Asad

Asad

New York

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My learning goals

Like to get some what fluent, but rather get the basics firs...

My favorite topics

Sports, TV, Life

Perfect language exchange partner

Relaxed, learning in a fun way, taking it easy and making progress. Just happy

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Amir

Amir

New York

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My favorite topics

Psychology Philosophy Culture Society People Government Conspiracy...

I want a conversation partner who is

Boring

My learning goals

To know

Henry

Henry

New York

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My language exchange partner is

Native English speake...

My learning goals

Speaking English like a native speaker

My favorite topics

Life, business, news, science, arts

Rose

Rose

New York

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My learning goals

To be able to read and speak a language fluentl...

My favorite topics

Music, philosophy and cultures

Ideal language community partner

Someone kind and open-minded

Simone

Simone uses Tandem to learn English skills required for her career.

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"I hadn't learnt English for 15 years and only a year ago I was A2, or rather holiday English. Now I'm preparing for the C1 exam! So if you want to brush up on a language, Tandem is the perfect app for you."

Brian

Brian

New York

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My favorite topics

Travel, food, and coffee. I really like the Japanese culture...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone who is friendly and passionate about language learning. I'm happy to help you practice English or Mandarin Chinese. 友好的で言語学習に情熱がある人。Cualquier persona que sea amigable y apasionada con el aprendizaje de idiomas.

My learning goals

I want to improve my listening and speaking and be able to handle basic conversations in Japanese and Spanish. リスニングとスピーキングを向上させ、日本語での基本的な会話をできるようにしたいです。Quiero aprender español.

Siena

Siena

New York

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Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is fun and nice!...

My learning goals

To be able to be fluent in many languages.

My favorite topics

Writing, cosplay, drawing, video games, comics, travel, music and making friends!

Rodney

Rodney

New York

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My learning goals

To be able to fluently speak Spanish with other...

My favorite topics

Travel, international news, nature, love, spirituality

I want a conversation partner who is

Fun, kind and adventurous

Amelia

Amelia

New York

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My favorite topics

I like history, true crime, languages , and some Korean and Turkish...

My language exchange partner is

⚡️NO DATING ⚡️ I’d love to find a a friendly and helpful lang partner . All friendly people that need help with English or Spanish are welcome

My learning goals

I am recently starting Deutsch and would love someone to make basic dialogue with! I am also an intermediate learner and am open to chatting in Italian as well. (Put on hold )

Shirley

Shirley

New York

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Ideal language community partner

Anyone who is respectful and wants to share their culture with...

My learning goals

Just be a little bit more involved with the world as a whole

My favorite topics

Movies, traveling, ghost stories

KZ

KZ

New York

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My learning goals

To be fluent in multiple languages...

My favorite topics

Automobiles, but I'm friendly so saying hello won't be a problem.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who can and is willing to teach me and would be patient with my mistakes.

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Junjie

Junjie

New York

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Sports NBA Video games Food traveling Chatting actually...

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My learning goals

To practice English and teach someone who wants to study Chinese.Or just wanna be friend with me

Ying

Ying

New York

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Native Brazilian Portuguese speaker...

My learning goals

Be conversational in basic Portuguese by May when I go to Brazil

My favorite topics

Yoga, travel, culture, music, philosophy, literature, tv

Ryan

Ryan

New York

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My learning goals

Aprender portugués e italiano (also mejorar mi español) Instagram:...

My favorite topics

Deportes ( ‍♂️) Música, Bailar (Bachata/ Salsa) meet new people, try new foods (como 6 veces al día) viajar (you can come visit me in New York) poseía, hablar de cosas profundas :) Party/ Rumbear! Very open minded

My language exchange partner is

Someone extraordinary, who is interested in talking about a wide array of different topics. Someone who really wants to learn and has ambitions in life. I used to teach English so I will just send you all my lessons and homework I made

Sarah

Sarah

New York

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Hey, I’m Sarah. I’m Malaysian and I’m currently living in New...

Ideal language community partner

Passionate about learning English and can help me with my Chinese!

My learning goals

我想提高我的中文我希望我有机会将来去中国练习说中文

Takeshi

Takeshi

New York

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone chill who can teach me about their country’s culture...

My learning goals

To become conversationally fluent at Spanish

My favorite topics

Music, travel, food, tv shows/movies

Gabrielle

Gabrielle

New York

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My learning goals

Gain fluency and cultural awarenes...

My favorite topics

Art, culture, history, and traveling!

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is friendly and enthusiastic about teaching new languages. Only looking to speak to NYC-based people at the moment.

Alberto

Alberto

New York

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My favorite topics

Photography, art, literature, art, design and philosophy. I'm...

I want a conversation partner who is

avid readers, language learning lovers, artists, interesting people, and making at least one friend

My learning goals

I really want to become proficient in all the languages I'm learning

Abdullah

Abdullah

New York

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My language exchange partner is

Someone who share similar values and interests as me...

My learning goals

Ability to speak fluently.

My favorite topics

Cultures, History, Hobbies, Goals,

Oscar

Oscar

New York

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My learning goals

I am just here to help people practice so anyone, feel free to...

My favorite topics

Travel/Music/Photography/Business Here to help you practice writing and speaking another language. I am here for anything

Ideal language community partner

Travelers, lovers of music, business people, or just anyone looking to chat

Rahmi

Rahmi

New York

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My favorite topics

I like food, sports, music, and travel. Rap to me in spanish...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Some one who is patient with my broken spanish, and is going to take the time to help me

My learning goals

I want to speak to video call someone new every week

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Daren F

New York

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Perfect language exchange partner

Friendly , easy to talk t...

My learning goals

Learn different languages and speak fluently

My favorite topics

Movies, motorcycles, human mind

Alvin

Alvin

New York

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My learning goals

To speak fluently in a target language I am learning. I wish...

My favorite topics

I enjoy a variety of science topics, whether it’s biology, philosophy, or linguistics. I also enjoy talking about books. — Hallo, mein Name ist Alvin. Ich mag Wissenschaft-Psychologie und Biologie, oder Linguistik. Ich freue mich darauf, mit dir zu sprech

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone witty and intelligent, to have deep conversations with. Ich würde gerne mit jemandem sprechen, der geistreich und intelligent ist, damit wir gemeinsam tiefe Gespräche führen können.— 我想和一位口齿伶俐的朋友聊关于深刻的话题。

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 2,884 English speakers in New York 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 New York?

In New York there are 2,884 members ready to have a English language exchange.

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

You can also find a English Tandem partner in Charlottesville, Provo, and Springfield.

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 2,884 of them coming from New York.