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Abdel Rahman

Abdel Rahman

Ottawa

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Portuguese

My favorite topics

We can talk about anything. I’m passionate about languages and...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who’s patient and open to talking about anything. Friendly.Follow me on Insta: @abdelbeheri

My learning goals

I don’t know. There are many ways but talking is the best way to learn

Marina

Marina

Ottawa

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Chinese (Simplified)

Ideal language community partner

Someone that it is excited to learn about my culture and also...

My learning goals

Learn enough to have a nice conversation without much trouble

My favorite topics

Anything! I just love to talk and have good conversations, as well as learn about people’s culture.

Youssef

Youssef

Ottawa

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Persian

My learning goals

Discussion with people and improving my Accen...

My favorite topics

Travel, movies and achievements

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Easygoing and helpful

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Find more than

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English speakers in Ottawa

Khouloud

Khouloud

Ottawa

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My favorite topics

Tout type de suje...

Perfect language exchange partner

Respectueuse et sérieuse

My learning goals

Apprendre à parler espagnol

Adriana

Adriana

Ottawa

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I want a conversation partner who is

Anyone really as long as they would like to cha...

My learning goals

I really want to practice and be more comfortable with conversating with other languages

My favorite topics

I would like to discuss about things like my grocery list to TV series i want to expend my language skills and really practice conversating and be fluent

Hamza

Hamza

Ottawa

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English

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French

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Arabic

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Spanish

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Italian

My learning goals

I would like to improve my Spanish and hopefully be fluent :...

My favorite topics

Anything about languages and video games :)

My language exchange partner is

A person that’s open minded and likes to talk about languages :)

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Ben

Ben

Ottawa

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Russian

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Arabic

My favorite topics

traveling, music, skiing and bakin...

Ideal language community partner

anyone willing to talk lol

My learning goals

to improve my French and Russian speaking skills

Monisah

Monisah

Ottawa

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English

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French

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Arabic

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Bengali

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Spanish

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone willing to learn, be open-minded, and friendly. *** Only...

My learning goals

To be able to learn as many languages as I can while having friends to practice with frequently!

My favorite topics

Traveling, TV shows, Netflix, music, anime, video games, global issues, health, science, politics.

David

David

Ottawa

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Korean

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Chinese (Traditional)

My learning goals

I want to start learning Korean and have conversational skills...

My favorite topics

Art, Korean history or culture, food, my cat and life.

Perfect language exchange partner

A helpful friendly person. I’m going to the university of Ottawa and would love to meet friends here. I am also studying to be an English teacher and am moving Korea in two years so would love to make friends there before I go.

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Anirudh

Anirudh

Ottawa

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French

My favorite topics

Travel, socializing, employment, food and fun...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who can speak several languages and is excited at thr prospect of interacting in a different language.

My learning goals

Fluency, employment and socializing

Grey

Grey

Ottawa

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English

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Arabic

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French

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Korean

My language exchange partner is

Someone helpful with humou...

My learning goals

To grow as a person

My favorite topics

Tv shows, drawing and webcomics

Sergey

Sergey

Ottawa

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My learning goals

Improve my existing French skill...

My favorite topics

Sports, travel, animals, adventures, music...list can go on!

Ideal language community partner

Please send me a message if you would like to practice Russian (my native language), English or Spanish. I live and work in Canada, so my English is fluent and Spanish is pretty good too. As for me, my goal is to improve my French.

Jun

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

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"One of the reasons I’ve struggled to stay engaged in practicing languages is a lack of being able to talk to native speakers, so this app is a lifesaver."

Abigail

Abigail

Ottawa

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French

My favorite topics

Travel, culture, literature, news, weather, travel, nature, philosophy....

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly, outgoing, intelligent

My learning goals

Improve my speaking abilities in French, Spanish and German.

Emily

Emily

Ottawa

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English

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Serbian

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Bosnian

Perfect language exchange partner

Nice, positive, interesting people...

My learning goals

Get to B level Croatian before I travel there

My favorite topics

Running, books, music, movies, languages

Kieran

Kieran

Ottawa

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German

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Korean

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Russian

My learning goals

Just making friends around the world is enough for me...

My favorite topics

I’m interested in Politics/World Issues, Creative Writing, Comic Books, Biology and Math, Music, and Movies.

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone with who I don’t have to force conversation, who is kind and well rounded, and who is fun to talk to.

Dave

Dave

Ottawa

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German

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Hebrew

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Portuguese

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Arabic

My favorite topics

Politics, current events, religion, history, different cultures,...

My language exchange partner is

Motivated, friendly, enthusiastic language learner

My learning goals

Become able to converse fluently and help others to do so

Lilou

Lilou

Ottawa

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English

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Hawaiian

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Spanish

Ideal language community partner

Someone nice, friendly and fun.....

My learning goals

I want to practice my English, and learn how to speak a new language

My favorite topics

Everything. Travelling. Photography. Cooking.

Fay

Fay

Ottawa

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English

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Japanese

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Korean

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Chinese (Simplified)

My learning goals

I want to Improve my Korean and Japanese...

My favorite topics

Music, movies, languages, travel

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly and Patient

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Toffee

Toffee

Ottawa

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Cantonese

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Chinese (Traditional)

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English

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French

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German

My favorite topics

Food, wine, beer, movies, TV, music, video games, travel, local...

Perfect language exchange partner

French speakers who are interested in learning Chinese (Cantonese)

My learning goals

Improve listening comprehension and speaking

Jasmine

Jasmine

Ottawa

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English

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French

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Russian

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Spanish

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone funny and smart...

My learning goals

Getting better at speaking and understanding in other languages - I don't get enough exposure where I live

My favorite topics

travel, weather, politics, law, food, music, art, humour

Chukwuemeka

Chukwuemeka

Ottawa

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English

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French

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Spanish

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Igbo

My learning goals

To become more proficient in French and Spanis...

My favorite topics

Anything

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is nice and can talk for hours

Karolane

Karolane

Ottawa

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French

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English

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Arabic

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German

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Japanese

My favorite topics

Family , history , religion , anim...

Ideal language community partner

Someone that can explain in multiple way the same thing FEMALE ONLY

My learning goals

I want to be fluent in Arabic .Germain and Japanese is for fun

Xiangyu

Xiangyu

Ottawa

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Japanese

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English

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French

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Openness,passion and polit...

My learning goals

English speaking and French speaking

My favorite topics

About multiculture and history, hobby, English learning and French

Sharan

Sharan

Ottawa

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English

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Hindi

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Telugu

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Spanish

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French

My learning goals

Learn Spanish as quick as possibl...

My favorite topics

Any topic - just the basics would be nice - everyday usage words and phrases

Perfect language exchange partner

A gorgeous Latina

Negar

Negar

Ottawa

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Persian

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Emoji

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English

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Turkish

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French

My favorite topics

Books,religion,humanity,different studies, challenges and change...

I want a conversation partner who is

I would like to communicate with all:)

My learning goals

Knowing better my language and also other languages

Tabitha

Tabitha

Ottawa

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English

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French

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Arabic

My language exchange partner is

Someone easy going. I am nervous about practising my French with...

My learning goals

To be able to speak other languages. To be more comfortable with conversations in French.

My favorite topics

Children, healthy lifestyles, funny tv shows.

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park

Ottawa

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English

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Chinese (Traditional)

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Japanese

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Korean

My learning goals

to be able to learn korea...

My favorite topics

learning new languages

Ideal language community partner

um someone who can teach me korean and i can teach them english

Vlad

Vlad

Ottawa

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Movies Memes Music Philosophies Social Issue...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone who wants to learn English or French

My learning goals

I want to be able to write and read many languages

Kieran

Kieran

Ottawa

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English

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German

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Korean

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Spanish

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone kind, patient, and understanding of how fast or slow...

My learning goals

To be able to at least have a basic conversation in the language of my choice and maybe a bit more than basic conversation skills

My favorite topics

Music, art, bowling, and many more things

Chloé

Chloé

Ottawa

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French

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English

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Portuguese

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Spanish

My learning goals

Learn about new cultures and meet new person. Talk with someone...

My favorite topics

I’m a passionate of psychology. I love the complexity and the nonexistent of the construction of the human mind. I also love soccer, boxe, gastronomic and art. Click the button and come talk to me!

I want a conversation partner who is

I want to talk with laughers! Someone who can bring subjects of discussion and that like to talk a lot. I would love to practice Portuguese and Spanish. Also, I’m searching someone who can show me rock bands. I can show you reggaeton singer

Looking for an online language exchange partner in Ottawa, Canada?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 272 English speakers in Ottawa 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 Ottawa?

In Ottawa there are 272 members ready to have a English language exchange.

Are there other locations in Canada other than Ottawa where I can find a English language exchange partner?

You can also find a English Tandem partner in Whitby, Winnipeg, and Surrey.

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 272 of them coming from Ottawa.