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Learn English in Raleigh

Learn to actually speak English by making friends with native speakers

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Payod

Payod

Raleigh

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English

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My favorite topics

I love talking about / discussing food, anime, movies, and music....

My language exchange partner is

I'd like to talk to YOU. Your life, your country. Your language and culture. What excites you, and why. Your dreams, small and big. Tell me. Tell me everything.

My learning goals

I'd like to learn conversational Japanese. I'm planning a trip to Japan in May 2021 and would like to be able to navigate to the best ramen store :) Also want to visit Colombia, so Spanish conversational help! :)

Adam

Adam

Raleigh

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I want long term language partners....

My learning goals

Making practice in English and having new friends from all over the world

My favorite topics

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Seth

Seth

Raleigh

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Hindi

My learning goals

Learn about culture and masculinity in culture...

My favorite topics

Culture, Food, Film, Books, Traveling, Comedy

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Easy going, dedicated, informed, good sense of humor, knowledge of pop culture

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English speakers in Raleigh

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Harry

Raleigh

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Japanese

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Swedish

My favorite topics

Movies, tv, video games, politics, joke...

Perfect language exchange partner

Cool, funny, down to earth and makes learning fun

My learning goals

For now, I'd like to be able to watch foreign shows without subtitles

Payge

Payge

Raleigh

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English

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Greek

I want a conversation partner who is

Friendly, encouraging, optimisti...

My learning goals

I want to learn the basics and hopefully become at least slightly fluent

My favorite topics

Trending topics, everyday conversation, everything really

Laurel

Laurel

Raleigh

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French

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Japanese

My learning goals

For French I really just want to feel more comfortable speaking...

My favorite topics

Anything really, but I love talking about music, FOOD, life in other countries, and just whatever comes up naturally.

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is interested in making friends in America and is open minded about cultural differences, as well as someone who would happily talk about their own culture.

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Gabrielle

Gabrielle

Raleigh

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Chinese (Traditional)

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French

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Spanish

My favorite topics

I like Music, travelling, learning different cultures, discussing...

Ideal language community partner

Nice, funny, smart, adventurous

My learning goals

Language exchange, friendship

Emily

Emily

Raleigh

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Spanish

Ideal conversation exchange partner

They would be understanding regarding the mistakes I make and...

My learning goals

I would like to improve my fluency in all the languages I speak. With Spanish, I am looking to gain more confidence speaking because even though I am at an advanced level in Spanish I still get nervous speaking with native speakers.

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Hey everyone! My name is Emily and I am from the United States. Besides English, I speak Spanish and Portuguese and I’m learning Italian. I’m looking to practice all of these languages but especially Portuguese before I go to Brazil for a couple months

Emma Lynn

Emma Lynn

Raleigh

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Italian

My learning goals

Conversational fluency...

My favorite topics

Animals, soccer, culture, family, technology

Perfect language exchange partner

Funny, patient, full of fun facts

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Andrew

Andrew

Raleigh

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My favorite topics

League of Legends and Overwatch are my life atm....

I want a conversation partner who is

Funny Nice Relatable

My learning goals

Learn funny phrases and basic conversations.

Grant

Grant

Raleigh

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Spanish

My language exchange partner is

Anyone who is interested in any of my interests! Also, people...

My learning goals

Become natively fluent in French and Italian. (And maybe German later!)

My favorite topics

Language Learning Technology/Computers Sports, Running, Weight Lifting, Fitness and Health

Ashley

Ashley

Raleigh

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Chinese (Simplified)

My learning goals

- Speak Mandarin more fluently - Be able to converse in Mandarin...

My favorite topics

- Food - Traveling - YouTube - Technology - Current Events

Ideal language community partner

- Nice - Open - Patient - Understanding

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."

Stephanie

Stephanie

Raleigh

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My favorite topics

Music, food, singing, YouTube, art, learning new thing...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Likes music, funny, positive vibe, talkative

My learning goals

Get better at reading sentences and writing them quickly

Mike

Mike

Raleigh

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Perfect language exchange partner

Qualcuno che può aiutarmi a parlare l’italiano fluentemente...

My learning goals

Voglio parlare l’italiano fluentemente

My favorite topics

I libri, gli sport, e gli animali!

maurice

maurice

Raleigh

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My learning goals

Conversational Slovak and Dutc...

My favorite topics

Normal small talk, basic level conversation

I want a conversation partner who is

Patient, female, not boring

Colby

Colby

Raleigh

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My favorite topics

Fashion, culture and fait...

My language exchange partner is

A person who loves learning language and culture just as much as i do

My learning goals

Improve my Spanish fluency

Arlind

Arlind

Raleigh

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Russian

Ideal language community partner

Someone who can help me improve my languages and is funn...

My learning goals

Achieve some type of semi-fluency in German and Russian

My favorite topics

Anything

Karina

Karina

Raleigh

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My learning goals

Quiero ser fluente en todo de español (Hablando, Escuchando,...

My favorite topics

Comida, culturas, música y más. ¿Cual es su historia?

Ideal conversation exchange partner

¡Tú! Quiero hacer nuevas amigos :)

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Madeline

Madeline

Raleigh

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My favorite topics

I’m down to talk about whatever!!...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone fun and who is always willing to talk

My learning goals

I want to improve my Spanish

Anna

Anna

Raleigh

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I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is eager to learn the English language while helping...

My learning goals

To become comfortable being conversational in Spanish and to expand my vocabulary.

My favorite topics

Music Hobbies Learning about each other Exchanging funny stories

Woody

Woody

Raleigh

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My learning goals

I want to take my French from conversationally functional to...

My favorite topics

I’m an artist so I like talking about art. Filmmaking, Photography, Design. But others things too: Psycology, Books, People. Lots of things!

My language exchange partner is

Someone who isn’t a perfectionist and definitely patient. I like learning quickly but that can mean a lot of mistakes.

Ben

Ben

Raleigh

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Running, reading, cooking, drawing, writing...

Ideal language community partner

Anyone interested in talking in Spanish and English.

My learning goals

Improve my Spanish and help others with English.

Brittany

Brittany

Raleigh

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English

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

A Spanish speake...

My learning goals

Gain better Spanish conversational skills!

My favorite topics

Spanish language, particularly México

Greyson

Greyson

Raleigh

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My learning goals

I want to increase my knowledge of vocabulary and fluency in...

My favorite topics

Curling , soccer, hockey, education, and music

Perfect language exchange partner

I'd like to talk with someone kind, funny, and with a passion to learn!

Bastien

Bastien

Raleigh

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Spanish

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My favorite topics

Music, sports, trips, new...

I want a conversation partner who is

Open minded, nice, friendly

My learning goals

Make friendships with people from abroad and improve my english spanish and portuguese

Nathan

Nathan

Raleigh

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My language exchange partner is

I'd like to talk to someone who is friendly, able to talk on...

My learning goals

I would like to get to the point where I can have a conversation with someone (both written and oral) about in-depth topics, be able to understand and use humor, and just gain an ability to effortlessly communicate in 99 percent of situations.

My favorite topics

Music, video games, books, horror, science, technology, philosophy

Daniel

Daniel

Raleigh

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My learning goals

Хочу говорить как носитель) Люблю иностранную музыку, особенно...

My favorite topics

Обычный парень и путешественник из США, который по какой-то непонятной причине решил изучать русский. こんにちは!ダンです、どうぞよろしく ^_^ キューバ出身ですでもアメリカに住んでいます。英語とスペイン語とロシア語を話せます。

Ideal language community partner

Anyone who wants to practice Russian/English/Spanish.

Grant

Grant

Raleigh

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I’m a geologist by training, and have also been studying Spanish...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who wants to learn, has a good sense of humor, and who reciprocates! I also like to send voice messages, and maybe even exchange audio calls on occasion.

My learning goals

Improve my Spanish-speaking skills over time, and learn more about the culture of Spanish-speaking countries and regions of the world

Ravon

Ravon

Raleigh

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English

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Spanish

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Portuguese

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who loves to have fun and likes going on adventure...

My learning goals

I'd like to learn to have conversation and speak as fluently as possible.

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about travel, art, music and outdoor activities.

Vincent

Vincent

Raleigh

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My learning goals

Working on developing my colloquial vocabulary of Spanish and...

My favorite topics

Science, Technology, Culture, Social Issues, Economics, etc.

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone fluent in Spanish that has at least some knowledge of English. I can understand with some competency, but I want to get better at speaking it. I enjoy speaking about most topics.

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 70 English speakers in Raleigh 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 Raleigh?

In Raleigh there are 70 members ready to have a English language exchange.

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

You can also find a English Tandem partner in Mesa, Long Beach, and Detroit.

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 70 of them coming from Raleigh.