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Learn English in San Francisco

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Anything goes, literally up to talk about anything...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who can help me improve my language skills.

My learning goals

To be better at mandarin, be able to understand my friends and just know more languages.

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Academic Professional Intelectual Lively Engaged Activ...

My learning goals

High fluency to be able to live and work in a competitive environment in the country where the language originates

My favorite topics

History Cities Urbanism & Architecture Investments Travel

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My learning goals

Connect and communcate better with native speaker...

My favorite topics

Music, art, traveling, working out, computer programming, technology, hiking, and so much more!

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Curious, friendly, motivated.

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My favorite topics

Culture and customs, languages, religion and technolog...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who shares similar interests or is curious and open minded. I travel a lot and enjoy giving and receiving travel tips.

My learning goals

Be proficient in understanding and speaking Spanish

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Chinese culture, history and cuisine...

My learning goals

Language exchange

My favorite topics

taking a long walk on the beach.

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San Francisco

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My learning goals

Conversational fluency in multiple languages...

My favorite topics

Culture, food, language, linguistics

My language exchange partner is

Fun, easy going, not too serious, laid back

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San Francisco

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My favorite topics

Languages are food of the soul.I enjoy opposites, I love silence...

Ideal language community partner

I love the people who're willing to listen, learn, and share new things, such as languages, books, leadership, and a great moment in life. Also, I'm really into people that willing to learn, help, and not judge. If you are , let’s chat! .hit me up

My learning goals

We Share how to create a great culture that people feel. we learn tips in which how to memorize vocabulary and learn languages easily, and share how to be a great leader. Also, learning about their cultures. Let's talk and ask each other questions.

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Any Spanish, French, English learner and native from China, Taiwan,...

My learning goals

I wanna be a Chinese character master!

My favorite topics

Travels, sports(tennis, soccer, swimming, snowboard, triathlon), movies, books, history, food

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My learning goals

I teach English as a second language in California and can definitely...

My favorite topics

Philosophy, culture/anthropology, language, linguistics, love, art, travel, the human condition, music, etc

Perfect language exchange partner

Anyone who has an open mind and loves sharing stories; chi ha una mente aperta e piace parlare :)

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Learning languages, traveling, rock climbing, aerial hoops, cooking,...

I want a conversation partner who is

I enjoy making new friends and talking with everyone but I highly appreciate it if you’re friendly and patient. Thanks!

My learning goals

I’m learning Mandarin, French, Japanese and Korean. And I’m happy to chat in any of those languages and of course English/ Vietnamese

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Someone who is flexible when it comes to studying and is around...

My learning goals

I want to achieve basic fluency and to learn about culture.

My favorite topics

I like discussing novels, crafts, and problems in society.

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San Francisco

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My learning goals

Maintain arabic and mandarin, learn spanish...

My favorite topics

Anything and everything. But also depends on the language. Politics Nd life in arabic, politics in chinese, very beginner so mostly daily life in spanish

Ideal language community partner

Perfect tandem partner actively corrects my mistakes.

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My favorite topics

Travel, politics/current events, foo...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone patient! Friendly and funny

My learning goals

Improve French conversational skills

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San Francisco

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Perfect language exchange partner

Preferably Female, and at least better than I am at any of these...

My learning goals

Just to communicate better

My favorite topics

I’m not very fluent with any of the languages I’m trying to learn. I can say things like “how are you”, “i’m good”, “what’s your name?”, “name name is..” Spanish is my best, Then okay in korean, And I just started learning Turkish.

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My learning goals

I just love learning about new cultures through languag...

My favorite topics

Cities, travel, culture, food, family and friends

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who’ll correct me when I make mistakes

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San Francisco

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desperately navigating our twenties

My learning goals

meet new friends and practice languages

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

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“Tandem Pro has given me lifelong friends. I met them all through the “Near me” feature, which shows people practicing languages in the city where you live. 100% recommend.”

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Ideal language community partner

Alguien inteligente que sea amable y respetuoso en todas las...

My learning goals

Practicing Es & De, learning Fr/Pt. Profundizar mis habilidades en español. Ya lo hablo con bastante fluidez pero me gustaría poder expresar mis experiencias y pensamientos de un nivel aún más profundo. Gerne sprechen, um Deutsch zu verbessern!

My favorite topics

¡De todo! De idiomas, viajes, la política, diferencias de cultura y comida, la comida/la cocina, tus experiencias hasta ahora en la vida.

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My learning goals

be able to keep a conversation with a person fluentl...

My favorite topics

anything as long as it's interesting

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Nice, kind, patient and funny

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My favorite topics

From San Francisco but visiting London for work ...

Perfect language exchange partner

Responsive, smart

My learning goals

Learn some basic Spanish and Portuguese

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San Francisco

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Kind, fun, honest, and patient...

My learning goals

*Become verbally conversational (improve speaking & listening) with family, friends, & strangers. *Be able to verbally order food at restaurants, bakeries, etc. (improve speaking & reading). *To read 100 words of the language, with good grammar!

My favorite topics

We could talk about daily life, and anything else :) I’m an open book online, and love reading, as well as spending time with my dog, watching movies with friends, and traveling. Interested in meeting new people, & currently writing a book on languages!

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My learning goals

Language practice, exposure to new idea...

My favorite topics

Languages (German/Swiss German/French/Mandarin), economics, tech/coding/startups/CS, typography/lettering, philosophizing, art

My language exchange partner is

Fun/talkative, interest in grammar, detail orientation

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Hi! I live in San Francisco . In my free time, I like exploring...

Ideal language community partner

Mi piacerebbe iniziare uno scambio linguistico con un italiano/a che mi possa aiutare a migliorare il mio accento e ampliare il mio vocabolario .

My learning goals

I've recently taken the CELI B2 exam. If I pass , then I may take the C1 test next year. (EDIT: L'ho superato.)

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Anyone needing conversations in English. Anyone willing to teach...

My learning goals

Fluency in languages. Я хочу готовить хорошо. Je voudrais parler français facilement.

My favorite topics

I like to travel and learn new languages. I’m currently focusing on French. Je veux parler de n’importe sujet. Я хочу говорить на о многих вещах.

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Hi y’all! I enjoy to practice my English, French and Spanish....

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Travels, music, cycling, languages and photography .

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funny, is goal oriented, wants to improve

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i want to feel comfortable speaking with someone

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Improve! Become fluent! Make friends!

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Politics, technology, literature

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Practice Spanish and French...

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Travel!

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Any kind.

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My favorite topics

Food, music, culture, art, science...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Easy going, fun, with a good sense of humor, smart.

My learning goals

I can understand Portuguese and French much better than i can speak it. I'd like to improve my conversational ability.

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San Francisco

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Someone willing to help correct and review what I say and type....

My learning goals

Pass the Japanese National Language exam

My favorite topics

Travel, anime, video games

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My learning goals

Practice, and make friends.. I would like to chat about daily...

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Food, travel, current events, every day life

I want a conversation partner who is

Cheerful, friendly, chit chatty

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 524 English speakers in San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

In San Francisco there are 524 members ready to have a English language exchange.

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

You can also find a English Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/english/glendale />Glendale, <a href=/learn/english/pittsburgh />Pittsburgh, and <a href=/learn/english/waco />Waco.

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 524 of them coming from San Francisco.