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Learn French in Oakland

Learn to actually speak French by making friends with native speakers

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My favorite topics

Creativity, Human being, Traveling, Visual Arts, Communication,...

My language exchange partner is

À un être humain passionné, curieux et amoureux de la vie. À un être humain ouvert d’esprit qui s’efforce à rester optimiste, malgré la situation globale du monde dans lequel on vit!

My learning goals

Développer mon niveau de grammaire et de construction de phrase afin d’améliorer mon niveau puis ma confiance en conversation orale.

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Oakland

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Ideal language community partner

Likes to learn and practice languages, patient, and outgoing...

My learning goals

Practice my French (Adv), Spanish (Basic), and Korean (SUPER Basic)

My favorite topics

languages, studying, gymnastics, kpop ✨

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Oakland

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French

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My learning goals

I’d like to actually be able to hold a 5 minute conversation...

My favorite topics

Culture, travel, and life goals

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who’s not quick to correct. Someone who’s laid back and is ok with me making a bunch of mistakes.

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Oakland

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My favorite topics

Politics, business, legal, health and musi...

Perfect language exchange partner

Fun, patience, grammatically correct, dedication, easy to understand, professional

My learning goals

Fluently speaking and writing.

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French speakers in Oakland

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French

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Italian

I want a conversation partner who is

Outgoing, smart, and interested in the world. Someone who is...

My learning goals

To speak fluent Spanish or at least hold a conversation!

My favorite topics

Politics, art, books

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Oakland

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English

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Persian

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My learning goals

Understanding different cultures, learning languages, getting...

My favorite topics

Travel, Cultures, Music, anything.

My language exchange partner is

Anybody who enjoys having an interesting conversation, sharing ideas and getting to know other cultures and peoples.

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Oakland

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Vietnamese

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French

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My favorite topics

Culture, business, food, drink, clothes, festival, custo...

Ideal language community partner

Funny, nice, positive, loyalty, hospitality, hard-working, tall, sincere, energetic

My learning goals

Understand natives say, read languages by myself

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Oakland

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English

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is outgoing, eager to help and be helped, and also...

My learning goals

Achieve a basic level of Spanish fluency

My favorite topics

Travel, culture, sports, hobbies, lots of things

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Oakland

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English

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French

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My learning goals

Full conversations about the world, citie...

My favorite topics

Places to travel , sites to see in new cities , best restaurants

Perfect language exchange partner

Nice happy person positive

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M.

Oakland

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English

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Tagalog, Filipino

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Russian

My favorite topics

Swing dancing, culture, travel...

I want a conversation partner who is

Down-to-earth, curious people!

My learning goals

I'd love to learn conversational Russian, Japanese, and Mandarin

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K.

Oakland

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English

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Turkish

My language exchange partner is

Someone with a positive attitude, who likes to learn new thing...

My learning goals

I hope to get better at speaking different languages and meet cool people!

My favorite topics

Learning new things, travelling, exploring, movies, tv, reading. But I enjoy talking about anything! Currently living in California and trying to improve my Turkish and Spanish.

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My learning goals

Oh, just seeing where the path leads. Ich habe vor vielen Jahren...

My favorite topics

The world is your oyster. Talk to me about outdoor sports, food, politics, relationships, science, health and fitness and your language learning experience. Bonus points if you can quote GoT and Westworld.

Ideal language community partner

Responsive and fun. Old enough to know that we don’t know everything. Native speakers please.

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Value Community

Join a global community

Value Learn

Learn what matters to you

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Have fun, engaging conversations

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Oakland

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English

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Travel, food, outdoor and recreational activitie...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly, outgoing, funny, easy-going

My learning goals

Improve fluency by talking on the phone or through voice messages!

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Oakland

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English

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Perfect language exchange partner

Well traveled, kind, open, interested in learning a variety of...

My learning goals

At the very least, maintain my level of Spanish. Would be great to improve my Spanish vocabulary and overall fluency. Learn more portugués and start to learn Italian. All for casual conversation and day to day life uses/context

My favorite topics

Language, culture, travel, philosophy, politics, comedy

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K.

Oakland

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French

My learning goals

Fluent conversatio...

My favorite topics

You, me, random topics

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is funny

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Oakland

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English

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Portuguese

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My favorite topics

Travel, culture, languages, music, history, books, podcasts,...

My language exchange partner is

Someone interested in practicing languages.

My learning goals

Have at least one voice call per week in French or Portuguese. Learn enough Spanish to have a conversation. Fazer pelo menos uma chamada por semana em português.

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Grace uses Tandem to feel connected to the world.

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"I have never made so many friends so fast. It’s really fun having all these people to learn languages with."

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Oakland

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English

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Italian

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French

Ideal language community partner

Anyone willing to help with my Italian (beginner level) and who...

My learning goals

I want to be able to have a conversation in Italian comfortably

My favorite topics

Movies, Art, Cooking

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Oakland

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English

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Italian

My learning goals

i want to be fluent in spanish and conversational in italian...

My favorite topics

school, theatre, food, youtube

Ideal conversation exchange partner

idk just be nice and be willing to learn and help others learn ig

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Russian

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My favorite topics

My Instagram: @hellotati_...

Perfect language exchange partner

Friendly and easy going person. And very kind

My learning goals

I want to speak English very well. And find many friends all over the world :)) and of course I will help you to learn Russian

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Oakland

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Mongolian

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I want a conversation partner who is

Funny, Talkative, Smar...

My learning goals

Improve my language

My favorite topics

Tech, Travel, Stories

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French

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My learning goals

To be able to carry on conversation...

My favorite topics

Philosophy, travel, food, art, movies, music, sports, books, politics, dreams, goals

My language exchange partner is

Anyone interesting, into politics, arts, food, travel, passionate about life

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English

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My favorite topics

Anything! I like current affairs, sports, motorcycles, music....

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is ok with being awkward and weird at times and can be silly but enjoys serious conversations as well

My learning goals

I just want to be more confident in speaking other languages

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Oakland

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Outgoing, friendly & intelligent. Creative...

My learning goals

Conversational fluency in a few languages

My favorite topics

Games, technology, philosophy, comedy, pop culture, travel

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Oakland

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English

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My learning goals

I would like to be able to speak French with a little easy, and...

My favorite topics

Politics, community events, church, music, movies, school, outdoor hobbies, and food.

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is a male (preferred), who is 21-40yrs old, and open to having a new friend. Someone who likes to have fun, speaks French, and can laugh. Maybe I can come to France and visit with my new friend?

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My favorite topics

Programming, music, peopl...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who makes me feel happy

My learning goals

Being able to speak a few phrases

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Korean

My language exchange partner is

Nice, friendl...

My learning goals

Learn Korean (can understand and speak it)

My favorite topics

Music, business, news, college

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Oakland

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Arabic

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My learning goals

To speak their own languag...

My favorite topics

Anything just teach me

Ideal language community partner

Traveler

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German

My favorite topics

Politics, culture, science, adventure...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

A foreign adventurer with a varied opinion

My learning goals

Speak german, make friends

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Oakland

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Catalan

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English

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Portuguese

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is interested in what’s going on in the world. Someone...

My learning goals

Learn Portuguese well enough so I can travel to Brazil and feel confident to use it in practice

My favorite topics

Art Travel Pop culture Films Food News

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Igbo

My learning goals

Gain French and Igbo skill...

My favorite topics

Music, sports, pop culture, reading, singing

I want a conversation partner who is

Fluent French and Igbo speakers who are learning English

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 62 French speakers in Oakland looking to learn French 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 French language exchange in Oakland?

In Oakland there are 62 members ready to have a French language exchange.

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

You can also find a French Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/french/fullerton />Fullerton, <a href=/learn/french/bloomington />Bloomington, and <a href=/learn/french/omaha />Omaha.

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 62 of them coming from Oakland.