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Exploring the World and Learning Languages! ✈️, Political Science...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who loves the world, loves exploring, and someone who is open to all kinds of new people and experiences

My learning goals

Hope to learn more of the other languages I'm learning, and would love to help others with their English and French!

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Someone funny, kind, easy to talk to, and who enjoys learning...

My learning goals

I want to improve my fluency in Korean (I believe I would classify myself as intermediate-low as I’m not a complete beginner).

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Music, books, history, and everyday life.

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I am going to Germany and Sweden this summer so I would like...

My favorite topics

Books and sports

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Understanding of my horrible grammar

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Les sujets dont j’aime beaucoup parler sont l’art, la danse classique...

Perfect language exchange partner

Je ne sais pas vraiment car je suis vraiment ouverte à tous.

My learning goals

C’est juste une passion que j’ai maintenant et qui me pousse à apprendre les mots et phrases dans une autre langue que la mienne à laquelle j’ai un fort intérêt.

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People who like to have fun, travelling, sport...

My learning goals

Learn some language, make some friends

My favorite topics

Traveling, sports, technology

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Improve my language skills, while helping others...

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I enjoy writing poems and short stories. Other hobbies: music, science, learning other cultures, politics.

My language exchange partner is

Passionate people who'd love to have a stimulating chat. Especially anyone with interest in learning more about spanish :)

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Languages, travel, photography, technology, green energies, biomaterials,...

Ideal language community partner

I'd love to talk to someone who loves to travel, interested in learning not only about a language but culture and other topics. (To everyone basically) Feel free to talk!

My learning goals

Practice different languages and learn about other cultures.

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Easy going, open minded, likes to talk, fu...

My learning goals

improving, having a good time

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life , traveling, hobbies, people, politics, science, anything ...

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Making the kingdom of Go...

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Life

Perfect language exchange partner

Christian friends

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Storytelling, video games, culture, travelin...

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Somebody willing to share their personal stories or talk about social issues with lots of sass! (Well maybe... up to you.)

My learning goals

I really just want to learn about people's experiences in or outside their culture. Language is a good bonus, though!

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My learning goals

Learn more vocabulary and also learn more about other cultures.

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School, psychology, philosophy, books, music, food, culture, history

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I would like to learn a new language and make a frien...

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about architecture, video games, travel/cultures, anime, and honestly anything!

Ideal language community partner

My perfect tandem buddy would be someone I'd learn alot from to the point that we can talk and discuss in the language we are learning and make a personal connection with through that :)

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

My perfect tandem buddy would be someone with a good sense of humor who shares my interests and loves to chat!

My learning goals

I am passionate about languages! My goal is to learn as many as I can!

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Anyone with enthusiasm to learn a new language...

My learning goals

Mastering the basics in at least 5 languages

My favorite topics

science, history, soccer, photography, tennis, tv, books

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Improving Spanish speaking and listenin...

My favorite topics

I really enjoy the city I live in, spending time with my friends and doing physical activity. Things like urban planning, biking, transit, happiness, community and friendship are topics I can talk about a lot. I have a husband, a dog and 2 cats.

I want a conversation partner who is

Preferably native speakers who are meticulous at correcting the things I say wrong and encouraging with the things I say right.

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My favorite topics

I like discussing foreign languages, art, movies, and politics...

My language exchange partner is

The perfect buddy is understanding and non-judgmental.

My learning goals

I want to improve my fluency in Spanish and Chinese.

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

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Ideal language community partner

Smart and funny people....

My learning goals

Practice and perfect the language. Make some friends.

My favorite topics

Music, movies, travel, sports, photography, games, professional development, mentoring.

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My learning goals

To be with the right channel...

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Like talking about adventure and movies and vacation conversation how it was interesting

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Hummmmm I believe such is life and life is very short., as long as he got good heart and caring God fearing person

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Trabajo música amigos fiestas lugare...

Perfect language exchange partner

Inteligentes divertidos mente abierta

My learning goals

Dominar el idioma mejorar pronunciación y audición

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Someone who also speaks in English so we can understand each...

My learning goals

Being able to understand the language and to express myself in another country. Also, to be able to read texts that were originally written in another language.

My favorite topics

Travels, movies, coffee, beach, emotionally talk. I'd really like to meet people and friends from all over the world.

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I would like to learn about Life itself...

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I want us to discuss more about ourselves

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I would like to meet a honest, straight forward and open minded person.

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Makeup, fashion, cartoon, anime, music, games, Pokémon, drawin...

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is interested in teaching me things about their culture! If people do cultural dances, that’d be great too!

My learning goals

Learn more colloquial language and make friends! I also want to learn about different points of view.

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My learning goals

Having more courage to just speak/write

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Food, filmmaking, k-dramas, languages, cultures, music

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I want to improve my English and Spanish to perfection and meet...

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Travels, books, movies, driving, soccer.

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I would like to talk with open-minded, cheerful and kind people.

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people interested in similar things

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learn so much my brain explodes

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My learning goals

Very very good speak English Learn different cultures Speak and enjoy in my interests

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Education(Languages, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology etc.) Technology(VR, Electric Vehicles, Drones etc.) Fitness World News Different Cultures

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Improve my language skill...

My favorite topics

Swiming, jogging, reading, working out and meeting new people. IG. @gabe.spindler

Ideal language community partner

People interested in improving their English and Spanish skills, I really wanna know more about their cultures and life stories, open minded, fun and kind people

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Student,major in law.Just a big boy.Talk to me casually ~ Basketball,big...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone lives in Chicago. Because I may go to chicago for master of law this year.

My learning goals

Meet some people who can have voice call with me in chinese or English.

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Someone who speaks multiple languages fluently and English fluently...

My learning goals

Speak at least Spanish fluently

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Electronics, running, gaming

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Learn French, German and also improve my Englis...

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Movies, Dance, travel, sports

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Someone fun to have a nice conversation

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 735 German speakers in Chicago looking to learn German 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 German language exchange in Chicago?

In Chicago there are 735 members ready to have a German language exchange.

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

You can also find a German Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/german/charleston />Charleston, <a href=/learn/german/orlando />Orlando, and <a href=/learn/german/minneapolis />Minneapolis.

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 735 of them coming from Chicago.