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Learn German in Grand Rapids

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Nicholas

Nicholas

Grand Rapids

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English

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Emoji

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German

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Portuguese

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Greek

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Culture, music, food/cooking, series, politic...

My language exchange partner is

Awesome people, & serious language learners. IG: npaauwe

My learning goals

Deutsche verbersserung, Español practıcar, & to teach English

Danielius

Danielius

Grand Rapids

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Lithuanian

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English

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Spanish

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Portuguese

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German

Ideal language community partner

Super dedicated language learners with a chill attitude to lif...

My learning goals

Practice a language with a real person for 6 months

My favorite topics

Travel, sports, countries, languages, cooking, music

Kt

Kt

Grand Rapids

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English

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Danish

My learning goals

-My 2021 goal is to use German daily and become confident in...

My favorite topics

Reading, games (board games and video games), animals, traveling, hiking, history, music, visiting local parks

Ideal conversation exchange partner

I’m looking for someone to chat with a little bit each day over a variety of topics! Easy going, up beat, friendly, and positive! :) ❤️

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German speakers in Grand Rapids

Camille

Camille

Grand Rapids

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Dothraki

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French

My favorite topics

Music, politics, languages, animals, science, movies, books,...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who loves different cultures.

My learning goals

I would like to further my language skills so I am more prepared when traveling out of the country. Learning about different cultures from around the world. I have traveled to Germany, but I spoke a lot of English while I was there.

Sam

Sam

Grand Rapids

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Portuguese

I want a conversation partner who is

Cool people! And I’m gay so other gay people are fun to talk...

My learning goals

I want to speak a lot, 我想说话,也想发短信,学习汉字

My favorite topics

Learning languages, soccer, travel, writing, and photography

Micah

Micah

Grand Rapids

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English

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Spanish

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German

My learning goals

Practice my Spanish, as I rarely have the opportunity to practice...

My favorite topics

Tech, Music, Travel, Languages, Culture, Food, Books, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Photography, Movies, Shows, Marvel

My language exchange partner is

Open, Intelligent, Curious, Adventurous, Likes Meeting New People, Likes Traveling

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Clara

Clara

Grand Rapids

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German

My favorite topics

I love music! (Even though I study Chinese, I love K pop, my...

Ideal language community partner

A girl who is around my age who is willing to help me improve my Chinese (and in return I could help her with English)

My learning goals

Improve my Mandarin Chinese language ability.

Wren

Wren

Grand Rapids

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American Sign Language

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Spanish

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone kind and sweet, loves language, is very patient. Loves...

My learning goals

I want to become more fluent in these languages not just speaking-wise but writing-wise. I want to be able to communicate effectively and not just follow a script. I also want to gain more friends that I can converse with.

My favorite topics

Cats Books Writing Tv shows or movies Fan fiction or fandoms Life

Hannah

Hannah

Grand Rapids

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English

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Spanish

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German

My learning goals

I am hoping to improve my grammar and speaking confidence...

My favorite topics

I love talking about language, music, culture, and books. I have broad interests and I like be discussing anything with someone who is passionate about their topic.

Perfect language exchange partner

I am looking for someone that I can communicate with regularly and who is interesting!

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Patrick

Patrick

Grand Rapids

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German

My favorite topics

movies, baseball, video game...

I want a conversation partner who is

Just someone to be patient with me. I'm a slow learner.

My learning goals

Get to a basic conversational level of Spanish

Josh

Josh

Grand Rapids

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English

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My language exchange partner is

Une personne a qui je peut parler très facile....

My learning goals

Les gens.

My favorite topics

Les animaux, la vie, et la musique.

Cassandra

Cassandra

Grand Rapids

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English

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My learning goals

To be able to converse with my Portuguese friends and with others...

My favorite topics

I enjoy learning about life, activities, food, travel etc. Really anything!

Ideal language community partner

Is patient with a sense of humor :)

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."

Tyy

Tyy

Grand Rapids

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English

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German

My favorite topics

Music, books, sex work, politics, spac...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is easy going, clever, and can debate without resorting to insults

My learning goals

To learn another language and hopefully make a friend or two :)

Megan

Megan

Grand Rapids

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English

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Russian

Perfect language exchange partner

just about anyone...

My learning goals

increasing vocabulary, improving pronunciation, and gaining confidence in conversations❗️

My favorite topics

music, video games, comics, learning, social work, kpop, kdramas, history, etc.

Katie

Katie

Grand Rapids

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English

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German

My learning goals

I would like to be able to have a conversation in German...

My favorite topics

News, video games, books, poetry, writing

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone with a sense of humor who is patient.

Edith

Edith

Grand Rapids

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English

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French

My favorite topics

Food, music, dance...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who's curious and fun loving!

My learning goals

I want to practice my (very) basic Spanish.

Hunter

Hunter

Grand Rapids

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English

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German

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is eager to gain new experiences through traveling,...

My learning goals

I want to learn more colloquial german and sound less like someone who is speaking straight from a textbook. I’d like to learn more vocabulary and expand my understanding of grammar.

My favorite topics

Current events and culture, film and literature, and hobbies like cooking!

Amina

Amina

Grand Rapids

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English

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Spanish

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Korean

My learning goals

Learn the basics of korean before Ma...

My favorite topics

Reading Art Taking pictures Dramas

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Funny, interesting new friends

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Dallas

Dallas

Grand Rapids

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My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about anything, really. Religion, socio-political...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who would be willing to work with me as I make mistakes, while giving helpful corrections.

My learning goals

I would like to improve in my ability to speak Japanese

Zack

Zack

Grand Rapids

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English

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Spanish

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French

I want a conversation partner who is

Funny, kind,...

My learning goals

To speak fluently in another language and to meet new people

My favorite topics

Soccer/Futbol, Skiing, Funny jokes/stories, traveling

Jacob

Jacob

Grand Rapids

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English

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Emoji

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Spanish

My learning goals

I hope I can become fluent in a language someday, but until that...

My favorite topics

I play guitar (both acoustic and bass guitar), I love playing video games, doing stuff with computers, and listening to music (and I love languages)

My language exchange partner is

Someone accepting and understanding :)

Alessio

Alessio

Grand Rapids

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Italian

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English

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Spanish

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Chinese (Simplified)

My favorite topics

Music, traveling,learning new language...

Ideal language community partner

I'm an Italian living in US. Anybody who likes to practice languages.

My learning goals

Trying to learn Spanish and review my Chinese :) Currently living in US

Liz

Liz

Grand Rapids

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English

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Arabic

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Spanish

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French

Ideal conversation exchange partner

People who are open minded, love to travel, and enjoy lif...

My learning goals

Keep up fluency of french and learn more about other languages

My favorite topics

Travel, food, art, music, history, politics

Eliutd

Eliutd

Grand Rapids

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Spanish

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English

My learning goals

Aprender inglés y practicarlo como escribirl...

My favorite topics

Ejercicio y Pitbull

Perfect language exchange partner

Megustaria aprender inglés y que sea con una mujer

Amar

Amar

Grand Rapids

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English

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Bosnian

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Design, science, arts, and pop cultur...

I want a conversation partner who is

People who are willing to correct me when I say something wrong :)

My learning goals

I would like to have fluid conversation!

Bennett

Bennett

Grand Rapids

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English

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French

My language exchange partner is

A person who knows French, learning English, enjoys talking conversationally...

My learning goals

Adequate French.

My favorite topics

French, sports, human characteristics

Galen

Galen

Grand Rapids

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English

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Japanese

My learning goals

Better pronunciation and casual conversation skill...

My favorite topics

Food and cooking, Nintendo/video games, art and drawing, sewing, cosplay, anime, manga

Ideal language community partner

Close to my age, has hobbies they like to talk about

Joshua

Joshua

Grand Rapids

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Hindi

My favorite topics

Food, Philosophy, Technology, Economics, Cultur...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who wants to be friends and learn about each others lives.

My learning goals

I want to improve my Chinese and Hindi.

Joshua

Joshua

Grand Rapids

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English

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Spanish

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone with an interest in sports and likes travel...

My learning goals

I would like to learn to be more conversational in Spanish.

My favorite topics

Travel, food, soccer and cities

George

George

Grand Rapids

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English

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Spanish

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German

My learning goals

Better understanding of another languag...

My favorite topics

Music, politics, history

I want a conversation partner who is

A funny and creative one

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 38 German speakers in Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids?

In Grand Rapids there are 38 members ready to have a German language exchange.

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

You can also find a German Tandem partner in Rochester, Tacoma, and Palm Bay.

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 38 of them coming from Grand Rapids.