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I like drawing, learning languages, growing vegetables/cacti,...

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People interested in fun TPRS. TPRS means: 1) telling short stories. 2) describing pictures. 3) asking and answering questions about the stories and pictures.

My learning goals

Practice listening and speaking without overthinking. Learning to understand and recognize different accents.

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Everyone! I enjoy chatting with all sorts of peopl...

My learning goals

I want to practice my German conversation skills and start learning Spanish

My favorite topics

Music, Art, Dance, Books, Languages, Culture, Geography, Daily Life

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I want to be fluent in as many languages as possible. I’m looking...

My favorite topics

Biology, theatre, music, musical theatre, cooking, guitar, medicine

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is passionate about what they’re talking about, can correct me when I’m wrong, and is okay with being corrected.

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Travel, food, music, books, TV shows, language...

Perfect language exchange partner

A fun, light-hearted Spanish speaker who will correct my mistakes and help me improve my speaking and writing skills.

My learning goals

To be able to hold a conversation with a native speaker and improve my overall comprehension of the language.

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Someone chill to talk about food with...

My learning goals

I’d love to polish my Spanish and work on my French

My favorite topics

Soccer movies tv politics

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My learning goals

I want to be more fluent in languages that I'm learning as well...

My favorite topics

I like to talk about music, travel, and family.

My language exchange partner is

Someone who likes learning languages, and wants to talk about something cool in their life. Also someone who isn't afraid to correct my grammar and accent.

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Technology, travelling, sports, philosophy, understanding people,...

Ideal language community partner

I can talk with anybody who wants to share with me her/his own story. I'm a very good listener.

My learning goals

I would like to refine my english skills and my german. Also I can help you with your spanish.

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is open minded and easy going. Someone who is respectful...

My learning goals

I want to improve my language skills

My favorite topics

Sports, technology, travel, music and language learning or pretty much anything

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Learn language...

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sports, science, philosophy, biology, civil engineering and music

Perfect language exchange partner

Talk about interesting topics

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My learning goals

learn new ways to see the world communicate blur lines make connections express new thoughts encounter new things share new experiences grow

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Patient, encouraging, and humorous...

My learning goals

I want to communicate with some of the families in my community by speaking more comfortably in their native language as well as learn a language in general.

My favorite topics

I can talk about pretty much anything, I’m only an expert when it comes to myself or vine references. I enjoy discussing music, culture, current events, food, nature, and technology.

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To try and learn more languages...

My favorite topics

film & television, food, music, sports, travel

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Someone who can help with or answer any questions regarding a language, such as grammar or proper usage of a word.

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My favorite topics

Soccer, hockey, transit, playing and listening to music, engineerin...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who’s enthusiastic about sharing their language and culture with others.

My learning goals

Improve my German fluency before traveling to Germany in September for vacation.

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Someone with patience, because I am very beginner with Spanish!...

My learning goals

I have many plans to visit Mexico soon, and my partner’s family is Mexican. I would like to be able to converse with them and ideally become fluent someday.

My favorite topics

I’m a photographer and visual artist, hoping to travel to Mexico and Peru soon. I love learning, history, playing music, comedy, and all kinds of art!

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Help others with their English, maintain my Spanish, improve...

My favorite topics

I like to discuss all the crazy things about language (I'm a linguist!). I also love books, mindfulness / meditation, music, coffee. But I'm willing to talk about anything if someone is interesting ;) I prefer to avoid politics and I'm not into sports

I want a conversation partner who is

-Someone who wants to talk via audio -calls! -Someone who likes to talk about random stuff! -Someone who has something to say!

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Food, craft beer, aviation, science fiction, outdoor activities,...

My language exchange partner is

Someone interested in nerdy topics like video games and technology

My learning goals

I want to be able to make conversation in my target language with any native speaker I come across.

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“I love Tandem Pro. When I’m taking a trip to a new place, I always check out the “Travel” section to see if there is anyone who looks interesting there. It’s like having a local guide who teaches you a bit of their language!”

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Ideal language community partner

Someone patient with me, and willing to answer not only questions...

My learning goals

To be fully fluent in Russian, and live in Russia for a few years. For German, I’d like to become at least partially fluent.

My favorite topics

Food, verbs, clothing and any fun vocabulary for russian, I know most things I just need to add to my vocabulary. For German, conversational skills please!!

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I want to learn more specialized vocabulary, practice using complex...

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Languages, science, cooking

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Open-minded, not afraid to correct my writing

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Really anything I do like talking about dream jobs and accomplishments....

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is outgoing, funny, awkward and understanding like I am. Someone who can talk about all sorts of things. So if you’re nice, that’s good too. Oh and if they’re okay with sarcasm. There will probably be a lot of that.

My learning goals

I just really want to improve my knowledge of these languages. I wanted to click more but the limit is three. Which I think is just silly. But I’d love to be able to have conversations and understand more.

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My learning goals

Better conversational skills and improved grammar in German

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Comedy, podcasts, books, travel, cooking, feminism, television, live music

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I want to meet people of all nationalities who are open minded, patient, & knowledgeable. I also want to Practice my language skills and make new friends

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Ideal language community partner

Spirited conversation, partners willing to correct me

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Better my flow

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I want to be more comfortable in everyday, informal conversations.

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Music, fashion, and food!

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I would love to learn to be pretty fluent for travels and being...

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Music, psychology, travel, metaphysics, art, fun!

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who loves to have fun and be silly!

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Fashion Design, fashion styling, anime, health + wellness, photography,...

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Someone who is willing to help a beginner!

My learning goals

Be able to read and have conversations

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Funny people who are serious about learning and teaching...

My learning goals

To speak Portuguese fluently!

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Social issues, TV shows, documentaries, cultural differences, life stories, and food. Languages are my passion!

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My favorite topics

Películas, tecnología, música

Ideal language community partner

Alguien divertido y extrovertido

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Hello! My name is Angelika, you may go with Lika. I'm from Russia,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

German speaking ppl who want to practice English/Russian but if you are not - that's okay, I'm open to any experience haha

My learning goals

To be able to talk fluently (ish)

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Someone fun and open minded...

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Want to help teach Spanish and English and maybe learn French, German, etc.

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Feminism, dogs, movies, tv shows, astrology

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Language, science, math, music

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Interesting, passionate about learning

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 159 German speakers in Portland 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 Portland?

In Portland there are 159 members ready to have a German language exchange.

Are there other locations in United States other than Portland 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/allentown />Allentown, and <a href=/learn/german/tallahassee />Tallahassee.

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 159 of them coming from Portland.