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Learn Japanese in Ann Arbor

Learn to actually speak Japanese by making friends with native speakers

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Shin

Shin

Ann Arbor

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Japanese

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English

My favorite topics

English, movie, dance, sattelite, trave...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who speaks English or loves Japanese. Just settled down in the east coast of the US. I will help you learn and improve your Japanese. Let's get started, buddy!

My learning goals

To speak English fluently. Wanna make new friends from all over the world and learn different types of culture!!

Shuntaro

Shuntaro

Ann Arbor

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English

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Japanese

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German

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is nice to talk to and open-minded. ...

My learning goals

To be a better and more fluent communicator

My favorite topics

Music, life, and anything and everything in between.

Tomohiro

Tomohiro

Ann Arbor

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My learning goals

Improve my English speaking & writing skills. Have fun in conversation....

My favorite topics

I'm from Japan and moved into US AnnArbor in June. I will be enrolled in Ford School of U-M from this fall. I love going to cafes, watching sports,movies. I can speak&write Japanese in advanced level. I can talk about Japanese culture, history, politics.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

If there is someone living around US Ann Arbor, and able to speak and write advanced English, I'd like to exchange Japanese&English. Ofcourse text chat is welcomed.

Elsa

Elsa

Ann Arbor

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Chinese (Traditional)

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English

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Japanese

My favorite topics

photography, travel, music, Japanese culture, play guitar and...

Perfect language exchange partner

Friendly, easygoing, funny and like to share things (*'▽'*)

My learning goals

I'm a beginner of learning Japanese. I wish I can do some basic Japanese conversation for daily life. Also I want to improve Japanese grammar. The last goal is to become more familiar with Japanese culture.

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Allen

Allen

Ann Arbor

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Cantonese

I want a conversation partner who is

Patient, kind, artistic, open-minded, understanding, graciou...

My learning goals

Improve my Chinese level, increase my knowledge of idioms and slang, talk more authentically, like the locals 说一口流利的中文

My favorite topics

Technology, music, art, culture, travel, games, pop culture, literature

Jiye

Jiye

Ann Arbor

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Korean

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My learning goals

To improve my English conversation skill and make some good friend...

My favorite topics

Language/Music/Netflix/Movies/Photo/FOOD/daily/dreams/anything

My language exchange partner is

someone who is friendly and has many topics to talk about

Tony

Tony

Ann Arbor

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Japanese

My favorite topics

Art, Books, Philosophy, Music, Video Games, Travel, Psycholog...

Ideal language community partner

Any guy or gal who is open minded, enjoys life, and has a sense of humor

My learning goals

For Japanese, I want to work on speaking smoothly without pauses. For Mandarin, I would like to be able to recognize and produce the 4 tones consistently.

Tyler

Tyler

Ann Arbor

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English

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Japanese

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Motivated, flexible, funn...

My learning goals

To improve my Japanese speaking and listening ability and hopefully make some friends along the way. 話しましょうか?

My favorite topics

Science and technology, photography, movies, running, rock climbing, politics/current events, video games

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Linda

Linda

Ann Arbor

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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French

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Italian

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Spanish

My learning goals

Learn about cultures around the world and improve my language...

My favorite topics

Volleyball, piano, guitar, drawing, cooking, traveling

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who's fun and helpful :)

Joie

Joie

Ann Arbor

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French

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American Sign Language

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Haitian Creole

My favorite topics

J'aime parler de la cinématographie, de la photographie, de la...

I want a conversation partner who is

Tout le monde peut me parler! Ne soyez pas timide! ;))

My learning goals

Mon objectif est d'être plus à l'aise pour parler français sans faire appel à un traducteur. Aussi, je veux faire des amis de partout dans le monde!

Albert

Albert

Ann Arbor

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Russian

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Uzbek

My language exchange partner is

Someone that speaks fluent Uzbek and would want to help me with...

My learning goals

I want to improve my Uzbek

My favorite topics

Music , art, books, history , russian movies. Мне нравятся ДДТ и вечерний Ургант и новости дня и русские фильмы и книги

pluto

pluto

Ann Arbor

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English

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Japanese

My learning goals

work on my conversation skills in japanes...

My favorite topics

philosophy, everyday life, memes, pretty much anything!

Ideal language community partner

someone who thinks deeply and is open to constructive criticism! someone who’s easy to talk to and understands mistakes

Kai

Kai uses Tandem to share their culture with other members.

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"This is my favorite app on my phone, hands down. Within minutes of downloading it, I'd found people to chat with."

Ana

Ana

Ann Arbor

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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French

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Korean

My favorite topics

Travel, family, robotics, photography, art, and cookin...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Talkative, outgoing, and shared the same experiences

My learning goals

To learn languages before I travel to those countries

Melody Fang-Chien

Melody Fang-Chien

Ann Arbor

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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German

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Spanish

Perfect language exchange partner

Nice, easy going, anyone who would like to talk about different...

My learning goals

Improve my spoken English

My favorite topics

Travel, UX Design, culture, food, school life, Netflix, Marvel

Mengyao

Mengyao

Ann Arbor

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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Japanese

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Korean

My learning goals

No need to look up words before speaking ou...

My favorite topics

Life & Culture. Let's just talk

I want a conversation partner who is

Kind & Enthusiastic

Kseniya

Kseniya

Ann Arbor

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German

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English

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French

My favorite topics

Самые разнообразные...

My language exchange partner is

Тот, кто хочет интенсивно заниматься русским

My learning goals

Немецкому и английскому

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Brendan

Brendan

Ann Arbor

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English

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Russian

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Arabic

Ideal language community partner

Native Russian and Arabic speakers as well as anyone interested...

My learning goals

Become fluent or conversational in a language as well as learn more about the cultures of everyone I meet

My favorite topics

I’m an actor, violinist, singer and writer. I love learning and experiencing new things, as well as meeting new people!

Serhat

Serhat

Ann Arbor

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Turkish

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English

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Japanese

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Korean

My learning goals

learning more idioms and expanding my vocabulary, speaking fluently,...

My favorite topics

personality, animals, cats, nature, technology, agriculture, environment, daily life struggles, general world problems.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

nice, enjoys talking, educated, patient, funny

Corey

Corey

Ann Arbor

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English

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Spanish

My favorite topics

My skill is pretty basic, but I enjoy sports, food, comics and...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone that helps to drive the conversation and is helpful in correcting mistakes.

My learning goals

I would love to one day be fluent.

Dhruv

Dhruv

Ann Arbor

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English

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Hindi

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Russian

I want a conversation partner who is

Patient, funn...

My learning goals

Learn basic phrases

My favorite topics

Travel

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Kwesi

Kwesi

Ann Arbor

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English

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Akan

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Danish

My learning goals

Become fluent and able to understand spoken language very wel...

My favorite topics

Anything ( I know that's generic ), but really. Music though can be a very fun topic for me

My language exchange partner is

Comfortable with calls and just chilling taking so we can get comfortable with speaking and make a friend

Parth

Parth

Ann Arbor

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Punjabi

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Hindi

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English

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Russian

My favorite topics

Science, music, politics, religion, travel, sports. I'm a robotics...

Ideal language community partner

Anyone interested in language exchange!

My learning goals

I want to be conversationally fluent in Russian and French.

Kerry

Kerry

Ann Arbor

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English

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Spanish

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French

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Italian

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone who’d like to get to know me and my culture. Anyone who...

My learning goals

I’d like to make new friends and learn new things about other cultures and learn another language as well!

My favorite topics

Animals, nature, survivors

Sydney

Sydney

Ann Arbor

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Spanish

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American Sign Language

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Czech

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Irish

My learning goals

I long to be fluent in many languages because it will help me...

My favorite topics

I enjoy discussing music and history. I also love talking about family and everyday conversation.

Perfect language exchange partner

No because I’m not sure how Tandem works.

Masha

Masha

Ann Arbor

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Russian

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English

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German

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Japanese

My favorite topics

Travel, business, hobby, movies, technology, cultur...

I want a conversation partner who is

Fun-loving, mature, laid-back

My learning goals

Learn colloquial German, improve Japanese and Chinese

Rosario

Rosario

Ann Arbor

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English

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Spanish

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Korean

My language exchange partner is

Someone kind, patient, and fun....

My learning goals

I want to further my Korean knowledge for when I travel!

My favorite topics

Let’s talk about anything and have a fun time. Hablemos de lo que quieras y hay que divertirnos. 저는 한국어 배웁니서 한국어로 말해 싶어요.

Mikala

Mikala

Ann Arbor

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English

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Spanish

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Korean

My learning goals

Conversational efficiency in Korean (and practice in Spanish!...

My favorite topics

Books (especially picture books and graphic novels!), movies, and academia.

Ideal language community partner

Nice! Helpful! Easy to chat with!

Lauren

Lauren

Ann Arbor

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English

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Spanish

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Chinese (Simplified)

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French

My favorite topics

I’m down to talk about anything. My hobbies include art, music,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Literally anyone

My learning goals

I want to practice and learn more Spanish grammar as well as being able to talk more fluently. I also want to learn vocabulary on French and Spanish

Joshy

Joshy

Ann Arbor

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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Cantonese

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Spanish

Perfect language exchange partner

I love travel and share life stories, and also I think talking...

My learning goals

Speaking English fluently

My favorite topics

travel, movies, sports

Vincent

Vincent

Ann Arbor

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

My learning goals

Become more proficient in day to day conversation...

My favorite topics

Cars, enviornment, food, politics, technology, travelling, animals, movies, music

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who has similar interests, someone who loves a good conversation and is patient.

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 87 Japanese speakers in Ann Arbor looking to learn Japanese 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 Japanese language exchange in Ann Arbor?

In Ann Arbor there are 87 members ready to have a Japanese language exchange.

Are there other locations in United States other than Ann Arbor where I can find a Japanese language exchange partner?

You can also find a Japanese Tandem partner in West Lafayette, Chandler, and Charlottesville.

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 87 of them coming from Ann Arbor.