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Learn Japanese in Berkeley

Learn to actually speak Japanese by making friends with native speakers

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French

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German

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Chinese (Simplified)

My favorite topics

The most topic I like to discuss about it is histor...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who likes to history geography literature and traveling

My learning goals

My goal Is to master 7 language. Actually I’m mastering 4. I would like to master more languages to use it in my professional career

岸野

岸野

Berkeley

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Ideal language community partner

まじめで、丁寧に英語を教えてくれる人。また、面白い人...

My learning goals

英語でスムーズに会話のやり取りができるようになる

My favorite topics

英語で雑談したい、そこで分からない言葉があった時は、そこから学んでいきたい

Dennis

Dennis

Berkeley

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French

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Japanese

My learning goals

I would like to eventually be able to form sentences without...

My favorite topics

I enjoy discussing traveling, politics, history, pop culture, and food.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is easy to talk to

Mimu

Mimu

Berkeley

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Korean

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English

My favorite topics

Photography, Movie, Programmin...

Perfect language exchange partner

Person who I admire

My learning goals

Get to the level I can discuss and express my thoughts

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Sarah

Sarah

Berkeley

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Spanish

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American Sign Language

I want a conversation partner who is

Anyone into sharing rad music/art/etc...

My learning goals

Improving my grammar

My favorite topics

Art, music, books, film, philosophy, linguistics, languages

Herokey

Herokey

Berkeley

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Japanese

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My learning goals

Making new friend...

My favorite topics

Grad student here!! Exploring around. Love sports and food-hopping!!

My language exchange partner is

Easy-going, kind, people from different cultures

Woojin

Woojin

Berkeley

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Korean

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English

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Japanese

My favorite topics

Game, food, Die...

Ideal language community partner

Kind

My learning goals

To improve my language skills

Reika

Reika

Berkeley

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

英会話のレベルがかなり低いため、考えながら伝える時間が必要です。待ってもらえることと、直接会える方が話ができそうだと思っています...

My learning goals

語学学校と並行し、半年後に日常会話がある程度スラスラ出てくるようになりたい。

My favorite topics

自分の紹介、普段の生活、最近きになる事など、日常会話

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Value Community

Join a global community

Value Learn

Learn what matters to you

Value Conversation

Have fun, engaging conversations

Danniel

Danniel

Berkeley

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English

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Indonesian

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Chinese (Traditional)

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Japanese

My learning goals

Learning as much as i can...

My favorite topics

Anything

Perfect language exchange partner

Friendly

Aaron

Aaron

Berkeley

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English

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French

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Portuguese

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Spanish

My favorite topics

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

I want a conversation partner who 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.

Luca

Luca

Berkeley

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Italian

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English

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Spanish

My language exchange partner is

Fun, polite, international...

My learning goals

Improving conversation and getting new friends

My favorite topics

Business, news, sport, world's big things, new cultures

Benjamin

Benjamin

Berkeley

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English

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Cantonese

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French

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Chinese (Simplified)

My learning goals

I'd like to become proficient in Mandarin...

My favorite topics

Running, cycling, swimming, computer science, literature, geography, culture, geopolitics, economics. 跑步,自行车,游泳,计算机科学,文学,地理,文化。

Ideal language community partner

Someone who's interested in learning together.

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."

Денис

Денис

Berkeley

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Russian

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My favorite topics

Lifestyle, politics, movies, travelling, cultural life, food,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Any people which live in English speaken countries:)

My learning goals

To increase my level of conversational English

Katherine

Katherine

Berkeley

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Japanese

Perfect language exchange partner

Preferably lives near Berkeley and wouldn’t mind meeting up over...

My learning goals

I would like to learn how to speak Mandarin because I am half Chinese but I was born in raised in Canada. I’ve only visited China once, however I wasn’t able to understand anything or communicate with my relatives.

My favorite topics

Music and concerts, TV shows (currently watching Game of Thrones and The Good Place), Fitness, and trying to get better at cooking!

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YUTING

Berkeley

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Chinese (Traditional)

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Emoji

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My learning goals

Improving my spoken English...

My favorite topics

Everything

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who are patient and willing to help me

Qi

Qi

Berkeley

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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Spanish

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Russian

My favorite topics

travel, daily staff, music, news, et...

My language exchange partner is

Nice, educated, open to talk tons of topics.

My learning goals

English is for living and work. Other languages are maybe sometimes for travel, and new friends.

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yajing

yajing

Berkeley

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Cantonese

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English

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Korean

Ideal language community partner

kind, friendly, warm-hearted, nic...

My learning goals

my vocabulary reaches -- 20,000 by this semester

My favorite topics

reading, literature, math, philosophy, cooking,travel comics(esp. one piece), sports(esp. shuttlecork, badminton, volleyball, long run) わたしは(労)ろうです。

Motoki

Motoki

Berkeley

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Japanese

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English

My learning goals

speking fluentl...

My favorite topics

daily life

Ideal conversation exchange partner

kind person. teach how I can improve

Troy

Troy

Berkeley

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English

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Thai

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Hebrew

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Chinese (Simplified)

My favorite topics

History Technology and science Global Politics Anime DIY Looks...

Perfect language exchange partner

You!

My learning goals

Thai: I want to learn more language, learn about cultural norms, traditions, and pop culture. Hebrew: It's been a long time since I've spoken Hebrew and I am very rusty. I also want to refamiliarize myself with Israeli culture

Angel

Angel

Berkeley

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English

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Swedish

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I want a conversation partner who is

I'm willing to talk with anyone! But I would much prefer to talk...

My learning goals

I want to improve as much as I can, and hopefully make a friend.

My favorite topics

I really like languages, and in particular I like helping people with pronunciation (I've studied Phonetics), but I also just like seeing people improve. I really like Snowboarding, Science (I used to be a tutor), and Fighting Games. I'm bilingual.

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Iso

Iso

Berkeley

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English

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My learning goals

I am planning on moving to France so want to get comfortable...

My favorite topics

Food, travel, anything really just love to practice!

My language exchange partner is

Someone who wants to help me learn French and who I can help learn English.

易庭

易庭

Berkeley

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German

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English

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French

My favorite topics

swimming/music/travel/✍️writing/Watch series (of American, Korean,...

Ideal language community partner

Anyone who is good to chat with☺️

My learning goals

Pass test/Study aboard/Make friends around the world

Yisheng

Yisheng

Berkeley

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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German

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Japanese

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly, tolerant, loves to share and interested in and curious...

My learning goals

Understand other cultures more

My favorite topics

Popular Culture, Manga, Anime, Literature, Politics, Food, anything!

Brian

Brian

Berkeley

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English

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Spanish

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Hindi

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Punjabi

My learning goals

improve conversation, poetry a plu...

My favorite topics

religion, social justice, math and science

Perfect language exchange partner

ਤੋਹੀ ਮੋਹੀ ਮੋਹੀ ਤੋਹੀ ਅੰਤਰੁ ਕੈਸਾ

Diana

Diana

Berkeley

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Kazakh

My favorite topics

Technology, visual design, traditional Kazakh music, learning...

I want a conversation partner who is

Anyone who's into talking and learning a different language, which should cover everyone here

My learning goals

I want to improve my Kazakh to the point where I am able to have a conversation with native speakers.

Li

Li

Berkeley

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Chinese (Simplified)

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English

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Japanese

My language exchange partner is

Nice!亲和,随和,见多识广,喜欢摄影,喜欢电...

My learning goals

提高口语水平和表达能力,见识更广的世界

My favorite topics

日常生活,学习,旅游,商业,护肤彩妆,时尚,电影,摄影

Kevin

Kevin

Berkeley

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English

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Cantonese

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Thai

My learning goals

Become fluent in Thai in one yea...

My favorite topics

Traveling food photography startup business entrepreneurship technology cooking

Ideal language community partner

Like-minded entrepreneur who loves traveling, learning and exploring the tech world.

Mohamed

Mohamed

Berkeley

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Arabic

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English

My favorite topics

Movies and cultures and travelin...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who wants to learn with me

My learning goals

I want to improve my English,and help others with Arabic

Chengyu

Chengyu

Berkeley

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Korean

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Perfect language exchange partner

Patien...

My learning goals

For culture learning and fun

My favorite topics

Music, guitar, sports, design.

Sharmesh

Sharmesh

Berkeley

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Tamil

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Malayalam

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English

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German

My learning goals

To develop speaking in German .. To learn some diff German words...

My favorite topics

About anything, food , hobbies ,life culture , love , fun , party , musics ,sports .. I love to discuss any topics ;)

I want a conversation partner who is

Friendly, cool , can spend time when you are free .. Jovial and easy going ,chatter box :D

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 88 Japanese speakers in Berkeley 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 Berkeley?

In Berkeley there are 88 members ready to have a Japanese language exchange.

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

You can also find a Japanese Tandem partner in Kansas City, Orlando, and Beaumont.

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 88 of them coming from Berkeley.