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Learn Japanese in Chicago

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My favorite topics

Literature, Art and culture, movies, relationship, gender study,...

My language exchange partner is

Consistence, respective for different sexual orientations, some interest in common.

My learning goals

Be able to speak some everyday Korean language

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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.

My favorite topics

Les sujets dont j’aime beaucoup parler sont l’art, la danse classique (ou aussi les danses classiques), les langues en général, les cultures des peuples, la géographie, etc. Je suis prête et ouverte à parler de beaucoup de choses différentes.

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My learning goals

Making the kingdom of Go...

My favorite topics

Life

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Christian friends

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My favorite topics

Traveling, sports, technology...

Perfect language exchange partner

People who like to have fun, travelling, sports

My learning goals

Learn some language, make some friends

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I want a conversation partner who is

My perfect tandem buddy would be someone I'd learn alot from...

My learning goals

I would like to learn a new language and make a friend

My favorite topics

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

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My learning goals

m now working in Japan, so I can also help you with Japanese...

My favorite topics

Fashion, Makeup, Language. I can talk about everything. Feel free to message me:)

My language exchange partner is

One who loves making friends, and eager to learn new languages.

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

Ideal language community 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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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who loves the world, loves exploring, and someone who...

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!

My favorite topics

Exploring the World and Learning Languages! ✈️, Political Science and International Relations , Neuroscience, Psychology, & Medicine ‍⚕️, Writing Letters & Sending Postcards ✒️✉️

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My learning goals

Talk with Native english speaker Fluentl...

My favorite topics

Culture exchange , traveling

Perfect language exchange partner

The person who are interested in Japanese culture and language

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Chicago

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My favorite topics

Sports, cooking, language, scienc...

I want a conversation partner who is

Friendly, people who want to learn Japanese

My learning goals

I want to speak English fluently

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My language exchange partner is

Hummmmm I believe such is life and life is very short., as long...

My learning goals

To be with the right channel

My favorite topics

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

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My learning goals

Achieve a level of at least elementary in chines...

My favorite topics

I love talking about pretty much anything

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is nice and willing to be my friend

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Join a global community

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Learn what matters to you

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Have fun, engaging conversations

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My favorite topics

Travel, self improvement, careers, current events, books, religio...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who enjoys talking about self-improvement, someone patient who speaks slowly, preferably a female my age

My learning goals

Higher fluency, what else?

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Perfect language exchange partner

someone who has good ethics regardless their religion...

My learning goals

Every country has their cultural tradion in their language.So! I might be able to discover new nations without traveling.God is dead but I’m young enough to experience new things

My favorite topics

Art, philosophy, movies,chess, video games, music, anime, tourism and business

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My learning goals

I want to be able to speak Spanish with native speakers just...

My favorite topics

Biking, Music, urban gardening, The Sims, Sim City, movies, Netflix, and culture.

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone from a different country who wants to make friends.

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My favorite topics

I love discussion about music, food, and travel...

My language exchange partner is

The perfect tandem buddy would be willing to converse with me about anything and help me learn not only the language but introduce me to the culture as well

My learning goals

I want to be more comfortable with speaking with someone and being understood with my thoughts.

Simone

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

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"I hadn't learnt English for 15 years and only a year ago I was A2, or rather holiday English. Now I'm preparing for the C1 exam! So if you want to brush up on a language, Tandem is the perfect app for you."

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Grea...

My learning goals

To be able to communicate with others great

My favorite topics

How to speak good and communicate

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My learning goals

Learn more colloquial language and make friends! I also want...

My favorite topics

Makeup, fashion, cartoon, anime, music, games, Pokémon, drawing

Ideal conversation exchange partner

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

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My favorite topics

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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I want to be friends with people of different cultures! Someone...

My learning goals

I would love to be able to talk casually in languages other than my native ones and be able to express myself easily about day to day things. I wish to travel around the world and make friends in different countries. ㅇㅅㅇ

My favorite topics

Life, cultures, learning new languages, music, arts, entertainment, and also dogs ....I love dogs :3

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to learn the language well and speak and write properly in those...

My favorite topics

I like to play video games and I like to edit ☺️

My language exchange partner is

I want to feel comfortable with my tandem partner, I want them to feel comfortable around me ^.^ I want to be friends but also help me learn about the culture we are currently trying to help me become fluent in (sorry if I didn’t make sense.)

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Movies, music , travel ,art...

Ideal language community partner

Can keep up a diverse conversation and not disappear

My learning goals

To be intermediate to fluent

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Replies regularly, similar interests, helpful. We can share our...

My learning goals

Build strong relationships and practice languages. I'm looking forward to your messages. よろしくお願いします!(๑˃̵ᴗ˂̵)

My favorite topics

Film 映画, animationアニメーション, drawingドローイング, photography撮影, music音楽, video gamesビディオゲーム

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I really just want to learn about people's experiences in or...

My favorite topics

Storytelling, video games, culture, traveling

Perfect language exchange partner

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

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Anything related to Japan excites me! I am trying to expand my...

I want a conversation partner who is

Friendly, open to talk about anything, patient with my Japanese

My learning goals

I want to pass the N1 test and can have meaningful conversation in Japanese. ペラペラになりたい!

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My language exchange partner is

Creo que estará bien chido para hacer amigos con alguien de un...

My learning goals

Quiero mejorar mi vocabulario en español y también tener más confianza cuando hablando. Te puedo ayudar con el inglés.

My favorite topics

Me gusta hablar sobre todo y conocer personas nuevas. Cosas que me encanta son salir con mis amigos, probar comidas nuevas, viajar, y montar bicicleta.

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Practice speaking and writing korean, Japanese and Chinese. 중국계...

My favorite topics

Hiking, traveling, Comedy/medical/detective/supernatural TV shows, korean variety shows, historical Chinese novels and drama, GOT7, detective Conan, one piece! 我最近很喜欢看中国的古代玄幻片和小说,所以很后悔小的时候没有学好中文因为我读中文小说需要英文翻译...

Ideal language community partner

An adventurous and open minded person.

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K pop, music, I like to draw,sing,play piano and guitar. I'm...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone I can get along with hehe. Um specifically koreans, Japanese, Chinese, any other type of asians. Um anyone else in this world because there are many different races but that actually doesnt make us different:)

My learning goals

I have a huge list of goals to achieve so I'll just put etc. It will take way to long hehe. But I want to learn at least 10 languages. I already know 2

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Someone serious about languages onl...

My learning goals

Having more courage to just speak/write

My favorite topics

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

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I want to be able to fluently speak so I can teach other African...

My favorite topics

I love talking about relationships and tv shows or movies. I’m also very interested in learning about Africa

I want a conversation partner who is

My perfect partner doesn’t exist because I don’t ride bikes

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 735 Japanese speakers in Chicago 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 Chicago?

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

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

You can also find a Japanese Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/japanese/ogden />Ogden, <a href=/learn/japanese/ann-arbor />Ann Arbor, and <a href=/learn/japanese/columbus />Columbus.

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.