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Learn Japanese in San Diego

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Taka

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主に趣味等のカジュアルな話題から、それぞれの自国の歴史や文化等についての会話も出来たらと思います。 ( INFORMAL...

My language exchange partner is

落ち着いたきっちりとされているお方で、尚且つ明るいお方でしょうか。 ( My English ability is at a beginner level,, But my native language is JAPANESE, so I can teach only JAPANESE!m(._.)m )

My learning goals

I’d like to improve my ENGLISH skill!And, I’d like to learn basic words in many OTHER LANGUAGES too!!So we can go everywhere, get much more experiences and understand different cultures!!That's the reason why I use this APP to do language exchange!m(._.)m

Kosuke

Kosuke

San Diego

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Ideal language community partner

Someone who can send messages to each other without hesitation...

My learning goals

I want to not only naturally speak in English but also make friends around the world.

My favorite topics

I love eating and drinking at all. And also interested in foreign culture, sports, foods, anime and so on. But basically eating, eating and eating. When I am hungry, I can't think everything except for food.

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Ale

San Diego

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My learning goals

Learning a new language or just some phrases...

My favorite topics

Love talking and learning about new cultures! I also really love history!

Ideal conversation exchange partner

A Talkative person! I like when the conversation flows naturally.

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Yuki 勇貴

Yuki 勇貴

San Diego

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My favorite topics

Music,culture,I want to talk a lot to improve my skills of English....

Perfect language exchange partner

Feel free to talk and kind to me;also I tend to be. Now I want to talk about music! It’s also good to talk about anime.

My learning goals

To talk in English smoothly. I moved to San Diego now but still not good enough to speak English… please teach me..

Mai

Mai

San Diego

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I want a conversation partner who is

Kindness, polite 親切で丁寧な人、真剣に日本語を勉強している...

My learning goals

I want to improve my English skills.Speaking English is difficult for me.

My favorite topics

Movies,skateboarding,cooking,science,reading books

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あやか

San Diego

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My learning goals

日常生活で、いまは挨拶を軽く出来る程度だと思います。同じ人間なのに、言葉が分からないと言うだけで、相手の思いを知れなかったり、相手の気遣いにきづけていないのがとても悔しいので、笑顔で挨拶や日常生活での会話が出来るようになることが目標です。相手に甘えずに自分でも学習していきます...

My favorite topics

この度家族の留学についてきたので、突然の異国生活になりました。コミュニケーションを誰かととれる場所もなく、1人の時間が多い状態がこれから2年続くので、英語はまだほぼ話せませんが、日常生活の会話を出来たら嬉しいです。

My language exchange partner is

もし可能であれば、日中に連絡が出来る方だとありがたいです。また、私がほとんど英語が出来ないので、そんな私でも許して頂ける方がいたら、とても嬉しいです。

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Yoshida

Yoshida

San Diego

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My favorite topics

like food ,culture, movie, business , and have little intereste...

Ideal language community partner

people who can speak english

My learning goals

i want to speak english fluently and get friend to share good time.

Tiffany

Tiffany

San Diego

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Well, I mean I prefer someone who can help me learn. Someone...

My learning goals

I’d like to learn to speak fluently. Or In just downtime so I’ll be able to converse with friends from other countries!

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about video games or just life in general. I don’t mind what to talk about as long as it’s interesting!

Andrey

Andrey

San Diego

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My learning goals

Make some friends, learn new languages, teach spanish and practice...

My favorite topics

Culture, History, Music, Videogames and everything...

Perfect language exchange partner

Friendly, interesting and funny people (anyone)

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Andrej

Andrej

San Diego

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Cantonese

My favorite topics

Hobbies, vacation, travel, romance...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone easygoing and relaxed looking forward to making friends and exchanging language and culture

My learning goals

I wish to extensively improve and solidify my Mandarin

Jimmy

Jimmy

San Diego

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Korean

My language exchange partner is

Nice and enthusiasti...

My learning goals

Speak fluently and dive deeper about the culture

My favorite topics

Life and work, basically any topic. I am an entrepreneur, ggod at any topic about startup, Internet and FinTech

Ashley Bethel

Ashley Bethel

San Diego

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My learning goals

To be more fluent, make more friends, and learning languages....

My favorite topics

I am an English Major student! I really like music, arts and fighting sports, I actually train Muay Thai. I’m interested in language structures too. I can help you with Spanish and English, if you’re interested. 鸟宝宝 specially if you like GOT7 haha

Ideal language community partner

Someone who’s open minded and respectful. I’m looking for a long-term language friend too.

Mateo

Mateo uses Tandem to find travel buddies in Europe.

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"Fantastic app full of fantastic people. I’ve made many friends and I’m even planning trips to see them. It’s turned my life around!"

Shrikanth

Shrikanth

San Diego

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My favorite topics

Conservation, climate change, movies, tv series, trave...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Funny, considerate and enthusiastic

My learning goals

Improve my conversational Spanish and Lear to converse in French and German

Yusei

Yusei

San Diego

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active perso...

My learning goals

Improve my English skill

My favorite topics

sports, especially about soccer

Yongjian

Yongjian

San Diego

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Kazakh

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Catalan

My learning goals

To meet people from different backgrounds and participate in...

My favorite topics

Cultures. Travel. Music. Food. Languages.

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who loves to travel learning about different languages cultures!

Wesley

Wesley

San Diego

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My favorite topics

️‍I like languages, music, going to the gym, and meditating....

My language exchange partner is

Someone open-minded and fun to talk with. Anything is fine with me. I like learning and helping other people learn, too.

My learning goals

I want to be able to speak multiple languages reasonably well. I don’t expect to be perfect in any of them, but I want to be able to connect with people and translate for them if need be.

Julio

Julio

San Diego

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Ideal language community partner

mujeres que les guste hablar de bucear, volar aviones y helicopteros,...

My learning goals

Speak with the world, hablar con el mundo, говорить с миром, 与世界交谈

My favorite topics

Viajes, negocios, buceo, volar helicopteros y aviones, canciones cantar karaoke, programas comicos de television, hablar muchos idiomas, youtube, facebook, hablar en programas de radio y television, ciencia ficcion, ir al cine.

Licheng

Licheng

San Diego

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My learning goals

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My favorite topics

Britain. Movies. Traveling. Arts. Music. California.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

British accent

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Marlene

Marlene

San Diego

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My favorite topics

Movies, languages, glasses...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who helps me learn their native language

My learning goals

Learn a new language and practice my fluency for languages I’m already studying.

Davide

Davide

San Diego

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I want a conversation partner who is

Anyone interested in learning English or Italian and who can...

My learning goals

Improving my written French and developing a voice in Spanish.

My favorite topics

Instagram - ddgdc

Andry

Andry

San Diego

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German

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Russian

My learning goals

Learn a new language or words in other language to communicate...

My favorite topics

I love video games, rock, anime (not weeb at all lol), vintage stuff, aviation, technology, taking pictures, making new friends, and learn new languages and cultures from around the globe. Oh and I love to collect coins so if you have one pls mail it xD.

My language exchange partner is

Someone that is kind, friendly, funny, likes the same things as me, and is open to make friends

Kye

Kye

San Diego

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My favorite topics

BTS, LGBTQ+, Writing, Books, Psychology...

Ideal language community partner

Someone nice, interested in the same music as me, and LGBTQ+ friendly

My learning goals

I want to learn Korean and hopefully learn other languages once I finish!

Kade

Kade

San Diego

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

An understanding, welcoming partner. Someone willing to learn...

My learning goals

Fluency, understanding of the other culture, and appreciation for a new friend

My favorite topics

I enjoy conversations about the unknown. I like history, and stories. I enjoy camping and hiking, reading and writing. Occasionally video games!

Tom

Tom

San Diego

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My learning goals

Want to speak English correctl...

My favorite topics

Politics, health care, sports

Perfect language exchange partner

Diligence

Ryan

Ryan

San Diego

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English

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Korean

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Chinese (Simplified)

My favorite topics

Netflix, Tennis, Golf, Soccer, Basketball. Good food from other...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is easy to talk with! Meet people from other cultures that speak all of the other languages I said I’m interested in!

My learning goals

To find people to talk with in Mandarin firstly as I can speak it but don’t have enough people to practice with where I live (maybe learn some new things too). Learn basic words for the other languages I said I’m learning/interested in

Renee

Renee

San Diego

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Emoji

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Japanese

My language exchange partner is

Anybody outgoing and friendly! Likes fashion, anime, kpop, traveling,...

My learning goals

Make many friends!

My favorite topics

Work out, Christianity, Kpop, anime, China, Japan, South Korea (Asia in general), traveling, food, music, and etc.

Juan Diego

Juan Diego

San Diego

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Cantonese

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Japanese

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Spanish

My learning goals

Learn to speak and soon relocate to that country / or culture...

My favorite topics

Life, collaborating ideas, self improvement and solving global issues

Ideal language community partner

Someone open minded, and honest and adventurous. A thinker. A seeker of knowledge

Lynda

Lynda

San Diego

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German

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Russian

My favorite topics

Pretty much anything, but really like talking about travels and...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

With someone that is seriously passionated about languages and that is talkative, so one that can talk continuously without getting bored

My learning goals

I want to become bilingual in Spanish and learn German, russian

Sergio

Sergio

San Diego

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Turkish

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French

Perfect language exchange partner

Open-minde...

My learning goals

I want to be fully fluent in all the languages I am learning

My favorite topics

News, Culture, Food, Music

David

David

San Diego

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Japanese

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Spanish

My learning goals

basic conversation and improving pronunciatio...

My favorite topics

music, stories

I want a conversation partner who is

Patient, fun, eager to learn

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 351 Japanese speakers in San Diego 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 San Diego?

In San Diego there are 351 members ready to have a Japanese language exchange.

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

You can also find a Japanese Tandem partner in Fort Lauderdale, Wilmington, and Anchorage.

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 351 of them coming from San Diego.