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Learn Japanese in Tacoma

Learn to actually speak Japanese by making friends with native speakers

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Lisa

Lisa

Tacoma

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English

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Japanese

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French

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Thai

My favorite topics

TV shows, biology, musi...

My language exchange partner is

Patient, open minded, and fun!

My learning goals

Practice French and learn Thai

Melney

Melney

Tacoma

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English

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Japanese

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Swedish

Ideal language community partner

Someone who I can have fun, interesting conversations with and...

My learning goals

I wouldn't mind practicing Japanese and I'm happy to help someone studying it, but my personal goal is to practice and improve in Swedish, so that I can one day go back and be able to talk to my relatives who don't speak much English.

My favorite topics

Travel, culture, language differences, and meeting new people! Up to talk about anything really (:

Thomas

Thomas

Tacoma

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Icelandic

My learning goals

quiero ser conversacionalmente fluido!...

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me encanta el lado creativo de la vida... especialmente la música y el cine. me encanta viajar y también quiero tener conversaciones difíciles

Ideal conversation exchange partner

yo hablaré con cualquiera, pero mis habilidades para hablar son taaaaan malos!

Jhai

Jhai

Tacoma

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English

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Korean

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Japanese

My favorite topics

Talking to people all over the world and learning new things...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone that's patient, helpful, nice and friendly

My learning goals

I want to be conversationally fluent in japanese and korean.

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Lu

Lu

Tacoma

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Spanish

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French Sign Language

I want a conversation partner who is

Proficient in different languages and patient...

My learning goals

Expanding awareness and human connection.

My favorite topics

Language, Philosophy, Health and Wellness

Rene

Rene

Tacoma

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Spanish

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French

My learning goals

To be able to carry out a normal conversation unobstructe...

My favorite topics

Social justice, politics and psychology

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is funny and also knows how to carry out an intelligent conversation

マシュー

マシュー

Tacoma

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English

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Japanese

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Korean

My favorite topics

I like BTS, Studio Ghibli, Classical Music, and Brandon Sanderson....

Ideal language community partner

Someone who won't get annoyed with how little I know and how many questions I ask.

My learning goals

I want to hold a conversation

Matt

Matt

Tacoma

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Spanish

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Easy going and has a sense of humor...

My learning goals

I would like to gain a basic amount of language skills.

My favorite topics

Books, food, movies, travel.

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Connor

Connor

Tacoma

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English

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French

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Korean

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Spanish

My learning goals

Meet new people and learn more language...

My favorite topics

Anything really! just nothing too political. :-)

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who’s chill and doesn’t mind me taking awhile to reply

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Tacoma

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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French

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German

My favorite topics

I’d like to discuss anything relating to culture or politics,...

I want a conversation partner who is

The perfect Tandem buddy would be friendly and understanding of mistakes :)

My learning goals

I would like to achieve proficiency in written communication.

Samantha

Samantha

Tacoma

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English

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Spanish

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French

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Korean

My language exchange partner is

Anyone and everyone...

My learning goals

I want to improve my Spanish vocabulary and grammar.

My favorite topics

Politics, culture, music, travel, art, handmade crafts, cooking

William

William

Tacoma

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English

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Spanish

My learning goals

I am on an independent study plan with the goal of being conversationally...

My favorite topics

I love to be outdoors! I enjoy playing sports and I've started a business. I really love spending time with friends and meeting new people. Oh and I'm a college student. That's most of it! I also like to travel!

Ideal language community partner

Someone who wants to talk often and is an excellent Spanish speaker! Ideally they're comfortable with me being poor at speaking Spanish at first but I plan to become better very quickly. If you're kind I'm sure we'll get along!

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Mike

Mike

Tacoma

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Japanese

My favorite topics

Music, video games, movies, photography, foo...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Maybe an astronaut?

My learning goals

I'd like to learn about other cultures

Roselie

Roselie

Tacoma

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English

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Korean

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Japanese

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American Sign Language

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who I can talk to about interests similar to min...

My learning goals

I want to be able to fluently speak the languages I want to learn

My favorite topics

Music, Crafts, Videos

Janae

Janae

Tacoma

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English

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Italian

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French

My learning goals

I want to become mostly fluent in Italian and maybe French but...

My favorite topics

Well I like food

I want a conversation partner who is

A funny person

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Tacoma

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English

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Spanish

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German

My favorite topics

My main passion is for travel. I had an amazing opportunity to...

My language exchange partner is

Friendly and understanding of mistakes!

My learning goals

Effective written communication.

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Japanese speakers in Tacoma

Natasha

Natasha

Tacoma

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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Korean

Ideal language community partner

...

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My favorite topics

Jared

Jared

Tacoma

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English

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Russian

My learning goals

Id like to be able to speak well enough to converse with native...

My favorite topics

Politics, technology, gaming, and life in general.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

I suppose anyone who can carry on a conversation.

Pey

Pey

Tacoma

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English

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French

My favorite topics

I love talking about books, music, art, and anything else that...

Perfect language exchange partner

I would like to learn with someone who is as excited to speak a new language as I am!

My learning goals

I want to improve my French enough to hold my own because I’m visiting France for a month this year.

Janae

Janae

Tacoma

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English

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I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is fluent in the language im learning to speak, which...

My learning goals

To be able to speak without even having to stop and think about what i am try to say.

My favorite topics

Math and music(band).

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Brenna

Brenna

Tacoma

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French

My learning goals

Be able to hold a full conversation in Frenc...

My favorite topics

Food, politics, and dance!

My language exchange partner is

Curious and patient

Giovanni

Giovanni

Tacoma

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Spanish

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Japanese

My favorite topics

Riding my motorcycle...

Ideal language community partner

Anyone

My learning goals

To learn the basics of a foreign language

Danielle

Danielle

Tacoma

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French

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Spanish

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Quelqu'un gentil intelligent...et intéressan...

My learning goals

Faire des amis et améliorer avec le français

My favorite topics

Livres musique mode Arte

Willow

Willow

Tacoma

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English

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Spanish

My learning goals

To learn fluent Spanis...

My favorite topics

Things you are into to

Perfect language exchange partner

Nice slow patience

Echo

Echo

Tacoma

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English

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Spanish

My favorite topics

I would like to become fluent in Spanish...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone that can speak some English but mostly Spanish

My learning goals

To become fluent in Spanish.

Kshitij

Kshitij

Tacoma

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Hindi

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English

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Spanish

My language exchange partner is

Anyone who's not a pretentious sno...

My learning goals

Learn a new language and possibly culture

My favorite topics

Technology, Books, Travel and Philosophy

Erico

Erico

Tacoma

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Tagalog, Filipino

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English

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Arabic

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German

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Russian

My learning goals

Speak Russian and Arabi...

My favorite topics

Children, Religion, Country. Soccer and basketball

Ideal language community partner

Adventurous and someone who is inclined to learn multiple languages

Leah

Leah

Tacoma

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English

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French

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Italian

My favorite topics

I live near Seattle and I want to study psychology in France...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Other university students my age

My learning goals

I am moving to France next year for university and I want to improve my French speaking and listening skills before I go!

Aung

Aung

Tacoma

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Burmese

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

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French

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German

Perfect language exchange partner

Looking forward to meet someone teach me some dialogues....

My learning goals

I wanna pass that beginner stage of German Language.

My favorite topics

Food, Travel, Movies. Or just ask me anything!

Caprice

Caprice

Tacoma

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English

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My learning goals

I want to be able to speak Italian with my sister so we are all...

My favorite topics

Ciao! Mi chiamo Caprice! Io ho am 13 anni e mi piace la music! Puoi aiutarmi a imparare l’italiano?

I want a conversation partner who is

I want to talk to people who are nice and calm and can handle the mistakes that I’ll make

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 35 Japanese speakers in Tacoma 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 Tacoma?

In Tacoma there are 35 members ready to have a Japanese language exchange.

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

You can also find a Japanese Tandem partner in Coventry, Columbia, and Dallas.

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 35 of them coming from Tacoma.