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Learn Spanish in Oakland

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Flora

Flora

Oakland

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Catalan

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Spanish

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English

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Portuguese

My favorite topics

Art Travel Pop culture Films Food New...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is interested in what’s going on in the world. Someone well travelled.

My learning goals

Learn Portuguese well enough so I can travel to Brazil and feel confident to use it in practice

Mafe

Mafe

Oakland

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Ideal language community partner

Someone who are native speaker Englis...

My learning goals

I want to improve my speaking

My favorite topics

Music and nature

John

John

Oakland

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French

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Korean

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Spanish

My learning goals

Practice my French (Adv), Spanish (Basic), and Korean (SUPER...

My favorite topics

languages, studying, gymnastics, kpop ✨

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Likes to learn and practice languages, patient, and outgoing :)

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Spanish speakers in Oakland

Sasha

Sasha

Oakland

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Travel, culture, sports, hobbies, lots of thing...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who is outgoing, eager to help and be helped, and also understands how language learning works.

My learning goals

Achieve a basic level of Spanish fluency

Rob

Rob

Oakland

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I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who’s not quick to correct. Someone who’s laid back and...

My learning goals

I’d like to actually be able to hold a 5 minute conversation in another language.

My favorite topics

Culture, travel, and life goals

Trey

Trey

Oakland

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Spanish

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French

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Italian

My learning goals

To speak fluent Spanish or at least hold a conversation...

My favorite topics

Politics, art, books

My language exchange partner is

Outgoing, smart, and interested in the world. Someone who is curious about other people!

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KC

KC

Oakland

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Japanese

My favorite topics

Cats, animals, writing, martial arts, politics, music, current...

Ideal language community partner

I would like to talk with anyone who wants to talk in Japanese and English about anything :)

My learning goals

I would like to meet someone who speaks Japanese and who wants to improve their English so that we can have a mutually beneficial language exchange friendship :)

Steven

Steven

Oakland

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English

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Arabic

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Portuguese

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is outgoing, is curious about the world and loves...

My learning goals

Improve my Spanish skills. Also, learn Portuguese.

My favorite topics

Traveling, food, nature, hiking, football (soccer), music, art, architecture and many more!

Tati

Tati

Oakland

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My learning goals

I want to speak English very well. And find many friends all...

My favorite topics

My Instagram: @hellotati_

Perfect language exchange partner

Friendly and easy going person. And very kind

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Marwan

Marwan

Oakland

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English

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Chinese (Simplified)

My favorite topics

Music, politics, entrepreneurship (and startups), tech, food,...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone patient, yet informative with high attention to details and nuances. And, who simply loves to help people grow and learn (in anything, not just languages).

My learning goals

Be conversationally fluent in Mandarin Chinese (中文).

Alireza

Alireza

Oakland

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Arabic

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French

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Spanish

My language exchange partner is

Travele...

My learning goals

To speak their own language

My favorite topics

Anything just teach me

Justin

Justin

Oakland

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My learning goals

N/...

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I study chemistry, I’m interested in other languages, I play the guitar. Estudio química, me interesan otras lenguas, y toco la guitarra.

Ideal language community partner

Iré a vivir por 2 años en Peru empezando en Marzo entonces quisiera practicar un poco antes.

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!"

Caitlin

Caitlin

Oakland

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Quiero hablar con gente que está paciente. Mi español es no bueno. Haha, pero vamos reír juntos!

My learning goals

Espero a mantener mejores conversaciones en español que en inglés.

Miguel

Miguel

Oakland

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Perfect language exchange partner

Honest and nice perso...

My learning goals

Learn Spanish French Chinese and Arabic

My favorite topics

About relationship

Claudia

Claudia

Oakland

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English

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My learning goals

I want to learn Spanish...

My favorite topics

Anything! Music especially though

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who likes to chat and will help me not feel nervous about speaking. Someone who will force me to do audio messages

Dona

Dona

Oakland

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English

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My favorite topics

Places to travel , sites to see in new cities , best restaurant...

My language exchange partner is

Nice happy person positive

My learning goals

Full conversations about the world, cities

Martin

Martin

Oakland

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English

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Ideal language community partner

Somebody that speaks Spanish and is learning English...

My learning goals

Improve my Spanish.

My favorite topics

Movies, sports, politics, anything!

Karla

Karla

Oakland

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My learning goals

Be Fluent in Englis...

My favorite topics

Culture, travels, history, hobbies,

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Fun, polite, open mind, talkative, traveler, friendly.

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Gaetan

Gaetan

Oakland

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My favorite topics

Creativity, Human being, Traveling, Visual Arts, Communication,...

Perfect language exchange partner

À un être humain passionné, curieux et amoureux de la vie. À un être humain ouvert d’esprit qui s’efforce à rester optimiste, malgré la situation globale du monde dans lequel on vit!

My learning goals

Développer mon niveau de grammaire et de construction de phrase afin d’améliorer mon niveau puis ma confiance en conversation orale.

deanna

deanna

Oakland

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Korean

I want a conversation partner who is

Nice, friendl...

My learning goals

Learn Korean (can understand and speak it)

My favorite topics

Music, business, news, college

Anna

Anna

Oakland

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English

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Spanish

My learning goals

At the very least, maintain my level of Spanish. Would be great...

My favorite topics

Language, culture, travel, philosophy, politics, comedy

My language exchange partner is

Well traveled, kind, open, interested in learning a variety of new things,

Kim

Kim

Oakland

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My favorite topics

Learning, fitness, outdoors...

Ideal language community partner

Spanish as first language - people my age with similar interests

My learning goals

Gain fluency in Spanish

Tycho

Tycho

Oakland

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Dutch

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

A person who has similar interest...

My learning goals

Improve my Spanish

My favorite topics

Music, games, technology, food, travel, movies

David

David

Oakland

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English

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Japanese

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Cantonese

My learning goals

Be able to speak more formally and learn character...

My favorite topics

Traveling Food Technology

Perfect language exchange partner

Willing to practice with me through recordings.

Aaron

Aaron

Oakland

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English

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French

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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.

Christopher

Christopher

Oakland

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Italian

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Lithuanian

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Korean

My language exchange partner is

Outgoing, friendly & intelligent. Creative...

My learning goals

Conversational fluency in a few languages

My favorite topics

Games, technology, philosophy, comedy, pop culture, travel

Ish

Ish

Oakland

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Bengali

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French

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Spanish

My learning goals

To be able to carry on conversation...

My favorite topics

Philosophy, travel, food, art, movies, music, sports, books, politics, dreams, goals

Ideal language community partner

Anyone interesting, into politics, arts, food, travel, passionate about life

Enya

Enya

Oakland

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English

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Spanish

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My favorite topics

school, theatre, food, youtub...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

idk just be nice and be willing to learn and help others learn ig

My learning goals

i want to be fluent in spanish and conversational in italian (i literally don’t know any italian but my cousin speaks it)

Nick

Nick

Oakland

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English

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Spanish

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who I can speak with in spanis...

My learning goals

Quiero hablar español!

My favorite topics

Music, art, travel

Paul

Paul

Oakland

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English

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Spanish

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Portuguese

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French

My learning goals

Get a foundation so I can gain some confidence in speaking conversational...

My favorite topics

Business, marketing, philosophy, learning, psychology, writing, traveling, politics, movies, different cultures, dancing, spending time alone.

I want a conversation partner who is

People who love to learn, and want to know more about the world and life.

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 62 Spanish speakers in Oakland looking to learn Spanish 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 Spanish language exchange in Oakland?

In Oakland there are 62 members ready to have a Spanish language exchange.

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

You can also find a Spanish Tandem partner in Atlanta, Ashburn, and Bronx.

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 62 of them coming from Oakland.