Language exchange in Canada

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Radoslav
Radoslav, 25
Toronto
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French
My exchange partner isEasy going, friendly, active.
My learning goalsWant to practice for travel and socialization. Want to be able to strike a conversation with anyone
My favorite topicsReading, working out, travel, personal growth, running
Carolyn
Carolyn, 29
Montreal
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Ideal language community partnerSomeone who: Shares similar interests to me Lives downtown (or is willing to meet downtown) Reliable (doesn’t cancel meetings at the last minute) Smart and funny are also bonuses!
My learning goalsI want to become more conversational in French, so I can feel confident using it in my work (as a yoga teacher), and in daily life
My favorite topicsTravel, health and wellness, nature, books, yoga and spirituality
Regan
Regan, 49
Calgary
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
Ideal conversation exchange partnerFun, german, creative
My learning goalsFluency in german. Want to be bilingual and speak my favourite language
My favorite topicsMechanics, recreation, fitness, life, video games,
Tee
Tee, 26
Ottawa
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who speaks a little bit of English and fluent in Spanish
My learning goalsI want to be fluent in Spanish
My favorite topicsConversational, likes, dislikes, travel
Jeremy
Jeremy, 40
Edmonton
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsThai, Cantonese
My conversation partnerSomeone who is interested in similar thing as me and wants to learn about different cultures and language
My learning goalsI would like to become better at speaking, Thai
My favorite topicsHealth and wellness, weight training, food and cooking, cultures, motorcycles, financial topics
Erika
Erika, 22
Toronto
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGalician
My exchange partner isSomeone that could teach me their language, and teach me about their culture, how they live, and how I can visit their country on a budget!
My learning goalsLearn more expressions and idioms in French, as well as improve my accent. I am starting Spanish in September alongside Russian. I have absolutely no knowledge in each of them, so i'd like to learn something new.
My favorite topicsCulture, history, travelling, bars, clubbing, books, movies, music, videos, food, drinks, budget travel, tv shows!
sina
sina, 23
Montreal
SpeaksEnglish, Persian
LearnsFrench
My exchange partner isOutgoing and informative. A fun person and at the same time serious about learning.
My learning goalsTo improve my French!
My favorite topicsNot really strict on a particular topic. Just want to have a time and learn new things.
Alen
Alen, 29
Calgary
SpeaksGerman, English
LearnsItalian
Ideal language community partnerAnyone! Just message me if you want to call me and I'll try to make myself available :-) I live in Canada so we may have to pick a time when we're both awake!
My learning goalsTo help you with English and to learn Italian and Russian! I want to live in Italy or Russia in the future!
My favorite topicsI am a native English speaker from Canada and am a dancer, musician, academic, and traveler.
Adam
Adam, 29
Ottawa
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Haitian
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone that will help me identify mistakes in my sentences and be patient to teach me
My learning goalsI want to have conversations in French and Creole
My favorite topicsFood, directions, weather
Fenya
Fenya, 20
Edmonton
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who can be patient with me and is willing to both learn and teach!
My learning goalsConversational fluency in Chinese!
My favorite topicsFood, travel, music, school, movies, books!
Khadijah
Khadijah, 18
Toronto
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My conversation partnersomeone kind and fun to talk to, with similar interests
My learning goalsi’m a complete beginner so i want to learn how to read, write, and understand
My favorite topicsbooks, music, movies, tv shows, and so much more!
Jerry Miller
Jerry Miller, 50
Montreal
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese, Korean, Chinese
My exchange partner is I would like to practice basic Chinese Japanese and Korea Taiwan
My learning goalsI want to move to Asia
My favorite topicsI would like discuss any topic
Brian
Brian, 29
Calgary
SpeaksEnglish
Learnssgn-fr
Ideal language community partnerThe perfect tandem partner would be young business minded entrepreneurs
My learning goalsMy learning goal on tandem is to make a convenient freind that can help me on my learning course.
My favorite topicsIm interested in practicing business related topics in french and Spanish
Mustafa
Mustafa, 19
Ottawa
SpeaksArabic, English
LearnsFrench, Japanese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who can speak japanese at a good level. Bonus if interested in science, and mathematics.
My learning goalsBrushing up conversational skills
My favorite topicsCurrent world affairs, cultures, pop culture,
Tim
Tim, 50
Edmonton
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who is friendly and patient
My learning goalsImprove conversational spanish
My favorite topicsFood Travel Family/kids
Chris
Chris, 26
Toronto
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, Hungarian, Italian
My conversation partnerYou are all amazing and I wanted to talk to someone who has patience and willing to initiate conversation
My learning goalsTo be able to ask basic questions such as directions, ordering food, and getting to know people
My favorite topicsHello everyone, I'm Filipino-Canadian and I'm excited to meet all of you. I appreciate that we are all here to learn. I'm passionate about knowing cultural differences, particularly practices that are quite controversial/sensitive in nature.
Sébastien
Sébastien, 28
Montreal
SpeaksEnglish, French
LearnsGerman
My exchange partner istrying it out at the moment so no expectations at the moment
My learning goalsbe able to evolve in a professional and social environnement
My favorite topicsfood, movies, art, circus, phillosophy, musique, misselenius knowledge.
Tomiwa
Tomiwa, 22
Calgary
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Portuguese, Yoruba
Ideal language community partnerSomeone who is open minded, funny, non racist, sexist or homopbobic
My learning goalsI want to get better at communicating in a new language
My favorite topicsMusic, arts, politics, travel, TV shows, films, lgbtq, feminism
Jonathan
Jonathan, 26
Ottawa
SpeaksEnglish, French
LearnsJapanese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who likes to talk about many different topics and is open to share things about themselves.
My learning goalsKeep improving my abilities and make less mistakes when using other languages.
My favorite topicsGames, books, movies, the differences in countries culture or daily life.
Brookie
Brookie, 21
Edmonton
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who's patient, understanding, interested in my interests, and ready to help me impress my German speaking friends who doubt my abilities!
My learning goalsTo be able to know enough to call my German friends and freak them out with my knowledge. Basic conversations at first, but I hope to eventually know enough to engage deeper in conversation.
My favorite topicsTravel, animals, medical, weather, German culture, religion, music, movies, theatre

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"If you’re ready to move onto the next level with your language and want to speak to a native, then Tandem is worth checking out."