Language exchange in Costa Rica

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Tylene
Tylene, 31
Alajuela
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isA person that is fluent in English and Spanish
My learning goalsTo become fluent in conversational spanish
My favorite topicsMusic, travel, metaphysics
Utkarsh
Utkarsh, 24
San Jose
SpeaksEnglish, Hindi
LearnsFrench
Ideal language community partnerIntelligent Funny Motivated
My learning goalsLearn French before I move back to France
My favorite topicsSports Philosophy Current Affairs
Annabel
Annabel, 26
San Miguel
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerI am Australian and I’m traveling around Latin America. It would be great to connect with really nice people who can help me with my Spanish. Hopefully I can find a friend or two here with similar interests!
My learning goalsI would love to become at least intermediate at Spanish, hopefully one day fluent!
My favorite topicsTravel, movies, books, family, stories, food, education
Isaias
Isaias, 30
Guadalupe
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsFrench, Italian, Portuguese
Perfect language exchange partnerRelaxed, fun, smart and easy going
My learning goalsINSTAGRAM: iguelmont
My favorite topicsTravel, Music, Movies, Photography, Nature, Sports, Aliens
pablo
pablo, 23
Heredia
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsGerman, Portuguese
My conversation partnerAlguien que le guste aprender y enseñar.
My learning goalsPoder mantener una conversación con las personas
My favorite topicsPolítica, deportes, movies, video games
Luis
Luis, 21
Alajuela
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsFrench
My exchange partner isJust about anyone really
My learning goalsLearn a different language
My favorite topicsI like sports and going on adventures and traveling ( when I can )
Jamie
Jamie, 23
San Jose
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsTagalog
My exchange partner isWilling to be patient and easy going while trying to teach.
My learning goalsI want to be able to understand enough so if I travel to the country I can ask for what I need or understand what is being said to me.
My favorite topicsFood, hobbies, movies, trends, and daily life
Lenie
Lenie, 37
San Miguel
SpeaksEnglish, Tagalog
LearnsJapanese, Korean, Chinese
Ideal language community partnerPatient :)
My learning goalsBe able to converse using the language
My favorite topicsArt; Animals; Nature; Poetry and Literature; Science
Ashley
Ashley, 49
Guadalupe
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, Italian, Portuguese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerA Brazilian or a Italian
My learning goalsTalking with my family in different languages
My favorite topicsWhere people have lived
Jose
Jose, 19
Heredia
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsGerman, Italian
Perfect language exchange partnerAn open-minded person :)
My learning goalsBeing able to have a fluent conversation with anyone at anytime without any problem, and end up having a native level
My favorite topicsArt, Music, Fitness, Sports, Books,History,Technology,Social Interactions
Alexander
Alexander, 27
Alajuela
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsPortuguese
My conversation partnerSobre tudo. Sobre a vida, motivação, tudo ....
My learning goalsLearn vocabulary y become fluent
My favorite topics Crossfit 🏋🏻‍♂️ ... Veganisimo 💪🏼🌱....Eu sou um enfermeiro e eu sou muito apaixonado com os temas de saude. Um pouco sobre mim que sou vegano. Eu não como nada que seja de origem animal.
Richard
Richard, 53
San Jose
SpeaksGerman, English
LearnsKorean
My exchange partner isI just want good people and have fun together
My learning goalsFor future purpose and be honest and
My favorite topicsLearning different languages and cultures, Traveling and Eating good foods
Geraldine
Geraldine, 26
San Miguel
SpeaksSpanish
LearnsGerman
Ideal language community partnerOutgoing, funny and talkative person.
My learning goalsLearning German mainly. Make friends because I am living in Berlin at the moment.
My favorite topicsFree time, food, trips and films/series.
Lauren
Lauren, 21
Guadalupe
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who wants to help me to learn Spanish and help me to speak it well
My learning goalsI want to improve my Spanish to an intermediate and eventually an advanced level. I want to expand my vocabulary and improve my grammar
My favorite topicsI like talking to people about their lives, I like talking about art, sport, books, TV, and travelling.
Rusty
Rusty, 29
Heredia
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Portuguese
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who I can discuss and debate different ideas with a playful sense of humor
My learning goalsConversational level of Spanish
My favorite topicsmovies, travel and philosophy
Irma
Irma, 23
Alajuela
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsFrench, Italian, Portuguese
My conversation partnerSomeone that wants to learn along with me :)
My learning goalsSpeak fluently
My favorite topicsMovies, tv shows
Cianán
Cianán, 29
San Jose
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsIrish
My exchange partner isSomeone who speaks Irish Preferably human
My learning goalsTo speak Irish casually and fluently
My favorite topicsThe intricacies of Irish grammar Different cultures Existentialism
Laureano
Laureano, 24
San Miguel
SpeaksSpanish
LearnsJapanese
Ideal language community partnerOpen to questions, being in another culture in general.
My learning goalsPractice my english and japanese skills.
My favorite topicsComputers, geek culture, video games, music and instruments.
Derick
Derick, 16
Guadalupe
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsPortuguese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerAnyone who is willing to help me with my Portuguese in exchange of me helping them with Spanish or english. Help me help you
My learning goalsLearning to speak Portuguese fluently and have fun while doing it
My favorite topicsPlaying the piano and guitar, reading, exercising, and learning Portuguese.
Patrick
Patrick, 25
Heredia
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone that lives in an interesting country
My learning goalsHelp me achieve fluency in español
My favorite topicsTravelling, music, surfing

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