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2,139 language exchange partners in Chicago looking to learn languages

Jamal, 23
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Portuguese, Swahili
My exchange partner isMy “perfect” partner is patient, conversational, and just generally fun to be around.
My learning goalsTo achieve conversational fluency
My favorite topicsI like to talk about almost anything really
Jerrel, 51
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
Ideal language community partnerEasy to talk to. About my age or slightly younger
My learning goalsTo become fluent
My favorite topicsCurrent events, politics. Other cultures, medicine
Hani'ah Isabeau, 24
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, Japanese, Russian
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who can help me learn all about their culture while teaching me their language.
My learning goalsI want to be able to hold an entire conversation in the languages I wish to learn in hopes that when I travel to those places I can navigate with ease.
My favorite topicsHarry Potter, science, and music
Stefan, 26
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsRussian
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who is curious about other cultures
My learning goalsMake a friend
My favorite topicsTravel, leisure activities, food
Nicolle, 25
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish, Polish
LearnsFrench, Sign language
My conversation partnerSomeone really chill
My learning goalsI want to improve my language capacity
My favorite topicsAbout movies, books, airport, travel
mel, 18
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsDutch
My exchange partner ischill dutch friends sound lovley so i dont move to across the world feeling completly alone ah
My learning goalsbeing able to carry a basic convorsation at the very least
My favorite topicslife!!! tell me about your dreams and goals and what flowers you think are the prettiest. lol (im actuallly 15 oof)
Kelvin, 41
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isPatient, talkative and fun
My learning goalsTo be conversational and gain more experience in practice
My favorite topicsTravel, business and entertainment
Zachary, 26
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal language community partnerMy perfect Tandem partner is a native Spanish speaker
My learning goalsNot sure
My favorite topicsI enjoy discussing books, news, wellness trends, and tennis.
Miguel, 33
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsRussian
Ideal conversation exchange partnerKnowledgeable, funny, and really anyone that likes to talk
My learning goalsTo be fluent in a lot of languages
My favorite topicsMusic, movies, video games, food, books
Anna, 27
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsNorwegian
Perfect language exchange partnerPeople who are patient and willing to help me to learn and correct my mistakes. :)
My learning goalsI want to become fluent in both reading and writing!
My favorite topicsAnimals, movies, books, sports, and science!
Kasia, 20
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish, Polish
LearnsFrench, Korean, Sign language
My conversation partnerSomeone who is knowledgable in a lot of topics, and is very helpful especially when something is very hard to understand.
My learning goalsExpand on my French knowledge in ways that I'm not able to in a classroom as well as help someone out to the best of my abilities!
My favorite topicsBooks and movies, Steven Universe, civil rights, and drawing/art
Colleen, 27
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isPatient but not afraid to correct me!
My learning goalsBecome more conversational in Spanish
My favorite topicsPolitics, philosophy, books
Chris, 51
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
Ideal language community partnerIntelligent, patient, funny,
My learning goalsRIght now, basic communcation. My ultimate goal is to become fluent.
My favorite topicsAnything! Food, art, cities, culture, politics
Jess, 31
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Icelandic
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone patient and friendly, with common interests.
My learning goalsPracticing Spanish in real conversation so that I can get better at the flow of a new language without hesitating.
My favorite topicsTravel, animals, cooking, gardening, camping and hiking, politics, reading, movies and TV, jokes and learning new things.
James, 23
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Italian
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who loves learning and being outdoors
My learning goalsMaintain my Spanish, learn Italian
My favorite topicsMusic, food, geography, health
Garry, 46
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean, Chinese
My conversation partnerFocused, good sense of humor, passionate about what they do, can hold a decent conversation.
My learning goalsTo broaden my vocabulary as well as communicate better with Asians being an American born Asian.
My favorite topicsFuture plans, travel, food, work, dreams,hobbies, common interests, life experiences...
Emmanuel, 29
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Hebrew
My exchange partner isSomeone who can help me learn their language
My learning goalsTo become fluent
My favorite topicsSports, work, food, family beliefs
Lawrence, 28
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsItalian
Ideal language community partnerA native Italian, who speaks English fluently
My learning goalsTo better my Italian and make friends
My favorite topicsVideogiochi, traveling, and culture.
Myrna, 28
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerFun to talk to and can help correct grammar/pronunciation
My learning goalsBe able to present a talk in Spanish and have conversations with any Spanish speaker.
My favorite topicsMovies, books, current events, food, anything 80s/90s pop culture!
Josh, 23
Chicago
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsRussian
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who is patient, willing to take their time with me, and also interested in getting to know each other.
My learning goalsConfident enough by the end of the year. I would like to be fluent in the next 2-3 years for my nursing career.
My favorite topicsMy job, my hobbies, things that’s inspire me, my goals in life.