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157 language exchange partners in Grand Rapids looking to learn languages

Scott, 28
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Lao
My exchange partner isSomeone who is open to discussing their personal experiences as a way to learn. Be weird, cause weird is normal.
My learning goalsTo be able to speak Spanish conversationally and to reduce my need for dictionary help. For Lao, I mainly just talk in basic phrases for when I someday travel to the country.
My favorite topicsMusic, esports and the future of gaming, cryptocurrency, politics, psychedelics.
Pete, 33
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese
Ideal language community partnerI'm only beginning to learn hiragana so I don't know how much I can "talk" outside of using a translator, but I'll talk about anything!
My learning goalsLong term I'd like to reach a point where I can converse, even if that is brokenly but hopefully without embarrassing myself by not saying something right.
My favorite topicsI enjoy building computers, reading, writing, riding and working on my truck and motorcycle, playing with my ferret (Phoebe), and learning new things about people and cultures.
ava, 31
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsItalian, Chinese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who likes to help and be patient
My learning goalsJust getting better
My favorite topicsFood,fashion,beauty
Katrina, 36
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who is friendly and open minded. I would like to be friends if possible, and I want someone who is not afraid to point out my language mistakes.
My learning goalsTo become fluent sooner or later, and to be able to speak well in a year.
My favorite topicsDaily life, cooking, books, movies, and music. I like to just have friendly talking, and I don't mind giving advice.
Amina, 21
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My conversation partner Funny, interesting new friends
My learning goalsLearn the basics of korean before May
My favorite topicsReading 📚 Art 🎨 Taking pictures 📷 Dramas 📺
Tori, 29
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isSomeone who is open minded, fun, who will help me build confidence in my ability to speak a language and that has had some experience teaching language before. Ideally someone who is educated in grammar so they can explain WHY or rules of their language.
My learning goalsI would love to be conversational in all languages selected at the very least. The ideal would be to be fluent in all :)
My favorite topicsHobbies, Family, Current Events, I like learning about people and their beliefs and cultures!
Shania, 22
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
My exchange partner isSomeone who can chat with me about anything and who can teach me some new vocabulary! Someone who is patient and willing to correct my pronunciation and grammar.
My learning goalsI would like to improve my conversational skills in general and work on my pronunciation. I need to practice using past tenses and telling stories from the past. I also want to learn French slang and more useful expressions!!
My favorite topicsFood, fitness, wine, travel, politics, news
Ke'nessa, 23
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsAmharic
Ideal language community partnerAn Ethiopian who speaks Amharic
My learning goalsTo learn Amharic
My favorite topicsAnything things like games, art, our life situation. Anything really!
Tiana, 20
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
Ideal conversation exchange partnerPatient, open-minded, fun to talk to
My learning goalsTo be fluent in Korean
My favorite topicsI love listening to music, reading, and working as a teacher at a daycare.
Micah, 24
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, Spanish
Perfect language exchange partnerOpen, Intelligent, Curious, Adventurous, Likes Meeting New People, Likes Traveling
My learning goalsPractice my Spanish, as I rarely have the opportunity to practice it, learn new colloquial phrases. Practice and maintain my German
My favorite topicsTech, Music, Travel, Languages, Culture, Food, Books, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Photography, Movies, Shows, Marvel
Drew, 31
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My conversation partnerHappy and willing to learn from each other.
My learning goalsBecoming more fluent.
My favorite topicsA little bit of everything. Music, movies, and culture!
Michael, 29
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsAfrikaans, South Ndebele, Russian
My exchange partner isEducated, Adventurous, And Open-Minded
My learning goalsTo learn to fluently speak and understand Spanish
My favorite topicsWorld History, Different Cultures, Travel. Meeting New People, Wine, Cooking, Hiking, Dancing, Karaoke, Music Festivals Doing Stand Up Comedy, Film, Playing Tennis, And Beach Volleyball.
Tyy, 51
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
Ideal language community partnerSomeone who is easy going, clever, and can debate without resorting to insults
My learning goalsTo learn another language and hopefully make a friend or two :)
My favorite topicsMusic, books, sex work, politics, space
Thad, 31
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French
Ideal conversation exchange partnerA warm smile, patient, engaging and funny!
My learning goalsDevelop conversational skills for working in the hospital (Spanish). Basic communication skills (French).
My favorite topicsFood, healthcare and adventure
Kait, 30
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
Perfect language exchange partnerWho is willing to speak both German and English with me. I have very basic German skills that I'd like to grow. I welcome corrections.
My learning goalsMy goal is to be able to go back to Germany some day and go out to a restaurant without being asked if I'd like to have the English menu.
My favorite topicsRowing. Animals.
Mason, 28
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish, exx
LearnsSpanish, Japanese
My conversation partnerFunny and nice.
My learning goalsFluency!
My favorite topicsArte, cartoons, música, películas, cultura, viaje. Im trying to get English teaching certification. Does anyone want free English tutoring? Please contact me if you’re interested.
DeQuisha, 37
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsArabic, French
My exchange partner isPatient and easy to talk to.
My learning goalsTo speak and understand.
My favorite topicsTraveling Cooking Movies
Jacob, 31
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
Ideal language community partnerVery nice
My learning goalsTo be fluent in korean
My favorite topicsMovies, Life, School
Liz, 22
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsArabic, Spanish, French
Ideal conversation exchange partnerPeople who are open minded, love to travel, and enjoy life
My learning goalsKeep up fluency of french and learn more about other languages
My favorite topicsTravel, food, art, music, history, politics
Destiny, 23
Grand Rapids
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerI dont know yet
My learning goalsI want to become fluent in Spanish
My favorite topicsI’m open to talk about anything

Frequent city questions

How many people are available for language exchange in Grand Rapids?

There are 157 members in Grand Rapids on Tandem.

Which other locations in United States other than Grand Rapids are available for language exchange on Tandem?

Tandem is also available in locations such as Columbus, Ashburn, and Akron.

What is Tandem and what is language exchange?

Tandem is the language learning app where millions of people teach each other. More than 500,000 people visit Tandem each month and 157 do it in Grand Rapids.