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621 language exchange partners in Portland looking to learn languages

Joe, 55
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French, Swedish
My exchange partner isSomeone interesting, open minded and patient.
My learning goalsTo become better at conversing in Spanish and French.
My favorite topicsTravel, movies and language
Lia, 29
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
Ideal language community partnerSomeone who enjoys music, art, and had an open mind about life
My learning goalsI want to be able to fluently speak, read, and understand german
My favorite topicsMusic, animals, personal growth, culture, future plans, travel
Tsiyon, 18
Portland
SpeaksEnglish, Oromo
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerPatient
My learning goalsJust be able to improve and hold some sorts of conversations
My favorite topicsI enjoy talking about basketball and pop culture. I also am very into social justice work and Africa (Food, culture...)
Braden, 22
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsRussian
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone who loves to speak different languages and has time
My learning goalsGet better at my conversational skills
My favorite topicsAnything, I really just want to be fluent as I am taking classes. Any topic works.
Deirdre, 43
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
My conversation partnerEmotionally mature, appropriate, kind, nonjudgmental
My learning goalsEliminate grammatical errors, maintain vocabulary, learn contemporary slang and informal speech
My favorite topicsFilm, books, animals, travel, history
kara, 19
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench
My exchange partner isSomeone who is open minded and willing to learn/teach.
My learning goalsI would like to feel more comfortable in using French and improve my listening skills
My favorite topicsMusic, writing, thoughts, culture
Liam, 20
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese
My exchange partner isEveryone is equal☺️ but I’d like to talk about cultural differences and global politics (if you’re comfortable)
My learning goalsTo be fluent in Chinese😮
My favorite topicsMusic, technology and innovation for the greater good. Additionally enjoy video games and guitar 🎸
Ren, 32
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese, Korean
Ideal language community partnerSomeone who has no problem asking questions!
My learning goalsEnhance my language knowledge, make friendships!
My favorite topicsMakeup, music, art, photography, movies, video games, tattoos
Peter, 27
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerFriendly, patient, fun 🤪
My learning goalsWould like to be fluent in Spanish someday! Hoping to travel more in South America once the pandemic is over, and being fluent would also be very helpful as a future doctor
My favorite topicsLife stories, music, anything :)
Nick, 34
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Portuguese
Perfect language exchange partnerCualquiera que pueda aguantar mi mal español.
My learning goalsIntercambiar conversaciones en español y inglés. Hablar con fluencia. Vamos a corregirnos! Eu também estou aprendendo português.
My favorite topicsChistes y canciones, los bosques y la costa de mi área, comida picante, escribiendo listas
Dan, 42
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Italian, Korean
My conversation partnerEasy going and cares more about basic communication and understanding instead of proper grammatical structure
My learning goalsBasic conversation
My favorite topicsTravel, art, cinema, martial arts, design, music, food
Kathleen, 35
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isfriendly and funny
My learning goalsto be a fluent speaker
My favorite topicstravel, movies, books, food
Lee, 24
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsJapanese
Ideal language community partnerkind patient
My learning goalstalk local
My favorite topicscars work passion
Selena, 28
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who is patient, kind, and funny
My learning goalsI want to be able to Speak fluently Speak often Have fun speaking Spanish instead of always feeling nervous
My favorite topicsTravel, hiking, food, restaurants, cooking, personal development, zero waste, living compassionately, art.
Rebecca, 44
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerMy ideal partner wants to do an equal exchange of Spanish and English, is a native Spanish speaker, and is respectful and positive.
My learning goalsSpanish speaking fluency.
My favorite topicsMusic, art, poetry and literature, current events, various cultures, work, hobbies—almost anything!
Pete, 31
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese
My conversation partnerEngaged, outgoing, friendly, kind, silly, thoughtful
My learning goalsI want to achieve HSK6 in Mandarin for business and life purposes
My favorite topicsBusiness, art, history, literature, economics, personal development, relationships, nature, travel
Christine, 30
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsKorean
My exchange partner isEnthusiastic to share about one’s culture
My learning goalsWould like to have basic conversation in Korean
My favorite topicsCooking, baking, food, travel
Brenna, 20
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Sign language
Ideal language community partnerI love to meet new people and to listen to their stories! My hope is to be able to practice Spanish, yes, but more importantly to have interesting conversations and to make meaningful connections.
My learning goalsMy goal is to become as fluent in Spanish as possible. I’m scheduled to study abroad in Spain this fall so I really want to practice conversational Spanish.
My favorite topics-Life/family -Philosophy -Music -Movies/tv/short films -Art -Travel -Books -Social justice
Alex, 23
Portland
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsJapanese
Ideal conversation exchange partnerOpen to talk about pretty much anything, serious about language learning
My learning goalsSpeak fluently
My favorite topicsMusic, Travel, Geek
Jolie, 43
Portland
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerPatient, but helpful. Correct my errors and laugh with me when I make a mistake.
My learning goalsTo improve my conversational Spanish, so I can be more welcoming of my neighbors.
My favorite topicsArt, travel, books, podcasts, and what makes people interesting.