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103 language exchange partners in Santa Barbara looking to learn languages

Brian, 26
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish, Spanish
LearnsJapanese
My exchange partner isI would like to chat to someone that is very energetic, can hold a decent conversation, and someone who is funny.
My learning goalsI want to be able to have a decent conversation with someone in Japanese because I plan on traveling back to japan soon.
My favorite topicsI love to listen to all types of Music. I like to play sports, watch anime, play online video games, and go swimming at the beach!
Elliott, 36
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal language community partnerFluent in Spanish (of course). And able and willing to talk and discuss random conversations or language concepts. Que tal?
My learning goalsBecome more comfortable in speaking Spanish as well as comprehension.
My favorite topicsTravel, movies, restaurants/eating, cocktails, more travel.
Oleg, 37
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish, Russian
LearnsFrench
Ideal conversation exchange partnerCurious, genuine, happy.
My learning goalsBecome conversational in French
My favorite topicsCooking, travel, fitness, outdoors, wine, history, books and many other things
Daniele, 25
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French
Perfect language exchange partnerSomeone patient because my Spanish is very limited!
My learning goalsI’d like to become conversationally fluent in Spanish and pronounce things correctly
My favorite topicsTraveling, eating, anything that has to do with nature of general life experiences
Courtney, 47
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsThai
My conversation partnerPatient, helpful
My learning goalsTo speak Thai fluently
My favorite topicsBuddhism, Thai culture, hiking, reading, meditation, animals, travel, learning languages
Unita, 26
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsArabic, Spanish
My exchange partner isFriendly, curious, a good listener and speaker
My learning goalsTo become conversationally fluent
My favorite topicsArt, culture, movies, music, cooking!
Veronica, 27
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsChinese
My exchange partner isAnyone who will be patient with me and correct me!
My learning goalsI would like to speak more fluently and become more confident speaking.
My favorite topicsI enjoy talking about lifestyle, culture, fitness, fashion, anime, and movies!
Matt, 27
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman
Ideal language community partnerPatient with any mistakes and willing to help educate and progress my speaking ability.
My learning goalsI wish to become fluent in German.
My favorite topicsI enjoy and would like to get better at discussing daily activities in every day life, as well as various hobbies and passions.
Ashley, 21
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
Ideal conversation exchange partnerWilling to repeat things and speak more slowly if needed, willing to correct my mistakes and not judge me
My learning goalsI am already pretty fluent at reading and writing in Spanish so I want to work on my speaking and accent
My favorite topicsSchool, hobbies, music, movies and shows
Anne, 20
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish, Tagalog
LearnsGerman
Perfect language exchange partnerhappy, smart, funny
My learning goalsto speak fluently
My favorite topicslife, travelling, cultures
Erika, 31
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My conversation partnerNot sure just easy going not weirdly only interested in dating
My learning goalsBecome more advanced in Spanish
My favorite topicsTravel, culture, anything
Heaven, 23
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish
My exchange partner isSomeone who is open to correcting me and helping me learn
My learning goalsTo become more comfortable in speaking Spanish
My favorite topicsI like talking about social justice, public health, and anime. I enjoy playing video games, making jewelry, and painting.
Jose, 21
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Italian, Russian
Ideal language community partnerPeople that know the language and are willing to be patient and helpful
My learning goalsBe able to travel and not feel helpless
My favorite topicsAdventurous individual keen on living life to its fullest
Ale, 20
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Korean
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who is open-minded, we can have a variety of topics in our conversations. A good sense of humor, friendly and a goofy personality. I’m looking to have long term friendship. NO DATING!
My learning goalsTo learn korean enough to have a conversation with a native. I want to also try to keep learning French to also hold a conversation. To become at least intermediate in both languages!
My favorite topicsK-pop or music, Naruto, movies, traveling, and dance.
Petra, 44
Santa Barbara
SpeaksGerman, English
LearnsSpanish
Perfect language exchange partnerI would like to meet new female friends with similar interests, especially pets and traveling.
My learning goalsI would like to become more fluent in Spanish by making native friends.
My favorite topicsAnimals, dogs and cats, pen friends, travel, scrapbooking, cooking, fine dining, reading, music, nature, beach.
Manuel, 23
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsGerman, Russian
My conversation partnerConfident, witty, introspective. 🔵 Critical people are my favorite lol, Someone has to tell it how it is.
My learning goalsLearn the use and command of a German and Russian while sharing ideas of culture and societies.
My favorite topicsEconomics/History/Architecture/Marketing. I enjoy surfing, working out and reading 🕶 Basketball fanatic 🏀, I want to see the world through a different perspective.
Kendra, 26
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, Portuguese
My exchange partner isFriendly, outgoing, funny, easy-going
My learning goalsIncrease vocabulary and fluency. Learn the differences between regional varieties of Spanish
My favorite topicsTravel, food, outdoor and recreational activities
Mason, 19
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsFrench, Italian, Japanese
Ideal language community partnerAnybody who’s fun to talk to and is happy to be friends!
My learning goalsI want to become conversational in the languages I’m studying!
My favorite topicsI love music, I sing and play guitar as well as all other types of art! I love to make people laugh and spend time talking. Obviously I have a passion for languages and travel.
Brandon, 40
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish
LearnsSpanish, French
Ideal conversation exchange partnerSomeone who is willing to be open minded to learn and not judge about society, social norms, customs, beliefs, and opinions.
My learning goalsI want to be more well rounded, confident enough to speak efficiently in any language I learn.
My favorite topicsCulture, social media, music, travel
Luca, 23
Santa Barbara
SpeaksEnglish, Italian
LearnsRussian
Perfect language exchange partnerI’d love to talk to a Forthcoming person, someone who actively wants to talk and learn. I have experience as a language teacher and I am very comfortable with the grammar of my language, I’d like to talk to someone the same! Also please someone patient!
My learning goalsListening fluency, reading at a literary level, speaking fluency, and understanding Russian culture through language
My favorite topicsHistory Literature Politics Current events Food Alcohol 20th century history Military Small arms/ guns Agriculture
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