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Language exchange in Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids

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Fluent

Lietuvių Flag

Lithuanian

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Português Flag

Portuguese

Deutsch Flag

German

My favorite topics

Travel, sports, countries, languages, cooking, musi...

My language exchange partner is

Super dedicated language learners with a chill attitude to life

My learning goals

Practice a language with a real person for 6 months

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N.

Grand Rapids

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Fluent

English Flag

English

Emoji Flag

Emoji

LEARNS

Português Flag

Portuguese

Español Flag

Spanish

Türkçe Flag

Turkish

Ideal language community partner

Serious language learners, funny, thoughtful...

My learning goals

Deutsche verbersserung, Español practıcar, & to teach English

My favorite topics

Culture, music, food,cooking, series, politics, philosophy

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K.

Grand Rapids

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Deutsch Flag

German

Nederlands Flag

Dutch

Dansk Flag

Danish

My learning goals

-I will be going to Germany in Fall 2023 for an intensive German...

My favorite topics

Reading, games (board games and video games), animals, traveling, hiking, camping, history, music, visiting local parks

Ideal conversation exchange partner

I’m looking for someone to chat with a little bit each day over a variety of topics! Easy going, up beat, friendly, and positive! :) ❤️

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W.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

American Sign Language Flag

American Sign Language

Français Flag

French

Español Flag

Spanish

My favorite topics

Cats Books Writing Tv shows or movies Fan fiction or fandoms Lif...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone kind and sweet, loves language, is very patient. Loves to joke around and goof off but can be serious when need be. Just relaxed and chill.

My learning goals

I want to become more fluent in these languages not just speaking-wise but writing-wise. I want to be able to communicate effectively and not just follow a script. I also want to gain more friends that I can converse with.

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C.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Lekh Dothraki Flag

Dothraki

Deutsch Flag

German

Français Flag

French

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who loves different cultures....

My learning goals

I would like to further my language skills so I am more prepared when traveling out of the country. Learning about different cultures from around the world. I have traveled to Germany, but I spoke a lot of English while I was there.

My favorite topics

Music, politics, languages, animals, science, movies, books, life. I work at a brewery in Michigan! I have taken Russian, French, and German classes through my university, but I’m best at German.

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A.

Grand Rapids

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Fluent

Italiano Flag

Italian

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

My learning goals

Trying to learn Spanish and review my Chinese :) Currently living...

My favorite topics

Music, traveling,learning new languages

My language exchange partner is

I'm an Italian living in US. Anybody who likes to practice languages.

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J.

Grand Rapids

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Fluent

English Flag

English

Emoji Flag

Emoji

LEARNS

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

Español Flag

Spanish

My favorite topics

I play guitar (both acoustic and bass guitar), I love playing...

Ideal language community partner

Someone accepting and understanding :)

My learning goals

I hope I can become fluent in a language someday, but until that day comes, I love to learn about culture :)

C.

C.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Português Flag

Portuguese

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Is patient with a sense of humor :...

My learning goals

To be able to converse with my Portuguese friends and with others while traveling and visiting.

My favorite topics

I enjoy learning about life, activities, food, travel etc. Really anything!

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M.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Deutsch Flag

German

My learning goals

Practice my Spanish, as I rarely have the opportunity to practice...

My favorite topics

Tech, Music, Travel, Languages, Culture, Food, Books, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Photography, Movies, Shows, Marvel

Perfect language exchange partner

Open, Intelligent, Curious, Adventurous, Likes Meeting New People, Likes Traveling

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C.

Grand Rapids

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Deutsch Flag

German

My favorite topics

I love music! (Even though I study Chinese, I love K pop, my...

I want a conversation partner who is

A girl who is around my age who is willing to help me improve my Chinese (and in return I could help her with English)

My learning goals

Improve my Mandarin Chinese language ability.

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T.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

American Sign Language Flag

American Sign Language

My language exchange partner is

Nice, carin...

My learning goals

To learn another language

My favorite topics

Food, love

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H.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Deutsch Flag

German

My learning goals

I am hoping to improve my grammar and speaking confidence...

My favorite topics

I love talking about language, music, culture, and books. I have broad interests and I like be discussing anything with someone who is passionate about their topic.

Ideal language community partner

I am looking for someone that I can communicate with regularly and who is interesting!

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Grand Rapids

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Français Flag

French

My favorite topics

Soccer/Futbol, Skiing, Funny jokes/stories, travelin...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Funny, kind,

My learning goals

To speak fluently in another language and to meet new people

A.

A.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Bosanski Flag

Bosnian

Español Flag

Spanish

Perfect language exchange partner

People who are willing to correct me when I say something wrong...

My learning goals

I would like to have fluid conversation!

My favorite topics

Design, science, arts, and pop culture

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D.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

日本語 Flag

Japanese

My learning goals

I would like to improve in my ability to speak Japanes...

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about anything, really. Religion, socio-political ideologies, the mechanisms of society, culture, history, etc.

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who would be willing to work with me as I make mistakes, while giving helpful corrections.

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H.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Deutsch Flag

German

My favorite topics

Current events and culture, film and literature, and hobbies...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is eager to gain new experiences through traveling, and is easy going and friendly.

My learning goals

I want to learn more colloquial german and sound less like someone who is speaking straight from a textbook. I’d like to learn more vocabulary and expand my understanding of grammar.

Jun

Jun uses Tandem to improve his English speaking and listening skills.

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J.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Ideal language community partner

Someone with an interest in sports and likes travel...

My learning goals

I would like to learn to be more conversational in Spanish.

My favorite topics

Travel, food, soccer and cities

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M.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

한국어 Flag

Korean

Pусский Flag

Russian

My learning goals

increasing vocabulary, improving pronunciation, and gaining confidence...

My favorite topics

music, video games, comics, learning, social work, kpop, kdramas, history, etc.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

just about anyone~

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L.

Grand Rapids

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

العربية Flag

Arabic

Español Flag

Spanish

Français Flag

French

My favorite topics

Travel, food, art, music, history, politic...

Perfect language exchange partner

People who are open minded, love to travel, and enjoy life

My learning goals

Keep up fluency of french and learn more about other languages

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E.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

Español Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

English Flag

English

I want a conversation partner who is

Megustaria aprender inglés y que sea con una muje...

My learning goals

Aprender inglés y practicarlo como escribirlo

My favorite topics

Ejercicio y Pitbull

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M.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

Emoji Flag

Emoji

English Flag

English

LEARNS

日本語 Flag

Japanese

Español Flag

Spanish

My learning goals

Fluency...

My favorite topics

Arte, 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.

My language exchange partner is

Funny and nice.

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P.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Deutsch Flag

German

My favorite topics

movies, baseball, video game...

Ideal language community partner

Just someone to be patient with me. I'm a slow learner.

My learning goals

Get to a basic conversational level of Spanish

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A.

Grand Rapids

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Fluent

English Flag

English

Español Flag

Spanish

LEARNS

한국어 Flag

Korean

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Funny, interesting new friends...

My learning goals

Learn the basics of korean before May

My favorite topics

Reading Art Taking pictures Dramas

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J.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

中文 (简体) Flag

Chinese (Simplified)

हिन्दी Flag

Hindi

My learning goals

I want to improve my Chinese and Hindi...

My favorite topics

Food, Philosophy, Technology, Economics, Culture

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who wants to be friends and learn about each others lives.

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B.

Grand Rapids

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Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

My favorite topics

French, sports, human characteristic...

I want a conversation partner who is

A person who knows French, learning English, enjoys talking conversationally.

My learning goals

Adequate French.

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G.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Deutsch Flag

German

My language exchange partner is

A funny and creative on...

My learning goals

Better understanding of another language

My favorite topics

Music, politics, history

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T.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Deutsch Flag

German

My learning goals

To learn another language and hopefully make a friend or two...

My favorite topics

Music, books, sex work, politics, space

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is easy going, clever, and can debate without resorting to insults

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G.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

日本語 Flag

Japanese

My favorite topics

Food and cooking, Nintendo/video games, art and drawing, sewing,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Close to my age, has hobbies they like to talk about

My learning goals

Better pronunciation and casual conversation skills

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J.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Français Flag

French

Perfect language exchange partner

Une personne a qui je peut parler très facile....

My learning goals

Les gens.

My favorite topics

Les animaux, la vie, et la musique.

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E.

Grand Rapids

Fluent

English Flag

English

LEARNS

Español Flag

Spanish

Français Flag

French

My learning goals

I want to practice my (very) basic Spanish...

My favorite topics

Food, music, dance.

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who's curious and fun loving!

Looking for a Tandem conversation partner in Grand Rapids?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 38 speakers in Grand Rapids looking to learn together. Download the Tandem app for free to start practicing languages with locals!

Frequent City Questions

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

There are 38 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 <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/bellevue />Bellevue, <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/raleigh />Raleigh, and <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/tampa />Tampa.

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 38 do it in Grand Rapids.