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Language exchange in Portland

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My favorite topics

I like drawing, learning languages, growing vegetables/cacti,...

My language exchange partner is

People interested in fun TPRS. TPRS means: 1) telling short stories. 2) describing pictures. 3) asking and answering questions about the stories and pictures.

My learning goals

Practice listening and speaking without overthinking. Learning to understand and recognize different accents.

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Portland

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Korean

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Japanese

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French

Ideal language community partner

Someone who can help with or answer any questions regarding a...

My learning goals

To try and learn more languages.

My favorite topics

film & television, food, music, sports, travel

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Portland

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Cantonese

My learning goals

To speak Portuguese fluently!...

My favorite topics

Social issues, TV shows, documentaries, cultural differences, life stories, and food. Languages are my passion!

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Funny people who are serious about learning and teaching!

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Portland

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German

My favorite topics

Music, Art, Dance, Books, Languages, Culture, Geography, Daily...

Perfect language exchange partner

Everyone! I enjoy chatting with all sorts of people

My learning goals

I want to practice my German conversation skills and start learning Spanish

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Tandem partners in Portland

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Portland

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Lithuanian

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Greek

I want a conversation partner who is

Spirited conversation, partners willing to correct m...

My learning goals

Better my flow

My favorite topics

Questions of culture & philosophy

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Portland

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English

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Swedish

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Icelandic

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American Sign Language

My learning goals

I would love to learn to be pretty fluent for travels and being...

My favorite topics

Music, psychology, travel, metaphysics, art, fun!

My language exchange partner is

Someone who loves to have fun and be silly!

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Portland

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Danish

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American Sign Language

My favorite topics

Biology, theatre, music, musical theatre, cooking, guitar, medicin...

Ideal language community partner

Someone who is passionate about what they’re talking about, can correct me when I’m wrong, and is okay with being corrected.

My learning goals

I want to be fluent in as many languages as possible. I’m looking into a career that would benefit from me knowing many languages.

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Portland

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English

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Arabic

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American Sign Language

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is outgoing, funny, awkward and understanding like...

My learning goals

I just really want to improve my knowledge of these languages. I wanted to click more but the limit is three. Which I think is just silly. But I’d love to be able to have conversations and understand more.

My favorite topics

Really anything I do like talking about dream jobs and accomplishments. I love 60-80s rock music. So if you like that kind of music, that would be a good topic. I love art, I’m actually an artist and trying to get my work out there, so that’s another.

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Portland

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English

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Swedish

My learning goals

To be fluent in as many languages as possibl...

My favorite topics

Language, science, math, music

Perfect language exchange partner

Interesting, passionate about learning

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Portland

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Samoan

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Russian

My favorite topics

I can talk about pretty much anything, I’m only an expert when...

I want a conversation partner who is

Patient, encouraging, and humorous.

My learning goals

I want to communicate with some of the families in my community by speaking more comfortably in their native language as well as learn a language in general.

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Portland

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Spanish

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English

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Portuguese

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Russian

My language exchange partner is

Talk about interesting topic...

My learning goals

Learn languages

My favorite topics

sports, science, philosophy, biology, civil engineering and music

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H.

Portland

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English

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Portuguese

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Quechua

My learning goals

...

My favorite topics

I like to speak about philosophy and society and about nature and the world. I'm open to discuss anything really

Ideal language community partner

Connect with learners around the world

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Join a global community

Value Learn

Learn what matters to you

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Have fun, engaging conversations

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Portland

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Portuguese

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English

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French

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Spanish

My favorite topics

Music, movie, theater, art, psychology, et...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Com pessoas que ajudem com a língua inglesa

My learning goals

Avançar no inglês

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Portland

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English

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Turkish

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Thai

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone interested in nerdy topics like video games and technolog...

My learning goals

I want to be able to make conversation in my target language with any native speaker I come across.

My favorite topics

Food, craft beer, aviation, science fiction, outdoor activities, and technology.

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K.

Portland

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English

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Emoji

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Russian

My learning goals

I would like to improve my language learning skills and meet...

My favorite topics

All topics

I want a conversation partner who is

I want to meet people of all nationalities who are open minded, patient, & knowledgeable. I also want to Practice my language skills and make new friends

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H.

Portland

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English

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Hebrew

My favorite topics

Learning and eating...

My language exchange partner is

Fun, smart, and foodies

My learning goals

Be conversationally fluent in French and Spanish

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"I have never made so many friends so fast. It’s really fun having all these people to learn languages with."

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Portland

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Portuguese

Ideal language community partner

Someone who likes learning languages, and wants to talk about...

My learning goals

I want to be more fluent in languages that I'm learning as well as help other people practice their English.

My favorite topics

I like to talk about music, travel, and family.

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R.

Portland

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English

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Spanish

My learning goals

I want to get better at spanish...

My favorite topics

Music, travel, books, philosophy, culture. Instagram:shouttodalord

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Spanish speakers mostly. People who want to get deep into some subjects.

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Portland

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Italian

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Portuguese

My favorite topics

Feminism, dogs, movies, tv shows, astrolog...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone fun and open minded.

My learning goals

Want to help teach Spanish and English and maybe learn French, German, etc.

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Portland

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Catalan

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French

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who is open minded and easy going. Someone who is respectful...

My learning goals

I want to improve my language skills

My favorite topics

Sports, technology, travel, music and language learning or pretty much anything

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Portland

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English

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French

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German

My learning goals

I’d love to polish my Spanish and work on my Frenc...

My favorite topics

Soccer movies tv politics

My language exchange partner is

Someone chill to talk about food with.

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Portland

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English

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German

My favorite topics

I’m a photographer and visual artist, hoping to travel to Mexico...

Ideal language community partner

Someone with patience, because I am very beginner with Spanish! I’ve been trying to learn for about a year, but am hoping for someone who wants to speak both Spanish and English with me so I can learn.

My learning goals

I have many plans to visit Mexico soon, and my partner’s family is Mexican. I would like to be able to converse with them and ideally become fluent someday.

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L.

Portland

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English

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Japanese

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Italian

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Korean

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is willing to help a beginner!...

My learning goals

Be able to read and have conversations

My favorite topics

Fashion Design, fashion styling, anime, health + wellness, photography, basic conversation to get to know people and form friendships!

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Portland

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English

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German

My learning goals

Help others with their English, maintain my Spanish, improve...

My favorite topics

I like to discuss all the crazy things about language (I'm a linguist!). I also love books, mindfulness / meditation, music, coffee. But I'm willing to talk about anything if someone is interesting ;) I prefer to avoid politics and I'm not into sports

Perfect language exchange partner

-Someone who wants to talk via audio -calls! -Someone who likes to talk about random stuff! -Someone who has something to say!

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Portland

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English

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Chinese (Traditional)

My favorite topics

Bicycles腳踏車, piano tuning鋼琴調音, cryptocurrency加密貨幣, black tea紅茶,...

I want a conversation partner who is

Anyone who can message back and forth throughout the day. 可以跟我偶爾交流訊息的人。

My learning goals

Improve my conversational Mandarin. Learn more Chinese sayings and euphemisms. Maybe help someone with their English?多學習比較口語的說法,也許幫你學英文?

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Portland

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English

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Spanish

My language exchange partner is

People at a similar stage of their language learning process...

My learning goals

I want to become fluent in Spanish and eventually other languages.

My favorite topics

Music, fitness, travel, sports, humor, art...

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Portland

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Japanese

My learning goals

learn new ways to see the world communicate blur lines make...

My favorite topics

Ideal language community partner

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Portland

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English

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Italian

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Korean

My favorite topics

Languages, science, cookin...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Open-minded, not afraid to correct my writing

My learning goals

I want to learn more specialized vocabulary, practice using complex tenses and moods, and learn more colloquialisms in Italian. I have similar goals for French and Latin but I'm a bit less advanced.

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Portland

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English

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Korean

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French

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Italian

Perfect language exchange partner

An upbeat, energetic person with lots to shar...

My learning goals

I want to be more comfortable in everyday, informal conversations.

My favorite topics

Music, fashion, and food!

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L.

Portland

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English

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German

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Japanese

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Italian

My learning goals

I would like to refine my english skills and my german. Also...

My favorite topics

Technology, travelling, sports, philosophy, understanding people, learn new languages, having fun.

I want a conversation partner who is

I can talk with anybody who wants to share with me her/his own story. I'm a very good listener.

Looking for a Tandem conversation partner in Portland?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 159 speakers in Portland 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 Portland?

There are 159 members in Portland on Tandem.

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

Tandem is also available in locations such as <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/clermont />Clermont, <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/ogden />Ogden, and <a href=/language-exchange/united-states/racine />Racine.

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 159 do it in Portland.