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Learn French in Chicago

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My favorite topics

Les sujets dont j’aime beaucoup parler sont l’art, la danse classique...

My language exchange partner is

Je ne sais pas vraiment car je suis vraiment ouverte à tous.

My learning goals

C’est juste une passion que j’ai maintenant et qui me pousse à apprendre les mots et phrases dans une autre langue que la mienne à laquelle j’ai un fort intérêt.

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Ideal language community partner

Someone who loves the world, loves exploring, and someone who...

My learning goals

Hope to learn more of the other languages I'm learning, and would love to help others with their English and French!

My favorite topics

Exploring the World and Learning Languages! ✈️, Political Science and International Relations , Neuroscience, Psychology, & Medicine ‍⚕️, Writing Letters & Sending Postcards ✒️✉️

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My learning goals

I would like to learn a new language and make a frien...

My favorite topics

I enjoy talking about architecture, video games, travel/cultures, anime, and honestly anything!

Ideal conversation exchange partner

My perfect tandem buddy would be someone I'd learn alot from to the point that we can talk and discuss in the language we are learning and make a personal connection with through that :)

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My favorite topics

I love to spend time with other people, discover new countries....

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Posso aiutare le persone francese che vogliono parlare Italiano con piacere. Vorrei anche discutere con delle persone che hanno la nationalità italiana.

My learning goals

I think I have a better level in Italian than in English. I would like to be fluent in English and to improve my language thanks to this app.

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French speakers in Chicago

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I want a conversation partner who is

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My learning goals

Talking with people from Chicago

My favorite topics

Films, lifestyle, business, politics,

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My learning goals

Be confortable to go abroad and have conversations...

My favorite topics

News, sports, culture.

My language exchange partner is

Available, patient educated and funny.

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My favorite topics

Traveling, sports, technology...

Ideal language community partner

People who like to have fun, travelling, sports

My learning goals

Learn some language, make some friends

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone funny, kind, easy to talk to, and who enjoys learning...

My learning goals

I want to improve my fluency in Korean (I believe I would classify myself as intermediate-low as I’m not a complete beginner).

My favorite topics

Music, books, history, and everyday life.

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Practice listening, improve your pronunciation, and learn to speak a foreign language with native speakers – no matter where you are.

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My learning goals

To be with the right channel...

My favorite topics

Like talking about adventure and movies and vacation conversation how it was interesting

Perfect language exchange partner

Hummmmm I believe such is life and life is very short., as long as he got good heart and caring God fearing person

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My favorite topics

I enjoy writing poems and short stories. Other hobbies: music,...

I want a conversation partner who is

Passionate people who'd love to have a stimulating chat. Especially anyone with interest in learning more about spanish :)

My learning goals

Improve my language skills, while helping others.

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My language exchange partner is

Somebody willing to share their personal stories or talk about...

My learning goals

I really just want to learn about people's experiences in or outside their culture. Language is a good bonus, though!

My favorite topics

Storytelling, video games, culture, traveling

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My learning goals

de s'améliorer en anglai...

My favorite topics

la musique et plein d'autres choses

Ideal language community partner

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Join a global community

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Learn what matters to you

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Have fun, engaging conversations

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My favorite topics

Biking, Music, urban gardening, The Sims, Sim City, movies, Netflix,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone from a different country who wants to make friends.

My learning goals

I want to be able to speak Spanish with native speakers just as smoothly as I speak English. And I want to become more comfortable with my French.

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Perfect language exchange partner

someone who has good ethics regardless their religion...

My learning goals

Every country has their cultural tradion in their language.So! I might be able to discover new nations without traveling.God is dead but I’m young enough to experience new things

My favorite topics

Art, philosophy, movies,chess, video games, music, anime, tourism and business

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My learning goals

Refreshing my language skills in Japanese before my trip to Japan...

My favorite topics

Culture, food/gastronomy, music, movies, humor, manga/anime, gymnastics, aerial silk, climbing, working out

I want a conversation partner who is

Extroverted people who are not afraid to get out of their comfort zone, and with a great sense of humour

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My favorite topics

Music, linguistics, current events, science/mathematics, psycholog...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who makes our exchange balanced

My learning goals

Improve my listening and speaking skills

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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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Ideal language community partner

Inteligentes divertidos mente abiert...

My learning goals

Dominar el idioma mejorar pronunciación y audición

My favorite topics

Trabajo música amigos fiestas lugares

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My learning goals

Become as good as I can in Russian...

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I'm a ski and snowboard instructor ❄️ Photographer and cameraman Trying to be an adventurer around the globe you can check my pictures on instagram : vascolopez

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Cool people who like to share :)

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My favorite topics

I love discussion about music, food, and travel...

Perfect language exchange partner

The perfect tandem buddy would be willing to converse with me about anything and help me learn not only the language but introduce me to the culture as well

My learning goals

I want to be more comfortable with speaking with someone and being understood with my thoughts.

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I want a conversation partner who is

Someone native in english...

My learning goals

Improve my grammar and get more vocabulary !

My favorite topics

We can talk about many subject like movies / tv show, travel, society... Open-minded and like to learn new things !

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My learning goals

I want to become conversational and fearless when speaking Spanis...

My favorite topics

I like talking about languages, food, culture, and entertainment. Music is my favorite subject.

My language exchange partner is

I need someone who will talk to me for at least 30 minutes in Spanish everyday, and in return I will talk to them in English

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My favorite topics

Books and sport...

Ideal language community partner

Understanding of my horrible grammar

My learning goals

I am going to Germany and Sweden this summer so I would like to be able to hold some form of conversation with my family in Sweden.

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Nice kind and patien...

My learning goals

Learn how to communicate better.

My favorite topics

Political , Comics

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Develop my basic language skills and hopefully meet like-minded...

My favorite topics

English and live in Chicago! I love discovering music and films to help me with my languages. My my recent project was to listen to music by each Spanish-speaking country. So let me know if you have a favorite to share!

Perfect language exchange partner

Preferably someone with similar interests but most importantly open-minded, friendly and passionate about learning and meeting new people

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Christian friends

My learning goals

Making the kingdom of God

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Anyone with enthusiasm to learn a new language...

My learning goals

Mastering the basics in at least 5 languages

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science, history, soccer, photography, tennis, tv, books

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Learn French, German and also improve my Englis...

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Movies, Dance, travel, sports

Ideal language community partner

Someone fun to have a nice conversation

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I like talking about food, music, art, biology, sociology, and...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is patient lol

My learning goals

Natural pronunciation, conversational fluency, vocabulary expansion

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Perfect language exchange partner

Peut être une personne qui ait le même niveau de langue que moi....

My learning goals

Je souhaiterais apprendre l'anglais de façon ludique et efficace.

My favorite topics

Je n'ai pas de sujet de discussion en particulier. J'aimerais pouvoir discuter de tout avec tout le monde.

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My learning goals

Improve my language skill...

My favorite topics

Swiming, jogging, reading, working out and meeting new people. IG. @gabe.spindler

I want a conversation partner who is

People interested in improving their English and Spanish skills, I really wanna know more about their cultures and life stories, open minded, fun and kind people

Looking for an online language exchange partner in Chicago, United States?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 735 French speakers in Chicago looking to learn French together. Download the Tandem app for free to start practicing languages with locals!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you know how many Tandem members are available for French language exchange in Chicago?

In Chicago there are 735 members ready to have a French language exchange.

Are there other locations in United States other than Chicago where I can find a French language exchange partner?

You can also find a French Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/french/springfield />Springfield, <a href=/learn/french/cincinnati />Cincinnati, and <a href=/learn/french/fremont />Fremont.

What is the Tandem app all about?

Tandem is a language exchange app where people teach each other their native language. Each month more than 500,000 people visit Tandem with 735 of them coming from Chicago.