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Life, philosophy, movies, TV shows, books, video games, news,...

My language exchange partner is

Really nice and patient, aware of specific grammar rules and can explain why, knows native idioms and can explain them, uses a lot of analogies and can explain figurative language

My learning goals

I want to be conversational and be able to talk about everyday things more comfortably. I want to be able to talk about myself and ask about other people. I want to learn figurative language and be able to use idioms like a native.

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People around my age who want to practice different language...

My learning goals

More conversational and fluid speech

My favorite topics

Music, culture, fashion

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I want to learn too many languages to coun...

My favorite topics

Where to begin... culture, sport, business, food - as long as it’s interesting haha

Ideal conversation exchange partner

An independent thinker

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Austin

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My favorite topics

Sports, culture, music, world news and pretty much anything...

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone who can teach me and have fun doing so. Someone who wants to learn English.(:

My learning goals

To be fluent in multiple languages.

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I want a conversation partner who is

A nice person who will help me learn korean :) 착하고 저랑 같이 한국말...

My learning goals

Be able to speak conversational korean. 한국어로 회화하고 싶어요.

My favorite topics

History 역사 Food 음식 Culture 문화 Pets 동물

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Austin

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My learning goals

Would like to help people learn English and learn some languages...

My favorite topics

Follow my music Instagram at nate_r_music! I like swimming, music, movies, travel, and hanging out with friends. I want you to know that God loves you and you are a valuable part of this world

My language exchange partner is

Someone who isn’t too busy and can talk often and is easy to talk to, funny, and kind.

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Austin

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My favorite topics

Movies, TV shows, music, dance, Creative Writing, Ar...

Ideal language community partner

Someone who likes humor, marvel, cartoons, tv shows and movies, and creative hobbies would be preferred, but I’ll talk to anybody

My learning goals

I would like to learn better vocabulary and better communication skills in my target languages.

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Austin

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Passionate about somethin...

My learning goals

Practice Farsi. Learn more French. Learn other languages.

My favorite topics

Math, Computers, Music, Food, Games, Traveling

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Austin

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My learning goals

I just want to put what I know into practice. I'd like to help...

My favorite topics

I like sports, fitness, languages, etc.

Perfect language exchange partner

I don't know... anybody lol (учитель)

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Austin

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My favorite topics

Books, Politics, Technology, Sports and English TV series...

I want a conversation partner who is

A young active person who is actively interested in learning and exploring new things.

My learning goals

Ability to converse in different languages and know new cultures.

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Austin

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My language exchange partner is

Someone who is willing to learn and is patien...

My learning goals

To become fluent in Spanish personally and professionally

My favorite topics

Social justice, politics, humanitarian work

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Austin

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My learning goals

I would like to become fluent. Specifically I would like to at...

My favorite topics

Literature, Philosophy, Movies, Music, Dogs, History, Travel, Videogames, Star Trek, Anime/Manga, and Culture in general.

Ideal language community partner

Someone patient and willing to wait a little bit for replies.

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Austin

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My favorite topics

I love to discuss traveling,languages, and cultures. I want...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

A person who can help me learn, while I can help them learn. Someone to teach me Portuguese. Ideally, you would be a capybara.

My learning goals

I want to achieve fluency in Portuguese. Also, I’d like to learn capybara language.

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Austin

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Native speakers or those at an advanced leve...

My learning goals

Make friends in my area who speak my target languages.

My favorite topics

Understanding Others Hiking and Nature Minority Languages and Dialects Culture and Peoples Art and Self Expression

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Austin

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My learning goals

Improve my Italian and German, but also keep practicing my French...

My favorite topics

Traditions from differents cultures. *Food, *Movies, *Travel experiences *Languages, *Life experiences

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who thinks that every culture with its traditions it's perfect, someone who has the will to learn a new language and culture. No Tinder mode please ✌.

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My favorite topics

Fitness, music, art, travel, language, movies, tennis, surf,...

My language exchange partner is

My ideal Tamdem partner would be someone who is helpful and interesting to talk to, as well as someone willing to practice via skype or FaceTime, in addition to messaging.

My learning goals

I just started taking Czech in my Uni; looking for a partner! I speak Spanish(intermediate) and Portuguese(I lived in Bahia, Brazil for a year). I would love to practice Spanish and German too! Primarily Czech! I can help you with English! From Texas.

Simone

Simone uses Tandem to learn English skills required for her career.

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"I hadn't learnt English for 15 years and only a year ago I was A2, or rather holiday English. Now I'm preparing for the C1 exam! So if you want to brush up on a language, Tandem is the perfect app for you."

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Ideal language community partner

Someone who’s fun to chat wit...

My learning goals

Improve my conversational skills in different languages

My favorite topics

Fashion, music, photography and art...but honestly I’ll enjoy talking about anything

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My learning goals

I’m an intermediate level Spanish speaker who wants to achieve...

My favorite topics

Music, film, art, public policy, innovative technology

Ideal conversation exchange partner

A fluent Spanish speaker (ideally Latin American accent) that would like help with English (I’m native) Italian (advanced) French (intermediate) German (beginner) or even music theory!

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Austin

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My favorite topics

Sports, food, technology, music, cinema. All the good stuff...

Perfect language exchange partner

People with similar interests and want to learn English.

My learning goals

Understand native speakers when speaking.

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Austin

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I want a conversation partner who is

Personas que son pacientes y quieren ayudar y/o aprender // People...

My learning goals

Quiero poder hablar español fluidamente // I want to be able to speak Spanish fluently

My favorite topics

Dibujar, los musicales, la comunidad LGBTQ+, patinar, star trek, y animales // Drawing, musicals, the LGBTQ+ community, rollerskating, Star Trek, and animals

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My learning goals

I want to be comfortable speaking and understanding spoken, conversational...

My favorite topics

Film, games, professional wrestling, music, coding, etc.

My language exchange partner is

I would love to speak with someone that is on the nerdy/geeky side, and shares some of my interests/passions.

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Linguistics, Politics, Traveling, Science, Psycholog...

Ideal language community partner

Somebody who is funny and willing to talk about interesting stuff!

My learning goals

I want to practice more (in this order) German, Egyptian Arabic and Spanish. German is quite good (meine Freundin ist Deutsch haha, das macht es natürlich einfacher), but Arabic and Spanish are quite rusty!

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Ceux qui profitent de chaque moment de leurs vies...

My learning goals

Aprender Alemán.

My favorite topics

Technology, adventures and sport.

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Austin

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My learning goals

I want to learn as much as possibl...

My favorite topics

my passions include playing video games and art

Perfect language exchange partner

Someone funny and outgoing

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Austin

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My favorite topics

Life, Theatre, Law, Mental Health, Mindfulness, et...

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone nice who can work with me to learn the language

My learning goals

To learn the language and maybe some culture

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My language exchange partner is

Friendly people who want to improve language skills while contemplating...

My learning goals

Hablar con más fluidez en español. พูดและเขียนภาษาไทยได้ดีขึ้น.

My favorite topics

Anything! Life, philosophy, travel, music, sports, nature, literature, movies, food, or whatever random thing your mind thinks about!

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My learning goals

I learn Korean Chinese, Spanish I would like to become more fluent...

My favorite topics

• Fashion • Music •kpop, kdramas • beauty • Food • art • Dance • movies • comics • Games • books

Ideal language community partner

Anyone who wants to chat

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Austin

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Working out, learning instruments, exploring music, swimming,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly vibes only please

My learning goals

Being able to carry a conversation

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Perfect language exchange partner

Someone with similar interests to me, who is looking to talk...

My learning goals

I would like fluency in the three languages I am learning, I have experience living in Spanish and Russian speaking places but have forgotten a lot since leaving, and would like to get my skills back. I would like to certify as a medical interpreter.

My favorite topics

I love movies and go to the cinema several times a month so I’m always happy to discuss that! I work in medicine, which I love to talk about. As a hobby, I am always happy to talk about languages, world history, social justice/feminism etc.

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Austin

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My learning goals

Greater fluency in any language i can get my hands on, greater...

My favorite topics

Cultural differences, general conversation, where things come from and how they originated, things like that

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone who encourages me to speak the language as much as possible, i shy away from conversational practice

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 343 English speakers in Austin looking to learn English 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 English language exchange in Austin?

In Austin there are 343 members ready to have a English language exchange.

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

You can also find a English Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/english/beaumont />Beaumont, <a href=/learn/english/palo-alto />Palo Alto, and <a href=/learn/english/wylie />Wylie.

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 343 of them coming from Austin.