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Learn English in Palo Alto

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Languages, fitness, food, trave...

My language exchange partner is

A person I can talk to about normal life and bounce random ideas with

My learning goals

I hope to become more comfortable with the language to the point where I can understand any native speaker.

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Palo Alto

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Sou estudante de medicina na Stanford University e quero falar sobre termos médicos para meus pacientes brasileiros

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Eu jogo capoeira na Califórnia! I love to learn languages! J'aime parler français! !אני אוהב ללמוד עברית Ich liebe, Deutsch zu lernen! I do cancer research and want to become a Neurosurgeon

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My learning goals

Improving my Spanish. And maybe help someone with their English...

My favorite topics

Jobs, countries, hobbies, attitudes, entertainment, neuroscience, sports and traveling. I am doing my PhD at Stanford University in Neuropsychology :)

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone, who speaks Spanish or Portuguese, enjoys traveling and has an easy sense of humor!

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Palo Alto

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My favorite topics

Films, literature, human rights, climate change, raising kid...

Perfect language exchange partner

Anyone with an open mind and a will to learn!

My learning goals

I’d like to be able to carry a conversation in Russian and Estonian!

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Those with good values and a kind heart...

My learning goals

Speak and understand the language like a native!

My favorite topics

Theoretical physics, kitesurfing, paragliding, philosophy, equestrianism, and lots more.

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I want to practice daily to become fully conversational in Spanish...

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Books, literature, language study, tv shows, science. I am currently studying Spanish and French.

My language exchange partner is

Outgoing, interested in books and literature, politics, religion, or simply living life to the fullest. Also, anyone nice and willing to practice and bear with my mistakes.

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Technology, artificial intelligence, travel, foo...

Ideal language community partner

Anyone wanting to practice Spanish

My learning goals

Spanish practice

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Palo Alto

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Someone who can actually meet or call to practice oral conversatio...

My learning goals

Smooth communication in daily life

My favorite topics

My curiosity takes me anywhere; business, economy, movies, games, anime, manga

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To improve my second language of German, to be able to speak...

My favorite topics

Culture, travel, fitness, crafting, movies

Perfect language exchange partner

A patient, understanding open-minded and humble individuals

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Palo Alto

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¡El fútbol, la tecnología, realidad virtual, la música, la comida,...

I want a conversation partner who is

Me gusta hablando con las personas que tienen energía y las que son más tranquilas. Me encanta escuchar acerca de las cosas que le interesan y le entusiasman a la gente. --- I love talking with both energetic and quieter people. I really like hearing abou

My learning goals

My main goal is to be able to comfortably understand native Spanish speakers in conversation. I'd also be happy to end up with some new friends.

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Palo Alto

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My language exchange partner is

Pessoa legal que queira conhecer pessoas nova...

My learning goals

Fluência

My favorite topics

I'm in the USA and I would really like to improve my English

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Palo Alto

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Improve my speaking and writing English...

My favorite topics

Any topic

Ideal language community partner

English is his or her native language.

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Romantic relationship matters; movies that needs great efforts...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone who have an open mind, who embraces and respects diversity

My learning goals

Improve my speaking skills

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Palo Alto

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Educated, interested in cultural exchang...

My learning goals

Become fluent in French and Italian

My favorite topics

Culture, Movies, philosophy, news, economics, arts, psychology, travel

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I want to improve my spoken Japanes...

My favorite topics

Cooking, jazz, books, music

I want a conversation partner who is

Patient, generous.

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Me gusta leer y practicar español. :) también disfruto caminar,...

My language exchange partner is

Alguien que pueda platicar conmigo y dar correcciones para que mejore mi conocimiento de la gramática. Alguien que disfrute hablar de cultura y música. :)

My learning goals

Algún día quisiera poder asistir a una universidad en un país donde se habla español.

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"​​I've been using this app for years! Before Tandem, I could barely even string a sentence together in French and now I can speak it without even thinking!"

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Palo Alto

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Ideal language community partner

Friendly person who is a native Spanish speaker!...

My learning goals

Become more comfortable and confident with chatting in Spanish

My favorite topics

Current events, space/engineering, outdoor activities, family + friends, TV shows, movies, books

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Palo Alto

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Learn more language...

My favorite topics

Personal development, books and personality

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Fun

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Daily conversatio...

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Smart, patient, open minded

My learning goals

Speak as well as native speaker

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someone who is kind, funny, helpful, and carin...

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I want to improve my French and meet new people

My favorite topics

Politics, celebrities, and food

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Nivel B2 inglés...

My favorite topics

Viajes y gastronomia

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Todos

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Energetic, fun, enthusiastic

My learning goals

Comfort in verbal conversation

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Ouverts et rigolos...

My learning goals

Améliorer la fluidité

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Voyages, sports, livres, musique, entrepreneur, ingénierie, politique sur n'importe quel sujet

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To be able to converse regularly and comfortably...

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Everyday matters. World Events. Hobbies.

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Art, Philosophy, Politics, Computer Science, AI, Cognitive Science,...

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Some interested in the same topics

My learning goals

Improve my English

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Palo Alto

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Alguien simpátic@, quien le gustan temas similare...

My learning goals

Quiero ser fluida en español. Estoy en México ahora, pero necesito practicar más, especialmente cuando volveré a los Estados Unidos

My favorite topics

Derechos humanos Política Educación Pedagogía Comida y recetas El movimiento de cero basura Veganismo Feminismo La comunidad LGBTQ Literatura Cambio climático Salud

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Palo Alto

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I want to read poetry and Victor Hugo in French. Also, I’m interested...

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I am a PhD math student at Stanford University. I like science, music, sports, and culture :) I recently started to play a guitar, I like playing bongo drums :) I like reading fiction books, the last one I read was Anna Karenina in Russian ;)

Ideal language community partner

A French buddy! I want to learn how to pronounce French sounds and speak French fluently.

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly and easygoing people. People who are willing to keep in touch. Good sense of humor is a plus.

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I’m interested in Chinese and Taiwanese culture. I’d like to make new friends from other countries.

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Willing to teach and learn and has patience...

My learning goals

To speak conversational Brazilian Portuguese with relative ease.

My favorite topics

Conversational language with everyday activities and occurrences

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Improve my German speaking and making friends...

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Anything

I want a conversation partner who is

Someone whos open-minded!

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 29 English speakers in Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto?

In Palo Alto there are 29 members ready to have a English language exchange.

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

You can also find a English Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/english/bridgeport />Bridgeport, <a href=/learn/english/tacoma />Tacoma, and <a href=/learn/english/beaumont />Beaumont.

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 29 of them coming from Palo Alto.