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Learn English in San Jose

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I love plants. My backyard is a jungle ☘️ , cooking , exploring...

My language exchange partner is

Someone funny and that has cool vibes. Send me new music / Spotify. New show recommendations.

My learning goals

Ameliorate my language skills and make some new friends around the globe. Talk about plants in different languages lol

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Someone who I can have a good conversation with....

My learning goals

I want to get better with my Spanish.

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I’m happy to talk about anything. Feel free to say hi! - IG: @porterleson

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Mejorar mi español 提高我的中文口语能...

My favorite topics

Business, Technology, Science Fiction, Marvel, Music (Hip Hop/Rap, Jazz, R&B, Afrobeats, Reggaeton), Basketball, Reading, International Relations, Philosophy, Supply Chain, Travel

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly, patient, interesting people who speak the languages I am learning

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San Jose

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My favorite topics

Everyday story, astronomy, new places, food, robots, Dragon ball...

Perfect language exchange partner

Anyone with open minded, respects others viewpoint, chill and cool.

My learning goals

I want to able to speak the language fluently.

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Someone with a lot of patience because I'm definitely still learning...

My learning goals

Maintain my speaking level in Spanish and French, learn German, and learn Japanese!

My favorite topics

Literature, TV, movies, music, podcast, journalism, philosophy, writing, cultural things, sports things.

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I want to become fluent in Spanish and meet new people // Quiero...

My favorite topics

Politics, art, food, traveling, reading, knitting, parties // Política, arte, comida, viajar, leer, hacer punto, fiestas

My language exchange partner is

Someone friendly! // Alguien amable!

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My favorite topics

Shows, movies, books, music, writing, Gravity Falls, Steven Universe...

Ideal language community partner

Someone who enjoys similar shows and such, someone easy to talk to and around my age

My learning goals

I want to become more fluent in other languages

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A curious perso...

My learning goals

Be able to speak with my boyfriend’s family. Stop my cousins from making fun of my “baby robot” language skills.

My favorite topics

Reading the news, eating all kinds of food, art, design, film, urban planning/transit/infrastructure.

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I want friends...

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I’m Mexican American . I’m pretty cool.

Perfect language exchange partner

I can talk to any1 This is my number for those of you who wanna talk to me : 4089307927

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Food Korean drama Tech or litterature or movie...

I want a conversation partner who is

Friendly Have great time chatting Make new friends

My learning goals

Make international friends

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Everyone who's willing to be friends with me...

My learning goals

Anything

My favorite topics

I like to hear everything about you!

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Make friends. Read books. Understand movies without subtitles....

My favorite topics

Everything, stories, news, art work, music, tech, trip, science, education, etc. Shouldn't we start with weather?

Ideal language community partner

Fun, sociable. Encantado de conocerte.

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Travel, food, theories in a variety of topics such as psychology,...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Anyone who loves to learn and is willing to share ideas and thoughts.

My learning goals

To improve my Spanish and discuss the meaning of life.

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Calm , understanding and intelligen...

My learning goals

To learn foreign language

My favorite topics

Nature , culture, politics

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interested in learning Russian and German...

My favorite topics

instagram @serayaalvarado | |

I want a conversation partner who is

anybody that’s friendly. i want to meet new people.

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Culture, Architecture, cooking, nature, travel, the world of...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is open-minded, easy to talk to, and that will reciprocate by also inputting effort into keeping the conversation going. Someone that understands that life is busy, and that can’t always reply fast to them.

My learning goals

I have in mind learning as many languages as possible. I do this during my spare time, so I will take this step by step, a few words at a time. I am not in a hurry to learn languages, it’s just for enjoyment.

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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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Ideal language community partner

Anyone open-minde...

My learning goals

Like everyone else, I just want to be more fluent in Japanese. Learning German, Dutch and French for work

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My learning goals

To be fully fluent in Understanding, Speaking, Reading, and Writing...

My favorite topics

Cities, Business, Traveling, Culture, Food!

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone who is nice and very detailed in their teaching.

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My favorite topics

Traveling, cultural differences, and movie...

Perfect language exchange partner

Anyone willing to hold a conversation.

My learning goals

I want to become confident in the languages that I know.

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Someone who upholds a nice and lengthy conversatio...

My learning goals

Being very good at other languages

My favorite topics

Life in general. Negativity and positivity of life

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I want to become proficient in Mandarin and Korea...

My favorite topics

I will discuss anything. Including video games, sports, music, and anything else

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is friendly and looking to learn just as much as I am

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all is oka...

Ideal language community partner

fun and sercious

My learning goals

just can talk good russian

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Friendly and good at continuing a conversation...

My learning goals

Just to try my best at learning something new

My favorite topics

I love to dance, paint, and bake

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Learning language...

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Learning and education

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Language learners

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I love painting, exercising, the outdoors, hiking, cooking, and...

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I love to talk with anyone that is patient and understanding.

My learning goals

I want to be able to speak Spanish at a strong level while learning how to be more forgiving of myself for making mistakes.

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Someone who has a positive mentality on life, who isn't worried...

My learning goals

By assisting others, I hope to develop and refine personal skills and traits that will help me become a better person. (Having more patience, being more adaptable, improving my active listening skills, being non judgemental, accepting differences)

My favorite topics

Teaching and helping others, making new friends, learning different cultures, technology (smartphones, laptops, computers), investments (stocks), movies (action, animation, superheroes), health (exercise, nutrition), Manga (One Piece), foods (all)

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Speak fluently in Spanis...

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Culture, arts, movies, passion, love, travel, history, life, sports

Ideal language community partner

Patient

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Language, food, tv/movie...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Someone funny and friendly

My learning goals

To help improve my target languages

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Friendly, patient, share similar interes...

My learning goals

To improve my Japanese

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Anime, Japanese culture, College life

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Voglio essere brava parlare italiano che posso ritornare e non...

My favorite topics

Alcuni dei miei cose preferiti sono animali, lingue, cibo buono, i libri belli, e persone di bel spirito

I want a conversation partner who is

Mi piace trovare amiche di Italia che possiamo parlare molto di tutto :)

Looking for an online language exchange partner in San Jose, Costa Rica?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 138 English speakers in San Jose 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 San Jose?

In San Jose there are 138 members ready to have a English language exchange.

Are there other locations in Costa Rica other than San Jose where I can find a English language exchange partner?

You can also find a English Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/english/alajuela />Alajuela, <a href=/learn/english/guadalupe />Guadalupe, and <a href=/learn/english/heredia />Heredia.

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 138 of them coming from San Jose.


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