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Learn English in Shanghai

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Art, books, sports, trips, foods, games, interesting life stories,...

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I want to have some long-term friends for cultural/language exchanges :)

My learning goals

Current goal: being able to hold daily conversations in Russian, Japanese and Polish

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Ideal language community partner

She or he likes to know Chinese culture. We can talk about Chinese...

My learning goals

Oral Communication in French and Arabic

My favorite topics

Culture difference Real Daily life in your country

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My learning goals

再考HSK6级。也想学习手语...

My favorite topics

音乐,电影,艺术,食物,旅游, 文化。我也喜欢爬山看看星星与月亮。抖音:amandaplease

Ideal conversation exchange partner

热情,耐心,活泼的人

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My favorite topics

My interests are quite extensive. Movies, TV shows, cartoons,...

Perfect language exchange partner

Anyone who is interested in Chinese culture can come to me!!I welcome everyone!!As long as you talk to me, I will be very happy!!!

My learning goals

I hope to communicate with people from other countries.The purpose of learning a language is to prepare for the world travel in the future!!

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I want a conversation partner who is

Humour, optimiste and friendly...

My learning goals

I wanna learn French and I hope I can talk without any obstacles.

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Bonjour my name is Choyi, I live in Shanghai now. I wanna learn French and I can help to improve your Chinese. ;)

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Meet new friends from different countrie...

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Movie Music Photography Pets Travelling

My language exchange partner is

Nice Kind Helpful Positive

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Ideal language community partner

Fun and enthusiastic

My learning goals

Learning and making friends

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My learning goals

Interesting

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Art, IT, history, language

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My learning goals

I enjoy making friends and share my life...

My favorite topics

Latin Music.Art.Cultural.Design.Language.Photograph.Food.Taylor Swift. Mariah Carey

Perfect language exchange partner

I need a good partner.

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Travel, shoot, fitness, healthy lifestyle, movie, music, environment...

I want a conversation partner who is

She/he is interesting, easy to get along with, life-loving, sports-loving, bursting with curiosity

My learning goals

Advanced,be able to think and answer questions in English at any time

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能够互相交流,周末可以相约一起去喝一...

My learning goals

通过学习语言可以和对方流利的交流,感受对方文化

My favorite topics

各国饮食,文化,生活,社交,也欢迎在上海的外国友人来交流

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日本語をペラペラ喋れるようになりたい...

My favorite topics

‍/音楽/ファッション/芸術/etc. いろいろ話しましょう☺️

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Connect with learners around the world

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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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Travelling,music,pets,foo...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Love pets,can help me improve English,want to learn Chinese

My learning goals

To chat with people fluently

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funny happy...

My learning goals

好好study and speak English

My favorite topics

play basketball

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My learning goals

Talk freely with native...

My favorite topics

Architecture, City and urban issues, Design, Data, Computer, Technology

I want a conversation partner who is

Anyone and everyone. Smart guys preferred.

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My favorite topics

Gym, listening to music, drawing, running, photography, art......

My language exchange partner is

Someone who is talkative

My learning goals

To become fluent and to one day read the Chinese newspaper

Jun

Jun uses Tandem to improve his English speaking and listening skills.

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“Tandem Pro has given me lifelong friends. I met them all through the “Near me” feature, which shows people practicing languages in the city where you live. 100% recommend.”

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Good English Speaking, Native Swedish Speakin...

My learning goals

Business Communication

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Food, International Relationship, High technology

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Get at least intermediate level in korean...

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Music, reading, writing, mysteries, life itself. I love learning new languages and simply love South Korea. 在上海的拉丁小弟!多爱交友!我会说西班牙语/英语 还想学韩文

Ideal conversation exchange partner

I’d love to meet open minded non judgmental friends. You can talk to me in English/Spanish and Chinese.

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Perfect language exchange partner

Friendly, talkative , keen learners, keen travellers, open minded people.

My learning goals

Make new friends and learn about countries.

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My learning goals

Learn a new language, make friends

My favorite topics

Movies, trips, scenic places

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My learning goals

Be able to speak Chinese fluently, Travel all over china and...

My favorite topics

Football, Music , Arts, Philosophy

My language exchange partner is

Smart and kind of weird ( I hate average and typical kind of people)

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music, TV program, history, food,movie, anything you like...

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polite,talkative and humorous.

My learning goals

Make more friends

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Will listen to the pronunciation and teach the definition of...

My learning goals

To learn the basics of korean, and be fluent at it.

My favorite topics

I like to talk about food, dance, and just chat about anything in general.

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better German, some Spanish and Cantonese...

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society, culture, language learning and teaching

Perfect language exchange partner

open-minded

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I like to travel a lot and make new friends. As well I like to...

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I like to chat with open minded people, who have a lot of passion and also a good sense of humor. :p Don't be shy with me if there are any mistakes or something like that! We all make mistakes.

My learning goals

I would like to improve my skills in writing and also speaking! I'm currently studying in China, and I want to be able to hold daily conversations freely. I'll appreciate all your patience and time with me! And I'm also not afraid of criticism.

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帅 话多 有礼貌 衣品好 善...

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能更加流利的跟别人沟通 不要让语言成为我们沟通的障碍

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电影 文学 穿搭 还有衣服的搭配 护肤方面

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Being able to have normal business and lifestyle conversation...

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Business, cooking, travelling

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Patient and good at giving feedback

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What brought you here today? #life experience...

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Talkative and warm hearted

My learning goals

To be able to use words correctly To speak up

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Open minded and fun to talk t...

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Probs going to move to Frankfurt next year for uni so it would be nice to improve my German

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Anything really, come and be goofy w/ me ;)

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To reach a degree of fluency in mandarin To ne able to carry...

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Sports Politics Life Travel Apps Technology

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Sense of humour Talkative

Looking for an online language exchange partner in Shanghai, China?

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 11,159 English speakers in Shanghai 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 Shanghai?

In Shanghai there are 11,159 members ready to have a English language exchange.

Are there other locations in China other than Shanghai where I can find a English language exchange partner?

You can also find a English Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/english/mudanjiang />Mudanjiang, <a href=/learn/english/urumqi />Urumqi, and <a href=/learn/english/luoyang />Luoyang.

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 11,159 of them coming from Shanghai.