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Learn German in Chicago

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Exploring the World and Learning Languages! ✈️, Political Science...

My language exchange partner is

Someone who loves the world, loves exploring, and someone who is open to all kinds of new people and experiences

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!

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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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I am going to Germany and Sweden this summer so I would like...

My favorite topics

Books and sports

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Understanding of my horrible grammar

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

Perfect language exchange partner

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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People who like to have fun, travelling, sport...

My learning goals

Learn some language, make some friends

My favorite topics

Traveling, sports, technology

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Improve my language skills, while helping others...

My favorite topics

I enjoy writing poems and short stories. Other hobbies: music, science, learning other cultures, politics.

My language exchange partner is

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

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Languages, travel, photography, technology, green energies, biomaterials,...

Ideal language community partner

I'd love to talk to someone who loves to travel, interested in learning not only about a language but culture and other topics. (To everyone basically) Feel free to talk!

My learning goals

Practice different languages and learn about other cultures.

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

Easy going, open minded, likes to talk, fu...

My learning goals

improving, having a good time

My favorite topics

life , traveling, hobbies, people, politics, science, anything ...

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Making the kingdom of Go...

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Life

Perfect language exchange partner

Christian friends

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My favorite topics

English and live in Chicago! I love discovering music and films...

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

My learning goals

Develop my basic language skills and hopefully meet like-minded people along the way. I want to do something small each day to keep up my languages, even if every day isn't the same

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My perfect tandem buddy would be someone with a good sense of...

My learning goals

I am passionate about languages! My goal is to learn as many as I can!

My favorite topics

Music, travel, food, languages, nature

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Speak at least Spanish fluentl...

My favorite topics

Electronics, running, gaming

Ideal language community partner

Someone who speaks multiple languages fluently and English fluently to help.

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Ideal conversation exchange partner

people interested in similar things

My learning goals

learn so much my brain explodes

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Someone who is interested in teaching me things about their culture!...

My learning goals

Learn more colloquial language and make friends! I also want to learn about different points of view.

My favorite topics

Makeup, fashion, cartoon, anime, music, games, Pokémon, drawing

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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

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Storytelling, video games, culture, travelin...

My language exchange partner is

Somebody willing to share their personal stories or talk about social issues with lots of sass! (Well maybe... up to you.)

My learning goals

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

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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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Someone serious about languages onl...

My learning goals

Having more courage to just speak/write

My favorite topics

Food, filmmaking, k-dramas, languages, cultures, music

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My learning goals

I want to improve my fluency in Spanish and Chinese....

My favorite topics

I like discussing foreign languages, art, movies, and politics.

Ideal conversation exchange partner

The perfect buddy is understanding and non-judgmental.

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My favorite topics

School, psychology, philosophy, books, music, food, culture,...

Perfect language exchange partner

My perfect Tandem partner will share interest in topics that I am interested in.

My learning goals

Learn more vocabulary and also learn more about other cultures.

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Preferably native speakers who are meticulous at correcting the...

My learning goals

Improving Spanish speaking and listening

My favorite topics

I really enjoy the city I live in, spending time with my friends and doing physical activity. Things like urban planning, biking, transit, happiness, community and friendship are topics I can talk about a lot. I have a husband, a dog and 2 cats.

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My learning goals

Being able to understand the language and to express myself in...

My favorite topics

Travels, movies, coffee, beach, emotionally talk. I'd really like to meet people and friends from all over the world.

My language exchange partner is

Someone who also speaks in English so we can understand each other and learn our primary languages so it can be easier to communicate. I'm not asking to respond right away, I can't do it either.

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Ideal language community partner

I would like to meet a honest, straight forward and open minded person.

My learning goals

I would like to learn about Life itself.

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My learning goals

Very very good speak English Learn different cultures Speak and enjoy in my interests

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Education(Languages, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology etc.) Technology(VR, Electric Vehicles, Drones etc.) Fitness World News Different Cultures

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To be with the right channel...

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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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I enjoy talking about architecture, video games, travel/cultures,...

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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 :)

My learning goals

I would like to learn a new language and make a friend

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I would like to talk with open-minded, cheerful and kind people...

My learning goals

I want to improve my English and Spanish to perfection and meet new friends.

My favorite topics

Travels, books, movies, driving, soccer.

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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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Music, movies, travel, sports, photography, games, professional...

Ideal conversation exchange partner

Smart and funny people.

My learning goals

Practice and perfect the language. Make some friends.

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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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Dominar el idioma mejorar pronunciación y audició...

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Trabajo música amigos fiestas lugares

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

Tandem is the world's largest language exchange app. There are currently 735 German speakers in Chicago looking to learn German 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 German language exchange in Chicago?

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

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

You can also find a German Tandem partner in <a href=/learn/german/parsippany-troy-hills />Parsippany-Troy Hills, <a href=/learn/german/lexington />Lexington, and <a href=/learn/german/syracuse />Syracuse.

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.