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Finding the Ideal Language Exchange Partner

Learning a new language can be a challenging and rewarding experience. One of the best ways to improve your language skills is through a language exchange. By having a partner, you can get the practice you need to improve your language skills and become more confident in speaking.

When looking for the ideal language exchange partner, it's important to find someone who is a good match for your language level and learning goals. It's also helpful to find a partner who has similar availability and communication preferences.

Setting Goals and Expectations

Before you start your language exchange, take some time to set goals for what you want to achieve. This can include specific language skills you want to improve, such as grammar or vocabulary, or more general goals, such as becoming more confident in speaking. Be sure to discuss these goals with your language exchange partner and make a plan for how you will work towards them during your conversations.

Make Sure You Both Get Time to Learn

During your language exchange, be sure to alternate languages. This will give you the opportunity to practice both speaking and listening. It's also a good idea to set a specific time limit for each language, such as 10-15 minutes, to ensure that you both get equal practice.
Before each language exchange, take some time to prepare. This can include reviewing any new vocabulary or grammar points you want to practice, or thinking of conversation topics you want to discuss. This will make your conversations more productive and enjoyable.

How to find language partners on Sprachtandem.ch

Register

Create a meaningful profile. Tell something about yourself, your hobbies and your expectations of the language exchange.

Take the first step

Use the search and filter function to find suitable learning partners in your area. If you are more interested in a digital language exchange, you can also search for online meetings.

Let them find you

If you don't want to make the first move, you can wait for someone to discover your profile. You will be notified of new requests by email.

Start a tandem

Meet for coffee, hiking, beer or whatever you feel like. The important thing is that you both have fun and start the meeting with the same expectations.

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Last active 13.7.2024

Speaks

  • Italian

Learns

  • German

Elisa

  • CH-3014
  • Female
  • 31
  • 💻 Online
  • ☕️ In-Person

Ciao a tutti! Ich möchte meine Konversation auf Deutsch verbessern. Ich suche jemanden in Bern, der/die bereit ist, mich persönlich zu treffen, aber auch online, wenn ich unterwegs bin. Ich biete Italienisch an.

Hobbies and interests

Reisen, Backen, Romane

Last active 13.7.2024

Speaks

  • Russian
  • English

Learns

  • German

Anna

  • CH-8004
  • Female
  • 33
  • 💻 Online
  • ☕️ In-Person

I am Russian living in Zurich since 2018. Would like to improve my German (currently B1 level), can help with Russian :) Also, speak English fluently.

Hobbies and interests

Coffee, walks, city hopping, nature, music, art

Last active 13.7.2024

Learns

  • German
  • Swiss German

Rokhan Ayaz

  • ☕️ In-Person

Hallo euch ich möchte deutsch lernen und wenn jemand von mir Paschtu sprache Lernen. Ich kann Ihnen helfen.

Hobbies and interests

Fitness und Cricket

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