Learn to Speak Afrikaans : Language Exchange via Email, Text Chat and Voice Chat

Learn to Speak Afrikaans

Language Exchange via Email, Text Chat and Voice Chat

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Learn Afrikaans online by practicing with a native speaker who is learning your language. Write or speak Afrikaans online to improve grammar or conversation.

A language exchange complements other forms of learning such as classroom, cultural immersion and multimedia, because you get to practice all that you have learned with native speakers in a safe and supportive environment.

The Basics
What is a language exchange?
Why do a language exchange?
How to do a language exchange?
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...one of  "the best ways to learn a foreign language."

- The Wall Street Journal
November 18, 2002

Advantages of language exchange learning include:
  • Learning the real Afrikaans language (slang, expressions, etc.) used by ordinary native speakers
  • Getting accustomed to the way native speakers speak in real (casual) Afrikaans conversation
  • Making a friend in the Afrikaans-speaking culture.
Language exchange learning is also inexpensive because we provide free tips and conversation lesson plans that allow you to do a language exchange on your own.

For more advantages, please see why do a language exchange.

What You Can Do Here

Here at MyLanguageExchange.com, you can
  • Find Afrikaans-speaking language exchange partners.
  • Practice your Afrikaans by writing emails (pen pals).
  • Practice written conversation using text chat.
  • Practice speaking using voice chat.
We provide free, helpful guidelines and tips on how to do a language exchange, as well as free lesson plans designed by an expert in language exchange learning. The activities are fun so you can easily "break the ice" with your new learning partner and get effective practice.

In short, you have everything you need to practice and learn Afrikaans via a language exchange.


Email, Text Chat or Voice Chat?

The type of exchange that is right for you depends on your proficiency level in Afrikaans and your learning goals. Find out which type of language exchange is right for you.


Before Practicing

Before you begin practicing, please read the free guideline, How To Do A Language Exchange for hints on doing an effective language exchange.


Find a Partner Now

Find an Afrikaans language exchange partner now, and have fun!

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Your native language:

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Our Newest Afrikaans-speaking Members

Here are 20 of our most recent Afrikaans-speaking members that could become your partner.
To view all registered Afrikaans native speakers, please click here.
Click on a name for more information or to contact the member.
Name Country
(City)
Native Language Practicing Language Description

Conrad

September 1, 2015
South Africa
(Cape Town)
Afrikaans
English
Spanish
I am from South Africa and speak both English and Afrikaans fluently. I would like to learn some basic Spanish to help me with my travels to South America

Cecilia

August 30, 2015
Namibia
(windhoek)
English
Afrikaans
Korean
French
hi my name is Cecilia from Namibia am 20 years of age, i love meeting new people, am an outgoing person, loves jokes and making friends, and i would love to know how to speak Korean and french simply because am in love with those two languages really.....

Lené

August 30, 2015
South Africa
(Malmesbury, Cape town)
Afrikaans
English
Creole
Spanish
French
hallo. My name is Lené. I love learning different languages and my parents are moving to Mauritius in a while so I would really like to speak Mauritian creole. I would also love to speak Spanish and French for if I travel the world someday. I can hel.....

jose

August 31, 2015
Brazil
(são paulo)
Afrikaans
Portuguese
olá. eu quero melhorar falar em portuguese por que vou estudar no brasil. também quero saber mais sobre a cultura brasileiro.

rodrigue

August 29, 2015
Benin
(cotonou)
Afrikaans
French
I am a young African who wishes for me with all persons desirous to teach me their language and culuture, thank you to answer me

Bagala

August 28, 2015
Uganda
(kampala)
Afrikaans
Afrikaans
English
want to learn different languages as aprocess make friends

Andrew

August 28, 2015
Tanzania
(Arusha)
- Other -
English
Afrikaans
Swahili
Swahili
English
Swahili
Afrikaans
Napenda kuwasiliana na watu kutoka sweeden na nitafurahi kuwa nao karibu kwani ni wakarimu na napenda tutembeleane na napenda kuwa na marafiki kitoka nao kwende mbuga za wanayama.

Michael

August 29, 2015
Austria
(Vienna)
Afrikaans
French
I am very nice and cool guy.

Moses

August 27, 2015
Uganda
(kampala)
Afrikaans
Afrikaans
German
Am a ugandan, muganda in tribe.i like sports and watching movies.ma dream is to vist Germany and thats why i want to learn the language

Leila

August 26, 2015
South Africa
(Cape Town)
English
Afrikaans
Arabic, Middle Eastern
Spanish
Italian
French
Hi there. I'm a South African female who would love expanding knowledge of different languages. Preferably Italian and Spanish.

Allen

August 25, 2015
Uganda
(Kampala)
Afrikaans
English
Am a ugandan female aged 32.i want to meet people all over the world.

AHIMBISIBWE

August 24, 2015
Uganda
(KAMPALA)
Afrikaans
Amharic (Ethiopian)
i am a ugandan i want to learn amharic

kuyuni

August 22, 2015
Kenya
(nairobi)
Afrikaans
German
am kuyuni wanjohi ,a kenyan and want to know how to express myself in germanic.hobbies are reading novels

Alex

August 22, 2015
Ghana
(accra)
Afrikaans
Afrikaans
English
I am a shy and easygoing person

sankumba

August 22, 2015
Gambia
(Banjul)
Afrikaans
Russian
i am a man full of alarcrity and adulation feel free to ask me

Kristin

August 22, 2015
South Africa
(Cape town)
English
Afrikaans
Swedish
Hi I am from a Swedish family but have never been taught to speak it. I want someone to help me with my Swedish so I can communicate with my cousins and other family better.

whitesea202

August 21, 2015
Nigeria
(Lagos)
Afrikaans
Arabic, Middle Eastern
I am George Ken working with Kuwait contractors and my interest is to learn kuwait language

Ezekiel

August 20, 2015
Nigeria
(Abuja)
Afrikaans
Spanish
Italian
Hi parker is my name, am from nigeria! My language of interest are italian and spanish. I've always wanted to learn this languages because they are very important to me and i love them as well.

majorie

August 20, 2015
Namibia
(walvisbay)
Afrikaans
Swahili
hi all..am interested in meetin new people a specially kenyans,,,, my dream is to visit there someday and very soon

Kikeey

August 19, 2015
Germany
(Augsburg)
Afrikaans
German
I just resident of Grramny in Bremerhaven City, I just relocate here from Nigeria and I always lonely with my two little Sons i born in this Country in fact sometimes I always need a translator from German to English to me and who can also go with m.....

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