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!

Find an  Afrikaans-speaking Partner
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

Haris

May 2, 2016
Sudan
(khartoum)
Afrikaans
English
i am african wish to meel someone intersting practicing enlish

Franco

May 1, 2016
South Africa
(Port Elizabeth)
Afrikaans
English
- Other -
I am a boy that, wants to learn how to speak setwana, because i would like to communicate better with my friends in their home language.

maryam

May 3, 2016
Kenya
(Nairobi)
Afrikaans
Spanish
*I'm maryam 24yrs from Kenya east Africa,, *I have a dream of visiting Mexico,i love Spanish anyway *I'm a single mum ,so I'm being a mom *hobbies:cooking, reading, writing, movies, music,horse riding ,farming, nature walk,socializing, travell.....

Chris

April 29, 2016
Nigeria
(lagos)
Afrikaans
English
i am an African i will love too settle or migrate to Oslo very soon,i will to learn about cultures and languages while making good friends .here and while living over soon,lm very friendly i will love to meet peoples from different races,please kin.....

Elaine

April 29, 2016
South Africa
(Kimberley)
Afrikaans
Tswana
Hi I am a Social Worker in Kimberley, Northern Cape and would like to be able to address my clients in their own language. I would also like to learn about their culture and understand them better

Nusat

April 29, 2016
Azerbaijan
(Baku)
Afrikaans
Azerbaijani
kills : - Outstanding Communication Skills - Capability of a team leader with problem solving posture - Capability of system implementer and plan designer - Outstanding documentation and organizational skills - Ability to work understressful con.....

Sharon

April 28, 2016
South Africa
(durban)
Afrikaans
English
Portuguese
Hi my name is Sharon from South Africa, wanting to come to Namibia. And world like to learn Portuguese so I get around whilst there. Tx

Justin

May 4, 2016
South Korea
(Seoul)
English
Afrikaans
Korean
Teach English, learn Korean and Explore Seoul. (Gold) 카톡 justinfhw

Adikali

April 25, 2016
Other
(CONAKRY)
Afrikaans
French
English
I am curious to know the unknown. I like frank discussions and like to know the culture. I want to learn french and be a linguistic.

Martelize

April 25, 2016
South Africa
(Cape Town)
Afrikaans
English
French
Hebrew
I am Afrikaans but can also speak English and French. I would like to learn Hebrew because languages interest me. I am a French teacher.

Gabriel

April 25, 2016
Nigeria
(Lagos)
Afrikaans
English
Hi, my name is Gabriel James. I want to learn French and other languages so that I will be able to communicate effectively.

Shahad

April 25, 2016
Saudi Arabia
(Riyad)
Afrikaans
French
J'étudie le français et je veux parler français avec quelqu'un.

Maria

April 30, 2016
South Africa
(Johannesburg)
Afrikaans
Afrikaans
Hello.

ashley

April 24, 2016
South Africa
(cape town)
Afrikaans
Russian
hi my name is ashley. im here to learn more about the world and its variety of rich cultures. so if you willing to share, im willing to listen

wamala

April 24, 2016
Uganda
(kampala)
Afrikaans
French
i am a Ugandan from east african region and am interested in meeting new friends from across the world. feel free to contact me, thnx

quinton

April 23, 2016
South Africa
(Pretoria/tshwane)
Afrikaans
English
French
Hi, I am an english/afrikaans speaking male in my early 30s, with french roots(that is why I want to learn french), hard-working and dedicated, open for any communication. Im patient and teach very well.

Murray

April 23, 2016
Ireland (Republic of)
(dublin)
Spanish
Afrikaans
Spanish
Hi there South african english speaker married to a Venezuelan but currently more time is spent improving my wifes English but i need to improve my Spanish as want to be fluent.I am very much a beginner so am interested in a language exchange with a .....

ziyaad

April 22, 2016
South Africa
(Cape Town)
English
Afrikaans
Japanese
Hello, My name is Ziyaad, im a guy from South Africa. I am an engineer. I am wanting to travel to Japan soon, and want to learn Japanese language better and about the cities. I am willing to help you with your English, I speak 2 languages. I enjoy.....

Ren

April 21, 2016
South Africa
(Midrand)
German
Afrikaans
Italian
Hi, my name is Ren. I would like to improve my beginners Italian. I will be in Verona only for a week in May 2016 and am wanting to meet up with someone who would be wanting to chat with me. In return I speak English and German as well as some Afr.....

rawan

April 20, 2016
Kuwait
(masayel)
Arabic, other
Afrikaans
Akan
i really wana learn arabic in english becus its wastoo hard 4me

Click here to view all Afrikaans-speaking members.
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