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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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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

Alicia

April 24, 2015
South Africa
(Durban)
Afrikaans
English
I am 17 years of age, I'm a kindred spirit and a wallflower, who enjoys art, music, poetry and literature. My favourite umongst those include Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters, Simon and Garfunkel, Shakespeare, Wiliam blake and Salvador Dali. I als.....

Joh

April 25, 2015
South Africa
(Richards Bay)
Afrikaans
English
Japanese
French
Hi! My Name is Joh. I love languages, and other countries, but I especially love Japan. I would love to make some friends with whom I can talk in different languages :-D Also, I love meaningful friendships, so if you want one of those, contact.....

Cornelius

April 21, 2015
South Africa
(Pretoria)
Afrikaans
English
German
Hello, My name is Cornelius and I am 29 years of age. I am extremely well versed in English as well as my native language, Afrikaans. I am very eager to learn German, and have full faith that I can master it granted I have someone to help me with m.....

Pieter

April 21, 2015
South Africa
(Bethal)
Afrikaans
English
Zulu
German
Good day. My name is Pieter Enslin. We come from Bopfingen in Germany and I want to pick up my roots as I am a proud European living in Africa. I will love to make friends from Germany and learn the language Afrikaans originated from.

Juan

April 20, 2015
South Africa
(Vanderbijlpark)
Afrikaans
English
Japanese
I'm a part time engineering student, and a business owner. My hobbies include brewing beer, watching and playing all kinds of sport and anything IT related. I have a huge interest in the Japanese culture and decided to travel there in August, althoug.....

LAWRENCE

April 20, 2015
Nigeria
(Abuja)
Afrikaans
English
I am a single man descent with a nice vision of what life is all about i hope to meet the woman of my life

YOLANDI

April 24, 2015
Russia
(Nizhny Novgorod)
English
Afrikaans
Russian
Hi everyone my name is yolandi and i am currently studying in Nizhny novgorod hence i Need to learn the Russian language. I am fluent in English and would help anyone who is willing to learn.

michael

April 22, 2015
France
(paris)
Afrikaans
French
hi everybody !!!! Am michael frm Benin, i speak french and english and others 3 mores langage.i want to make more friend all over the word by exchanging my langage, my culture, love, advice and other things. about myself am a very simple man, gentl.....

Nyanzi

April 17, 2015
Uganda
(kampala)
Afrikaans
English
Hey there..,am Remegio but my colleague call me Remmy.Am a black african from Uganda.Am a male friendly and loving.I would like getting friends from all corners of the world. Just drop me a word.....

Kobus

April 16, 2015
South Africa
(Sandton)
Afrikaans
English
German
Hi My name is Kobus, I need friends who can improve my German, I can teach you English and Afrikaans.

DERRICK

April 13, 2015
Uganda
(KAMPAL)
Afrikaans
English
simple,lovely,literate in everything

Rara

April 18, 2015
South Africa
(Port Elizabeth)
English
Afrikaans
Bengali
Japanese
Hi, I want to improve my Japanese and learn Bengali. I'm can help you with English and Afrikaans.

Freya

April 21, 2015
South Africa
(09:30)
Afrikaans
German
English
Portuguese
Hi, I live in South Africa and am currently learning Portuguese, but I struggle to speak it, so I need help! skname Freya.nell

zouabi

April 8, 2015
Tunisia
(tunis)
Afrikaans
Afrikaans
hiii

Cristale

April 13, 2015
Rwanda
(Kigali)
Afrikaans
French
Hello!how are you?am a girl from Rwanda and i would like to learn and practice french because i would like to use it.i like swiming,movies,dancing and much more

Elrika

April 25, 2015
South Africa
(Krugersdorp)
Afrikaans
English
Italian
Ciao! I am a high school Science teacher, so one of my passions in life is Science, animals and nature. My other passion is ITALIA and everything Italian! My dream is to live in Tuscany one day and you can help me with my Italian. Other interests of .....

Arina

April 25, 2015
South Africa
(Pretoria)
Afrikaans
English
Latin
Spanish
Italian
English
Hi everyone! My name is Arina and I am a 19 year old Theology student from South Africa. I want to learn some foreign languages to help me with my studies. My hobbies are travelling, reading, watching series and getting to know new people. Feel fr.....

mohamed

April 6, 2015
Tanzania
(Daressalaam)
Afrikaans
English
Nahitaji kufahamu kiingereza kwa ufasaha zaida, kwa sababu ni lugha ya kimataifa na ninahitaji kuwasiliana na watu mbalimbali Duniani

charles

April 21, 2015
Kenya
(nakuru)
Afrikaans
English
I am social,honest and easy-going..i love all people and like making friends with all..anyone is welcome to chat,share with me anytime..

moses

April 4, 2015
Uganda
(kampala)
Afrikaans
English
am humble and interesting

Click here to view all Afrikaans-speaking members.
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