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

Learn to Speak Japanese

Language Exchange via Email, Text Chat and Voice Chat

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Learn Japanese online by practicing with a native speaker who is learning your language. Write or speak Japanese 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 Japanese language (slang, expressions, etc.) used by ordinary native speakers
  • Getting accustomed to the way native speakers speak in real (casual) Japanese conversation
  • Making a friend in the Japanese-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 Japanese-speaking language exchange partners.
  • Practice your Japanese 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 Japanese 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 Japanese 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 a Japanese language exchange partner now, and have fun!

Find a  Japanese-speaking Partner
Your native language:

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- Juan José Guerrero, Seville (Spain)
February 25, 2002

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Our Newest Japanese-speaking Members

Here are 20 of our most recent Japanese-speaking members that could become your partner.
To view all registered Japanese 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

MIKI

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Orange county)
Japanese
English
Hi. I'm Japanese female. Would like to improve my English! Practice makes perfect. And also hope to make new friends, my life more interesting! よろしくお願いします^^

Sachiko

February 13, 2016
Japan
(Nagoya)
Japanese
German
I need to use German at work

Ryosuke

February 12, 2016
Norway
(Tondheim)
Japanese
Norwegian
-
Hi. I'm a 23 years old man from Japan. Now I'm studying in NTNU as an exchange student but I don't have any knowledge about Norwegian language. It would be nice if I can study Norwegian while I am in Trondheim. Takk!

Megu

February 13, 2016
Japan
(Nagoya)
Japanese
English
Hi!! I want to keep my English skill and make new friends. Also I am HAPPY to help your Japanese!! My interests are music, books and traveling. if you are interested me, please message me. Get in touch!!

yua

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Sapporo city)
Japanese
English
Hi! My name is yua.I live in sapporo.I'm 29years old. I want to be able to communicate with people from othercountry.Because I like travelling.I Study English .But,I can't speak English except for a little. こんにちは!私は札幌に住んでいます。英会話スクールに通っていますが、もっともっと話.....

Honoka

February 13, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hello! I'm Honoka. 22 years old. I was born and raised in Tokyo. I'm a senior in university and majoring in English. After graduating from university, I'm going to work for an airline company. I can help you with your Japanese if you can help me with.....

KIO

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
Italian
English
Hi! I'm Kio. I'd like to start learning Italian!

Yasuko

February 13, 2016
Singapore
(Singapore)
Japanese
English
Hi I'm from Japan, I've been in Singapore for work. I can speak Japanese and English. Looking for someone to help me brush up my English! よろしくおねがいします

Lily

February 12, 2016
Singapore
(Singapore)
Indonesian (Bahasa)
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
I am from Indonesia, i have been in Singapore for 2 years. I speak Indonesian, Japanese, and English. I am looking for someone to help me with Chinese.

Kasi

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
Italian
I'm yoga and Zumba instructor live in center of Tokyo. I've been a lots of countries. Now, I'm working at Italian casual Men's clothe store in Ginza. I lived in Napoli for harf year, I don't speak much Italian now... Need someone help me to speak It.....

Yuki

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Yamanashi)
Japanese
Swedish
English
Hej! Jag är Yuki och japanska som bor i Japan. Jag vill studerar svenska då jag är intressant i Sverige. Jag vill prata med någon på svenska. Ska vi prata?

love

February 13, 2016
Japan
(tokyo)
Japanese
English
I am Looking for friends who is native english speaker. prefer american. look forward to hearing from you!

Shota

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Ho Chi Minh)
Japanese
English
Vietnamese
Hello guys. I am the Japanese and study Vietnamese. Nice to meet you.

Emma

February 12, 2016
Japan
(大阪)
Japanese
Chinese, other
私は大阪に住む日本人です。台湾で日本語教師になるために勉強しています。台湾に住む予定ですが、言葉が話せません。台湾華語を教えてくれる方を探しています。もちろん日本教えます! 英語も話せます。よろしくお願いします。 I'm Japanese livnig in Osaka. I go to Japanese teacher training school to become a Japanese teacher in Taiwan, but I can't speak mandrin. S.....

shota

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
将来海外に留学したいので英語を上達させたいです。 特にスピーキングとリスニングを鍛えたいです。 よろしくお願い致します。

Keiko

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm Japanese. I'm learning English. I would like to teach Japanese . Let's have a good talk and exchange languages. こんにちは。私は英語を勉強しています。日本語を勉強している人にぜひ、日本語を教えたいと思っています。楽しく言語交換して、会話を楽しみましょう(^_^)

Yuu

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo or Niigata)
Japanese
English
日本に住んでいる18歳大学生です。 英語を教えて欲しいです、多少なら日本語も教えられると思います。 趣味はゲーム、ファッションです! Hey, i live in japan, 18old i want to study english! i can teach japanese a little! my hobby is TVgame and fashion.

Ken

February 12, 2016
Japan
(Yokohama)
Japanese
Japanese
I am ken.I 'm 33 years old.I live in Yokohama. I want to learn English.But I have little chance to speak English. Let's exchange language and culture.

Maho

February 13, 2016
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
Nice to meet you. My name is Maho. I'm 27 years old. I'm from Japan. I love to watch movies, Mad Max: Fury Road was the best. My favorite artists are Maroon 5, Coldplay, OneRepublic, Fall Out Boy, Zedd, Adele. I want to live in Victoria, Canada s.....

Toki

February 13, 2016
Japan
(Kanazawa)
Japanese
Japanese
HELLO!My name is Toki. I am a Japanese living in Kanazawa. I`m looking for a native English speaker to help with my English. In return, I could help you with Japanese. Please feel free to contact me. My li⚜n (toki401)

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The Basics
What is a language exchange?
Why do a language exchange?
How to do a language exchange?
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Member Testimonials
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- John C., New York, United States, March 29, 2001


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- United States, March 29, 2001


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- Katerina Vallianatos, ESL Teacher, U.S.A., January 1, 2001


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- Paskoila, St-jean (Québec) Canada, November 3, 2001


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- United States, March 29, 2001


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- Niel Smith, Silicon Valley, California, U.S.A., February 9, 2001

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