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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!

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Your native language:

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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

愛斗

April 24, 2015
Japan
(宇都宮市)
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
English
仕事で海外に行くことが多いので主要になる中国語、英語を勉強したいです。

HARUKI

April 24, 2015
United States
(sanfrancisco)
Japanese
English
現在アメリカに語学留学中です。 日本語はかなり上手いとおもいます。関西弁・標準語ともにいけます。 I live in san francisco near the bay. I am japanese student. I want to learn english more. I can teach japanese very well.

Taka

April 23, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Finnish
こんにちは、私はTakaです。日本に住んでいます。 仕事で海外へ出張する機会が多いので、コミュニケーション能力を付けたいです。スキルアップが目的です。 英語は苦手ですが、話はすきです。宜しく! Hi, I am Taka. I live in Japan. I have many opportunities to travel abroad for work. I want to give the ability to communicate. Skills is the purpo.....

Naohiro

April 23, 2015
Japan
(Sapporo, Hokkaido)
Japanese
English
Hello! I’m NACK, 33 years of age. I live in Sapporo-City, Hokkaido which is the northern most island of Japan. I worked at a newspaper company in Tokyo but I resigned from my job because I resolved to focus all my energy on studying English. Why I’.....

はる

April 25, 2015
Japan
(埼玉)
Japanese
English
とにかく英語のスキルを伸ばしたいのと 友達が欲しいです!日本語なら教えられます。 留学にもメッチャ興味あります!

mika

April 23, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
私は、留学したいので英語を学びたいです。 Im here to stady English.

Kayoko

April 24, 2015
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
私は旅行が大好きです。英会話はずっと取得したいと考えていました。気軽によろしくお願いします:-D

Toyoto

April 23, 2015
Japan
(Nagoya)
Japanese
French
Hi. I'm Toyo.I'm a Japanese and I'm 25yo, I'm really into french culture,language, movies, history, food. Also I'm planning to go to Toulouse in this summer and stay for a year. My french is still beginner but I need to improve my french before g.....

uriyama

April 23, 2015
Japan
(Kansai)
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
English
Korean
hi,everyone. i'm looking for foreign friends who speak English or Chinese ^_^ ! plz exchange e-mails with me~.

Ashley

April 24, 2015
Japan
(Chiba(千葉市))
Japanese
English
Hi! I used to lived in Canada and US, but my English skill has not improved enough. I want to learn English speaking(communicating) skill. I'll go to US college next year. If you want to study Japanese, I can help you)

Alisa

April 23, 2015
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
Hi! I'm Alisa. I've been in Victoria since April 2015. I'm on my way of studying English. I'm looking for friends to exchange our languages and cultures . I'm going to introducing myself , my hobbies are watching movies, reading comics and play.....

Erika

April 23, 2015
Germany
(köln)
Japanese
Icelandic
German
現在、ドイツに在住しています。 いつかアイスランドの温泉にはいりながら、オーロラを見るのが夢です。

HideP

April 23, 2015
Japan
(Kyoto)
Japanese
German
I'm japanese guy and I speak litte french. Actually I started to lean German. こんにちは ドイツ語をべんきょうしています^ ^

Carry

April 24, 2015
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
I am 29years old female and want to improve my English. Someone who wants to learn Japanese in Osaka,let's exchange language. (Female Preferred)

Yuu

April 25, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hi!I'm Yuu. I'm from and living and working in Tokyo. I like to talk with people in other country and want to exchange our exprience and culture. feel free contact me!

Yuri

April 23, 2015
Japan
(kyoto)
Japanese
French
私は京都在住の日本人です。 フランス語を学びたく、登録しました。 宜しくお願い致します。

fed

April 23, 2015
Taiwan
(taibei)
Japanese
English
hello

yg

April 23, 2015
Japan
(tokyo)
Japanese
English
.

hi there

April 23, 2015
Japan
(tokyo)
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
にほんじんです。 ちゅうごくごをべんきょうしたい。 たのしくまなびたい。 よろしくおねがいします。 えいごもできます。 I can speak English. please let me know if you can speak English. I think it help us our communication. thanks.

タロー

April 23, 2015
Japan
(東京)
Japanese
Thai
タイにしばらく出張で行くのでタイ語を覚えたいです❗️

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- United States, March 29, 2001


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