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

Aoi

July 3, 2015
Japan
(Kyoto)
Japanese
English
I'm japanese students.I study English now. Anime is favorite one , and I want to talk with an overseas person about Anime. So,I want to speak English so well. Thanking you in advance(^^)

Yurina

July 2, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
英語を勉強しています。趣味は音楽、ギターです。

Bulls

July 2, 2015
Japan
(名古屋)
Japanese
English
最近、会社で翻訳業務を頼まれたので、辞書や翻訳サイトを使ったりしながら調べています。 皆さんの力を借りたくて登録しました。

Kana

July 3, 2015
Japan
(東京)
Japanese
English
英語を自由に使えるようになりたいです!そして、友達を作りたいです^^ 漫画やアニメが好きです。他国の文化にも興味があります。

lily

July 3, 2015
Japan
(tokyo)
Japanese
English
習い事をしています。 いつか海外に行ってレッスンを受けたいです。 そのためにも英語をマスターしたいです! その他にも趣味はたくさんあります 色々な情報交換できるお友達が欲しいです(*'∀'*) 彼氏はいますので、教えあえるお友達が欲しいです!

Aki

July 2, 2015
Malaysia
(Johor)
English
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
Just came to Johor and looking for someone who can teach me Chinese in exchange for English. I was born in New Zealand so my English is fluent.

Yuka

July 2, 2015
Japan
(東海)
Japanese
English
Italian
色々な国の文化、ファッションに興味があります。たくさんの方とお話したいです。日本の風景をお届けします。

りさ

July 2, 2015
Japan
(日本)
Japanese
Thai
Russian
Thank you for visiting ! :) My name is lisa and I'm from Japan. I want to learn something new about their languages, traditions, and the other in here. And also meet new friends.lol My native language is Japanese. English is a little. I would lik.....

U.

July 2, 2015
Germany
(Hamburg)
Japanese
German
Hallo, I'm here to look for someone who can help me in leaning German. I'm 22 y.o. design student from Japan. Now living in Hamburg I'll be here until December for volunteer work in the shelter. I've just started leaning German language at sch.....

Yuki (友輝)

July 2, 2015
Australia
(perth city)
Japanese
English
Spanish
Korean
My name is Yuki from Japan. 20 years old. Now Im living in Perth, Western Australia. I wanna learn English, Spanish, and Korean. If you are interested in Japanese, why dont you exchange yout language?

Jun

July 2, 2015
Switzerland
(Basel)
Japanese
Swiss German
Spanish
Salü zäme, ich bi Japaner und wohne z'Basel sit öppe 3 Jahre. Ich würdi gärn Schwiizertüütsch lerne. Hola, soy japonés y hace unos 3 años que vivo en Basilea/Suiza. Me gustaría practicar español. Espero que alguien me pueda ayuar.

Kimura

July 2, 2015
Taiwan
(台中)
Chinese, other
Japanese
English
Japanese
English
hi!my name is yoshitei♪( ´▽`)I am 12 year old,I like drawing

yuki

July 2, 2015
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
Because I wanted to learn English, I arrived at this site. I am a student, but teach Japanese with effort.

YUICHI

July 2, 2015
Japan
(大阪)
Japanese
English
英語

Rei

July 2, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hi I'm Rei! I living in Tokyo. I want friends from foreign country and also I want to become able to speak English well. Let's try study hard together!!

Reina

July 3, 2015
Japan
(***)
Japanese
English
Hi! my name is Reina.I have a dream to travel around the world.But for travelling foreign countries, it needs for me to speak English which is the reason I have a strong motivation to study English.I mastered it, I want to speak to many people in man.....

Mayu

July 2, 2015
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
Hello.I'm Mayu.I love watching movies&TV drama.I especially like 'Supernatural'&'The Walking Dead' recently.When I go abroad,I watch movies.But I don't understand story.I just 'watch' movies.Not story.The reason why I want to study English.Thank you .....

Kiyo

July 2, 2015
Canada
(Vancouver)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm japanese. I want to learn English because I can't speak English very well. I want to make friends. Thank you.

Ryuto

July 2, 2015
Japan
(nagoya)
Japanese
English
Hi there , Im Ryuto . I use to live in toronto for ten months . I want to keep and improve my speaking in English , so Im looking for someone who can meet and talk with me . I can help with your Japanese (^^) Thanks .

DAI

July 2, 2015
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
Nice to meet you. My name is Dai. Im 25years old. Im studying English and i really want to improve my English skill. I want to practice to talking. Please be my friend!!!! I live in Osaka. My dream is to be a japanese teacher. so i go to vocationa.....

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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
"My language exchange is working wonderfully." ..."We couldn't be happier with the exchange. Thank you for setting it all up. Thank you for everything."

- 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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