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

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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!

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Your native language:

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Our Newest Japanese-speaking Members

Here are 20 of our most recent Japanese-speaking members that could become your partner.
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Click on a name for more information or to contact the member.
Name Country
(City)
Native Language Practicing Language Description

Aki

May 2, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hello! I've recently switched my job which required English to communicate with at work. I majored English at the university but my speaking level is not satisfactory. I'm looking for keen learners who can speak to me in English and want to learn Jap.....

nao

May 1, 2016
Japan
(Nagoya)
Japanese
German
Hallo! Ich war mal in Deutschland als eine Studentin vor mehr als 10 Jahren. Ich möchte gerne wieder Deutsch sprechen bzw verbessern. Wenn du Lust hast, machen wir tandem!

Sadao

April 30, 2016
Japan
(Shizuoka)
Japanese
English
I'm SADA. I'd like to improve English skill to communicate foreigner fluently. I love to go to foreign country to find a different culture. on the other hand, I can teach you Japanese.

satoru

April 30, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
hi I have a best friend has gone to the United States,But, I do not at all speak English,So I want to practice, please become a means partner and I,I can answer it is also about the culture because Japan is going to various places.

Nori

April 30, 2016
Japan
(Puerto Princesa)
Japanese
Filipino (Tagalog)
Hello. I've come to the Philippines in order to start up the business now. I came in here, and I was keenly aware of the importance of communication.I want to come to speak Tagalog. By the way, English can be a little understanding. Thank you.

Mutsu

May 1, 2016
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
Hi, its Mutsumi from Osaka in japan. I hope to get my English well, and i hope to have good friends...^ ^♪

Natsumi

May 1, 2016
Japan
(Kobe)
Japanese
English
Spanish
I live in Japan (Kobe, Hyogo). I always use English in my job, but my English skill is awful. So, Im looking for my partner. Someone help me!!! Also, Id like to study Spanish because Im going to forget Spanish studied in my university.

Sanako

May 1, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
I'm college student in Tokyo I hardly have chance to speak English so my English skill is getting worse. Wanna find friends who can teach our languages each other.:)

Asami

April 30, 2016
Japan
(FUKUOKA)
Japanese
English
I live in Fukuoka now. I can never speak English, but am studying♪

Keni

April 30, 2016
England
(London)
Japanese
English
Hi How's going guys!! I'm Keni a japanese who has just started living in London UK. been in Australia for 2years ealier. Love traveling, learning new things and meeting ppl around the world. I would love to improve my English more and more to e.....

Sayumi

April 30, 2016
Japan
(Hyogo)
Japanese
German
English
Ich liebe Deutschland!! Hello,I'm Sayumi 26years old:) I'm live in Hyogo,Japan. I like germany culture,church,castle,music,people,art,landscape,people...and so many things:D<3 I've gone German mamy times before. I studied Music therapy in Japa.....

Atsushi

April 30, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
日本人です!英語勉強したいです!

Rino

April 30, 2016
Australia
(Adelaide)
Japanese
English
Hi!I'm Rino, I from Japan. I study English now:) in Adelaide. I can teach Japanese.

Midori

April 30, 2016
Japan
(Shinagawa)
Japanese
English
I am an software engineer working in Japanese software company. I like to talk about movies, music and scientific news like biotech and space. I love jogging for my hobby.

satake

April 30, 2016
Japan
(kobe)
Japanese
English
hi, my name is Hosei, and I'm 33 years old. I'm living in kobe JAPAN. i am here because I want to implove my english more and more. and also I would like to make new friends. よろしくお願いします。

HARUYA

April 30, 2016
Japan
(Kumamoto)
Japanese
English
将来的に外資系の企業で英語圏の人たちと円滑なコミュニケーションをすることができるようにしたいので、良い機会があればここで英語のコミュニケーション方法を学びたいと思っています。 I want to work in foreign company at Japan in the future. So, I hope to study English conversation. よろしくお願いします。

Cassie

April 30, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
I actually teach English to small children in Japan but I know I have a lot of space to improve still. If you can help me that will be very nice and hopefully I can help you with your Japanese. Thanks.

Makoto

May 1, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
I wanna go to other country to develop my business.

Shota

April 30, 2016
Japan
(Fukuoka)
Japanese
English
多くの外国人と話をしたいです! そして、将来的に海外で生活をしたいと思っています。 仲良くしましょう(^O^) I want to talk to many foreigner!

sophia

May 1, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
German
Thai
English
Korean
Hello. I am Japanese woman who is very interested in German. Unfortunately, I don't know German language at all. Since I visied Germany, I leave been interested. So I am looking for who teach me about the country. may be language, too..... I am look.....

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