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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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

Tomokazu

May 29, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
Spanish
Hi.My name is Tomokazu. I am a recruiter at an IT company in Tokyo. I know nothing of Chinese or Spanish, but I think I will need them in the future.

Kensuke

May 29, 2015
Canada
(Vancouver)
Japanese
English
Hi,I am a Japanese guy,30 years old. Nowadays I live in Vancouver in order to experience new things. Skills in English is really important to talk to foreigns. I also like to learn different cultures! Let's enjoy talking! I can teach you Japan.....

Takashi

May 29, 2015
Japan
(Sapporo)
Japanese
English
初めまして。私は北海道札幌市に住んでいます。趣味は旅行で長期休暇には海外に旅行に行ったりします。海外に旅行に行くと、必ず英語でコミュニケーションを取りますが、自分の伝えたいことをしっかり伝えるのは難しいです。日頃からネイティブの方とコミュニケーションをとりたいと思っています。 I live in Sapporo and am student. I like traveling abroad . In foreign countries ,I have to communicate i.....

Shimizu

May 29, 2015
Japan
(大阪)
Japanese
Thai
タイに何度か旅行に行きたい為

Ai

May 28, 2015
United States
(San Diego)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm Ai from Japan. I'm studying English in SanDiego.☀︎ I came here almost 3 months ago, then will stay until the end of September. I'd like to improve my speaking and listening skill, so I hope to meet and have a conversation. And I can help your.....

Monica

May 29, 2015
Romania
(Bukarest)
Romanian
Japanese
German
Hallo! Mein Name ist Monica, ich komme aus Rumänien und ich habe Deutsch und Japanisch studiert. Ich wohnte in Japan zwischen 2008 und 2014, wo ich meine Magisterstudium beendet habe. Jetzt arbeite ich als Freelancer - ich übersetze und dolmetsche un.....

Ken

May 29, 2015
Japan
(Shizuoka)
Japanese
English
I've lived in the US before as a student of language school and graduated school. I moved in Japan and start losing English ability so quick. I still love the country and visit sometimes for business. I 'm looking for partner who help me to blush u.....

T

May 29, 2015
United States
(Denton)
Japanese
English
I'm seeking a language partner whose native language is English. I'm a Japanese so I can teach you the language if you want.

Sachie

May 29, 2015
Japan
(Saitama)
Japanese
English
Hi,there.I am Sachie,having an experience of living in Australia for a year and a few months,back to Japan last year.I have been seeking a language exchange partner since I left Australia since then because I suppose my English is rusty these days. .....

さつき

May 28, 2015
Japan
(静岡県富士宮市)
Japanese
English
静岡県富士宮市、富士山の麓でハンドメイドの店をやっているシングルマザーです。自分の世界を広げるために色々な事にチャレンジしています。今後さらに色々な人と交流していきたいので娘と一緒に英語を学びたいです。

Tomo

May 28, 2015
United States
(New York)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm Tomo. I was born and grew up in Japan. I love music, fashion, travel, food, culture, building, volunteer and so on. I'm looking for friends to practice English. I'd love to be help to practice your Japanese too. I'm looking forward to have so.....

Kohh

May 28, 2015
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
Spanish
i'm study english now,and i also learn spanish. i wanna talk to you,guys. Estudio español e inglés ahora.

lisa

May 28, 2015
Canada
(toronto)
Japanese
English
Hello😆 I'm Lisa. I'm 21 years old, and I'm studying English and Chinese. I came to Toronto for improving my English skilIs. I like dancing💃 Please teach me English🌟

Yuka

May 29, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hello. My name is Yuka. I live in Japan , Tokyo. I'm 20 years old and college student. I major in nursing. I love English. I want to learn English more. It is important to speak English for going abroad. I want to communicate with many people and ma.....

motoaki

May 28, 2015
Japan
(tokyo)
Japanese
Chinese, Cantonese
English
初めまして^_^最近香港に仕事で週1回ほど来るので、この機会に広東語を学びたいと思います。英語も話せますので、気軽に連絡下さい。フレンドリーな方大歓迎です!

Yasue

May 29, 2015
Japan
(Ibaraki-tokyo)
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
English
Hi! My name is Yasue.I grow up in China and Japan, speak both Chinese and Japanese as a native speaker.I wanna brush up my english for my work. Im looking for native english speaker who can help me ,and I would like help your Chinese or Japanese. I l.....

KEI

May 29, 2015
United States
(ATLANTA)
Japanese
English
Hi. I'm working in Kennesaw from this April. I'm from Tokyo JAPAN. My English conversation is faltering and eager to have language exchange friend and have my skill up! I can teach not only Japanese but culture,custom etc. Please contact with me !

Miho

May 30, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hi I'm studying English! But usually I couldn't speak English...So I want to make a friends and more learn English! And I know my English is terrible...haha Thanks for leading :) 私は英語を勉強したいです!宜しくお願いします:)

Yuko

May 29, 2015
Australia
(Perth)
Japanese
English
Hello:) I'm Yuko. I've been in Perth for 2 months. I like traveling, playing tennis, running and eating. I'm studying English. Please talk with me!

Natsuko

May 30, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hello I'm Natsuko from Japan. I'm living in Tokyo and a university student. I have been Seattle for 1year as a study abroad. I wanna speak English and also if you want, I can teach you Japanese. I like shopping, eating and talking :)) lets hang out t.....

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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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- United States, March 29, 2001


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- Paskoila, St-jean (qubec) 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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