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!

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

Issei

September 3, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
こんにちは!私は20歳で、大学一年生です。趣味はバスケットボールで、これから英語を話せるようになりたいと思っています。私は生まれてからずっと日本(埼玉)に住んでいるので日本語を教えられます。日本語を話せるようになりたい!って人はぜひ話しかけてください。 Hi!I'm20 and freshman of Univ.My hobby is playing basketball and I want to be a good English speaker.I can teach Japanese .....

Cocco

September 2, 2015
United States
(louisville)
Japanese
English
Hi

Emmy

September 2, 2015
Japan
(東京)
Japanese
English
Hi,My dream is accessory creator.Learning now :) Hobby is making a accesories/music/photo/travel/fashion..and more* Actuary I want to go to overseas from next year! So I want speak more English!!Please teach me English.Then I can teach you Japanese .....

kohta

September 2, 2015
Japan
(tokyo)
Japanese
English
My name is kohta I'm Japanese. I'd like to communicate with others

Kana

September 2, 2015
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
I'm going to go abroad next week. So I wanna improve my English. My hobby is playing the saxophone and wearing Japanese kimono. I like sports,movie,eating,playing in nature.

Taizoo

September 2, 2015
Japan
(Nagoya)
Japanese
Indonesian (Bahasa)
Hi, I'm a university student in Japan. I would like to practice my bahasa Indonesia

nanami

September 2, 2015
Japan
(fukuoka)
Japanese
English
Hi i'm japanese. i wanna learn english!!

Mao

September 2, 2015
Japan
(Nagoya)
Japanese
English
私は名古屋で働いています。 英語は接客で使いますが、 決まったフレーズしか話せません。 もっと英語でコミュニケーションが取れるようになりたいです。 my favorite are US TV drama 24, swimming, shopping, and EDM. Why don't you ask me about JAPANESE.

REI

September 2, 2015
Japan
(Kyoto)
Japanese
English
Hi! I wanna enjoy learning English with you(^^)/

uma

September 3, 2015
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
I'm Japanese 38 y old woman. I've been studying English especially technical words. I want to improve my English conversation skill. Please correct my language. I love music, movies, art etc. Please tell me any your favorite music or movies. I'm not .....

Koichi

September 2, 2015
Japan
(横浜)
Japanese
English
Hi! I'm Koichi. I'm a 20 year old student living in Yokohama and studying English, because I want to study in US or Canada in the future. However, my English level is low. I want to have more oppotunities of talking in English and make foreign friend.....

Tomohiro

September 2, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
My dream is to work abroad So I want to learn English

Tomoya

September 2, 2015
Japan
(Fukuoka)
Japanese
English
I'm japanese high school student. I don't like English. But we have to speak English. So I want learn English and teach japanese 私は日本の高校生です 私は英語が得意ではありません ですが英語を話せるようになりたいです 手伝ってくれる方がいらっしゃったらよろしくお願いします

mayu

September 3, 2015
Japan
(Kochi)
Japanese
Korean
韓国、韓国語が好きで独学で勉強を始めました。お互いの言語を教えあえたらいいなと思います。 よろしくお願いします!

Shinya

September 2, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
French
Hello there! I'm Shinya, 24 year old Japanese guy. I'm going to Lille soon and will live there for one year as a working holiday. But unfotunately I just started larning French a couple weeks ago, so I don't really speak French... That's why I'm look.....

Ayumi

September 3, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Italian
I've studied in the U.S. for about one year when i went to the university. I don't have any opportunity to use English recently but would like to maintain my English skill. mi piace studiare la lingua e ho cominciato studiare i .....

まき MAKI

September 2, 2015
Japan
(ぐんま)
Japanese
English
Korean
I am Maki,a japanese housewife(ex-English teacher of a senior high school) looking for serious exchanging language partners on regular basis watching video clips, dramas, movies etc. on s k y p e. My Eng target is to be able to understand dramas wit.....

TOMO

September 2, 2015
Japan
(TOKYO)
Japanese
English
Hello!My name is Tomo. I'm 30-year-old female from Japan. I study English to go for overseas travel. I'd like to enjoy correspondence with someone because it is very exciting to make pen pals abroad. My hobby is a cross bike.The maker is Bianchi.....

りょー

September 2, 2015
Japan
(大阪近辺)
Japanese
English
I'm RYOTA from JAPAN. This year I will become 27 years old. I'm interested in sports, in particular, soccer. I will be in English fluently. Please contact me if you interested in me or Japan.

Akane

September 2, 2015
Japan
(東京)
Japanese
English
はじめまして。 いつかは海外に住んでみたいので、元々好きな英語を話せる様になりたいです。 音楽、料理、読書、今は色んなことにチャレンジ中です! 日本語を学びたい方、英語を教えてくださる方、よろしくお願いします(^^)

Click here to view all Japanese-speaking members.
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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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- United States, March 29, 2001


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

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