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!

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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.
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

Eto

May 29, 2016
Japan
(Fukui)
Japanese
English
Hi I'm Takahito . I'm 18 I was born Japan but I live in Australia now to study English.

Masa

May 29, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Korean
I'm masa. I'm Japanese I want to speak with people to use English and I want to practice Korean. Before I was living in Toronto for 3 months. I don't want to forget my English skills. Please send me massage. Thank you for read my texts.

Kana

May 29, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
German
Hello, everyone! I'm Kana,22. The reason why I wanna have a partner of language exchange is just to improve my English skill. I feel I become poor at speaking English more than before although I have an experience to visit England for study abroad......

sae

May 29, 2016
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
Spanish
English
Quiero aprender español e inglés. Y quiero tener unos amigos extranjeros en Japón. I want to study English and spanish.

ミケ

May 29, 2016
Japan
(宮城県)
Japanese
English
英語の勉強をしたくて始めました。ほとんどわからないし話せませんが、よろしくお願いします!

karen

May 29, 2016
Japan
(kanagawa)
Japanese
English
I like music and manga and movie. I play the drums.My dream is to play the drums overseas in the future!

Hana

May 28, 2016
Japan
(Lexington)
Japanese
English
I am Japanese and can speak English. I am looking for English speaker who is interested in learning Japanese for my two teenage daughters. They are beginners of English and need a conversational partner. We came from Japan and live in Lexington. I i.....

rumi

May 30, 2016
Japan
(sapporo)
Japanese
English
i'm from japan.i worked child care tearcher. my hobby is running and japanese calligraphy and cooking. i'd like to be able to speak english very well. i'd like to study english.

Taka

May 28, 2016
Canada
(トロント)
Japanese
English
Hello I wanna more improve my English skill. Let's get to know each other. I'm into botanical and Moral also. Hobbies gymnastics,drawing pic, cooking, soccer,m martial arts ...etc and I wanna make new friends .. Im so quiet and shy..and I like hiking.....

mimi

May 30, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hi! I live in Tokyo,Japan. I studied abroad for half a year, but after coming back to Japan, I don't have a chance to talk with anyone in English. Then, I've forgotten.. I don't want forget, so please help me!! Just having coffee at a cafe or somewhe.....

Yuka

May 28, 2016
Japan
(Melbourne)
Japanese
English
German
Chinese, Mandarin
Hi I'm Yuka from Japan. I'm now learning English,and I'm really interested in learning languages and cultures! So,if you want to learn Japanese culture and language,plz contact me. I don't care your nationality. Let's talk about our country,and .....

Koichiro

May 28, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
My interests: camping, music, computer science, etc.

Kazuhiro

May 28, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
French
Russian
Finnish
Hello,I want to learn English and other languages. I am interested in different countries and their cultures. I like rock, jazz, classical music, Anime, and Noh. Please E-mail me! Je parle un peu Français. Я иэучаю русский.

Syota

May 28, 2016
Japan
(Japan)
Japanese
English
Hello,I'm Syota.I'm interested in foreign culture and food culture. My hobbies are cycling, cooking, and music.I study English so that Could you be my language exchange partner?

Yumi

May 30, 2016
Japan
(Nagoya)
Japanese
English
Italian
French
Hi. I'm Yumi, 28 years old and currently working in the medicine industry in Nagoya. I've been learning English for 2 years and I want help you to improve your Japanese. I like traveling, watching movies, and fashion. We can have a chat i.....

Toshio

May 28, 2016
Taiwan
(Taipei)
Japanese
Czech
Hi,I am in Taipei and plan to learn Czech. Wish I could find a friend to exchange language.

瞳子

May 29, 2016
Japan
(東京)
Japanese
English
Hello.My name is Hitomiko.I living Tokyo.I love music manga anime and movie.I want to become able to have daily conversation.Please email me later.

Michiyo

May 29, 2016
Japan
(kobe)
Japanese
English
Hallo! I'm michiyo.I'm Japanese.I've been to Philippines two month for study English.But I cannot speak well. I want to study more.My hobby is baking cakes. Also I'm baker.I work for a factory,Another hobby are hiking,make same crafts,take a picture......

nana

May 29, 2016
Japan
(神奈川県)
Japanese
English
Korean
韓国ドラマがすきです。韓国のことが知りたいです。日本語か英語で教えてほしいです。韓国語も教えてほしいです。

Lisa

May 29, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hello, I'm a 26 years old Japanese who is leaning English. I'm looking for someone who can teach me English and enjoy talking with me :)

Click here to view all Japanese-speaking members.
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The Basics
What is a language exchange?
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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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- 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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