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

Learn to Speak Swahili

Language Exchange via Email, Text Chat and Voice Chat

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Learn Swahili online by practicing with a native speaker who is learning your language. Write or speak Swahili 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 Swahili language (slang, expressions, etc.) used by ordinary native speakers
  • Getting accustomed to the way native speakers speak in real (casual) Swahili conversation
  • Making a friend in the Swahili-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 Swahili-speaking language exchange partners.
  • Practice your Swahili 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 Swahili 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 Swahili 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 Swahili language exchange partner now, and have fun!

Find a  Swahili-speaking Partner
Your native language:

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Our Newest Swahili-speaking Members

Here are 20 of our most recent Swahili-speaking members that could become your partner.
To view all registered Swahili 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

rashid

May 24, 2015
Tanzania
(dar es salaam)
Swahili
English
hello friends my name is rashid...i like t shire with friends from all country

Milkah

May 23, 2015
Kenya
(Nairobi)
Swahili
Dutch
I am Kenyan and wish to learn Dutch because I want to travel there this winter.

Small

May 23, 2015
Kenya
(Garissa)
Swahili
Somali
Am a young professional working in NE Kenya. I like watching comedies and when at home(Mombasa), visit the Little Theater for entertainment. One embarrassing thing is; for the last four years here, I can't understand Somali! What a shame.I would lik.....

bibo

May 21, 2015
Tanzania
(daressalaam)
Swahili
Dutch
My name is kassim from africa Tanzania,i love learning dutch because i wanna come to holland so that i will be able to socialize appropriately with the dutch citizens,and i would love to share my swahili language with them,i love sports and i am a ve.....

DOUGLAS

May 25, 2015
Kenya
(MALINDI)
Swahili
French
i'm DOUGLAS KARANI,i'm a student at the university studying business.i speak Kiswahili,English,French,little deutch and little Italian.I would like to make friend with any person that we can share different cultures,taste,likes,languages and many mor.....

Carol

May 20, 2015
Kenya
(Nairobi)
Swahili
Spanish
I am a loving lady from kenya,i love dancing,singing,skating and making friends,i really want to learn spanish for it sounds very intresting and i would wish to visit a spanish speaking country some day.

mwanaarabu

May 19, 2015
Tanzania
(dar es salaam)
Swahili
Arabic, other
I just want to learn Arabic because it's among language which have a long history

Laini

May 19, 2015
Kenya
(Mombasa)
Swahili
Korean
hey, am Laini . am much interested in meeting new friends and having fun .i know English much better am from East Africa but now am working in Saudi Arabia am looking forword to meet new freinds

Aden

May 19, 2015
Kenya
(mombasa)
Swahili
Russian
hello am Aden, I speak both english and swahilli but would love to know the russian language. I am simple , inteligent and with a straight personality. I love making honest friends and cooking! the rest ul have to know by ya'self:-)

Riwan

May 18, 2015
Kenya
(Nairobi)
Swahili
Gaelic (Scottish)
hey! not very good at selling myself but here goes! :)... I'm 28years old living in Nairobi, Kenya. I own a dog (Diesel) that means the world to me! I'm happy, reliable, enthusiastic, funny and love to laugh. I'm not selfish and treat people like I w.....

Pilli

May 16, 2015
Tanzania
(Dar es Salaam)
Swahili
English
German
Hi! My name is Pilli, i am 18 years old from Tanzania. I like reading novels, listening to music, chatting and making new friends. I have been learning Germany for 4 years now and i wish to know more by interacting with native speakers. I can also he.....

Godfrey

May 16, 2015
Tanzania
(Moshi-kilimanjaro)
English
Swahili
Swedish
My interest to travel outside of my country!, l want to learn Swedish language coz l hav a dream of study my master degree at sweden and to start a life.

Mark

May 14, 2015
Finland
(Helsinki)
Swahili
Finnish
Olen Mark,Opiskelija Helsingin Yliopistossa.Minun täytyy opiskelen suomea koskaa Minun ammattikursi tarvitse sen kielta.

Harriet

May 15, 2015
Kenya
(Nairobi)
Swahili
Spanish
am a vision oriented person...fun to be around with and has her moments. Interested in building friendship and patnerships with agricultural scientists allover the world. have a vision of travelling to spain someday and would really love to learn spa.....

Elie

May 13, 2015
Canada
(Calgary)
Swahili
French
Hi there my name is Christian I am 26 years male' currtly living in Canada. My first language is Swahili second language is English. I used to speak french before when I was about 15 years old but when we moved to another country I lost some of it. .....

Charliz

May 12, 2015
Kenya
(NAKURU)
Swahili
English
Am Charles from Kenya am good in my native language and fair in English and I would like to be more better in it. I travel a round Africa and I like friends am considerate and accommodative. Am also willing to learn other languages like French, Germ.....

ignas

May 12, 2015
Tanzania
(songea)
Swahili
English
Hello, I am ignas i am 25 years old ,my hobbies are listening music, chatting,reading and watching movies :)

Ulrich

May 10, 2015
United States
(New York)
Swahili
Amharic (Ethiopian)
I am a math teacher seeking to learn foreign languages. Ulrich

yutuh

May 10, 2015
Kenya
(Nairobi)
Swahili
Tswana
planing to visit Botswana

peter

May 10, 2015
Japan
(Tokyo)
Swahili
Japanese
I am not a native English speaker but i bet my English is good enough. I am a master student here in Japan and i want to improve my Japanese since am scheduled to work here in japan for sometime . I basically love everything nature offers.

Click here to view all Swahili-speaking members.
Click here for advanced search.


The Basics
What is a language exchange?
Why do a language exchange?
How to do a language exchange?
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