How to Learn ESL via Online Language Exchange : Email, Text Chat or Voice Chat?

How to Learn ESL via Online Language Exchange

Email, Text Chat or Voice Chat?

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What Kind of Language Exchange?

Should you practice via email, text chat or voice chat? This depends on your proficiency level in ESL and your learning goals.

Email:
(Pen Pals)
This is a convenient way to do a language exchange. It is suitable for learners at all proficiency levels. You can take the time to use dictionaries and other resources to work on writing and grammar. Click here for tips on doing a language exchange with your pen pals.
Text Chat: This is suitable for intermediate level learners or higher. See who's in text chat now.
Voice Chat: This is recommended for intermediate to advanced students who want to work on speaking, pronunciation or listening comprehension. The simultaneous text chat that is available in the voice chat rooms makes it easy to explain words and vocabulary. Click here to access a free voice chat program with excellent sound quality.



Our Newest ESL-speaking Members

Here are 20 of our most recent ESL-speaking members that could become your partner.
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Name Country
(City)
Native Language Practicing Language Description

Cat

October 21, 2014
England
(London)
English
French
Hi, I'm Cat and I'm learning to speak French because I have family in Toulouse. Also I have started to watch some French cinema - I really enjoy Celine Sciamma's films - and I want to be able to watch without relying on subtitles. I love film and te.....

Benjamin

October 21, 2014
Japan
(gifu)
Spanish
English
Japanese
Hello I'm currently living in gifu, I would like to learn and practice Japanese, so if you want to practice English or Spanish, this could be a very nice way for both of us.

Samuel

October 21, 2014
United States
(Cheektowaga)
English
Japanese
Hey! I'm an American business owner from New York looking for Japanese friends because I'm trying to improve my Japanese skills. I want to learn more about Japanese culture as well. I love to experience new food, music, and whatever else I possibly c.....

Sylvia

October 21, 2014
England
(Southampton)
English
French
My name is Sylvie, I am a retired English lady, I live in Southampton, I study French simply for pleasure, & would be happy to exchange conversation for practice.

anita

October 21, 2014
Other
(Prishtina)
Albanian
English
Spanish
Portuguese
Italian
German
French
I'd love to learn german, french, portugese or italian so if someone can help me out I can help you in english, spanish (not a professional) and even in Albanian if you'd be interested in

Sarina

October 22, 2014
Australia
(Dubbo)
English
Japanese
Hello, my name is Sarina. I would love to learn Japanese as I am planning to vist japan (Tokyo) in the future. I am almost 17 years old and I have a bubbly personality. I am hoping to make friends my age and exchange languages. My hobbies are Anime, .....

Mariana

October 21, 2014
United States
(Pasadena)
English
Korean
My husband and I are in Busan for the next three days, and we are interested in meeting up with someone to practice basic phrases and learn about living in Korea! We speak English and Spanish. kk mapreciado

Andrew

October 21, 2014
South Korea
(Daegu)
English
Korean
Hi everyone, I have been living in Daegu for about 2 years now. I've been studying Korean a little bit but have only been taking it seriously recently. I am hoping to find language partners (and hopefully a few friends) who would be available during .....

Ibrahim

October 22, 2014
Spain
(Tarragona)
English
Arabic, Middle Eastern
Hebrew
Catalan
Spanish
I am certified TEFL/TESOL teacher of English working here in Tarragona, Spain. I am also doing a Master's degree in 'Teaching English as a Foreign Language' at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, and as of such I need to learn 'Catalan' and 'Spanish' as qu.....

Vance

October 21, 2014
United States
(la mirada)
English
German
Seeking Insight into the German language and culture

DuFf

October 22, 2014
Philippines
(Cebu City)
English
Japanese
Hi^^ It interest me to learn foreign language and Japanese is on my list. I've been reading Nihongo books but it's quiet hard to learn on my own. Can you help me?^^It would be really fun learning Japanese with you. If you want to practice your Englis.....

Kate

October 21, 2014
Australia
(Perth)
English
Spanish
Hola! Quiero practicar espanol porque voy a Centro America proximo ano! Me encanta America de Sur and Espanol. Tengo amigos puedo escriber con. Necesito amigos a hablar con! Gracias!! Chau, Kate :)

Bob

October 21, 2014
Spain
(Barcelona)
English
Spanish
I currently live in Barcelona, Spain and am learning Spanish locally. I want to supplement my class with a language exchange.

Michel

October 21, 2014
Italy
(Rimini)
German
English
Italian
Hi, I am michel from Switzerland. I am located in Rimini for a couple of weeks and want to improve my Italian as well as making new friends. I am pretty sporty and open to diffrent sort of activities. My mothertongue is German but I can also offer f.....

Félix

October 21, 2014
Spain
(Palma de Mallorca)
Spanish
Catalan
English
French
German
Buenas, soy un chico de 24 años interesado en practicar francés(B1) con alguien. Mis idiomas nativos son el Español y Catalán, también tengo un nivel de Inglés avanzado (C1)

Piotr

October 21, 2014
Poland
(Krakau)
Polish
English
German
Hallo all, I'm Peter and I'd really like to start speak German fluently. I'm pretty sure you are able to help me. If you learn English or Polish, feel free to ask me for help. :)

Emma

October 21, 2014
South Korea
(Seoul)
Korean
English
French
Italian
I'm a Korean-Canadian currently residing in Korea. I learned French during my school years but haven't really had the chance to practice it in any way. I hope to make friends and naturally learn the language :) Of course, I'd be happy to offer Korean.....

nicolas

October 21, 2014
Italy
(bari)
English
Italian
- Other -
Just in italy most of the time lately because of uni I'm fluent in English and ok with Italian was just looking for an English speaking community ehhehe xheers

deidre

October 21, 2014
United States
(paterson)
English
Spanish
I understand majority of Spanish I just want to speak it well enough for work life in general

mm

October 21, 2014
Sri Lanka
(kandy)
English
English
Hi I'm From sri lanka. Female and 32 age.

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