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

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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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

Yuzzy

May 26, 2017
United States
(Cambridge)
Japanese
English
Hi. I'm international student from Japan. I'll go to college this year in MA, so I really need to improve my English. If you're native language is English, please talk to me!

Hitomi

May 27, 2017
Japan
(京都 kyoto)
Japanese
English
こんにちは!私は日本人の大学生です。外国の方と話す機会が欲しくてこれを始めました!仲良くしてください。 Hello!I'm Japanese college student.I started it because I want chance to speak another languages speaker.I hope to be friends with you.

ERI

May 26, 2017
Japan
(さいたま)
Japanese
English
英語を使って仕事がしたい。 英語を日常に取り入れたい。

Nicholas

May 26, 2017
United Kingdom
(London)
Japanese
English
Hi! I am PhD student in Tokyo, and currently a visiting student in London. I am half British and half Japanese, but I am not good at speaking English. I would love to do language exchange with someone who wants to learn Japanese. I like rock music an.....

Sakumi

May 26, 2017
Japan
(tokyo)
Japanese
English
イギリスに半年間、語学留学に来ています。英語で沢山話したいです。文法も教えてください。 あと、着付けができます。日本で着物を着ていました。

Yuka

May 26, 2017
Canada
(Guelph)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm looking for someone to be friend with me who can practice me speaking English! I would love to teach/speak with you in Japnese!!

TOMOHIRO

May 26, 2017
Switzerland
(Geneva)
Japanese
English
French
My life in Geneva has just started in April 2017. I have to learn English and French. I really wanna improve English skill. Please have a conversation in English. I also can teach you Japanese because I am a native Japanese speaker. Do not hesitate t.....

Taku

May 26, 2017
Japan
(TOKYO)
Japanese
English
Korean
音楽が好きなので、英語や韓国語の歌を歌えるようになりたいです。そこから、日常会話程度の言語力を身につけたいと思っています。よろしくお願いします。

Ryuji

May 26, 2017
Japan
(広島)
Japanese
Finnish
フィンランドに興味があります。 よろしければ色々教えて下さい。 Moi Oletko kiinnostunut Suomi. Kiitos!

chitsu

May 26, 2017
Japan
(hyogo)
Japanese
English
I want to improve my english skills

ひろやん

May 26, 2017
Japan
(福岡)
Japanese
English
海外旅行したいから

Kenta

May 26, 2017
Japan
(東京)
Japanese
English
Thai
Portuguese
Hi,I'm 20 years old and a college student. I want to make friend with not only Japanese but also foreign people. I also take a class with Brazilian,so I want to be good at Portuguese. And I will meet a Thai girl in Thailand on July,so in part.....

Tomoyo

May 26, 2017
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hello, I have lived in central Tokyo. I'm looking for a English speaker who wants to study Japanese. I like coffee yoga arts so on.. I want to be able to speak English fluently. Hope we can study together and hang out sometimes. Prefer fe.....

Minako

May 26, 2017
Japan
(Akita)
Japanese
English
I am a Japanese female live in Japan. 10years ago, I lived in Seattle USA for an year for studying English and helping to teach Japanese in a university. I am planning to visit Seattle this summer from Aug 26th to Sep 2nd and looking for a someone wh.....

Riyoko

May 27, 2017
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hi! I'm Riyoko. I'm Japanese. I'm interested in a lot of western music. I cannot speak English fluently but want to study English more. Thank you. こんにちは。私の名前はりよこです。英語を勉強したくてこのアプリを始めました。始めたばかりで、このサイトの使い方さえもわかっていないです。色んな人と話したいですが、最初は日本語.....

Asuka

May 26, 2017
Japan
(Nagoya)
Japanese
French
English
Hi my name is Asuka. I wanna blush up my English and French. I think my English is good enough but I need to keep practicing speaking English in order not to forget it. Of course, I would love to help with your Japanese ^^ Je parle français aussi :.....

Ayaka

May 26, 2017
Taiwan
(台中)
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
你好! I'm Ayaka from Japan and have studied Chinese for a month. As you know, my Chinese is quite poor so I would like you to help me improve my Chinese speaking and listening skills And also I can teach you Japanese although I'm not that go.....

Mario

May 26, 2017
Japan
(Hiroshima)
English
Spanish
Japanese
Vietnamese
I have been living in Japan for almost 10 years. I speak English, Spanish and Japanese. I am trying to learn Vietnamese now, so I want somebody to teach me/help me particularly with the pronounciation. I can exchange with English and/or Spanish, or.....

M_0914

May 26, 2017
Japan
(東京)
Japanese
German
Ich bin Japanische Studentin und lerne gern Deutsch, aber meine Sprache ist nicht gut. Deswegen suche ich jetzt Jemanden der gut Deutsch spricht!! 日本語教えます😊

Yuki

May 26, 2017
Japan
(Portland)
Japanese
English
Hi! I`m Yuki. I have studied English for 5 years. My hobby is playing Basketball and surfing. I live in Portland for my temporary job. I can help you to study Japanese. Let`s talk by Japanese and English.

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How to do a language exchange?
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