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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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

Takuya

July 22, 2016
Japan
(Okayama)
Japanese
English
Hi! I'm Takuya. I've learned English for traveling. And I've been to asian countries last year. Of course, I'm interested in western countries. If you don't mind, let's have a talk about many things!!! By the way, my hobbies are animes, playing the g.....

Terry

July 21, 2016
China
(DaLian)
Chinese, Mandarin
Japanese
English
Portuguese
I am Terry and live in Tokyo. I want to brush up my English skills, I can teach you Japanese and Chinese.

Norio

July 22, 2016
Japan
(Kyoto)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm Norio Ozaki. I'd like to make friends in London. I am interested in yoga. If you are interested in Japan,please take a friend with me :)

真名人

July 21, 2016
Japan
(東京)
Japanese
English
将来海外に住みたいと考えているので英語を勉強したいと思いました。

tom

July 21, 2016
Japan
(岡山)
Japanese
Russian
はじめまして!私はロシアが好きです。 だからロシア人と仲良くしたい!けれど話す場所がない。 そのため、この場所で話すことにしました。 私は日本語を教えます。その代わり私の友達になってください。 よろしくお願いします!

namiyu

July 21, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Chinese, Mandarin
Hi! im from Japan! Hobby is travel. I want make friends. XD

ikai

July 22, 2016
Japan
(tokyo)
Japanese
English
Im working at Tokyo. In the future, I want to work not only in japan but also all over the world.

Keito

July 21, 2016
Japan
(SAITAMA)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm keito Male 25years old. I live in SAITAMA but Saitama and Tokyo both is fine if we meet. I'm looking for the people speak english. And I can teach you fantastic japanes language, OTAKUculture, anime and so on. I guess I can't send an e-m.....

Nona

July 21, 2016
Japan
(Osaka)
Japanese
English
こんにちは!大阪在住の24歳、女性です!海外旅行が好きで色々と行っているうちにもっと英語が出来るようになりたいと思いました。 英語が喋れる友達が欲しいー(^_^) 私は来年の3月からカナダにワーキングホリデーに行く予定です(^○^) 趣味は映画鑑賞、ヨガ、読者、カラオケ、食べる、お酒を飲むことです!

Aki

July 21, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hi, im female Japanese who is working as Marketer and PR in restaurant industry. I'm looking for English native to exchange language study. I've been lived in London for 4 years in the past, so I do speak English but indeed to lean it more because o.....

Yuka

July 21, 2016
Japan
(Okayama)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm Yuka. 23 years old. I'd like to improve my English ability especially, speaking. My pronounce is not good, so I want to make it better. Feel free to contact me. Thank you for your reading :)

Reira

July 22, 2016
Japan
(TOKYO)
Japanese
English
Hi!My name is Reira. I live in Tokyo in Japan. I'm a web designer.I enjoy watching foreign dramas and movies,watching musical theater,traveling.I'm studying English,because I love Traveling.Sorry I'm not a gold member.

Momoko

July 22, 2016
Australia
(Sydney)
Japanese
English
Hello, my name is Momoko. I'm from Japan and I study in Sydney as an exchange student for a year. Because I would like to increase opportunities to speak English, I am looking for someone who can meet me and practice languages together. Of course .....

Kei

July 22, 2016
Japan
(千葉県)
Japanese
English
Hello I'm Kei ;) I really wanna be friend all over the world!!! But my English is soooooo weak ;( So please teach me! Lol

Tsubasa

July 21, 2016
Japan
(tokyo)
Japanese
English
HEY GUYS !!! I CANT SPEAK ENGLISH VERY WELL ; ; SO SOMEONE TEACH ME ENGLISH !!!!!!!!!!

Eiko

July 21, 2016
Japan
(Fujisawa)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm Eiko. I am interested in languages and culture. I want to improve my English and teach Japanese. I like cooking, hiking, doing Yoga, and jogging:)

kana

July 21, 2016
Japan
(北海道)
Japanese
English
アメリカが好きです。映画も沢山観ました。 旅行も4回、アメリカに行きました。 でも、英語が話せないことで、友達もできません。 相手との意思疎通ができず、 悔しい思いをしています。 英会話ができたら、もっと仲良くなれるのに。 そんな思い出いっぱいです。 英語と多少日本語もわかる方に、英語を教えてほしいです。 よろしくお願いします。

K

July 22, 2016
New Zealand
(Auckland)
Japanese
English
Hi, I grew up in Japan and came NZ to work. I need to improve my English skills especially listening and speaking area. I am very happy to exchange my mother tongue Japanese. And also I would like to make friends here. Thank you for reading:-)

Mai

July 21, 2016
Japan
(Nagoya)
Japanese
English
オーストラリアにワーキングホリデーに行きたいと思っており、そのために英語を習得したいです。 I would like to lean English because I want to go working holiday in Australia.

Teppei

July 21, 2016
Japan
(Tokyo(Now: New York))
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm Teppei. I lived in Tokyo, And now I start to live in New York for business. I'd like to improve my English skills and sturdy culture,economy, nature and more. Therefore I took a teacher license of history and geography, I can talk about hist.....

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