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

Learn to Speak Sign Language

Language Exchange via Email, Text Chat and Voice Chat

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

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Your native language:

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Our Newest Sign Language-speaking Members

Here are 20 of our most recent Sign Language-speaking members that could become your partner.
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Click on a name for more information or to contact the member.
Name Country
(City)
Native Language Practicing Language Description

Sandeepa
May 18, 2018
Sri Lanka
(Galle)
English
Sign Language
French
I am a Sri Lankan.I am fluent in Sinhala and I can speak English and Tamil as well.I am searching for a penfriend who can speak French because already I have started to learn french as one of my subjects.I love music and love to travel a lot.IF YOU L..... Translate

Jessica
March 22, 2018
Canada
(Fredericton)
English
Sign Language
French
Russian
Japanese
- Other -
native speaker of English and ASL - improving skills in Russian & French - love all others get in touch to practice with me Translate

Keiケイ
March 20, 2018
Japan
Japanese
Sign Language
English
Chinese, Taiwanese (Hokkien, Minnanhua)
Native American (Ojibway, Cree...)
Swiss German
Hi!My name is Kei. I am a deaf person. I want to study German in addition to English. My English isn't perfect. I live in Nagoya at present.Please tell me English and German.I can teach you Japanese if it's just a little.Will you be my..... Translate

Adrian エイドリアン
March 20, 2018
Singapore
(センバワン)
English
Sign Language
Japanese
Japanese
こんにちは!エイドリアンです!シンガポールから参ります。日本の大学院に入るために、2012年から2017年まで日本に留学しました。その間に、日本語と日本手話を学んでいました。早稲田大学を卒業した後、シンガポールに帰国して、仕事をしています。 私は、ビスネス日本語を勉強したくて、シンガポールで英語や日本手話や英語手話を覚えたい人と友達になりたいと思っています。よろしくお願いします。 Hello! My name is Adrian Yap and I am Singaporean. I went..... Translate

Michael
March 15, 2018
United States
(San Diego)
English
Sign Language
Thai
Japanese
Filipino (Tagalog)
Hello, I am teacher teach America Sign Language. I am very interesting to learn Thai, Japan and Philippine Sign Language. I am more happy to teach you our sign language. Thank you! Translate

David
March 12, 2018
United States
(Pasadena)
English
Sign Language
Spanish
Portuguese
German
I’m a writer, activist, artist, cultural/ political theorist, and interpreter (American Sign Language- English) looking to maintain my Spanish and to work on my Portuguese and German! I can offer help with English and American Sign Language. Soy e..... Translate

Eleanor
March 5, 2018
United States
(Chicopee)
English
Sign Language
Spanish
German
Korean
howdy! I'm a nursing major looking to study traditional Korean medicine after I finish my degree:) I enjoy history and traditional music from around the world Translate

Kaori
March 28, 2018
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
Sign Language
English
Hello! My name is Kaori. I'm Japanese. I can speak Japanese and Japanese sign language. I want to study English. Please teach me !!! You can contact me by gmail or LINE or WeChat. If you are female, I'm happy. My hobby is readin..... Translate

Modesto
February 4, 2018
Spain
(Galicia)
Spanish
Galician
Sign Language
English
Me gustaría practicar inglés con una persona nativa. A cambio podemos hablar en español, gallego o lengua de signos española. Soy intérprete de lengua de signos en educación ( colegios, institutos, etc). En mi tiempo libre me gusta practicar deporte,..... Translate

Cat
January 28, 2018
Hong Kong
(New Territory)
Chinese, Cantonese
Sign Language
Spanish
Italian
English
French
Hello! I'm Cat from Hong Kong. I'm fluent in Cantonese, Sign language and Chinese. I'm a volleyball player, I like to travel and playing sports. I wanna learn different languages especially Spanish and France. Feel free to contact me f..... Translate

Jo
May 21, 2018
United Kingdom
(Sheffield)
Sign Language
English
Korean
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
I am Joanna, 25 years old and I am deaf, so I am native in Sign Language (BSL) and English, But few things in English might be not my best but please keep bearing with me. But I am interested in learn Korean or Asia language mostly and in exchange, I..... Translate

Dee
January 3, 2018
United States
(Fairhope)
Spanish
English
Italian
Sign Language
Korean
Chinese, other
Hello , my name is Dee I'm 26 years old, I'm from Buenos Aires Argentina but I grew up in United States at the end of this year I'll be visiting Korea and I would like to learn Korean and make good friends as well! I'm pretty funn..... Translate

惠妹
May 16, 2018
United States
(Tacoma)
Sign Language
English
Chinese, Mandarin
Korean
Hi, I like drawing, painting, reading, and learning. I would like to learn Chinese and Korean, I want to travel the world. I can help you in English and Sign language a little. I like to watch action movies and watch dancing, my Korean name is 박미래, m..... Translate

mei梅
November 21, 2017
Taiwan
(Taipei)
Sign Language
English
我是聾人,愛好看書,希望能看英文版小說。我會國際手語。 Translate

Julianna
November 19, 2017
United States
(N/A)
English
Sign Language
Sign Language
Hi! My name is Julianna! I’m 15 and I’m looking for some new friends, possibly some involved in the deaf community or are deaf. I am learning ASL and am very close to becoming fluent. I reply obsessively fast so hmu :) Translate

Eimi
May 5, 2018
Japan
(Chiba city)
Japanese
Sign Language
Chinese, Cantonese
Chinese, Mandarin
English
Hello, everyone! I'm Eimi. my name's pronunciation is 'Amy' same. I have hearing loss.(please don't worry about me and year both wearing healing aid) Nice to meet you! I'm leaning Chinese(Mandarin, Cantonese ), Engli..... Translate

Lilly
October 16, 2017
United States
(Richmond)
English
Sign Language
- Other -
Korean
Chinese, Mandarin
Spanish
Hello! My name is Lilly May and I'm interested in learning Korean, Chinese, and Arabic! I would love to connect with people around the world, and help others connect! ❤️ I do not have a good membership! Translate

Matt
October 6, 2017
United States
(Ithaca)
English
Sign Language
Arabic, Middle Eastern
Arabic, other
Hungarian
I am Deaf, but I speak English natively. I have some basic understanding of other languages (multiple years of Spanish and Latin). I would like to learn Arabic and Hungarian. I am interested in both languages, but am especially interested in Arabic a..... Translate

Ashley
December 11, 2017
United States
(White Swan)
English
- Other -
Sign Language
Japanese
Sign Language
Hi! My name is Ashley. I want to learn different language and cultures around world. I like to travel,read books,take pictures,play tennis,draw or sketch,sewing, and sing. Translate

Willie
September 25, 2017
United States
(Oklahoma)
Sign Language
Sign Language
I'm Deaf Gay man, want visit Canada. Hearing and Deaf Gay man are Welcome to contact me. 35 to 55 year old. Translate

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