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 is a language exchange?
Why do a language exchange?
How to do a language exchange?
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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.
To view all registered ESL 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

Megan

May 22, 2017
United States
(Chicago)
English
Spanish
I just recently had a daughter who is half Nigerian half Puerto Rican. Although my husband is fluent in Spanish he only speaks English to us and Spanish around his family. His mom will be watching her for me when I go back to work and she will be tal.....

Breanna

May 22, 2017
United States
(Austin)
English
Japanese
Hello, I live in United States and am looking for a Japanese partner to help with my speaking. I wish to go to Japan later in life and want to learn Japanese. I love music (Foreign and English), I love to sing, travel and other things. Feel free to c.....

Sammi

May 23, 2017
United States
(Los Angeles)
English
Icelandic
I have a keen interest on learning the Icelandic language, I am 15 years of age, I am looking forward to becoming fluent in Icelandic with hopes of becoming an Icelandic citizen. I am an American, and I know everything there is to speaking English, s.....

Jonas

May 23, 2017
Germany
(Chemnitz)
German
English
Korean
Hello, I'm Jonas (19) from Germany and I'm looking to learn Korean. My native language is German but I'm really comfortable with English aswell. If you would like to learn languages with me together, just contact me. :)

Bevan

May 22, 2017
United States
(Madison)
English
Spanish
Portuguese
My name is Bevan, I was born in the US, so obviously I speak English, but I lived in Brazil for two years and learned Brazilian Portuguese, however I am always looking for ways to keep it fresh and I am trying to teach it to my own daughter, which ha.....

Anne

May 22, 2017
Romania
(Bucharest)
English
Romanian
Swedish
I am from Romania and I want to learn some swedish. I am also a doctor and I want to move in Sweden. Could you please help me to enhace my swedish language? Pretty please.

tinashe

May 22, 2017
Hong Kong
(Hong Kong)
English
Chinese, Mandarin
Hi, I'm Tinashe! I have been in Hong Kong for the past year on exchange and want to improve my basic mandarin and possibly learn even more! I can teach English in return! :)

Diana

May 23, 2017
Italy
(Verona)
English
Italian
Hello, my name is Diana. I have recently retired and moved to Verona and am looking for someone to help me practice Italian - I am B2 level (about). I am interested in Italian language and culture, as well as art and history. I have a TESOL qualifica.....

Satria Ade

May 22, 2017
Indonesia
(Surabaya)
Indonesian (Bahasa)
English
Japanese
はじめまして、私の名前はアデです、日本に行きたいから日本語を勉強したいんです、どうぞよろしくお願いします

youssef

May 23, 2017
Egypt
(cairo)
Arabic, Egyptian
Arabic, Middle Eastern
English
Spanish
Hola , mi nombre es youssef de ejpto , tengo 24 anos , hablo arabian ' egyptian' . Tambien tengo unos aficiones como el gimnasio y me gusta mucho las pinturas y teatro , cine y todo lo relato con el arte . Quiero aprender espanol y tambien .....

Mark

May 22, 2017
United Kingdom
(Edinburgh)
English
German
Japanese
Hi, I'm looking to refresh my German which was fairly advanced but is now rusty intermediate. Also looking to kickstart my beginners Japanese! I studied fine arts and have quite broad interests including the arts, travel, nature, photography, te.....

Jackson

May 22, 2017
Vietnam
(ho chi minh)
Vietnamese
English
Korean
안녕하세요, I am currently a student and would love to study Korean as my 3rd language. Well, actually the reasons are rather simple, I was watching television one day and came across a TV channel named KBS Worlds. At first, I thought the language was o.....

Ross

May 22, 2017
United Kingdom
(Nottingham)
English
Spanish
Dutch
I am mother tongue English and fluent in Spanish and I want to practice my Dutch

Jayson

May 22, 2017
Kenya
(Kajiado)
Swahili
English
Spanish
I am Kenyan interested in learning Chinese

deron

May 22, 2017
United States
(Bloomington)
English
English
English because its challenging

Fatu

May 22, 2017
Portugal
(Lisboa)
Portuguese
English
Mandinka
French
Japanese
German
Italian
Hi all, my name is Fatu, I'm 27 and I'm from Portugal. Both my portuguese and english are very good so don't hesitate to contact me if you need any help in either of those languages :). I'm here looking to better my french and spa.....

Cameron

May 23, 2017
United States
(Dallas)
English
Korean
I love the world and it loves me back ;-) I like to be silly and has been called a nerd at heart. A southern girl from Dallas, Texas - some say we have our own language! Im interested in learning the Korean language, experiencing the foods and the cu.....

Carlota

May 22, 2017
Spain
(Barcelona)
English
Catalan
Spanish
Korean
French
German
Russian
Hey, I am spanish and speak native english, i love learning new languages, I have practiced french and german for 4 years and i am quite fluent, however i want to get better. I also want to learn russian because I have lots russian friends and i can .....

Mary

May 22, 2017
Philippines
(Manila)
English
Korean
Hi everyone! I want to learn korean so badly bc I love Korea so much.

Kristina

May 22, 2017
United Kingdom
(Southampton)
English
Spanish
I'm an English Instructor currently on vacation here in the UK. I will be here until November. I want to spend my summer productively learning Spanish while I am travelling. I love experiencing new cultures and meeting new people. Let's hav.....

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