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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How to Learn ESL via Online Language Exchange

Email, Text Chat or Voice Chat?


The Basics
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

person Wayne
May 20, 2022
United States
(Denver)
English
Icelandic
German
Greek
Norwegian
I enjoy hiking and driving in the rugged mountains of Colorado. I love playing the cello and my hobby is metalworking. I am a patient and supportive language partner. Why not click the Hi! Button!? I am a gold member. Ég bý í Colorado. Ég s..... translate

person Jonathan
May 20, 2022
United Kingdom
(Wokingham)
English
Spanish
Despite having a relatively large vocabulary in Spanish, I struggle with the grammar and forming sentences. Need some conversation practise ! Happy to return the favour by helping with English. I can be very patient and fun at the same time. Now upg..... translate

person Sergio
May 20, 2022
United States
(Peachtree City, GA)
Spanish
English
Korean
Japanese
I am a Gold Member, so 'Hi' me if you want to chat and I'll message you. Hope to find someone to learn Korean from and I can help teach you Spanish/English. I am married and have a beautiful family. I want to learn Korean and I&#x2..... translate

person D
May 20, 2022
Japan
(TOCHIGI)
English
Sinhalese
Japanese
Spanish
German
Portuguese
Hi there! My name is Nirosh. I'm currently living in Japan and I want to improve my Japanese. I'm a graphic designer, I enjoy traveling, reading, watching movies & listening to music. I want to improve my Japanese while I make friends. ..... translate

person James
May 20, 2022
South Africa
(Durban)
English
Afrikaans
German
Spanish
Chinese, Mandarin
Hi there, I am a young South African studying Marketing Management at university. I am studying a Bachelor of Marketing Management Degree and I enjoy learning languages in my free time. I play guitar and I love music. I also have a TEFL teaching cert..... translate

person Nick
May 20, 2022
Japan
(Kansai)
English
Japanese
Hello hello hello! My name is Nick. Nice to meet you! I am in my late 40s and live in Kansai. I have many many hobbies. Please ask me about them. I enjoy reading, thinking a lot, and being creative. I am NOT a fake profile or a scam artist...... translate

person Christian
May 20, 2022
United States
(Texas)
English
Chinese, Mandarin
Chinese, Cantonese
Korean
Interested in making friendship from across the world, meet new friends and learn new cultures and language. translate

person Strawberry
May 20, 2022
United States
(Hanford)
English
Japanese
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person David
May 20, 2022
United States
(Alton)
English
Spanish
- Other -
Hi! My name is David. I am a firefighter and paramedic in the city where I live. I am from the United States. I speak English, have studied Spanish for some years and have just started studying Portuguese. I would like to improve my Spanish and Port..... translate

person Chad
May 20, 2022
United States
(Gadsden)
English
German
Gold member. Been on here before and just revisiting. If you like good music, have a good sense of humor, like to travel — we will probably get along. Meldet euch mal. translate

person Jina
May 20, 2022
South Korea
(Jeju)
Korean
English
English
French
I am a Korean and love arts and travelling. I practise ink-brush painting as a major theme of life. I want to practise English and a bit of French to broaden the scope of my experience with different cultures through communication with people from di..... translate

person Roy
May 20, 2022
United States
(New York)
English
Hindi
I live in NYC, happy to help as well as learn. translate

person C
May 20, 2022
Japan
(Kyoto)
English
Japanese
I'm interested in knowing more about local tradition and etiquette. I like gardening, cinema, coffee, and TV documentaries. I believe that language exchange is a way to promote a friendly world. translate

person Richard
May 20, 2022
United Kingdom
(Lincoln)
English
Ukrainian
Welsh
I am trying to learn Ukrainian to widen my understanding of European issues and to better support our Ukrainian brothers and sisters. I enjoy sport, rugby in particular, and during my spare time, I like to play video games, go for walks or get fit ..... translate

person Dwight
May 20, 2022
United States
(Kansas)
English
German
Russian
Turkish
Georgian
Hi, I am pleased to meet you. I seek a person who wants to exchange letters as a pen pal for friendship not a relationship. I enjoy helping with writing in English. I am patient and provide suggestions and or corrections of improving sentence..... translate

person Ana
May 20, 2022
United Kingdom
(Aberdeen)
English
Italian
I am friendly, sincere and empathetic person. I would like to learn how to speak Italian. I am willing to teach English in return. I will disclose more about myself once we chat. translate

person Mike
May 20, 2022
United States
(Madison)
English
French
Hello. Hey y’all (as we say in Mississippi) I’m Mike. Je viens du Mississippi aux États Unis. Je souhaite pratiquer le français pour l’enrichissement personnel et professionnel. How are you? I am a French teacher for American students at the momen..... translate

person Marina
May 20, 2022
United States
(Florida)
English
Korean
안녕하세요! Hello! My name is Marina and I'm 24 years old, from Florida, USA. I recently moved to Seoul and am working as an English instructor for young kids at a 학원 in 강동. I am learning more about Korea every day and want to learn as much Korean as..... translate

person Christopher
May 20, 2022
United States
(Bronx)
English
Hebrew
I am a Brooklyn native. I am Jewish. I really just want to learn a few words, in Hebrew. I cannot commit to learning the whole language.However , perhaps, more than just a few words. translate

person Oliver
May 20, 2022
United Kingdom
(Bedford)
English
Russian
Hello everyone! My name is Oliver and I am 24 from the UK. I'm half-Russian and can speak the language fluently. I'd be interested in practicing my Russian and making new Russian-speaking friends. I'd also be glad to help anyone out wi..... translate

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