Oakland Pen Pals (Pen Friends) : Email Exchange of Language and Cultures (Penpals)

Oakland Pen Pals (Pen Friends)

Email Exchange of Language and Cultures (Penpals)

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A language exchange with a pen pal from Oakland is an excellent way to make a friend from Oakland, learn about its culture and improve your foreign language skills.

This type of exchange is suitable for langauge learners of all skill levels, even beginners. Because you have a common goal to help each other learn while discussing common interests, you are likely to make meaningful friendships.

Compared to live conversation, there is less pressure, because you can take your time to use a dictionary or refer to your lessons at a time of your convenience. It is also a great way to improve your writing, reading and grammar skills.

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Here are 20 of our most recent Oakland pen pals that could become your pen friends.

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Name Country
(City)
Native Language Practicing Language Description

Anthony
October 16, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Italian
Hey, My name is Anthony I am 24yrs old and I am trying to Learn Italian because thats part of who I am and would like to get closer to my culture and heritage. Anybody who is willing to help learn along the way would be great. I do want to travel and.....

Bobbe
October 13, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Russian
I am a 63-year-old woman living in California. I studied Russian in college, and am now studying it again in hopes of relearning it. I have many interests including machine embroidery, sewing, audiobooks, music, cooking/baking (and eating) just to .....

Chris
October 3, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Swedish
I am learning Swedish.

Dacia
October 12, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Spanish
I am a wife, and mother of 2 teen boys. I live in a small town in Oregon, USA. I am returning to college after many years away to raise my children. I am seeking a penpal in regards to a class I am taking. I would like to become fluent in Spanish.....

Debbie
June 5, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Spanish
Hello! Hola! I'm a music teacher living in Oakland, CA. I work with many students who have families who speak little to no English, and would love to improve my conversational Spanish in order to communicate better with parents and caregivers.

Erica
July 12, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Spanish
Japanese
Hi everyone! My name is Erica and I live in California. (Happily married for 2 1/2 years)Since I was in middle school, I've always been interested in the Japanese culture and language. I want to improve my Japanese (I'm a beginner). I'.....

Frank
October 16, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Japanese
Russian
Hello everyone, My name is Frank.I was born and raised in Oakland.I would love to connect with some of you to learn language.I would love to exchange my English to your language. I love learning about other countries and culture.Please respond only i.....

Galen
March 2, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Chinese, Mandarin
I am a native English speaker from the bay area and I have been learning Mandarin Chinese for the past year and a half, since I spent 3 months in Taiwan. I have also traveled in China a little bit. I would love to have the opportunity to practice my .....

Ibrahim
September 29, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Portuguese
Spanish
I'm a college student interested in learning Portuguese and Spanish, becasue I have a lot of friends that speak these languages and I want to get practice with them. I'm a native English speaker and would be happy to practice English with a.....

Jessica
September 22, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
Spanish
English
Me gusta conocer gente y ahora que me mude me es difícil ir de compras o hacer cosas solas por mi cuenta. En verdad quisiera aprender.

Jesus
July 8, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
Spanish
Chinese, Cantonese
Me gustaria spender chino es todo

Joyce
August 23, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Spanish
French
I am looking to improve my speaking skills primarily, both in French and Spanish. I would like to do an exchange.

Kapyah
August 22, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Creole
Want to learn my original language

Leila
February 26, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Spanish
I'm a fourteen year old writer. I want to learn Spanish so that I can one day work in social work with people who speak other languages. I'd also like to go on a study abroad.

Lydia
June 13, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
Chinese, Mandarin
English
I want to find a friend who can speak English and i can teach you Chinese. :)

Nina
July 26, 2017
United States
(OAKLAND)
Thai
English
I live in Oakland, California. Love travelling, taking photos, eating out and meeting new friends <3

Patrick
May 12, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Spanish
I tend bar and also play in a Psychadelic Cumbia/Experimental Rock band. I am 30 years old and graduated form UC Berkeley with a degree in English Literature. I need to practice Spanish because I intend to go to Oaxaca this summer for about a month. .....

Rocío
August 15, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
Spanish
English
I'm a Spanish girl that I'm spending one year in USA like au Pair and I would like to improve my English out from my host family to meet new people and make friends.

Sophia
September 2, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Spanish
Hi! I speak conversational Spanish but I would love love someone to practice with. I'm too shy to practice with people that I know here who speak Spanish, so I think this would be a good challenge for me. I'd love to find someone I could ma.....

Stephanie
May 15, 2017
United States
(Oakland)
English
Swahili
French
Portuguese
Hello! Jambo! Ola! Bonjour! Now that I have more free time, I would love to expand and improve my French and Portuguese speaking and writing skills. I am learning because I would like to travel to Portugal and Spain as soon as I complete my study.....

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