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

Urbana Pen Pals (Pen Friends)

Email Exchange of Language and Cultures (Penpals)

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A language exchange with a pen pal from Urbana is an excellent way to make a friend from Urbana, 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 Urbana pen pals that could become your pen friends.

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Name Country
(City)
Native Language Practicing Language Description

Estefania
July 6, 2016
United States
(urbana)
English
Italian
I speak both English and Spanish fluently and I am looking to learn Italian. :) I am Studying environmental science and love the outdoors. Translate

Hyung
April 8, 2018
United States
(Urbana)
Korean
English
I am a PhD candidate student at Univ of Illinois. I want to practice English making new friends. Translate

James
May 30, 2016
United States
(Urbana)
English
Turkish
Japanese
Hi! My name is James, I grew up in America. I like to help people with English and learn more about other cultures and languages. I want to travel more soon. I look forward to talking with you! Translate

JINGYOU
October 23, 2017
United States
(Urbana)
Korean
English
Hi I'd love to exchange our language and have a fun time together! Translate

John
June 22, 2016
United States
(Urbana)
Spanish
English
Hello my name is John and I have been living in the US since 2014, but because in the beginning I was living in South Florida it was not so hard learning at that moment, now I decide to move to Illinois and I am struggling to understand the different..... Translate

Joongho
February 24, 2018
United States
(Urbana)
Korean
English
Hi I'm currently living in Urbana, Illinois, and I want to practice speaking in English. If you are interested in learning Korean, I would love to exchange languages! Super fluent in Korean! Translate

Joonha
January 14, 2018
United States
(Urbana)
Korean
English
Hi, I'm a graduate school student from UIUC. I would like to practice my English for making a friend and practicing for interviews. Translate

Kelly
August 7, 2017
United States
(Urbana)
English
Spanish
Hi! I am a University graduate student studying Audiology in Illinois. I'm learning Spanish because my family is Cuban and I want to improve my existing skills in the language. My main problem is lack of vocabulary which is something that I woul..... Translate

Laura
November 11, 2017
United States
(Urbana)
Spanish
Chinese, Mandarin
Portuguese
French
German
Hi! I am Laura! I am from Spain but live in the USA. I just started learning Chinese and I am looking for someone who would like to tandem with Spanish. I wouldn't mind either practising my German, French and Portuguese (Portugal). I love danci..... Translate

Luke
May 27, 2017
United States
(Urbana)
Chinese, Mandarin
English
I am a computer engineering junior in college. My native language is Chinese. I like programming and working out. I would like to improve my English and sounds nature. Translate

Marliese
September 10, 2017
United States
(Urbana)
English
Korean
Hi, my name is Marliese! I'm a freshman at UIUC. I'm really interested in learning Korean, but I was unable to take a Korean language class this semester. I think that having a conversation partner would be extremely helpful and I can help ..... Translate

Meng-Kai
April 23, 2017
United States
(Urbana)
Chinese, Mandarin
English
Hi, guys. I am looking for someone who is interested in learning Chinese and would like to teach English as an exchange. I am a native speaker of Chinese and have pretty good writing skill, so that I could help you to improve your speaking, reading, ..... Translate

Ms Samantha
March 31, 2016
United States
(Urbana)
English
Spanish
Thai
I love to travel and meet new people and experience new things. I would love to be able to learn a little bit of language before visiting another country. Translate

Rhonda
November 6, 2016
United States
(Urbana)
English
French
I am in my mid-40's and have always wanted to speak French. I studied it many years ago in college but never had the opportunity to speak it conversationally. I am hoping to get comfortable enough with the language to travel to a French speaking..... Translate

Serge
April 21, 2017
United States
(Urbana)
Russian
Hebrew
English
Hi! I'm a lecturer on the Hebrew language and Israeli literature. My circle of interests includes yoga, chess, healthy lifestile, animal rights, psychology. Translate

Shelby
January 24, 2017
United States
(Urbana)
English
- Other -
I'm interested in learning Luganda! I'm happy to help people with English in exchange. Translate

steven
June 8, 2017
United States
(urbana)
English
Spanish
I am doing veterinary medicine in Illinois USA and looking to practice my spanish. Translate

Suen Kei
March 5, 2016
United States
(Urbana)
Chinese, Mandarin
Chinese, Cantonese
English
French
Spanish
Hey guys my name is Suen Kei Chan and you guys can also call me Terry. I am from Hong Kong so i can speak both Cantonese and Mandarin. I am currently a Freshman in University of Illinois. My English is okay but I have a hard time talking with the loc..... Translate

Sydney
April 20, 2016
United States
(Urbana)
English
Spanish
My name is Sydney, I'm from the US. I want to learn Spanish because it's awesome. I know a little bit but I need more practice. I'm willing to help with English. Translate

Xiangyu
March 27, 2016
United States
(URBANA)
Chinese, Mandarin
Japanese
Hi. I'm a university student from China who stays in US now. I like Japanese films and culture.I really want to learn Japanese. I can teach you madarin and my English is also quite good. Translate

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