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

Learn to Speak Afrikaans

Language Exchange via Email, Text Chat and Voice Chat

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

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Our Newest Afrikaans-speaking Members

Here are 20 of our most recent Afrikaans-speaking members that could become your partner.
To view all registered Afrikaans 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

Eshi
July 18, 2018
South Africa
(Johannesburg)
English
Afrikaans
Tamil
Bengali
Dutch
Hindi
Being a product of an indentured Indian labourer i want to reconnect with my culture and would like to start with learning some Indian languages.

Kaloti
July 18, 2018
Germany
(Ravensburg)
English
Afrikaans
Spanish
Spanish
Portuguese
hi i am from South Africa and I am willing to help with English and Afrikaans.I would like to practice my Portuguese,however I would prefer to practice with someone that is not South America because the time difference makes it quite difficult. I lik.....

H.M
July 17, 2018
United Kingdom
(London)
Afrikaans
English
Hello

Anton
July 16, 2018
Canada
(Winker)
Afrikaans
English
Chinese, Mandarin
Japanese
I am fascinated by oriental culture in general and Chinese and Japanese culture specifically. Sometime in the future, I'd like to visit China and Japan and I would love to be able to communicate in either language when I do so. I'd happ.....

Lucinda
July 16, 2018
South Africa
(Western Cape)
English
Afrikaans
Dutch
I am a teacher and I like to travel. I have a big interest in learning other people's cultures and to learn more languages as well as to meet new people. My school has a link with two schools in Belgium and that is the reason why I'm so.....

Wilfred
July 14, 2018
Uganda
(Kampala)
Afrikaans
English
Hi all, Its a great chance to have being in the cycle of great friends.I am a Ugandan,37 years old a Nurse by profession and married.I do agribusiness for additional income.I like music,literature,gardening,paintings and prayers among others.I have .....

Thea
July 14, 2018
South Africa
(Pretoria)
English
Afrikaans
Japanese
Hi. I'm Thea. I live in South Africa. I enjoy Japanese movies, series and music very much. I find the Japanese language beautiful to listen to and am teaching myself to understand it so that I will no longer need sub-titles. :D Learning the lan.....

Bennie
July 14, 2018
South Africa
(Johannesburg)
Afrikaans
German
I am an Afrikaans speaking male who wishes to improve his knowledge of German. Can help with Afrikaans and English

Jennifer
July 14, 2018
Namibia
(Windhoek)
Afrikaans
German
Hello, i am Jennifer a young lady who is very interested in speaking German.

chuks
July 13, 2018
Nigeria
(onitsha)
Afrikaans
English
To travelbt u.sa

GINA
July 13, 2018
Namibia
(Windhoek)
English
Afrikaans
Korean
Finnish
German
Spanish
Hi. My name is Regina (GINA)(KT:Gina2415). I am a University student from Namibia.I am what you call an adventurous soul.I am generally an out going person,kind, somewhat intro and extroverted at the same time. I love to travel and making new connect.....

Kenneth
July 13, 2018
South Africa
(Prince Albert)
Afrikaans
English
Japanese
I'm looking for a friend from japan

Jaco Esterhuizen
July 13, 2018
Spain
(Granada)
Afrikaans
English
Spanish
Zulu
I am an Afrikaner living in Spain and often considering returning to my beautiful country with its beautiful people. Having grown up during apartheid, I never had the opportunity to make black friends - something I really despise about my childhood .....

Jurie
July 13, 2018
South Africa
(Mmabatho)
Afrikaans
English
French
Hi my name is Jurie van Rooyen. I am a 30 year old father of two. I'm currently learning French and I would love to get a few language partners with whom I can practice my French and also see if I can help them out with English or Afrikaans.

Francesco
July 13, 2018
Italy
(Vuoi anche la carta di credito?)
Italian
Afrikaans
English
Hey,i'm Francesco from italy. I'd like to improve my English for many reason. I understand a lot better than i speak, since i've never had someone to talk to . So yeah i can barely speak but, if you want to improve your Italian tha.....

Jaco
July 13, 2018
South Africa
(Richards bay)
Afrikaans
English
Japanese
Hi My name is Jaco . I would like to have friends from Japan as I'm looking into going to Japan real soon. That is also the reason why I want to learn to speak Japanese as well.

Jacques
July 12, 2018
United States
(Pleasant Hill)
English
Afrikaans
Chinese, other
Afrikaans
I live in the California Bay Area, USA, with my lovely wife and two boys. Born in South Africa and relocated to the US in 2001. I have South African family members that I meet in China once or twice a year while they travel there on business. While t.....

Elle
July 12, 2018
South Africa
(wellington)
Afrikaans
Spanish
I'm an artist from South Africa. I fell inlove with the Spanish language,people,culture from an early age.

Alex
July 11, 2018
South Africa
(Cape Town)
Afrikaans
English
Russian
I've always found Russian intriguing. я могу немного говорить по-русски. Interested in almost everything! In particular: music (especially metal), movies, science, astronomy, physics, artificial intelligence, history, politics, skepticism, and P.....

Zettah
July 11, 2018
South Africa
(Klerksdorp)
Afrikaans
English
I am a hard working person, love reading and interests in learning more English will help me improve my skills and be able to communicate well with other people from another contries, job opportunities, easily to travel anywhere in the world also be .....

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