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

Learn to Speak Japanese

Language Exchange via Email, Text Chat and Voice Chat

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

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Our Newest Japanese-speaking Members

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

Hiromitsu
May 24, 2018
Japan
(東京)
Japanese
English
I’m Hiromitsu from Japan. I started to study English because I like travelling abroad. I want to make a lot of friends all over the world. I am twenty-eight years old now. I especially like hard rock and visualkei. I also like listening to music..... Translate

Lee
May 22, 2018
South Korea
(Seoul)
Korean
Japanese
English
こんにちは。私はJane Leeと申します。今、日本系の生命工学会社の貿易部に通っております。趣味はフランスの刺繍で特機は何だかありませんね!でも皆さんとお友達になる用意はもちろんしています。やさしいお友達になりたいです!どうぞよろしくお願い致します。 Hello, this is Jane Lee. I'm 30 and now I'm working in Japanse Trading company in biotechnology field. I was jeli..... Translate

Mio
May 22, 2018
Australia
(Gold Coast)
Japanese
English
Hi.Im Mio.From Japan. And l live in Australia.I wanna nice exchange partner. Cause I'm thinking about attending college in Australia .but my English level like 2 years old baby Lol If you want to learn Japanese . Of course I can help you !! Translate

Megumi
May 24, 2018
Japan
(YOKOHAMA)
Japanese
English
Hello, I am I am a Japanese woman at the age of forty-something. I lived in the United States for three years more than 20 years ago and now I don't really use English in Japan. Still, my English is not too bad, I hope. I want to keep up my Engl..... Translate

Chiharu
May 21, 2018
Japan
(kyoto)
Japanese
English
Chinese, other
Hi it’s Chiharu. Im Japanese and I live in Kyoto:) I'm thinking of starting my own business in the future so I want to learn English and Chinese! I can speak English a little bit but Chinese is not. So I wanna talk to English and Chinese :D ..... Translate

Rumiko
May 24, 2018
Japan
(Kawasaki, Kanagawa. tokyo)
Japanese
English
私は川崎市に住む36歳の主婦です。英語のインプットばかりしている娘(3歳)&息子(1歳)に、英語アウトプットの機会を作ってあげたいです。子供が好きな方とぜひ言語交換したいです。 Translate

TK
May 24, 2018
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
I work as an IT engineer. I use English at work and I am studying. I hope someone can teach me English. よろしくお願いします。 Translate

Kanako
May 21, 2018
Italy
(Firenze)
Japanese
Italian
Buongiorno! Sono una ragazza giapponese di 22anni e vivo a Firenze per studiare lingua l’italiano. Mi piacerebbe conoscere amici e amiche italiani per una bella amicizia. Sto studiando l’italiano da settembre 2017 ma faccio fatica... Per favore..... Translate

Nanami
May 22, 2018
United Kingdom
(London)
Japanese
English
Chinese, Mandarin
I’m 21 years old and I’m a college student in Japan. Now I’m studying English in London and I want to improve my speaking skills. I taught Japanese at evening class in Japan so I think I can improve your Japanese better:) I like the UK & Japanese..... Translate

Zee
May 23, 2018
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
As I'll have an interview in English soon,I would like immerse myself in it. Translate

Masa
May 22, 2018
Taiwan
(Hsinchu)
Japanese
Chinese, Mandarin
Hello, I'm Masa. Due to frequent visit to Hsinchu, I want to have woman mate to have talk. I can teach Japanese & English while I want to study Mandarin. I am Japanese man but good at speaking English because I live in Europe for several ..... Translate

Mia
May 23, 2018
Japan
(Fukuoka)
Japanese
Finnish
Spanish
I am interested in learning Spanish and Finnish also Finnish culture, in exchange I am able to teach you Japanese. I am open for exchanging e-mail,letter and skype. If you are interested, feel free to contact me. I am 28 y/o, japanese woman, living i..... Translate

mariko
May 21, 2018
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hi, My name is Mariko. I live in Tokyo. I have 3 years old daughter and 8 month son. My English is at a conversational level. Since I will back to work next spring, so I want to learn English again. I am happy to help your Japanese practice. 東京に住んでい..... Translate

Sayuri
May 22, 2018
Japan
(Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hello. I’m Japanese and live in Tokyo. I would like to use English in daily because I have to use it even my work place. But I don’t have enough opportunities to speak English at the moment... If you speak English and if want to learn Japanese ,..... Translate

Aki
May 23, 2018
Taiwan
(Taipei)
Japanese
English
Korean
Chinese, Mandarin
I'm a Japanese Aussie living in Taipei. Needing some language buddy to learn Chinese. Lived in Sydney 18yrs ,Tokyo 10yrs,Seoul 6yrs. Spoken language EN, JP, KR. 日本語ももちろん母国語です、한국 분도 친구해요 ㅋㅋ Translate

kazuyan
May 21, 2018
Japan
(niigata)
Japanese
English
My practice Junior high school high school college and only study.I want many people speaking! Translate

もこ
May 21, 2018
Japan
(北海道)
Japanese
English
When I was traveling to Kyoto, foreigners asked me the way.However, I could not answer because I did not understand English.I regret not being able to speak English because I could not help him.With the next opportunity, I would like to guide tourist..... Translate

KO
May 24, 2018
Australia
(Cairns)
Japanese
English
Hi, everyone! I'm KO, a Japanese guy living in Cairns. I'm studying English because of a lot of reasons, but one of the biggest reasons is that it is simply a lot of fun. This information might not be so exciting, but I am a kind of book..... Translate

Eizou
May 24, 2018
Japan
(Chiba / Tokyo)
Japanese
English
Hi, I'm Japanese who live in Chiba and work for Tokyo. I want to learn and talk to English. However, my English level is kindergartner. Then, I can teach Japanese. Thank you. よろしく。 Translate

Saori
May 23, 2018
Japan
(神奈川)
Japanese
English
I wanna study English! Translate

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