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 Jonathan
August 9, 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 Samantha
August 9, 2022
United States
(Reno)
English
Turkish
I am trying to learn Turkish as my second language, and plan to travel to Turkey for vacations soon. I offer my help with English. Please contacted me if interested. Blissful greetings! translate

person John
August 9, 2022
United Kingdom
(London)
English
Chinese, Mandarin
Chinese, Cantonese
I studied law at university (Cambridge) and I've been working as a lawyer in London for over twenty years now. I'm Chinese (my parents are from Hong Kong) but I've spent all of my life in the UK. I spent years trying to learn Manda..... translate

person Caziel
August 9, 2022
United States
(Colorado springs)
English
Chinese, Cantonese
Well I'm just look9ng to get to know some people and to learn new things translate

person Anne
August 9, 2022
Germany
(Berlin)
English
French
German
Japanese
I have been studying Japanese for a few years and want to continue practicing. I can help you with Englih or German (or some French). My main interests are travel, culture, food, health, walking, photography, nature, philosophy/psych ology, history. I..... translate

person D
August 9, 2022
United States
(Seattle)
English
Spanish
Me gustaría un intercambio con alguien quien español como lengua materna. translate

person Mike
August 9, 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 just got a job as an over-the-phone and video interpre..... translate

person John
August 9, 2022
Ireland (Republic of)
(Waterford)
English
Gaelic (Irish)
French
Spanish
Italian
I'm a primary school teacher whose first language is English. I am reasonably fluent in Irish, know some French and Spanish and would like to have some basic Italian. I enjoy helping others with language learning. My interests include travellin..... translate

person Ana
August 9, 2022
United States
(Winston salem)
English
Swedish
I like to describe myself as a person who is interested in people places and things. This includes music, I am a certified sound healer, and languages. I love the romance languages, but have a fascination for the nordic languages as well. They are ea..... translate

person Lawrence
August 9, 2022
Canada
(Manitoba)
English
Japanese
Hi :) I am Lawrence and I hope that everyone is safe and learning to live after the pandemic. I used to come to Japan for about 3 months a year before the pandemic to visit family but I haven't been since 2019. Hopefully next year I can come ..... translate

person Sawmy
August 9, 2022
Canada
(Hamilton)
English
Hindi
Spanish
I have a gold membership so send me a hi if you wish to chat I am a near native English speaker learning Spanish and am looking for people to practice with. I want to learn Spanish quickly and would love to practice with people looking for help with..... translate

person Alina
August 9, 2022
Armenia
(Vedi)
Armenian
Russian
English
German
Spanish
Italian
Hi, my name is Alina, i am an English teacher/translat or from Armenia,47 years old i love languages, once startd German, Spanish and very little Italian then stopped not having anyone to practise with.I speak three languages-Armeni an, Russian(both na..... translate

person B
August 9, 2022
Australia
(Perth)
English
- Other -
I'm willing to help others learn English... translate

person BuonArte
August 9, 2022
United States
(Los Angeles)
English
Japanese
Korean
Chinese, Mandarin
French
Spanish
Improve your English :-) Hi, I am a native English speaker living in Los Angeles. I speak English/Japanese fluently and some French, Korean, Spanish, Mandarin. Some of my hobbies are art, travel, and basketball. Maybe you can be my Language Exchange ..... translate

person Thomas
August 9, 2022
United Kingdom
(Cardiff)
English
Thai
English born and bred. I have a very good command of the English language and would be happy to teach you the various aspects of the English language. translate

person Bong
August 9, 2022
Japan
(Tokyo)
English
Korean
Mongolian
Kazakh
Japanese
Korean-American working in Japan. Looking to make new friends. translate

person Lily
August 9, 2022
Australia
(Sydney)
English
Korean
Japanese
I’m lily and I lived in Sydney and Dubai,my native language is English and I wanna learn new languages like korean,Japanese and … . if you can help me learn these languages I’ll be happy,and I can teach you English .I’ll be happy if I find friends h..... translate

person Chris
August 9, 2022
United States
(Melbourne)
English
Korean
Japanese
I'm Chris and I'm looking for a Korean and/or Japanese Language Partner. I speak English and French. I live in Florida/USA and I am Business Analyst. translate

person miya
August 9, 2022
United States
(Boston)
Japanese
English
French
I welcome anyone, from anywhere, of age 60~85(I belong to this age group myself) to practice languages, or to be pen pals.--I am well educated. I was born in Japan, but have been living in USA for many, many years. Japanese is my 'real' nat..... translate

person INSTA jamesngeon
August 9, 2022
United States
(Maastricht, Frankfurt, Boston,MA and Charlotte,NC)
English
Korean
Spanish
Italian
German
French
Hi. My names is James. I am an American citizen but grew up on Seoul and now living in the Netherlands. I am ambitious and value constant learning. I have an MBA from an American university and now I am on my way to earn my law degree. I like history..... translate

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