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Old 13.06.2011, 22:59
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Spanish (C2 or higher but rusty), French (fluent but also a bit rusty), Dutch (B2), Danish (B1), German (probably B1)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English (British RP), French - fluent but out of practice, see below

iii) your location
Nidwalden, near Luzern

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Children, reading, crafts, politics, human rights, spirituality

Before becoming a stay-at-home-mother I was a conference interpreter. I would like to get back into that field in a couple of years, but my main languages (French and Spanish) look like disused railway lines: everything is still there, but has been overrun by weeds! My French used to be mother-tongue level - all my primary and secondary-level education was in French - which is why I've got it in both the "learning" and the "speaking" categories above. I would be absolutely thrilled to speak to anyone about almost anything in any of those languages, as long as I can bring my two-year old daughter along.
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Old 15.06.2011, 12:39
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hello everyone! I was here a long time ago, but lost all access date...I'd really like to find a Tandem partner now.

1)language(s) that you are learning, including level
German (B1), French (also B1, but significantly rustier)
2) language(s) you speak natively
English, Italian
3) your location
Close to St Gallen during the week, Zurich often on weekends
4) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
movies, live music, technology and digital life, politics?
5) short introduction about yourself
I live in CH since one year and I have learnt a pretty decent amount of German, I think (well, I survived ). Still, I have massive grammatical holes, and I really need to find someone to talk to outside of my office - in exchange I can provide Italian, English and/or cupcakes.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level

French, not a beginner but not intermediate either

ii) language(s) you speak natively

English

iii) your location

Zurich...just arrived 3 weeks in!

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)

i try and stay active, but i fall off the wagon every now and again....i like hanging out , eating good food and being in good company

v) short introduction about yourself

well just got to zurich a few wks ago..dont' really know anyone here..im 30 yrs old and easy going and like to have a laugh! anyway i would love to sort out my french so help me out someon! :P
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Old 20.06.2011, 09:42
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
French A2

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English

iii) your location
Gland

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Books, film, the oudoors, skiing, running, video games, fine wine and food. That kind of covers everything, doesn't it?

v) short introduction about yourself
Stay at home Dad, freelance animator and writer trying to improve his french.
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Old 20.06.2011, 16:31
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
French intermediate
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
English advanced, Turkish native
iii) Your location:
I live in Lausanne.
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I love photography, traveling, reading, good movies and dancing...
v) Short introduction about yourself
I arrived Switzerland two months ago for a traineeship at the UN. I will be here at least until the end of the year. I have been learning French back in Turkey but it goes very slowly, I have to practice my speaking. I will be happy to find a patient tandem partner I can offer my English and Turkish...

Best greetings,
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German (A1/A2)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Italian/English

iii) your location
Luzern area.

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
learning german

v) short introduction about yourself
software engineer living in switzerland from 3 years, looking for a tandem or a speaking group.
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Old 22.06.2011, 21:44
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Mockney for French

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level: French, not quite sure if there is a level to describe my inability to learn the language

ii) Language(s) you speak natively: English (Queens and Mockney)

iii) Your location: Geneva

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc): The Napoleonic War, English Naval History, whisky (single malts not blended errgh!) wine (all colours), beer (all kinds), decent coffee, music ; Wagner to Aphex Twin, rugby and avoiding my children.

v) Short introduction about yourself : Have been in Geneva since the end of Feb 2011, have two children and 2 cats (oh and a wife apparently...) I work in IT but am not a 'geek' well could be but not, well depends)
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Old 22.06.2011, 22:45
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German/French (beginner)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Thai

iii) your location
Basel.

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Travelling, sightseeing, swimming.

v) short introduction about yourself
Just moved since 3 months ago due to my job. Need to catch up with daily life here.
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Old 23.06.2011, 21:13
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Want to start taking Beginning Italian

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English is my native language

iii) your location
Zurich

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Going for walks, reading, watching movies, fashion, hiking, food, coffee

v) short introduction about yourself
I moved here with my husband for his job and do not have a job myself so I wanted to learn a new language (Italian). I am in my late 20's and am from the USA. Just arrived a month ago. Have plenty of time to meet during the day for anyone with free time...kids at school etc.
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Old 24.06.2011, 14:16
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Zürideutsch (can understand 50%), French (basic)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English (native), German (2nd language)

iii) your location
Zurich Seebach

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Film, opera, tennis, climbing, looking for a running club, museums

v) short introduction about yourself
I'm from the US (32), and moved to Zurich in May. Before Zurich, I lived in Berlin and most recently London. : )
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
High German A1
ii) language(s) you speak natively
Spanish and English
iii) your location
Zurich
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Travelling, rock climbing, reading, going to bars with friends
v) short introduction about yourself
I am from Australia but grew up in South America, I speak Spanish and English fluently and I am learning German. I just moved to Zurich and would like to improve my spoken German.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
French A1, German A1, English C1
ii) language(s) you speak natively
Spanish
iii) your location
Lausanne
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Hiking, rock climbing, reading, take beers with friends, cinema, theater,...
v) short introduction about yourself
I am from Spain, and I've just moved to Lausanne. I will be all the summer here and I would like to learn and imrpove my French, but I am also interested on German and on improving my spoken English
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German B1
ii) language(s) you speak natively
Chinese and English
iii) your location
Basel
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Jogging, Cycling, Badminton, watching movies
v) short introduction about yourself
I work at Basel and I am interested in the culture and various activities such like sports, exhibitions, etc.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
French, B1
ii) language(s) you speak natively
English
iii) your location
Geneva
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
dance
v) short introduction about yourself
well traveled former dancer, expat since 2001, who has lived in seven European countries (if you also count Turkey.)
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
ENGLISH (B1)
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
ITALIAN
iii) Your location:
I live in Lugano
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I like cooking, motorbikes, and movies
v) Short introduction about yourself
I'm20 years old and I would like to improve my english for my future job.
Unfortunately, I have no time yet to go abroad learning english. Therefore, if is there anybody interested in to have a language exange via Mails or chat that would be great indeed!

Byeeeee
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Re: [English-German]Tandem exchange (Zürich)

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Hello everyone,

I'm interested in keeping/improving my conversational English and would offer to speak/teach German or Swiss German, whatever you like, on a regular basis.

Interested?
i)The language that i'm learning is German,level B2 now
ii)The languages I speak natively is Arabic and secondly English
iii) I live in Zollikon/ Zurich
iv) My personal interests are music, films, Hiking
v) I would like to exchange my English for your German, we can either chat on Skype or meet once a week in the city of Zurich, what do you think.
Thanks

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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
German (B1)
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Chinese
iii) Your location:
Basel
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Traveling, badminton, swimming, watching films, shopping !
v) Short introduction about yourself
Hi, I am 29 and come from China. I have moved to Switzerland with my husband for 2 months. I would like to make new friends in this new city.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
I am learning German at a B1-B2 level
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
I speak Spanish, Catalan
iii) Your location:
I live in Zug
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I love traveling, cooking, reading, watching films, writing, studying, photography...
v) Short introduction about yourself
I have been living in Switzerland for almost 2 years.
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Old 07.07.2011, 12:06
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Re: Tandem/Language Exchange Partner

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
I am learning French. It is difficult to talk about my level because I understand a lot of French (both academic writing and spoken), but my active knowledge is pretty low.
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
I speak English natively and I am also have taught ESL in the past. I am also fluent in Italian.
iii) Your location:
I live in St-Sulpice (VD)
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I love traveling, cooking, reading, watching movies, writing, studying, and having fun!
v) Short introduction about yourself
I have been living in Switzerland for about a month now, before that I lived in Atlanta, GA, Baltimore, MD, and even Rome, Italy for a while. I am a career academic (PhD)--archaeology and ancient history are my subjects.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
German (C1)
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Chinese
iii) Your location:
Zurich
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Traveling, swimming, shopping,meet friends !
v) Short introduction about yourself
Hi, I just moved to Zurich, would like to continue learn German and make new friends.
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