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Old 23.10.2011, 18:39
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Japanese, 4th semester at Migros Klubschule. Difficult language! Still a beginner, but eager to learn more.

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English, native speaker
German, near fluent spoken, living 7 years in CH so speak Swiss German as well.
French, near fluent spoken, living 8 years in Francophone countries
Dutch, native speaker

iii) your location
Winterthur, Kanton ZH

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
I love: to cook, make music, travel, astronomy, Japan, fine wines.

v) short introduction about yourself
I'm in my late 30's, have spent most of my life abroad and have found a home in Switzerland. Looking for Japanese natives and fellow Japanese learners to practice my conversational skills. In return I can converse in German, English or French (I assume no-one is interested in learning Dutch ).
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
French, good understanding, intermediate level spoken

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

iii) your location
ZH

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
travel, cook, movies, enjoying the lake

v) short introduction about yourself
I`m 34 and have been living in Switzerland for a few years.....
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hi there, I've already found one tandem partner from this wonderful thread, but always need more practice with more people, so hoping that perhaps we can help each other out!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German @ B1-B2 level

ii) language(s) you speak natively
I speak English fluently

iii) your location
Currently living in Zürich (Oerlikon, to be exact)

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Improv comedy, travel, yoga, dance, meeting new people, exploring new places

v) short introduction about yourself
I'm a 25-yo American female. I recently moved here from San Francisco to be with my partner, who is just starting his MSc studies at ETH. I love the German language, and I am looking forward to exchanging my English for your German. I also have a very flexible schedule for meeting. Hope to hear from you
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Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
French (beginner)
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
German
iii) Your location:
Gilly (VD)
iv) Personal interests
Traveling, Cooking, Horse Riding, Running, Hiking
v) Short introduction about yourself
Hello,
I am 38 years old and a mum of a baby. I would like to improve my French and so I would like to find a Tandem Partner. We moved here in Feb 2011.
I would like to start via Skype in the evening (when the baby is in bed) once a week.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
French - my level is quite basic, I studied it at school but have forgotten most of it now!
ii) language(s) you speak natively
English
iii) your location
Basel (I work in Basel) / Delemont (I'm living here at the moment)
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Shopping, films, travel, coffee, reading and lots more!
v) short introduction about yourself
Hi! I'm Rebecca and I am 26 and have just moved back to Switzerland from London. I lived in Basel for a year about three years ago and I studied German in the UK. I am living with my sister in Delemont at the moment and am looking to improve my French. I am working in Basel as an English teacher so would be able to meet up there or in Delemont, wherever is easiest really I look forward to hearing from you! Rebecca.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

I have got started to learn German since this September.
My German skill is obviously beginner, however I have strong desire to learn and improve it.

ii) language(s) you speak natively

Japanese (mother tongue)
English (conversational level)

iii) your location

Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland

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

traveling, film, rock music, Japanese MANGA, eating, drinking, watching football, and everything about baseball which is not popular here

v) short introduction about yourself

Hello. My name is Harutoshi Tanaka. I'm from Osaka, Japan.
I'm studying at Zurich University of Applied Science (Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften), School of management and Law as exchange student. I'm staying here for 1 year till next summer. After exchange period, I would like to do internship here. That is why I have intensive desire to learn German !! I'm taking German beginner course in my University one a week, but it isn't enough for me.

In addition to Japanese language, I can also teach you Japanese traditional and popular culture, I'll try to do my best.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

Hochdeutsch, beginner level (A2 in reading, A1 in speaking/listening)

ii) language(s) you speak natively

Chinese/Mandarin native, English fluent

iii) your location

Wettingen, AG

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

Music, reading, traveling, film

v) short introduction about yourself

I lived in Finland for 15 years before moving to Switzerland. It has been a year since we moved here. I am a stay home mom. I am currently teaching Chinese . I want to learn German.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

English (advanced level)

ii) language(s) you speak natively

Italian

iii) your location

Stans , Luzern

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

ski, climb,hike, travelling, photography

v) short introduction about yourself

I am italian , I lived 3 years between England and Northern Ireland I moved in Switzerland 2 years ago.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Spanish


iii) your location
Nyon, Vaud

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
cooking, movies, sports, wine.

v) short introduction about yourself
I'm 36 and have been in Switzerland for almost a year. I've lived abroad for the last 12 years between Asia and Europe while temporarely moving to Canada, South Africa or Qatar in-between for work.
I'm really interested in languages and my next challenge is Russian!
I'm fluent in English, French, Italian and Portuguese
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German. Reading probably B1. Lower for speaking, maybe A2.

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Swedish.
Fluent in English (but not native)

iii) your location
Baden

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Film, litterature, science. Trekking, skiing.

v) short introduction about yourself
I´m Swedish, 35 years old. I have lived in Switzerland for about 8 month now, working as Postdoc. I did study German in school but have forgotten most of it. I'm able to read it reasonably but don´t get any practice speaking.

Guess not many people want to learn Swedish, but who knows...
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Old 24.11.2011, 09:54
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My English for your German/Berndeutsch in Bern

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
I am learning Hochdeutsch at B2-C1 level. I would also like to learn Berndeutsch (I can understand but not speak yet).

ii) language(s) you speak natively

I'm a native English speaker from England

iii) your location

Bern!

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

I love cooking and I'm interested in learning languages and travel, I also like hiking and swimming.

v) short introduction about yourself

My name is Andrea, I am 27 years old and have a baby boy, so it would be lovely to meet some other mothers. I moved to Bern a year ago.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Thank you so much for setting up this thread.....

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
I would like to learn Irish language (basic Gaeilge) and English (advance) and also High German (intermidiate)

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
I speak Cantonese and Madarin natively, also Malay.

iii) Your location:
I live in Zurich

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I love celtic music, traveling, cooking, reading

v) Short introduction about yourself
I have been living in Switzerland for almost 1 year, before that I lived in Malaysia (born in KL), Shanghai (exchanged student), Berlin (exchanged student). I come from a country which is rich with food culture. I love to cook and especially like to create some new cruisine by mixing the western and asian food together. It would be nice to learn the language with good food. Hopefully, I will have the pleasure to cook something new for you while we practice the languages and exchange our culture.
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Old 27.11.2011, 12:28
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
English, B2-C1

ii) language(s) you speak natively
German, fluent, mother-tongue

iii) your location
Zurich

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Literature, sports, trekking, skiing, dancing, going out with friends, cinema, etc

v) short introduction about yourself
Hi, I´m 26 years old, female. Since I need English at my work, I´d like to improve my english conversation skills. I live in Zurich since 7 years
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Old 30.11.2011, 15:31
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Spanish (native), English and French (fluent)

iii) your location
Zurich

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Literature, sports, trekking, dancing, going out with friends, etc

v) short introduction about yourself
Hi everyone, I'm a 36 years old guy who moved to Zurich last May. I'm a Spanish teacher and I would love to improve my poor German skills
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!
i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Walliser German - Beginner

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English, Chinese

iii) your location
Lausanne / Lutry

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Literature, dance, opera,

v) short introduction about yourself
Hi everyone, I'm a 32 year old guy who lives in lausanne.
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i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
English (B2), French (B1), German (A1-2)
ii) language(s) you speak natively
Czech
iii) your location
Zürich
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
water sports (swimming, kanoing), cycling (road), hiking, sci-fi films, reading (adventure), board games
v) short introduction about yourself
I have been living in Zürich for one year now, and from January I stay there for more 6 month. I am doing research at the University of Zürich in the field of Biomechanics, especially mechanobiology of cartilage. I am 28 female.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

my German for your French

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

English( quite fluently), Russian ( learned in school, not much left ), French (Beginner)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
German, fluent, mother-tongue

iii) your location
Ferney-Voltaire, Geneva

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Literature, Music, Travel ...

v) short introduction about yourself
Hi I´m 29 years old, I would like to learn French, obviously since French is spoken heare.
I would like to meet some interessting people, hope someone replies.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hi!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
English

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
German (Swiss German)

iii) Your location:
Zurich

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Traveling, going out with friends, books, coffee, good food, skiing and ice skating, and taking short trips around Switzerland


v) Short introduction about yourself
Hi, I'm looking for a native english speaker to meet up for coffee every once in a while and help me with my English conversation skills. I lived in California for a little over a year and my job requires me to travel all the time all over the world. I'm pretty fluent in English but I am starting to forget. In return I can help you with either your German or Swiss German skills. Looking forward to hearing from you!
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
Italian : A1-A2 but I can already speak spanish fluently

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
French
I can also speak fluently german and spanish

iii) Your location:
Zurich

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Singing, learnin foreign languages, outdoor sports

v) Short introduction about yourself
Hi !
I arrived a few months ago in Zurich, and I see so many italian people around me at work or in the city, that I started to get interested in that language.. Especially because it seems so easy when you already speak spanish, but unfortunately, I cannot start any sentence because I have never really learnt it. I'm sure I would have a lot of fun learning it with a native speaker : )
Does anyone want to learn french in return ?
I guess I can even teach you some german if that's what you are looking for (I've worked 3,5 years in german speaking countries and I've been told my level is quite good).
Please send me a private message.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
Japanese (Advanced)

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
English, mother tongue
German, native
(I was raised bilingual)

iii) Your location:
Zurich, Rapperswil

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Traveling, Languages, Movies, Music, hanging out with friends

v) Short introduction about yourself
Hi, I am 25 years old, male. Recently I moved to Switzerland to study. I really miss speaking english with people, so I would love to have somebody to hang out with and have weird conversations about swiss accents...
Your english level doesnt matter, I am glad to help you improve your english through conversation.
Also, I lived in Tokyo for more than a year to study Japanese. Would be nice to meet some Japanese people living in Switzerland, so I can brush up my Japanese!
feel free to message me.
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