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Old 04.07.2014, 16:08
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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:
Spanish / English

iii) Your location:
Bern

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Sport, fashion, travelling

v) Short introduction about yourself
We came to Switzerland 1 year ago after living 5 years in Singapore. We are trying to improve our French skills. My wife speaks English fluently and I do so Spanish. So, either one of us could share our English/Spanish for your French.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hi. I am new here

I) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Greek (B2/C1), German (B1), French (A1/A2)
II) language(s) you speak natively
Polish
III) your location
Basel/Hunigue/
IV) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
I love watching movies and TV (also in different languages thus I usually understand far more than I speak); Reading - Fantasy and SciFi. Bikes and some sports but not so much - I am lazy Theatre and galleries are also welcome.
V) short introduction about yourself
I live near Basel and I have now quite a lot of free time. I am always ready to do new things.
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Old 22.07.2014, 20:02
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
French (B1/B2)
I'd also like to learn to understand (or even speak) some variant of Swiss German, preferably Züritüütsch.

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Greek and German (Hochdeutsch) natively
I'm also told that my English is pretty good, definitely good enough to help someone who's not highly advanced

iii) Your location:
Lausanne

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
We could talk about tennis, jogging, cycling, skiing, videogames, traveling, playing and listening to music, british comedy, and many other extremely popular topics such as channel coding and information theory.

v) Short introduction about yourself
I came to Switzerland about 2 years ago to start a PhD on Telecommunications at EPFL. I was born in Greece 28 years ago and I grew up there, but my mother is German. Culturally speaking, I would say that I'm mostly Greek, but linguistically speaking I'm really both Greek and German
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
French B2 and German A1

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Punjabi and Hindi
Fluent in English


iii) your location
Fribourg

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Running, Fitness, Traveling, Movies, Nature, Punjabi Music, Video games etc.

v) short introduction about yourself
In Switzerland since 2005, I lived in Geneva almost 8 years and recently moved to Fribourg.
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Old 23.07.2014, 21:22
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Telugu (South Indian language). Reasonable command over Hindi. Very fluent in English (oral as well as writing). Spent last 4 years in California, USA.

iii) Your location:
Lausanne

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Books, Music, Art, Literature, Politics & Movies. I have special interest in history in general. Over the last few years, I gained considerable knowledge about the India especially in spirituality and history.

v) Short introduction about yourself
Currently Postdoc in Computer Science and Engineering. Previously, worked in one of the top IT firms in California, USA. Before that I finished Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from India. Live the last 4 years in Bay Area, California, India. Before that in India.
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Re: English or Spanish?

Hi Sil,

My name is David and I'm Spanish. I'm a 33 y.o. researcher, now at the ETHZ until the end of the year. I speak Spanish (natively), and English (fluently), and am looking to learn as much German as possible in the time I have.

I thought that nobody better than a school teacher to be patience with my (presently absent) German.

May I interest you in this tandem?

All the very best,
David
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Old 25.07.2014, 16:06
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[German][Spanish](Zürich)(Level:Absolute Zero)

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
German (A0)

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Spanish

iii) Your location:
Zürich

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Outdoors, travelling, music, cinema, literature, friends, and anything fun, in general...

v) Short introduction about yourself
I arrived in Zurich at the beginning of this week, and will be here until the end of the year. I'm a young researcher at the ETHZ. I want to take advantage of my stay here to learn as much German as I can. Now my level is absolute zero. I can teach Spanish (natively), or English (fluent). Probably hard for you to contact me if your level is absolute zero in English, though!

I hope to see you soon !!
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Old 31.07.2014, 03:53
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
I'm learning English, I'm level B2 but I use it almost only for writing, so I don't talk it very good and I've many problems with prononciation and "getting words" while talking.


ii) language(s) you speak natively
French


iii) your location
Fribourg


iv) personal interests
Cars, informatic, video games, movies, and many more ;-)


v) short introduction about yourself
Hello, I'm a 25 years old boy and yes...my request is a bit strange...I'm Swiss, from Fribourg. I'm a french native speaker and I've learned english (B2) in the past few years. The problem is I often use it for writing, in internet or so, but I never talk it and I need some training for talking. So I need an english native exchange partner for help me to train my english and me I can help this person to train his french too ;-)


I know this forum is more destined to people from outside Switzerland who come here for learn French or German and not to people who are from Switzerland, but it's hard to find a good english Partner here (excepted school lessons).


Cya ;-)
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Old 02.08.2014, 14:46
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My Spanish/Basque/English for your German

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German. I passed B1 some years ago, but haven't really practised my speaking since then...

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Spanish & Basque (only for the brave )
I can also offer a more than decent English if a native accent is not a must...

iii) your location
St. Gallen & surroundings

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Travelling, History, Politics, Economy, Sports...

v) short introduction about yourself
I was born in the Basque Country 30 years ago and work in Switzerland as Engineer since 2012. Vocational traveller with an active and open mind. Food lover, also like doing sports... with moderation
I consider myself a versatile conversationalist with a wide range of topics to talk about and really enjoy people with a sharp sense of humour, lack of political correctness and a curious mind.
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Old 03.08.2014, 10:33
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i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
French B2 and German A1

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Punjabi and Hindi
Fluent in English


iii) your location
Fribourg

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Running, Fitness, Traveling, Movies, Nature, Punjabi Music, Video games etc.

v) short introduction about yourself
In Switzerland since 2005, I lived in Geneva almost 8 years and recently moved to Fribourg.
I hope someone is interested in a language exchange.
Basically, my Punjabi (Anyone who wants to learn different language) for your German or French.
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Old 06.08.2014, 17:18
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
French (took 6 months course 3 years ago and forgot almost all of them ), Polish (totally beginner, never learnt it before) and Hindi (learnt it from movies).

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Indonesia and English

iii) Your location:
Vaud

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Traveling, Movies, Cultures, Snowboarding

v) Short introduction about yourself
I came to Switzerland 3 years ago for work. I was born in Indonesia with Chinese background, had lived in Australia for 8 years and few other places.

Living in Europe has taught me a lot, I met with so many people from all over places and learn different cultures. However, I found that it’s difficult to meet/communicatewith locals if I couldn’t speak French. That’s why I want to improve my French.

For Polish,I was in Poland last year and I love it. I would like to learn about Polish and the language more. For Hindi, I love watching Hindi movies, I guess watching Hindi movies and understand the language will be more interesting.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German (B2/C1), Arabic (Beginner)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English

iii) your location
Baden, can travel to Zurich

iv) personal interests
skiing, hiking, spending time outdoors, travelling

v) short introduction about yourself
I am a Swiss/British citizen, who was living in Palestine and am now back in Switzerland and looking to improve my language skills
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language I am learning FRENCH (medium level)
ii) my native language ENGLISH
iii) my location LAUSANNE
iv) personal interests sport, film, music, writing, science
v) short introduction about yourself
I am English, living in Switzerland for 1.5 years, lots of intellectual interests and love of sport

Felix
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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 beginner level
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
I speak English natively
iii) Your location:
I live in Zurich west side of lake


iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I love cooking, walking, watching drama or comedy films, anything to do with backstage theatre and having fun!
v) Short introduction about yourself
I have been living in Switzerland since 2010, Male 55, and trying to learn German, but work for English speaking company, so finding it difficult.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) I am learning French (A2) at a Migros School twice a week and about to start at another school once a week and casually learning Swiss German also
ii) I am a native English speaker (American)
iii)I live in Neuchatel, more specifically Peseux.
iv) I love being outside, eating good food, rich conversation, watching movies, playing tennis (badly!) and dogs
v) I am a 19 year old American living in Neuchatel as an au pair for the year. Very interested in making friends and improving my French! Would love to find a tandem partner
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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:
Thai / English

iii) Your location:
Zürich

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Painting,travelling,motorbike riding,snowboarding

v) Short introduction about yourself
I'm original Thai then went to study and lived in Melbourne Australia for 12 years. Now married Swiss husband so Here I am ..looking forward to meet new friends and practice my german also exchange my Thai &English ..catch you soon ..Tschüss
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Old 11.09.2014, 21:45
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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
Russian as native language, Polish fluently (C2)
iii) your location
Fribourg
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
social dance, biology, capoeira, scuba diving, joga, travelling, shopping and more and more...
v) short introduction about yourself
I am female, 32, Russian, live in Switzerland for 6 month. Before moving here lived in Poland for 3 years. I am biologist, looking for the job but find it very difficult without speaking French or German. So, I am studying French and would like to find a tandem partner.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German - A2 / B1

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Portuguese

Other languages: English Cambridge CPE level
French (B2/C1), Spanish (B2), Lithuanian (A2). Also understand Italian

iii) your location
Bern

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
writing / playing / composing / travelling

v) short introduction about yourself
I am an architect and an architectural critic. I have published poetry, I play (guitar) and compose. Looking to to practise my German. Will be glad to help you with English. Could also be of help to Beginners / Intermediate French learners
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
French (B2), English (B2)

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Italian

iii) Your location:
Lugano (Ticino)

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Cooking, Motorcycles, learning languages

v) Short introduction about yourself
Ma name is Marco, I'm 23 years old and I come from Lugano (Ticino).
I am searching for a tandem partner in the proximity of Lugano, interested in practising Italian in exchange for french or english.

I am very motivated since I like practising languages.

Wheter possible, I am more interested in having an actual conversation face to face rather than skype or sending emails.

Hope to hear from you soon
Ciao
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
German (C1), English (C1)

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Spanish

iii) Your location:
Geneve

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Meeting people, football, learning languages

v) Short introduction about yourself
I'm looking for a language exchange or tandem partner that speaks German. I can meet in Geneve or on-line using Skype.

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