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Old 19.06.2015, 19:10
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hi! I'm Gloria, 27. I'm Taiwanese but have lived in Australia for half of my life. I'm living in Zürich at the moment. Seeking a tandem partner who wants to learn Mandarin, can help with my Hochdeutsch speaking, and would like to go for coffee once or twice a week.


i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Deutsch A1

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

iii) your location
Zürich, near the Haupfbahnhof


iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
I was a graphic designer in Melbourne and enjoy art and design, good food, wine, nature, cycling.


v) short introduction about yourself
I've lived in both Australia and Taiwan and have experience tutoring people in both English and Mandarin. I'm very new in Zürich (arrived three weeks ago) and would really love to meet cool English speakers that would like to hang out
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Old 20.06.2015, 16:19
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Deutsch Intensive at Volkshochschule. I've just completed level 1.

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English

iii) your location
Bern, Switzerland

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Philosophy, history, science, hiking, vegetarian cooking

v) short introduction about yourself
I'm 46 years old and just moved to Switzerland a few months ago. My fiancee is Swiss, but I would like to find someone who speaks German at a similar level as me. Anyone out there?
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hey, I am Daniel and I am 27 years old. I studied in Switzerland, Hong Kong and Sweden. I plan to visit Brazil in a couple of months and I am trying to learn some Portuguese!
It would be awesome to have some native speaker having lunch or a coffee with me.

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Portuguese (brazil.), A1

ii) language(s) you speak natively
German, Swiss German

iii) your location
Bern

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

I love doing sports and meeting new people
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Old 01.09.2015, 17:34
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
I am learning German and would like to improve my conversational German. I am at a beginner level when speaking but about moderate proficiency when listening and reading.

Ich lerne Deutsch und möchte mein deutsches Gespräch verbessern. Ich bin Anfänger wenn ich spreche aber ich bin besser wenn ich höre oder lese.

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
I speak English natively though I am Irish.

I spreche ganz gut Deutsch obwohl ich Irisch bin.

iii) Your location:
I live in Lachen, Schwyz.

Ich wohne in Lachen, Schwyz.

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I like playing all sports especially football and squash. I also like watching films and playing guitar.

Ich spiele gern alle Sport, besonders Fußball und Squash. Ich mag auch Filme sehen und Guitar spielen.

v) Short introduction about yourself
I have lived in Switzerland since I was 9 and learnt some German in an international school. I was never a good student in German class so I found it hard to learn. Afterwards, I studied in the UK as an engineer for four years and then went travelling in Australia and New Zealand for 8 months. Now I'm currently looking for work in Switzerland. I am 23 years old.

Seit neun Jahre alt habe ich in der Schweiz geleben und habe Deutsch in einer internationaler Schule gelernt. Aber ich war nie ein guter Schüler, also ich es sehr schwer zu lernen gefunden. Nachdem studiere ich in Großbritannien als ein Ingenieur und dann war ich für acht Monate in Australia und Neuseeland. Jetzt suche ich ein Beruf in der Schweiz. Ich bin drei und zwanzig Jahre alt.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

I am learning German at A1-2 level. Of course I would like to improve it radically. Self learning does not help me too much as my long living experience in Zurich teaches me.

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:

Vietnamese as I am a Vietnamese with the Northern voice.


iii) Your location:

I live in the center of Zurich

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

Sport: Football, badminton, or any of counter-playing ones.

Music: Like to play guitar

I also like to travel as much as I can with Friends.

and also reading Tech news daily.

v) Short introduction about yourself

I have been in Zurich for quite long time. However, my working environment , English is almost the only language to speak. German is not compulsory or not necessary if you just want to get things done. So my German has been up and down for many times and does not look any more positive if I don't really speak with someone in a daily manner. That's why I am looking for a German speaker who is interest in my own language. I think this will be a very hard match since there are probably not many ones who must/want to speak Vietnamese. I give this a try

This does not mean I am saying no to ones who love teaching German in conversation without need to speak my language.
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Old 06.09.2015, 18:34
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hi bluetulip,
if you are stgill intrested in improving your Italian we, my wife and me, would be glad to help.
contact me in PM.

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dear all,
we're (my wife and me) currently living in Zurich.

i) Language(s) that you are learning (or wish to learn), including level:

German A2

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Italian

iii) Your location:
Zurich

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Food, wine, traveling, cinema, football

v) Short introduction about yourself
I have been living in CH for 2 years and now we really need to become a little fluent in German.
possibly to arrange video call by Skype

Looking forward to hearing back from you

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

Hi fellas! I'm an eclectic 31yo married guy with interests spanning from reading to engineering to music to artificial intelligence to bushcraft... you name it!
I need to get some Swiss German skills going FAST, and I'd love to meet some natives willing to practice a bit of English or Italian

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
I'm a square zero in German, but this will change soon

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Italian, Sardinian, and I'm proficient in English (also technical writing)

iii) your location
I live in Wädenswil, but Chur-to-Winterthur is all game for me

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
As written in the introduction: it'll be hard for you to name a topic I'm not interested into

v) short introduction about yourself
Sardinia -> Lugano -> Wädenswil

Tschüss!!
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Old 12.10.2015, 17:38
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
English B2 German end A1
ii) language(s) you speak natively
French
iii) your location
Lausanne
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Cinema, Travel
v) short introduction about yourself
I'm 31 years old, I'm actually looking for a job in Marketing. I would like to have some talks in order to improve my fluidity when I speak English!
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Old 21.10.2015, 19:20
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Hi! I'm a 34 year old Finnish girl interested in sports and the outdoors. I need to brush up my German conversation skills. I used to be fluent in German, and still understand most of it, but after 12 years of not speaking a word of German, my skills are rusty. I’m eager to start right away, and meet up 2-4 times a week the upcoming weeks. If you are looking for practice in Swedish or Finnish, contact me :-) I’m a native Swedish speaker, and of course also speak Finnish.

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Geman, intermediate or advanced

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Swedish and Finnish

iii) your location
Zürich, preferably Kreis 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, or the center.

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Sailing, skiing, hiking, fitness

v) short introduction about yourself
I’ve just moved to Zurich with my husband and baby, who is expected this winter. I work as a Marketing Manager in the financial industry. I come from Finland, and speak both Swedish (my mother tongue) and Finnish.
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Looking for Chinese/French to German exchange partner

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
I have learnt German at Benedict School in Zurich and passed the Goethe B2 test at ZHAW.

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Chinese / French

iii) your location
Baden AG

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
enjoy the outdoors - biking - walking - Badminton

v) short introduction about yourself
Have been living in Switzerland for 3 years and Would like to meet others to practice my oral speaking.
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Old 26.10.2015, 20:09
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hallo, I am Thais, from Sao Paulo, Brazil. I've lived already in the USA, Spain and England, and for an year now in Switzerland.
Looking for a Tandem/Language Exchange Partner: Spanish or Portuguese or English x German exchange. Need to improve my German skills pretty bad.

It would be awesome to have some native speaker having lunch or a coffee with me.

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German (a2/b1), also interested in italian (a2)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Portuguese, Spanish, English

iii) your location
Zurich (ideally oerlikon)

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
I love doing sports, learning new languages and cultures and meeting new people.

PM if you interested.
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Chinese/French tandem in Neuchatel

Hello friends,

I'm a Chinese lady, just moved to Neuchatel. I am looking for a tandem with a native speaker of French. If you are interested in Chinese language or culture, and also speak French, please contact me!

I'm looking forward hearing from you!
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hello,


i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German B1, interested to start Russian at some point

ii) language(s) you speak natively
French

iii) your location
Lausanne

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Dog walking, socializing, cycling, snowboarding, foreign films (as they call it) and punk/hc.


v) short introduction about yourself
I'm originally from France, moved to the UK at 20, lived there for 10 years and been in Switzerland for 6 years now. I'm eager to practice my German as I want to become fluent.
I've been learning it for 3 years now, at a slow pace as it's rather a hobby than a professional need. I’m happy to meet up on regular basis to chat up or do some sport at the same time … I can help you with French or English.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hello,

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German (B1), interested in Spanish but not till I get my German straight.

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English & Malay

iii) your location
Rotkreuz, Zug

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Cooking, Baking, TV Series, Movies

v) short introduction about me
Originally from Malaysia, been in Switzerland for 5 years, married for 4 years. Can speak German to save my life. I used to be a Chef but now a housewife. Love watching TV series and movies. I have a recipe blog called which I dedicate some of my free time on.

I actually have a couple whom I speak German with for practice, but they are currently on a long vacation. So I'm looking for someone nearby (Zug or Luzern) who is interested in practicing their German with me. I'm glad to meet up on a regular basis for some chit-chat. PM me!

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i) language(s) that you are learning, including level: Polish
ii) language(s) you speak natively: English
iii) your location: Zurich, Afoltern
iv) personal interests ( film, music etc): reading, movies, nature, walks, cooking, writing, dancing, discussing with friends.
v) short introduction about yourself: I like to see things very positively.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hi folks,

Schoone Oobe. I am new to switzerland and would like to learn Swiss duutch (basel or barn dialect). I know zero amount of german. Is anyone out there willing to trade British English for switzerduutch?

A bit about me: I like films, outdoor, most music genre (with preference for jazz or hip/hop), travel and football. I am also interested in people.

Merci vilmal in advance.
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Hello, I'm Nicole and I would like to practise german. I'm in level B1. I am Portuguese native speaker and I can teach you also english.
I love cinema, going to concerts and festivals (indie, rock, ele tronic) cooking, fashion and traveling.

I'm very interessed in improving my conversation skills. I am looking for a tandem partner that can meet in the centre of Zürich. I can offer conversation in english or portuguese and help with anything you need.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hello, guys, I'm looking for nice people, who can help me to improve my German and Swiss German. Also I want to learn Italian and Arabic.

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German, Swiss German, B2 level
ii) language(s) you speak natively
Russian, Ukrainian
iii) your location
Olten, SO. But ready to meet somewhere else
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Sport, books, design, cooking, travelling and getting to know different cultures, healthy lifestyle
v) short introduction about yourself
I'm 25 years old, originally from Ukraine, open minded and friendly person, vegan. Before I lived in Czech Republic, Germany (in beautiful city Munich). Looking forward to get to know new people and improve my language skills.
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i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
I will start with A1 German in January.

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
Portuguese native speaker, fluent in english.

iii) Your location:
I work in Zurich center (near Stadelhofen) and live in Dietikon.

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Watching movies/tv-series, traveling, hiking, nature, photography (amateur), engineering, programming, healthcare, shopping

v) Short introduction about yourself
I'm a 28 portuguese biomedical engineer working as a software developer in Zurich since August. I already had a german course in September but due to work conflicts I could not evolve very much. I'm finding it difficult to learn properly since everyone uses english quite naturally, at work, at home, everywhere :P . So in January I'm starting again a new course, A1 level, but would love to have a tandem partner also.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hello everyone

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

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English
Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian

iii) your location
Luzern

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
reading, watching movies, learning new languages,

v) short introduction about yourself
I'm 27yo, master economist just moved to Luzern. Currently learning German. I consider myself an open-minded easy-going person, who loves meeting new people and socializing.
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