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Old 21.01.2010, 18:05
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Learning German, improving on speaking and listening at B2 level.

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English and Mandarin are native languages, Cantonese generally well too!

iii) your location
Zürich

iv) personal interests
Travel, Mahjong Games

v) short introduction about yourself
Tax Accountant from Singapore - but bad with numbers sometimes!
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Old 22.01.2010, 22:49
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
English, intermediate level, i understand better than i speak, i can watch series without subtitles so i need to speak a lot....
And I'm also learning German (current level: -1)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Spanish, i've just moved from Madrid

iii) your location
Zurich

iv) personal interests
Music, concerts, travel, photography...

v) short introduction about yourself
I'm a 28 years old guy new in Zurich, originally from Madrid and i work as software developer near ETH.
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Old 23.01.2010, 22:22
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hi,

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level.
French, (Speaking B level, Understanding C level)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English

iii) your location
Vaud

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Sports, Music, movies, IT, languages, pretty much most things

v) short introduction about yourself
I am 29 years old, I lived in the U.K full time for almost 17 years so my English is perfect. I grew up speaking French but had not spoken French for almost 15 years until arrival in Switzerland about 18 months ago. My understanding is a C level and speaking is a B level.

I live & work in Vaud.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

I would like to learn Swiss German but can already speak fluent hochdeutsch

ii) language(s) you speak natively

English (England)

iii) your location

St Gallen

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

Reading, fell walking, travelling, music

v) short introduction about yourself

Hello as you can see I am looking for a tandem partner to learn some Swiss German. In return I will gladly help you with your English. If you have any questions then get in touch! James
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Old 25.01.2010, 09:41
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hi, I just moved to Zurich and I'm looking to practice my German with someone.

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

I can speak very basic German and I'm looking to improve that. I would like to learn hochdeutsch.

ii) language(s) you speak natively

English (American)

iii) your location

Zurich

iv) personal interests

traveling, music, art, film, reading, sports

v) short introduction about yourself

I'm 30 years old and I'm coming here from New York via Leipzig. I am currently writing my PhD thesis in Biological Anthropology, which is consuming my life.

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

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

I would like to learn High German. i'm finishing a Migros course level A1

ii) language(s) you speak natively

I'm Italian mother tongue, i can speak english fluently.

iii) your location

living in Zürich but working in Olten

iv) personal interests

traveling, film, reading, basketball, squash and football

v) short introduction about yourself

I'm 35 years old, originally coming from Rome, and I moved in Switzerland 5 months ago from Dublin. I'm working as an engineer in Olten, commuting everyday hin und Züruck

Pierluca
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Old 29.01.2010, 14:26
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Amharic, fluent in English (second language)

iii) your location
Zurich
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
movies, running, rowing, current affairs, reading..

v) short introduction about yourself
25y.o. Ethiopian PhD student who just moved to Zurich for study. Generally easy going and friendly
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Old 29.01.2010, 15:57
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hi all,

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level.
English (B1 level, first)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
French

iii) your location
Geneva & Vaud

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Sports (Tennis), Music, Economy, Politic, Travelling and partying with my friends

v) short introduction about yourself
I am 25 years old, I'm living in Geneva and working in Vaud. I play tennis and I like watch it on TV. I never use my english that's why i'm doing a lot of mistakes. I would like to practice more and help someone with his French level. Don't hesitate to contact me by mail tomd_g[at]hotmail.com
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level.
Swedish, beginner, had about a year of swedish, forgot a lot, still understand a lot

English, just enjoy speakin english with some brits... somehow trying to improve accent... so if there's any scous out there..

ii) language(s) you speak natively
French, mothertongue
German, mothertongue -> was born in Zurich
Italian, very fluent

iii) your location
Zurich

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
photography, Music (Led Zep, Editors, Damien Rice, Flo&the Machine etc), film, did ballet for 14 years, so i guess am still interested in seeing it

v) short introduction about yourself

I'm a freelance music photographer and music editor at a magazine currently putting together my portfolio to apply at LCC to go study photography.
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Old 02.02.2010, 15:19
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
- German, level -1

ii) language(s) you speak natively
- Italian
- Very fluent in English, 9/10.


iii) your location
- Aargau

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
- The true sense of life and whatever concerns it.

v) short introduction about yourself
An human being.
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Old 02.02.2010, 22:22
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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 High German, basic level A.2

ii) language(s) you speak natively
I am a native Russian speaker, also speak English.

iii) your location
Zurich

iv) personal interests
Reading, Cooking, Travel, Foto, Movies

v) short introduction about yourself
I am 32 y\o, married, moved to Zurich in 2009

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Old 02.02.2010, 22:43
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German. I have finished a A1, A2 and B1 course. Been learning for 6 months now.
ii) language(s) you speak natively
First language: English, second language: French (fluent)
iii) your location
Basel
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
travel, music, piano, tennis, soccer, reading
v) short introduction about yourself
i am a canadian living in the Basel area. I would love to practice speaking German, and perhaps can help with anyone seeking english or french practice. i am 20 years old, female.
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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 French at beginners level
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
I speak English natively and I also taught English as a volunteer work.
iii) Your location:
I will be living in Lausanne
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I love traveling, cooking, reading, watching films, writing, going out for drinks and dinner, i used to mountain climb back in UK and Europe and would like to get back into it.
v) Short introduction about yourself
I have been living in Australia- Sydney for almost five years. Before that I lived in UK.
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Old 06.02.2010, 11:49
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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 High German, basic level A.1/A.2 (just finishing A1 course). Also hoping to do B2 French. Very keen to practise French

ii) language(s) you speak natively
I am a native English speaker

iii) your location
Zurich

iv) personal interests
Travel, reading, riding, running, learning to cook

v) short introduction about yourself
I am 37 y\o, married, moved to Zurich in 2009
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

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

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Native Chinese (Mandarin) speaker and pretty much also a native English (American) speaker (grew up in the states~)

iii) your location
Zurich

iv) personal interests
travelling (well, maybe I should say vacationing or escaping from work... ), skiing, ballroom dancing, music (flute and piano), etc.

v) short introduction about yourself
Chinese American in her 20s working in Zurich (Finance). Past experience teaching Chinese to kids and adults. Also had some experience tutoring English (ESL) in the states. Very outgoing, talkative and really wanna improve my German!
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Old 08.02.2010, 20:55
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Hiya!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German, according to my teacher I am B1 - I feel like A2
ii) language(s) you speak natively
fluent English, french and spanish
iii) your location
Live in Zurich, work in Zug - looking for tandem in Zug at lunch time
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Movies, novels, biographies, self development , sci-fi movies, hiking, spas
v) short introduction about yourself
In Zurich one year now, still ströggling with swiss deutsch, miss french culture, and relaxed people
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Old 08.02.2010, 23:03
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i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Mandarin Chinese, I'm advanced but am getting rusty, would like to find a native speaker to meet with to practice

ii) language(s) you speak natively
American English, born and raised in the US

iii) your location
Zürich

iv) personal interests
Travel, fashion, food

v) short introduction about yourself
Chinese American, 28, moved to Zürich 6 months ago when I married my Swiss husband. Still looking for work and learning German on the side. I speak Cantonese as well but for conversational purposes it would be best to trade English for Mandarin. I hope to find someone that can meet up weekly for a coffee or drink and just help each other with our respective languages. PM me if you are interested!
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i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
French (A1 level)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English

iii) your location
Lausanne

iv) personal interests
traveling, food, outdoors, photography, jazz, blues

v) short introduction about yourself
My wife and I are both scientists at EPFL and just moved from the US a couple months ago. We are trying to get a better handle on living life in French.
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i) language(s) that you are learning:

-Swiss/German I understand more then I speak.. I want to change that.
-German I speak very well
-Italian.. badly..

ii) language(s) you speak:

-Mother tongue is English (Canada)

iii) your location

-Between Zurich and Basel.. but I go to both cities often enough.. and many other places too..

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

-Painting, Art, Museums, Photography, Music, Dancing, Antiques, Traveling, Cooking, Sailing, Sculpting, Sewing, vintage clothes.. Vikings.. many things..

v) short introduction about yourself:

I am 30F Swiss/Canadian.. trained classical fine art naturalistic oil painter.. mostly interested in painting portraits..
Moved to Switzerland in 2000 for 5 years.. then Italy for 5 to study painting.. now back in Switzerland. Many interest.. I also do Viking reenactment.. I am mostly interested in getting better at speaking Swiss German, but I'm always happy to meet anyone new and interesting no matter where they are from....And hey.. if you want to model for a portrait, that would be awesome
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i) language(s) that you are learning, including level

German (just know some phrases/grammar, and very very limited vocabulary. I'm really up to learn itl)
Croatian/Serbian (limited phrases and limited vocabulary... however, I'm up to learn it)

ii) language(s) you speak natively

Portuguese (Brazilian), mother tongue
English (UK), since I lived some years there and work talking such language in a daily basis... (I know either formal or very very informal english)

iii) your location

Zurich, Oerlikon.

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

Mainly Sports: I'm completely hooked on.
Cooking and Tasting (ahaha)
Eletronic music
Clubbing/Party :-)
Snowboarding
Football (yeah, soccer, but the real word is FOOTBALL haha, just joking)

v) short introduction about yourself

I'm a 25 years old Brazilian guy which lived some years in the UK...
Actually, I'm a researcher and work with technology. I've been around Switzerland for 10 month now, and just know few people... well, you know, I'm a guy that needs interaction since I'm a typical Brazilian from the south. :-)
Moreover, I really like to exchange culture in a funny way. I believe that in such manner people learn things faster. :-)
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