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Old 12.06.2010, 12:50
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
learning English and German
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
I speak Italian natively, English fluent
iii) Your location:
I live in Zurich
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
travel, culture, films, music...
v) Short introduction about yourself
I have been living in Switzerland for almost 2 yrs, I've been in Zurich since 2010. I am 26, working in the financial industry in Zurich downtown.

Alternatively,
I am searching for English Conversation Groups in Zurich, in order to keep in fresh. Does any exist? Otherwise, we could think to set up a brand-new one!

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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
English (and Afrikaans)

iii) your location
Lausanne

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
lots...appreciate creativity,art (although I don't do as much as I would like to), walking, good food, films, good books and music...

v) short introduction about yourself

hi there, I am a 28 year old lady and a beginner with French. I am quite flexible with time at the moment. I am doing intensive french lessons at a language school but would like some relaxing and focused conversational practice.

Please reply with a personal message. Thanks
Hope to hear from you soon.
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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
English (and Afrikaans)

iii) your location
Lausanne

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
lots...appreciate creativity,art (although I don't do as much as I would like to), walking, swimming, good food, films, good books and music...

v) short introduction about yourself

hi there, I am a 28 year old lady and a beginner with French. I am quite flexible with time at the moment. I am doing intensive french lessons at a language school but would like some relaxing and focused conversational practice.

Please reply with a personal message. Thanks
Hope to hear from you soon.
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Old 14.06.2010, 14:10
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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. I am no longer in a class, but I think I would test around b1 or 2.

ii) language(s) you speak natively
English.

iii) your location
Cham

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Film, travel, hiking, and working my way thru the French and Italian wines.

v) short introduction about yourself
Living in Cham with my Swiss husband and 8 yr old son. I'm looking for maybe a Native German speaker who'd like to meet up once every 2 weeks?
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Old 18.06.2010, 23:34
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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. I am studying two times per week in Germany, but no many chance to speak it

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Italian

iib) Other languages I speak:
English quite fluent
French good level

iii) your location
Zürich

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Film, travel, Computer, music (rock, jazz, blues), go for walk

v) short introduction about yourself
I'm living in Zürich and working around the world (usually in Zürich during the weekend) and I would like to speak and share experiences with German speakers.
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Old 22.06.2010, 22:16
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hi everyone,

) language(s) that you are learning, including level
---French, 2nd level (after beginner)
ii) language(s) you speak natively
---English and Tagalog/Filipino
iii) your location
---Geneva
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
---Fitness, photography, travel, music
v) short introduction about yourself
---I arrived in Switzerland November 2009. Back from the Philippines I studied basic French and I want to go further learning French. Currently, I am taking Bachelor In Business Administration with Marketing and hoping to finish by August.

I am looking for new friends and for someone who could help me improve my French. I am very much willing to share my knowledge in the English or Filipino language in return.

I am living in Grand Lancy but I can drive to the city if necessary.

Hope to meet some new friends soon.

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

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level.
German (passed the B2 exam and moving to C1 now)

ii) language(s) you speak natively
Vietnamese

iii) your location
I live in Thun and work in Bern

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
I play tennis and am a football fan, too.


v) short introduction about yourself
I am a 36 y.o. woman who has been living here for 3 years now. I have been enjoying my time here very much and am still looking forward to discovering more about this amazing country. I am taking private German lessons to prepare for the C1 exam. I am interested to meet somebody to practise speaking, either in Bern or Thun. Hope I will find somebody.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hello this is pavan ,


i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
French in begginer level ,
ii) language(s) you speak natively
telugu natively , Hindi and english Fluently
iii) your location
Fribourg near places
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Cricket, Chess , Research, watch fiction movies
v) short introduction about yourself
I simple ,versatile , easily mingle with all
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Old 06.07.2010, 21:48
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
German B1, hoping to get to B2
ii) language(s) you speak natively
English
iii) your location
Zurich and Aarau
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Books.

v) short introduction about yourself
I am 28 and have been living here for a year. I love it. Staying another year, and need German to integrate with the in-laws.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Hello everybody

i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
I am learning German I am at beginner level
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
I speak Italian as I am from Italy
iii) Your location:
I live in Luzern close to the train station
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I love traveling, cooking, watching films, sports (quite everything!!)
v) Short introduction about yourself
I am from Italy and I got transferred to Switzerland at the beginning of this month. Before I worked in Rome and then in Milano.
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

Sali zäme!

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

ii) language(s) you speak natively
German
iii) your location
Baden / Zurich

iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Snowboarding, travelling, hanging around with frinds

v) short introduction about yourself
I am 30 year old, male, staying in baden and working in Zurich. I'm outgoing and would like to help you to improve your German. On the other hand i should practice my English skills as well without any stressWould be great to hear from you!

Karlo
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Old 12.07.2010, 16:20
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i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
Portuguese (preferably from Portugal) - spoken: beginning level, comprehension: low intermediate perhaps
ii) language(s) you speak natively
English
iii) your location
St. Gallen
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Traveling, sports, movies
v) short introduction about yourself
My husband is Portuguese and I've been there 4 times already, and I'd really like to improve my Portuguese so I can communicate with his family!
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Re: Find Your Tandem/Language Exchange Partner on EF!

) language(s) that you are learning, including level.
German (end of A2 ; moving towards B1)
ii) language(s) you speak natively
English
iii) your location
I live in Zurich
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
I love reading, studying, cooking, travelling.

v) short introduction about yourself

living here in zurich from past two years my husband works here and I have a 3 year old daughter going to playgroup.
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Old 19.07.2010, 21:57
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i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
English - proficiency (C2), French - upper intermediate (B2), Spanish - lower intermediate (B1), Arabic - false beginner (A0)
ii) language(s) you speak natively
German, Swiss German
iii) your location
Bern - Bern / Aargau - Baden
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
Books.
I am particularly interested in books of almost all kind, as well as films, languages and foreign cultures.
v) short introduction about yourself
I'm Swiss, grew up here and went to England last year. I'm in my early twenties and a curious person
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i) Language(s) that you are learning, including level:
I am learning German with 2 years.
ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
I speak Chinese natively. I also can speak English fluently.
iii) Your location:
I live in Taiwan.
iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
I like to travel, read books (esp. novels and detective), movies (such as German film) and sometimes would go to swimming.

v) Short introduction about yourself
I come from Taiwan which a beautiful place. I like to travel around and also make friends from all over the world. I want to find a partner who can chat with me in German. I can teach you Chinese in return. : )
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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. Just completed level A1 and starting A2.

ii) Language(s) you speak natively:
English

iii) Your location:
I live in Jona-Rapperswill but am in Zurich twice weekly for German lessons. Have a car and will travel if need be.

iv) Personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc):
Travel, reading, F1. Have started running to get fit and will do Griefenseelauf this year ... if the fitness fairy permits!

v) Short introduction about yourself
Have been in Switzerland since February and love the place. Would like to get my German up to scratch and happy to do Tandem learning.
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Old 22.07.2010, 23:56
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Language(s) that you are learning, including level:

French, beginner-intermediate

Language(s) you speak natively:

Russian, Ukrainian, English

Your location:

London (will be moving to Switzerland)

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

All sorts of things - movies, books, travelling, shopping, music, etc.

Short introduction about yourself:

I'm 24 years old. Currently live in London and looking forward to moving to Switzerland soon. Anyone who would like some help with Russian, English or Ukrainian or just say Hi or ask how the weather in London is (not great btw! ) please send a message!
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i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
English, reading and writing is OK, but listening and speaking needs to be improved more.
ii) language(s) you speak natively
Mandarin
iii) your location
Zurich, near Uni hospital
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
hiking, jogging, tennis, and eating dilicious food
v) short introduction about yourself
I came from Taiwan. Now I am a student of UZH. I wanna make more friends here. If you like to make friend with different country, let us be friends. But you may need to bear my poor English speaking at first. (I am trying to improve it!!)
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Old 28.07.2010, 00:49
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Hoi Zame!

i) language(s) that you are learning, including level
High German C1
Swiss German - comprehension about B2
French - A2
Japanese - A1
ii) language(s) you speak natively
English - southern Brit accent
iii) your location
Central Zurich
iv) personal interests (eg sport, film, music etc)
All sorts. Sports (watching it more than playing these days ). Music. Getting out in the great outdoors. Socialising.
v) short introduction about yourself
I'm a 30yr old guy originally from S West UK. Have lived across Europe as a student and working. I also spent 2 years in Japan teaching conversation English to professionals. Have hit a bit of a brick wall with my German and am finding it difficult to build on further. I would also really like to improve my Swiss German comprehension skills.
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i. Learning: French (Have a diploma but it's a life-long project), German (Have a certificate which is on the back burner unless I road trip to German-speaking lands)
ii. Native Language: English with a Pennsylvania accent
iii. Location: Morges/Lausanne
iv. Interests: piano playing, equestrian anything, 4-leggers, cooking, having fun in the sun, sand & surf
iv. Introduction: I'm a women in her 40s and living in CH for 15 years (7 yrs in Zurich, 8 yrs near Lausanne). I've worked in sales for 20 years but now have a music business. Are there any native French speakers who would like to do a language exchange? I did this in Geneva for three years and it was really worth it!
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