Language Penpal Resources



Language Communities, Penpals, Language Exchanges and Forums

These language penpal resources will help you start using your new language. All of these sites are great for finding people all over the world who can help you learn your new language. You can start by just lurking in the language forums or looking for penpals, or you can dive in with live text chats, voice chats or complete language exchanges. Use these language penpal resources as a primary tool in your language toolbox.


My Language Exchange This great site helps you to find penpals, text chat and voice chat partners for a language exchange. Lesson plans, online word games and forums all help you learn your new language with other learners and native speakers. This is one of the oldest and best language communities on the internet.

Lingq.com Language learning community with features like writing correction, group and one-on-one chats, tracking learning goals, tutorials, dialogues and tons of audio with transcripts. What makes Lingq stand out is its massive amount of user-created original content for all levels of language learning, especially intermediate and advanced. If you want some help to get started on Lingq, use the forum, which is full of helpful language learners, or look me up - my user name is Rumil - I'd be glad to help you out!

Phrasebase A language learning center loaded with resources, a forum, learning tools and an enormous community of active language learners. One of the best language penpal resources.

Polyglot Learn Language Another active community and forum of language learners from all over the world.

How to Learn Any Language A great resource for self-study language learners. Includes a forum with lots of great insights from serious language learners and lots of articles on language learning.

LanguagePenpals.com Find more penpals to practice and study your new language at this site.

SharedTalk.com Online community of language learners. Live chats, penpals and an e-mail feature.

xLingo This language penpal site has an internal email system, chats and forums for registered users, which is free of course.

Zuiop.com A site for finding language exchange partners.

Lingozone This site helps to make language learning a little more fun. Engage penpals or language exchange partners in wordgames or test yourself with your own online vocabulary lists.



The Mixxer The Mixxer is a free educational site hosted by Dickinson College for language learners and teachers to find a language partner for a language exchange via Skype.

The Penpals Network A site for finding language penpals. The Penpals Network - Make the World Smaller.

Conversation Exchange

The Penpals Network

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