Tandem is an Android application that helps users learn foreign languages by communicating with native speakers.
With the app you can find someone to study and practice a foreign language. Users learn the language in tandem. For example, you help your conversationalist to learn Spanish, and your partner tells you about English.
When registering, users specify their native languages and those they plan to learn. Also, you have to fill out a questionnaire with additional information, especially the purpose of the study and topics of interest. After the moderation the utility is looking for people who suit your age, interests and languages. The search can take up to seven days.
Users communicate via chat. You have the ability to send text and voice messages, call, exchange photos and videos. The chat room features autocorrection as well as a built in translator. Thanks to these tools, you are able to explain to each other complex grammatical rules and nuances.
For an additional fee you may find a professional tutor here. It is possible to download a similar app called italki to learn foreign languages with native speakers.
Tandem unites people from different countries. The app offers more than 150 languages. You can always find someone who will be happy to share knowledge of their native language.
- a search for the person for your interests;
- different communication formats, text and voice messages, video calls;
- the app is free to download;
- compatibility with actual Android versions.