Tandem Language Exchange: An App to Improve Speaking Skill

Musa Nushi, Vida Khazaie


Technological progression has brought drastic changes in the way second language is taught and learned and there is now a vast number of software and applications designed to facilitate this process. One of the applications that is specially designed for improving the speaking skill is Tandem Language Exchange. This application tries to facilitate learning the skill by bringing many language learners together as a big community. Learners can also use the tutor feature of the app to connect with professional language teachers. This article aims to provide a review of Tandem Language Exchange application by introducing its main features and its strengths and weaknesses. The review recommends Tandem as a platform for improving the speaking ability of second language learners. The app can also benefit second language teachers.

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