Penfriends, keypals and chatS
Network - you work together with a learning partner from another country
- by telephone, e-mail or other media
Shared Talk - Shared Talk brings together
language learners from all over the world and allows them to gain by learning
and teaching each other simultaneously using voice-chat and text-chat! Run by
Warning to all parents: please make sure that you monitor
your child's use of chats and dicussion forums. People
participating in such discussions may not be using their own
identies, and may have ulterior motives.
LINKS (in alphabetical order)
Chat This chat system
will translate from English to French, Spanish, Italian and German.
Choose your topic
and chat in many languages - including Arabic, English, German,
Japanese, Spanish, Chinese, French, Italian and Russian. Downloadable
ECNEBI - "Synergy in learning
English" - email discussion group and useful links
ePALS Classroom Exchange
Facebook is a social utility that connects you with the people
Huitalk - multi-lingual chat, forum, book reviews and articles
Classroom Connections Mailing lists for teachers/classes.
Tandem Network - you work together with a learning partner from
another country - by telephone, e-mail or other media
IPC web - Free penpal
Language Buddy - a site where you can find friends from other
countries to practise your languages and have a language exchange
My Space - an online
community that lets you meet your friends' friends.
The ELT Two-Cents
Cafe Site for English (EFL/ESL) teachers and students.
Includes a keypal (penpal) service.
Travlang Chat To
chat in several languages including English, French, German, Italian
Yahoo Clubs Many chat
rooms. You can also start your own.