Two people with different mother tongues learn each other‘s native language
A tandem, or language tandem (Sprachtandem in German), is a partnership between two people who are interested in learning the other's mother tongue. The partnership aims at improving your language skill with the help of a native speaker. For example, if you would like to improve your German, you can do a tandem partnership with a German who in return would like to learn your native language.
What, when, where and how you learn is entirely decided by you and your partner. You can meet in a cafe, go for a walk or simply have lunch together in the mensa.