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What is Cognates?
We think the best way to learn a language is to speak it. But we realize it’s not always easy to find someone to practice with. Cognates solves this problem.
Cognates is a free online language exchange platform for teenagers.
We match pairs of Francophone and Anglophone teens as digital pen pals. You’re matched based on answers to a few short questions and a short video you send us we use to get know you. After a match is made, you’ll talk via video chat to practice either French or English, learn about a new culture and more importantly, to make a new friend!