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Make sure that your Skype ID is unique so that your Buddy can easily find you.
Why use us?

1.  Speaking English is a skill that requires practice.  The more you speak, the more fluent you will become.

2.  Skype Buddies is FREE.

3.  You can practise general English or the IELTS speaking test.

4.   We'll match you with someone of the same sex.

5.   We'll match you with someone at your English level.

6.  We provide you with free material to talk about.

Number of people matched: 858
(Since August 2016 / Updated Periodically)
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Skype Lessons

10 sets of questions 10 sets of questions
10 self-study preparation units
Lessons with  one of English Arch's recommended teachers
Coherence & Cohesion
(Making yourself understood, linking & organising ideas etc.)
Language Functions
(Paraphrasing, filling etc.)
Vocabulary and Phrases    
Grammatical Range & Accuracy    
  Free £9.95 Various Fees
Skype Buddies is a great way to practise your General English or prepare for the IELTS speaking test.  If you are looking for a bit more, we have put together some supplementary materials, Skype Buddies Plus, which you can use to prepare for each set of questions.  You might want to also consider having Skype lessons with one of our recommended teachers.
Looking for more?
Once you have been matched, we'll send you a pack of questions.  The same set of questions can be used to practise your general English or part 3 of the IELTS speaking test.  

There are 15 topics in each pack  (travel, family, the environment etc.).  Each topic is designed to last about 30 - 45 minutes.  Take turns asking and answering the questions.
What will I talk about with my Skype Buddy?
General Questions /
IELTS Part 3 Speaking
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Skype Matching Service for English Learners
Need someone to practise your English with?
Let us find you a Skype Buddy.
We'll email you and your partner questions to ask each other.
We'll match you with someone.
Tell us your English level
and when you are free.
English Arch's Skype Buddies is a FREE online service that matches English learners so that they can practise their English together.
We'll give you a day and time to meet on Skype. 
Continue meeting and speaking for free!
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