Let’s kick this off with an obvious point, shall we? By having a language exchange partner you should gain a new friend!
If you've been avoiding movies or books in your target language, this is the perfect opportunity to start. Or if, like me, you've been too worried about having a language exchange, do it now! I promise, it's not as scary as you may think.
The talk helped me realise that I needed to get these things in order so that I could make my life easier, be more supportive of my (prospective) students and also to market myself better.
I'm here with some recipes and further ideas for you to try with the contents of your kitchen cupboards, or maybe a quick trip to your local shops.