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Efrain Aldaz

Efrain is a contributing writer at TutorMing. He has a Bachelor's degree in Communication from San Diego State University. He is fluent in both English and Spanish, and is currently studying Mandarin Chinese in the hopes of becoming trilingual.
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"Climate" and "Temperature" in Chinese: Week 3

Efrain Aldaz | March 02, 2016

My name is Efrain, and this is my weekly column on my journey to becoming fluent in Chinese with TutorMing. You can check out why I want to learn Chinese in my introduction here.

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"Feelings" in Chinese: Week 2

Efrain Aldaz | February 23, 2016

My name is Efrain, and this is my weekly column on my journey to becoming fluent in Chinese with TutorMing. You can check out why I want to learn Chinese in my introduction here.

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"Travel" Chinese: Week 1

Efrain Aldaz | February 16, 2016

My name is Efrain, and this is my weekly column on my journey to becoming fluent in Chinese with TutorMing.

As I previously mentioned in my introduction, I hope to travel to China soon. When that happens, I will definitely need to know how to get around in a taxi. My first lesson of the New Year was on taking a cab to various locations across Beijing. I really like how the lesson was situational, and it simulated conversations I would have in real life.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Learning Chinese

Efrain Aldaz | February 03, 2016

My name is Efrain Aldaz. I grew up in the Bay Area, but I have always had a deep appreciation for diversity and culture. I love traveling and learning new languages. As a college student, I studied abroad in Barcelona. I was very lucky to have an opportunity to meet people from all over the world. Language is a pivotal part of these relationships that I built, and has allowed me to connect to people on a deeper level.

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