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工地夫妻的爱情


Love stories at a construction site (夫妻?)



40-year-old Xiang Heguo and 38-year-old Liu Chunyan have a son and a daughter who are both studying in a high school back in their hometown. ( )"All that we wish for is that our children will have a bright future by studying hard." Liu Yanchun had (taken a babysitting job) 是当幼教, as the wage was too low, she followed her husband to Taiyuan for employment.



Pang Shunbin, in his 40s, has an easygoing and quiet personality, whereas Zheng Juan, whose responsibility is to cook for all fellow (workers) in the construction site, is more extroverted. They have two children: Their son is studying in Chongqing University of Technology and their daughter is in high school. They wish that their son would further his (study) studies in graduate school, "In that case, they won't have to live a back-breaking life as we do now."



Chen Shanguang and Du Jun, both 23 years old, got married in their hometown and had a baby over a year ago. (leave a space after a period) After this Spring Festival, they came to Taiyuan for work. Chen Shanguang is quite reserved who doesn't talk much.



Li Jiaofei, (space after a comma) 24 years old from Honghe County Yunnan Province, came to Taiyuan when he was 18. Ever since then, he has been working at different construction sites. At present, all 4 members of his family are at the site, including his 11-month-old daughter and his mother who's been taking care of the baby since her birth.



Comment: Minor spacing, grammar and translation mistakes. Good job!


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voice_cd Post time: 2012-12-10 14:43
Now we present you with the first issue of the contest. Remember the deadline of entry for this issu ...

Xiang Heguo,40 years old,Liu Chunyan,38 years old, a couple having a son and a daughter who both study at the key senior high school of their hometown."We just hope our children study hard and could have a good future." Said Liu Chunyan, who used to be a preschool teacher in hometown but came to Tai Yuan for a job together with her husband this year due to the low payment.

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The couple, Xiang Heguo, 40, and Liu Chunyan, 38, has a daughter and a son who are now students in a key senior (High School) in their hometown. “ We wish they could (work hard) study well and have a better future”, said Liu, who used to be a pre-school teacher in their hometown. She quitted her job (for) low salary, (now) work in Taiyuan with (his) her husband this year.



Pang Shunbin, in his 40s, is (peaceful) even-tempered and (don’t) doesn't talk much. His (outgoing) relatively extroverted wife Zhen Juan, cooks meals for plumbers and electricians on the construction site. The couple has two kids, the elder (brother) son is a student in Chongqing University of Technology, while the younger (sister) daugther is a senior high school student. Zhen wish his son could become a graduate student, “ If they study well, they will not live a hard life like us."



(Du) Chen Shanguang and Du (jun) Jun are both 23 years old. They (are) got married in their hometown and have a (over one-year-old) toddler who's more than a year old. They came to work in Taiyuan after this year's Spring Festival. Chen is a little shy and (not talks) doesn't talk much.



Li Jiaofei, 24, came from Honghe, Yunnan Province. Since 18, Li has worked for different construction sites in Taiyuan. Now, Li and his family are still working and living on a construction site. His mother came to take care of his daughter since she was born(,). Now (no space), his daughter is 11 months old.



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(Mr. Liu Chunyan) and his wife (Ms. Xiang Heguo) have one son and one daughter, both are studying at high school back in their hometown. "Hopefully the kids will enjoy a bright future and (work) hard" said (Mr. Liu Chunyan), who used to work at a kindergarten and later came with (his wife) to Taiyuan to (do odd jobs) due to low pay.



Comment: Names of husband and wife are mixed up; incomplete entry.


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Loving Couples on Construction Sites



Xiang Heguo, 40, and Liu Chunyan 38, parents of a boy and a girl who are studying at a key high school in their hometown(,) .  "We just hope our children can study hard, earning themselves a bright future". Liu, the wife, joined (his) her husband Xiang to work in Tianyuan, due to the low salary from her previous job as a nursery school teacher.



Cheng Shanguang and Du Jun, both 23, got married in their hometown(,). They are now parents of a one year old. They came to Taiyuan after the Spring Fesitval. Cheng(, the husband) is a shy man of few words.



Li Aofei, 24, from Honghe, Yunnan, has been working in different construction sites in Taiyuan since the age of 18. At present, Li's family of four live at a construction site. After the birth of their daughter, now 11 months old, his mother came to look after their daughter for them.



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Post time 2012-12-14 10:10:38 |Display all floors
LoneAcorn Post time: 2012-12-13 22:23
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The couple, Xiang Heguo, 40, and Liu Chunyan, 38, has a daughter and a son who are now st ...

Thank you ,LoneAcorn, I will do better next time.

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Col Post time: 2012-12-13 13:05
First, I would like to say that all of the participants did very well. I did not experience any conf ...

Thank you, col, I wll try to make less mistakes next time,

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