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    Help me with my English

    Tell me about your family?

    There are three members in my family. Myself, my beautiful wife and my cute and handsome son. We life in a double stories house, about 2 kilometers from the town. My wife and I work at the same office. Both of us are pharmacist. My son is almost ten months and he likes to smile and laugh all over the time.


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    Re: Help me with my English

    Quote Originally Posted by dean
    Tell me about your family?

    There are three members in my family. Myself, my beautiful wife and my cut and handsome son. We life in a double stories house, about 2 kilometers from the town. My wife and I work at the same office. Both of us are pharmacist. My son is almost ten months and he likes to smile and laugh all over the time.


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    My take on this would be:

    There are three members in my family. Me, my beautiful wife and my cut and handsome son. We live in a two story house, about 2 kilometers from the town. My wife and I work at the same office. Both of us are pharmacists. My son is almost ten months old and he likes to smile and laugh all of the time.
    I hope that helps.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Typo- two-storey

    I'll add some family stuff tomorrow- I'm in a bit of a rush.

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    I agree with Red's corrections, except I would make those first two sentences a single sentence, thus:
    • There are three in my family--me, my beautiful wife, and my cute and handsome son.

    Also, I would say about two kilometers from town (omitting the the).

    What do you think?

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    We life in a two story house.
    :wink:
    Why do you use life but not live?

    As I know, life is a noun. :D
    We live in Taiwan.
    He's full of life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nicolas
    We life in a two story house.
    :wink:
    Why do you use life but not live?

    As I know, life is a noun. :D
    We live in Taiwan.
    He's full of life.
    Oooops, you are correct; everyone missed that!!! Congratulations on spotting the deliberate mistake!
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    We life in a two story house.
    It is a typo."live" is the right one. Thanks Nicolas

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    Quote Originally Posted by nicolas
    We life in a two story house.
    :wink:
    Why do you use life but not live?

    As I know, life is a noun. :D
    We live in Taiwan.
    He's full of life.
    Good catch!

    :D

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    I just had doubts about my dictionary. :wink:

    Happy Chinese New Year !! :D

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