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Noodles and Child Labor
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ID: 1632 Upper Intermediate
If you order some noodles, and the person that delivers them to your office is a child, is it a case of child labor? Different cultures don't see this in quite the same way. In this lesson, learn more about the Chinese view on what constitutes "child labor."
Mon Mar 21 2011 | Dilu, John
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|按理说||ànlǐshuō||according to reason, in theory|
|忙不过来||máng bu guòlái||overwhelmed with busyness|
niúròu chǎo lāmiàn ，shéi jiào de ？
Stir-fried beef noodles. Who ordered them?
ò 。shì wǒ 。bā kuài qián ，shì ba ？
Oh. That's me. It's 8 kuai, right?
ng4 。zàijiàn ！
āi ，zěnme yòu shì zhè ge xiǎohái lái sòng wàimài ？tā dōu bù dúshū ，bù shàngxué ma ？
Hey. How come that kid delivered the food again? He doesn't study or go to school?
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