2008 年 6 月 12 日
Verb 1 ます form ながら, Verb 2 ~ While~
This sentence pattern means that one person does two different actions
(verb 1 and verb 2) at the same time. The action denoted by verb 2 is the
more emphasised of the two actions/ This sentence pattern is also used when
the two actions take place over a period of time.
- はたらきながら、 日本語をべんきょうしています。- I'm working and studying Japanese.
- おんがく を ききながら、 しょくじします。- I listen to music while eating.
Verb て form + います customary action
Verb て form can be used in many varieties of sentence pattern. An individual's
customary action is expressed by this. A customary action is the past is
expressed by using verb て form + いました.
- まいあさ、 ジョギングを しています。- I jog every morning
- 子ども時、 まいばん 八時にねいました。- I used to go to bed at 8 o'clock every evening
when I was a child.
- いつも- Always, ~90%-100%
- たいてい - Usually, mostly, 70%
- ながら - While
- そのた - Others
- けさ - This morning