Verb[て] + B (Sequence)- Grammar Discussion

and then


[This version of て is used to express a sequence of events]

[Verb[て] + B is often used with action verbs to express that actions have been taken in order. The verb in て-form happens first, and then the action/event (B)]

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If you want to add that to “Readings”, it would be “Describing Two Activities” on page 152 of Genki I 2nd edition


@ferbeb Thank you! I have updated the Readings section and added this grammar point to the Genki I Path. Cheers!

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I have a question about this example sentence.


mean the same or is it either wrong or something different?
Thanks in advance

I would say it does. It changes from

" Yesterday (all day, any time during that day), after you woke up in the morning what did you do?" to " Yesterday morning (only this time, this is the topic, I don’t care about afternoon or evening, yesterday morning), what did you do after waking up? "

This is how I would interpret the difference

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Thanks, that makes sense.


‘I want to go home and take a nap.’

Should it be I want to return home?

What’s the difference between the lesson here and this earlier lesson?

At first glance, the earlier lesson details only shows sentences with a comma after て but when you look in the example sentences, it isn’t always the case.