Another Te-form

Japanese kids sing "Be plus i-n-g" to memorize the present progressive form in English. We won't make you learn a song to remember the present progressive form in Japanese, but let's try to have some fun learning te-form + いる.

Lesson Objectives

  • Learn how to form the present progressive tenses of verbs in Japanese and use them in sentences.
  • Learn the casual way of using the positive and negative present progressive tenses in Japanese.
  • Be able to use te-form + いる for describing things and actions that began in the past and continue into the present.

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