[JLPT grammar] 東京(とうきょう)に働(はたら)いています→Incorrect

Today I am going to share the homework correction quoted from my JLPT N5 course!
The student’s sentence is not correct. Can you find the mistake?


[Student’s sentence]





[My correction]

I work in Tokyo.


When do we use に and で to mark the location?

に indicates the location of existence.

[place]に [existence verb]
Existence verbs:
います, あります, 住(す)みます, etc.

で indicates the place at which an action or event takes place.

[place]で [action verb]
Action verbs:
食(た)べます, 飲(の)みます, 働きます, 勉強(べんきょう)します, etc.

See the verb to choose whether to use に or で to mark the location.

I hope my explanation helps you. 😊


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