[Grammar Tip] See the verb to decide whether to use に or で to indicate location
Today I am going to share the homework correction quoted from my JLPT course!
The student’s sentence is not correct. Can you find the mistake?
There are many books in the library.
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 decide whether to use に or で to indicate location.
There is Tanaka-sensei in the library.
I study in the library.
I hope my explanation helps you. 😊
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