Chapter Four: Explanation

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  • フランクさん、 何を しています か? furanku san, nani o shiteimasu ka? - [Frank, what are you doing?] You can change the verb too!
    Example:
    nani o tabemasu ka? [What are you eating? or probably What do you want to eat.]
  • ともだちに はなして います よ。 tomodachi ni hanashite imasu yo - [I'm talking to my friend.] || The particle ni is used often when 'to' is used. amerika ni iku. [I am going to America.] and anata ni ageru. [I will give something to you.]
    ~te imasu when added to verbs makes the ~ing form:
    tabete imasu - eating (tabemasu) || mite imasu - seeing (mimasu)