V1ますstem ながら v2

concurrent actions by same agent

MNN26-1

V2 is the main action

音楽を聴きながら食べます。while listening to music I eat → I eat while listening to music.

Can also be used alone to indicate two actions happening over a long period of time. ie. not necessarily at the same time.

働きながら勉強します。


Tae KIm
Maggie Sensei