Uses of le
The Chinese particle 了 has been traditionally divided into two broad categories: aspectual particle 了 (AKA 了1) and modal particle 了 (AKA 了2). However, for a word with as many varied grammatical uses, such broad classifications don't seem particularly helpful to learners. This article offers an alternative way to understand 了: by listing out specific uses and patterns.
Beginner (A1) Uses of 了
|Grammar Point (English)||了 Type||Pattern||Examples|
|Special uses of "zai" Following Verbs||了1||V + 在 + Place||我 住 在 北京。放 在 这里。|