Posted: 2010-06-09 / Updated: 2018-02-07
To study this grammar point, please make sure you understand the following:
Location particle 에 is used with Essential Concepts and Terms for Grammar Study such as 있다, 이다 or 살다 (to exist, to be, to live).
- 톰은 학교에 있어요.
- Tom is in school.
Location particle 에서 is used with Essential Concepts and Terms for Grammar Study to convey the place of action, as opposed to location of being.
- 톰은 학교에서 공부해요.
- Tom studies at school.
Unlike in or at in English, the use of 에 and 에서 as location markers cannot be interchanged.
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