How to show your appreciation: てform + くれる

sentence pattern

Which sentence is correct if you want to show appreciation and say ‘My friend taught how to use chopsticks.’?

  • 友だちがはしの使い方を教えました。
  • 友だちがはしの使い方を教えくれました

The two sentences are grammatically correct, but the first one tells the fact only.

However, the second sentence can convey the fact as well as appreciation for the friend’s action.

How to show appreciation:【verb てform + くれる、あげる、もらう】
On this page, you can learn how to show appreciation using verb てform + くれる, あげる or もらう.