A couple of weeks ago I learned in my course the usage of the て-Form which were:
- Chaining verbs together , all of which are written in the で-Form and the last one is written with the polite form. The last verb can indicate if the action happened in the past or present/future (ます／、ました)
- Asking someone to do something, for example: まって ください
- Saying that you are currently doing an action: アメリカに すんで います
I want to learn about the other usages of the た-Form since I know that both forms are written very similarly. I tried to search online about the Usage and no luck. All I know about it is that it's the plain past form.
So, in practice, all I know is the I can write in two ways something I did in the past:
- ビルを のみました.
- ビルを のんだ.
My main question is what are the main usages of the た-Form? Is it like the て-Form ? Is there a site that explains it more deeply ?