Clause with Verb1 (te form) + Clause with Verb2

In this structure the first clause ends in a -te form verb, which is then followed by a second clause. The important thing to note here is that the verbs not closely linked: The second verb can take its own arguments, and both clauses, even though linked, have their own meaning


Turn right here, then go straight at the next traffic lights, then you’ll soon get to the post office.

I didn’t study yesterday, I was watching TV.