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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
DURING OR WHILE?
Key
During is a preposition and it's always followed by a noun.
While is a linking word and it's always followed by a clause.
During es una preposición y siempre va seguida de un sustantivo.
While es un conector y siempre va seguido de una oración subordinada.
  • during
    She usually watches TV during lunch.
    You should take notes during the conference.
    We went to the theatre during our stay in Paris.

  • while
    She usually watches TV while she's having lunch.
    Joe invited his friends home while his parents were on holiday.
    Your sister called you while you were at work.

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