after (preposition)- afterwards (adverb)

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  1. After is a preposition: it can be followed by a noun or an -ing form
  • We ate in a restaurant after the film
  • After seeing the film, we ate in a restaurant
  1. After in not an adverb: we do not use it with the same meaning as afterwards, then or after that
  • We went to the cinema and afterwards (then/ after that) we ate in a restaurant.
    (NOT… and after we ate in a restaurant)

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