Why is alors que wrong rather than pendant que. Is alors que only used for opposition?
Freeform Writing Exercise B1
You will use 'alors que' when there is a contrast between the two activities, here they are just simultaneous.
Mia construira un chateau de sable pendant que je lirai sur le banc
Bonne Continuation ?
I assume that you are referring to the text "feed the ducks (while) eating ...." and "then we'll walk up to the playground......"
I would expect "pendant que" to be used in the first text and "alors que" in the second.
Alors que takes the sense of "at that time / then"
"pendant que" takes the sense of "while" (actual periods of time seen to completion)
There is more here: https://www.lawlessfrench.com/grammar/conjunctive-phrases/
I hope that this may help?
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