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What is the difference between 了 and 过 after a verb?

For example: 我看了。 我看过。
我教了中文。 我教过中文。

What's the difference? Is there any other character after verb?

Thanks so much

For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: English
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    了 => 語助詞. 表完成.
    过 => 曾經, or 己經完成

    了≈simple past
    过≈present perfect
    In reading, mostly you can follow this rule. In speaking or writing, pay attention to and imitate how native speakers use these two characters.

    我看了。 有種剛剛才看過的感覺,是短時間內剛完成的事情
    我教了中文。 比較少這樣說,因為教中文是一件比較大的狀態,很少會用"教了中文",可以說我剛剛才教了你中文

    in terms of grammar
    For example:
    我看了。 = i saw
    我看过。 = i've seen

    我教了中文。 = i taught
    我教过中文。 = i've taught

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