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  1. 1. May 20, 2012"To be pleasing to"
  2. 2. May 20, 2012I like the room. I = subject of the sentence. like = verb of the sentence. the room - direct object.
  3. 3. May 20, 2012We like the books. = subject of the sentence. =verb = direct object
  4. 4. May 20, 2012 Disgust Write down 1 way this word is used in English. Anchovies disgust me.Draw a line through the dis- prefix, thus: disgust . Tell them that since the dis- prefix makes the root negative, what would gust mean if it really were an English verb?
  5. 5. May 20, 2012Gustar (to be pleasing to) Yo nosotros nosotras tú vosotros vosotras Ud. Uds. él ellos ella ellas
  6. 6. May 20, 2012Interesar (to be interesting to) Yo nosotros nosotras tú vosotros vosotras Ud. Uds. él ellos ella ellas
  7. 7. May 20, 2012Parecer (to appear to be)Yo nosotros nosotrastú vosotros vosotrasUd. Uds.él ellosella ellas
  8. 8. May 20, 2012Encantar (to "love"something) Yo nosotros nosotras tú vosotros vosotras Ud. Uds. él ellos ella ellas
  9. 9. May 20, 2012 Indirect Objects They answer the question, "To or for whom is the subject doing something"?me (to, for me) nosotrosYo nosotras nos vosotrostú te vosotras osUd. Uds. él le ellos les ella ellas
  10. 10. May 20, 2012I like the book.The book is pleasing to meMe gusta el libro.
  11. 11. May 20, 2012I like the books.The books are pleasing to me. Me gustan los libros.
  12. 12. May 20, 2012We like the books.The books are pleasing to us.Nos gustan los libros.
  13. 13. May 20, 2012To make this negative - put "no" before the indirect object. No me gusta el libro. The book is not pleasing to me.
  14. 14. May 20, 2012¿Te gusta la lección ? Is the lesson pleasing to you (Familiar)?
  15. 15. May 20, 2012If what you like is SINGULAR, useme gusta .Me gusta el voleibol.If what you like is PLURAL, use megustan.Me gustan los deportes.
  16. 16. May 20, 2012Use "gusta" if the next word is an infinitive verb. Me gusta comer . Me gusta jugar al fútbol . Me gusta nadar .
  17. 17. May 20, 2012As you have probably noticed, a problem may arise whenleor les is used with forms of gustar .Imagine that you had to say something like this in Spanish:She likes to dance and he likes to sing. What do you like todo?If you sayLe gusta bailar y le gusta cantar. ¿Qué le gusta hacer?the meaning would not be clear. So, for clarity, you say:A ella le gusta bailar y a él le gusta cantar. ¿Qué le gustahacer a usted?To clarify the meaning ofle gusta, les gusta, le gustan , or lesgustan, use a plus the personal pronoun (él, ella, ellos, ellas,Ud. or Uds .):A ellos les gusta mirar la televisión .A usted no le gusta trabajar .¿A ella le gustan las rosas?
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  19. 19. May 20, 2012What is a reflexive verb? A verb is used reflexively whenthe subject of the verb is also its object.
  20. 20. May 20, 2012Reflexive Verbs & Object PronounsThere is one reflexive verb youhave been using since you beganstudying Spanish.llamarse - to call oneself¿Cómo se llama usted?
What do you call yourself?Me llamo Juan.
I call myself Juan.
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