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Gustar intro

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using gustar with an infinitve, Spanish 1

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Gustar intro

  1. 1. Gustar with InfinitivesAvancemos 1 - 1
  2. 2. Gustar with Infinitives∗Even though we usually translate the verb gustar as “to like,” it literally means “to please.”
  3. 3. Gustar with Infinitives∗So when you say,“A mí me gusta correr”you’re actually saying,“To Run is pleasing to me.”
  4. 4. Gustar with Infinitives∗Correr is the subject of the sentence, and me is the indirect object. Here’s the pattern:
  5. 5. Gustar with Infinitives∗Indirect object(person) + gustar + subject(activity)∗The subject in a sentence with gustar usually follows the verb.
  6. 6. Gustar with Infinitives∗Each subject pronoun has its own Indirect object pronoun.Yo Me Nosotros NosTú Te Vosotros OsÉl Le Ellos LesElla Le Ellas LesUsted Le Ustedes Les
  7. 7. Gustar with Infinitives∗To emphasize or clarify who is pleased, you use an additional a + pronoun:
  8. 8. Gustar with Infinitives∗A mí me gusta dibujar.∗A él no le gusta trabajar.∗A Ellos les gusta bailar.
  9. 9. Gustar with InfinitivesA mí Me A Nosotros NosA ti Te A Vosotros OsA él Le A Ellos LesA ella Le A Ellas LesA Usted Le A Ustedes Les
  10. 10. Gustar with Infinitives∗ Now let’s put it all together:I like to dance (To dance is pleasing to me) Who? Verb What? A + Pronoun Gustar Verb in the Infinitive A mí me gusta bailar
  11. 11. Gustar with Infinitives ∗Robert likes to work (To work is pleasing to Robert)∗A Roberto le gusta trabajar.
  12. 12. Práctica – fill in the missing information.∗ 1. A Luisa ____ gusta comprar ropa. le les∗ 2. ¿A Ustedes _____ gusta estudiar?∗ 3. A nosotros _____ gusta comer galletas. nos∗ 4. ¿A ti ____ gusta andar en patineta? te me∗ 5. A mí ____ gusta mucho mirar la televisión.∗ 6. ¿A vosotros ____ gusta hacer la tarea? os

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