9(for clarification or emphasis) Again, the verbs gustar, encantar, etc. are used exclusively with indirect object pronounsThese are mandatorymetelenososles(a mí)(a ti)(a usted)(a él)(a ella)(a nosotros)(a vosotros)(a ustedes)(a ellos)(a ellas)The prepositional forms are optional(for clarification or emphasis)
10I like Spanish. Spanish is pleasing to me. Me gusta me gusta. el español.El españolIt turns out, then, that the sentence in Spanish is exactly the reverse of that in English,in its sense,and also in its word order.
11Me gustas (tú). You please me. (I like you.) Of course, it is possible to use other forms. Gustas, for example is used frequently.Me gustas (tú).You please me. (I like you.)When gustar is used with one or more infinitives, only the third person singular is used.Me gusta leer.Me gusta leer, jugar fútbol, y viajar.
13Verbo Gustar What to you like more? (What is more pleasing to you?) ¿Qué Te gusta más, bailar o cantar? (What do you like more? To dance or to sing?)Me gusta más bailar. (I like to dance more)No me gusta ni bailar ni cantar. (I don’t like to dance or sing)Me gustan las dos. (I like both)Me gusta bailar y me gusta cantar
14Since most of the things or people that please us are expressed in third person, the two forms of gustar that are used most commonly are gusta and gustangustogustasgustagustamosgustáisgustanNos gusta nadar.We like to swimNo le gustan los libros.She (he) doesn’t like books.