Presentation on theme: "Gustar Verbo Gustar Verbo gustar Again, the verbs gustar, encantar, etc. are used exclusively with indirect object pronouns me te lele nos."— Presentation transcript:
Again, the verbs gustar, encantar, etc. are used exclusively with indirect object pronouns me te lele nos os les (a mí) (a ti) (a usted) (a él) (a ella) (a nosotros) (a vosotros) (a ustedes) (a ellos) (a ellas) These are mandatory (for clarification or emphasis) The prepositional forms are optional
me gusta. El españolel español. I like Spanish. Spanishis pleasingto me. Me gusta It 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.
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.
Verbo gustar versus me encanta
Verbo 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 dont like to dance or sing) Me gustan las dos. (I like both) Me gusta bailar y me gusta cantar
gusto gustas gusta Since 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 gustan gustamos gustáis gustan Nos gusta nadar. No le gustan los libros. We like to swim She (he) doesnt like books.