2 Inglés vs EspañolIn English, it is correct to construct a sentence that has the subject “liking” the direct object.I like pizza.We like the books.In Spanish, a different construction is used.Me gusta la pizza.The pizza is pleasing to me.Nos gustan los libros.The books are pleasing to us.
3 EspañolNotice that in English, the subject of the sentence is the person (I, we), but in Spanish the subject of the sentence is the object (pizza, books).Also, while the English construction has a direct object (pizza, books), the Spanish construction has an indirect object (me, us).
4 Repaso Direct Objects Indirect Objects Receive the action of the verb Answer the question what or who after the action of the verbEjemplo: I like pizza.What do I like? PizzaIndirect ObjectsTo whom or for whom the action of the verb is doneEjemplo: The pizza is pleasing to me.To whom is the pizza pleasing? Me
6 Otros verbos como gustar ChocarDisgustarEncantarFascinarEnojarImportarInteresarMolestarPreocuparAburrirto hateto disliketo loveto fascinateto angerto value/be importantto interestto bother/annoyto worryto bore
7 Translate the following examples. A mí me gusta hablar y participar en los debates.A Tito le interesa sacar buenas notas.A Eva y a Miguel les disgusta la clase de geometría.I like to swim.Sara and I dislike math class.James does not like to run.