2El verbo gustarPut one of these pronouns before gustar to say who likes something.Me gusta(n)I likeTe gusta(n)You (tú) likeLe gusta(n)He/she/usted/it likesNos gusta(n)We likeOs gusta(n)You all (vosotros) likeLes gusta(n)They/ustedes like
3Review (repaso)An infinitive tells the meaning of the verb without naming any subject or tense.In English, the infinitive is to + actionTo runTo walkThere are three kinds of infinitives in Spanish:those that end in ar,those that end in erand those that end in ir.
4What is an infinitive in English? To + adjectiveTo + action (verb)To + noun
5What is the purpose of an infinitive? tells the meaning of the verb without naming any subject or tense.Tells who is doing the actionTells how someone is doing the action
6What are the 3 kinds of infinitives in Spanish? Verbs ending in… -ar, -er, -or-ar, -ir, -or-ar, -er, -ir
7Gustar with Infinitives Just like nouns, infinitives can be used after a verb like gustar to say what you and others like to do.Me gusta la musica.I like music.Me gusta cantar.I like to sing.
8Why is an infinitive used after gustar? To tell how someone does somethingTo tell why someone does somethingTo tell what someone likes to do
9Gustar with Infinitives Always use gusta (not gustan) with infinitives.Me gustan los deportes.I like sports.BUTMe gusta jugar al tenis.I like to play tennis.Because jugar is an infintive, we must usegusta, not gustan!
10When is gustan used? When the subject is plural When the object the subject likes is singular.When the object the subject likes is plural.
11When is gusta used? When the object the subject likes is singular. When an infinitive is used to tell what someone likes to do.When the subject is singularBoth A & B
12El diario Es el 7 de enero: Write 5 sentences stating what you like to do by using gustar and the infinitives:Por ejemplo: Me gusta cocinar.Then write 5 sentences stating what your partner likes to do by using gustar and the infinitives:Por ejemplo: A Juan le gusta hablar.