2 Gustar with Infinitives An infinitive in English is to + the verb. It tells the meaning of the verb without naming any subject or giving a tense. There are three kinds of infinitive verbs in Spanish: those that end in “ar”, those that end in “er” and those that end in “ir”.cantar- to singcorrer- to runescribir- to write
3 Gustar with Infinitives Infinitives can be used after a verb like gustar to say what you and others like to do. Gustar literally means to be pleasing to; however, it is better translated as “to like.”Me gusta cantar. – I like to sing.Me gusta correr. – I like to run.Me gusta escribir. - I like to write.
4 Gustar with Infinitives ALWAYS use gusta when followed by infinitive verbs( verbs that end with -ar, -er, or -ir.)- Me gusta jugar al tenis.- I like to play tennis. (to play= infintive verb)
5 Me gusta... - I like to... Te gusta... - You like to... ¿Te gusta...? - Do you like to...?Sí, me gusta... - Yes, I like to...No, no me gusta... - No, I do not like to...
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