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Likes and Dislikes in Spanish - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, our expert Spanish instructors introduce you to 'gustar' and similar verbs, which help people talk about their likes and dislikes. You'll also learn verbs related to activities and hobbies. Each lesson comes with a short self-assessment quiz to help you evaluate your understanding of the material. Our lessons are available 24/7 and are accessible on any device that has an Internet connection. After completing this chapter, you should be equipped to:
- Translate activity and hobby-related verbs in Spanish
- Conjugate and use the verb 'gustar'
- Understand how nouns are used with 'gustar'
- List verbs that are similar to 'gustar'
- Talk about likes and dislikes in Spanish
1. Spanish Verbs for Activities and Hobbies
What are your hobbies? Do you like to play sports? Do you like to read? In this lesson, we will learn the vocabulary for some common activities and hobbies in Spanish.
2. Gustar: Conjugation and Example Sentences
In this lesson, we will be talking about our likes and dislikes. 'Gustar' is a special verb, and it is used and conjugated very differently than other -AR verbs. You will see how it is paired with other verbs to talk about activities that you like and dislike.
3. Gustar: How Gustar is Used with Nouns in Spanish Grammar
In this lesson, we will work with the verb gustar. In another lesson, we learned how to talk about what we like to do using verbs. Now, we will learn how to talk about things, or nouns, we like and dislike.
4. Spanish Grammar: Verbs Like Gustar
What sorts of things do you like? What interests you or bores you? Are there things that bother or upset you? In this lesson, you will learn to express all of these feelings in Spanish.
5. Talking About Likes and Dislikes in Spanish: Comprehension Activity
In this lesson, you will get an opportunity to listen to various passages dealing with the verb gustar. You will also be able to practice your reading skills as you read short texts and answer comprehension questions.
6. Required Assignments Reminder
Sorry for the interruption to your course progress! We wanted to make sure you knew this course has a written assignment requirement in order to be completed. Read on to learn where to find these assignments and how to submit them.
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