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GUSTAR

THE INSIDE OUT, UPSIDE DOWN VERB

GUSTAR (Y VERBOS SEMEJANTES)

Remember, gustar isnt your grandmas ar verb, it works a little backwards from
the conjugation format that you have been working to master

I like Spanish REALLY reads Spanish is pleasing to me

So instead of importing SUBJECT PRONOUNS and cutting and pasting

We use INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS and only the 3rd person singular or plural of gustar

GUSTAR:

CHECK OUT THE YELLOW ENDINGSWHAT DO


YOU NOTICE???

A regular ar verb
looks.

Gustar looks.

HABLAR

yo hablo nosotros hablamos

Me gusta(n)

nos gusta(n)

t hablas

Te gusta(n)

os gusta(n)

Le gusta(n)

les gusta(n)

ella habla

ellas hablan

usted

ustedes

vosotros hablis

ellos

GUSTAR

PRCTICA CON GUSTAR


I like Spanish! (Spanish is pleasing to me)
We dont like to take tests (taking tests is not
pleasing to us)
Stephen likes sailboats (sailboats are pleasing
to Stephen)
!Me gusta el espaol!
No nos gusta tomar los exmenes
A Stephen le gustan los botes de vela.
remember you need to emphasize A
Stephen, to clarify exactly who likes
sailboats, le is not clear enough.