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Expressing likes and dislikes: leisure

A few sentences on likes and dislikes linked to leisure.

1. Watch the video. We are going to learn a few sentences.

2. Reinforce expressing likes and dislikes.


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3. Follow these two short interactions.


Eu gosto de ler. E você? = I like to read. And you?
Sim, eu gosto. = Yes, I do. (word-for-word: Yes, I like).
Eu gosto de surfar. E você? = I like to surf. And you?
Não, eu não gosto. = No, I don’t. (word-for-word: No, I don’t like).

4. How about you? What are your likes and dislikes out of the options above? Let us know in the comments.

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