2. LIKE: LIKE is a verb that is used to describe preferences. e.g.: I like to go to the cinema.
3. Do you like?What kind of music do you like?(preference)
4. I like salsa. (in general)
5. What do you like doing? I like listening to music or I like to listen to music
6. I like dancing and singing (in general)
7. When you express preference orspeak in general you can use theinfinitive with to or the gerund afterthe verb like.
8. I like to study or I like studying ( Both are possible)
9. But if you want to say the same but in anegative way you say: I do not like dancingI do not like to dance I dont like to dance I dont like dancing
10. Would like to
11. In affirmative you can use would like to express a desire.
12. I would like to go to New Zealand some day.
13. In questions it is used tomake an invitation or to offer something to someone.
14. Would you like some coffee? (offer) Yes, I would.
15. Would you like to go out with me tonight? (Invitation)I would like to go out with you.
16. What would you like to do today after classes? I would like to.
17. With would like we DO NOT use gerund (-ing) WE CAN NOT SAY:I would like to going to the shopping today WE SAY: I would like to go to the shopping today.
18. In negative way: I would not like to eat cabbage orI wouldnt like to eat cabbage
19. In english we do not ask or offer with negative form we dont say:wouldnt you like a chocolate? We say: would you like a chocalate?
21. To express, desire or to make an invitation we can use the verb to want too! (would like is more formal)
22. I would like some pizza = I want some pizza
23. Would you like to go dancing? = Do you want to go dancing?
24. Does Maria want more water? =Would Maria like more water?
25. Would like: Requests, wishes andoffers; we use in an indirect and polite way.Want: The same as would like but direct, simple and informal. Like: When we talk about in ageneral way or our preferences in things.