Lesson 51 – Like doing VS Would like to do


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I like riding a bike.  Would you like to learn how to ride a bike?

Look at him. He loves driving his new car. I would like to take the driving test.

I hate watching horror films I would like to watch a comedy.

I dislike listening to jazz. I would like to listen to rock’n’roll.


After verbs such as love, like, dislike, hate we use gerunds (infinitive + ing) to talk generally about something we like or do not like.

After would like we use infinitive with to.






The word LIKE can have different meanings and uses in English:








Improve your writing: comma & full stop                                         

John is an honest, hard-working and sensitive person.

FULL STOP – a punctuation mark (.) used at the end of a sentence

COMMA – a punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence or separating items in a list.











People can write, receive and send emails.

They can send and receive faxes.

People can write, send and receive letters, cards and postacards.

People can use phones. They can send messages (text somebody), they can call other people, they can surf the Internet, they can read and send emails.

People use computers. They can surf the Internet, they can browse websites, they can shop online, they can be on Facebook.





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