ESOL Sd/E3.1c Express feelings, likes and dislikes
Sd/E3.1 Make contributions to discussions that are relevant to the subject
Sd/E3.1c Express feelings, likes and dislikes
- Use the gerund (-ing form) as object of verbs expressing a liking Example: Discuss types of food, leisure activities, places: I love dancing. I like reading. I don't mind working late.
- Express degrees of liking and disliking, with stress or intonation signalling liking or disliking Example: I quite like... I absolutely hate... I'm very fond of... I'm not sure about...
- Follow up a statement of liking or disliking, where appropriate, with reasons or explanation. Example: I don't like this area, because it's noisy and there are too many people.
- Use a range of adjectives and intensifiers for expressing feelings, with appropriate stress and intonation Example: I'm very pleased about it. I feel really fed up about what happened. I do feel a bit worried. I'm absolutely delighted.
See also Lr/E3.6a