Like + Verb

You will study the verb like + another verb.


Like + Verb

US history

Instructions: Read the text to do the activity suggested.

American people like reading about the US history.

From a mosquito-ridden backwater to the world’s last remaining superpower, the United States of America is a nation with a rich history and a noble goal: government of the people, by the people, for the people. Its citizens’ struggle to achieve that goal is a dramatic story stretching over hundreds of years.

A brief introduction to US history. Retrieved October, 2016 from


Getting started: American people and their history

Instructions: Read about American people and their history.

American people like reading about the most important dates of their history.

For example, they like searching about The American Revolution: 1775. They also like studying the background and introduction to the United States Declaration of Independence.

They like stating that all men have been created equal.

They like speaking about the first draft of the Declaration of Independence.

They like talking about the Declaration of Independence.

Questions and answers

Instructions: Match the questions to the answers.

1. American people like reading about the US history.

2. They like talking about slavery.

3. They like searching about The American Revolution of 1775.

4. They like studying about the Declaration of Independence.

Like + verb + ing

Let’s study like + verb + ing.

Instructions: Look at the following information about like + verb + ing

We use the verb like to express that we appreciate some actions. We add ING to the verb after like. Examples:

I like watching T.V.

He likes playing foot-ball.

They like reading action books.

I like talking to that British girl.

We use like + verb + ing for I, we, you, they.

We use likes + verb + ing for he, she, it.

Look at the word order in the positive form:

Subject like or likes verb + ing complement.
I like reading history books.
You like watching action movies.
Angel likes playing cards.
Sophie likes singing pop songs.
We like going to the movies together.
The students like studying at UNAM.


Like + verb + ing

Instructions: Drag and drop the words to form positive sentences with Like + verb + ing:

Iall kind of bookslike reading
like studyingMy classmatesin the history class
like watchingPeople from all over the world history programs
like writing social essays My teacher and I
We like listening from Native Americans legends and stories


Like + verb + ing

Instructions: Write sentences with and the following prompts:

1. Our American teacher / go over his country's history very much.

2. He / investigate about the first settlers.

3. He / study international affairs related to his country.

4. One of my classmates / participate in his class.

5. He / talk about the different historical periods of the U.S.


Correcting mistakes

Instructions: Correct the mistakes in the following statements.

1. I likes watching historical series from my country.

2. My best friend likes walk along historical places.

3. We like visit colonial places too.

4. My family and I also likes studying about our history.

5. All of us like learn about Mexico's history.