Element FORM: 'WOULD LIKE TO'
SuperCat VERBS
SubCat patterns_with to and -ing
Lexical Range N/A
Level A1
Cando Can use 'would like to' + infinitive.
Corrected Learner Example I would like to meet you to give you some information about the Brannl State and the shops near her. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2008; Arabic - Other; Pass)

I'd like to invite you on Sunday about six o'clock in the evening. (Poland; A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2010; Polish; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example I would like to meet you to gave you some informtion about the Brannl State and the shops near her. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2008; Arabic - Other; Pass)

I'd like to invite you on Sunday about six o'clock in the evening. (Poland; A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2010; Polish; Pass)
Comments This pattern of 'would like' + 'to' + infinitive seems to be well established at A1. There are only three instances of incorrect use (i.e. 'would like' + '-ing': 'I would like walking').

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