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Present Progressive -

In Spanish, the present progressive is only used to describe an action that is in the process of taking place. In English the present progressive is formed by combining the verb "to be" with the present participle. (The present participle is merely the "-ing" form of a verb.) I am studying. I am studying with María. In order to form the present progressive in Spanish , you must know how to conjugate the verb "estar", and how to form "the present participle". You already know how to conjugate the…
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I am talking.
(Yo) estoy hablando.
Maria is working.
Maria está trabajando .
Carlos and I are playing tennis.
Carlos y yo estamos jugando tenis.
Daniel is practicing soccer.
Daniel está practicando fútbol.
Javier is using the computer.
Javier está usando la computadora.
You are listening to music.
(Tú) estás escuchando música.
Carmen is talking on the phone.
Carmen está hablando por teléfono.
My friends are dancing.
Mis amigos están bailando.
My dad is walking.
Mi padre está caminando.
Y'all are singing.
Vosotros estáis cantando.
Mario is singing and playing the guitar.
Mario está cantando y tocando la guitarra.
We are eating pizza.
Nosotros estamos comiendo pizza.
The students are arriving late.
Los estudiantes están llegando tarde.
The dog is swimming.
El perro está nadando.
You are playing basketball.
Tú estás jugando básquetbol.
Is he drawing?
¿Está él dibujando?
Are you (formal) playing the piano?
¿Está usted tocando el piano?
Are you opening the door?
¿Estás tú abriendo la puerta?
She is writing.
Ella está escribiendo.
You are reading in the class.
Tú estás leyendo en la clase.
The kids are receiving candies.
Los niños están recibiendo dulces.
The dog is running very fast.
El perro está corriendo muy rápido.
What are you eating?
¿Qué estás comiendo?
We are learning Spanish.
Nosotros estamos aprendiendo español.
What are you doing?
¿Qué estás haciendo?
What are they doing?
¿Qué están haciendo ellos?
What is he doing?
¿Qué está haciendo él?
What am I doing?
¿Qué estoy haciendo?
They are not doing the homework.
Ellos no están haciendo la tarea.
What are you reading?
¿Qué estás leyendo?
The chef is making pizza.
El chef está haciendo pizza.
Susana and I are watching a movie.
Susana y yo estamos mirando una película.
I am believing in Santa.
Yo estoy creyendo en Papa Noel.
Y'all are studying a lot!
¡Vosotros estáis estudiando mucho!
They are believing in Santa.
Ellos están creyendo en Papa Noel.
She is drinking water in class.
Ella está bebiendo agua en la clase.
You are sharing your pizza.
Tú estás compartiendo tu pizza.

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