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PRESENT PROGRESSIVE- (I) PRESENTE PROGRESIVO

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.
Mrs. Garcia is working in her office
Señora García está trabajando en su oficina
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 music
(Tú) estás escuchando música
You (formal) are walking with the dog.
Usted está caminando con el perro
Carmen is talking on the phone
Carmen está hablando por teléfono
My friends are dancing
Mis amigos están bailando
The musicians are playing
Los músicos están tocando
My dad is walking
Mi padre está caminando
You all are singing
Ustedes están cantando
Mario is singing and playing the guitar
Mario está cantando y tocando la guitarra
You are riding a bike
Tú estás montando en bicicleta
The girl is swiming
La chica está nadando
You are playing basketball
Tú estás jugando basquetbol
You are watching tv
Tú estás mirando la tele
Your dad is working.
Tu papá está trabajando.
Are you- informal playing the piano?
¿Estás tocando el piano?
Monica is skiing.
Monica está esquiando.
She is writing
Ella está escribiendo
You are reading to the class
Tú estás leyendo a la clase
The dog is running very fast.
El perro está corriendo muy rápido
What are you eating?
¿Qué estás comiendo tú?
Carlos is swimming.
Carlos está nadando.
Where is the cat sleeping?
¿Dónde está durmiendo el gato?