Present
Progressive
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Present Progressive
We use the present tense
to talk about an action that
always or often takes
place or that is happening
now.
Present Progressive
Ellos comen ensaladas.
They eat salads.
They are eating salads.
Present Progressive
We use the present
progressive tense when
we want to emphasize that
something is happening
right now.
Present Progressive
Ellos están comiendo
ensaladas.
They are eating salads.
(right now)
Present Progressive
están comiendo
Present
tense form
of “estar”
Present
participle
Present Progressive
comiendo
Stem of
comer
-er present
participle
ending
Present Progressive
To make the present
participle,
Use the endings:
iendo for -er / -ir verbs
ando for -ar verbs
Present Progressive
Let’s do an -AR verb in
the present progressive.
TO DANCE
I am dancing
We are dancing
You are dancing
He, She, It is
dancing
They are
dancing
BAILAR
Estoy bailando Estamos bailando
Estás bailando
Está bailando
Están bailando
TO EAT
I am eating
We are eating
You are eating
He, She, It is
eating
They are eating
COMER
Estoy comiendo Estamos comiendo
Estás comiendo
Está comiendo Están comiendo
TO WRITE
I am writing
We are writing
You are writing
He, She, It is
writing
They are writing
ESCRIBIR
Estoy
escribiendo
Estás
escribiendo
Está
escribiendo
Estamos
escribiendo
Están escribiendo
Present Progressive
Some verbs have a stem
change (o > u) or (e > i) in
the present participle form.
DORMIR
• Present
Participle…..durmiendo
DORMIR
Juan todavía está
durmiendo.
SERVIR
• Present
Progressive…..sirviendo
SERVIR
El camarero está
sirviendo la comida.
Present Progressive:
Irregular Forms
In the following -er verbs, the
i of -iendo changes to y.
creer: creyendo
leer: leyendo
traer: trayendo
Present Progressive
Reflexive or object
pronouns can be placed
before the form of estar, or
they can be attached to
the end of the present
participle.
Present Progressive
Ahora me estoy divirtiendo.
Now I am having fun.
Lo está haciendo ahora.
He/she is doing it now.
Present Progressive
If they are attached to the
present participle, a
written accent is needed.
Present Progressive
Ahora estoy divirtiéndome.
Está haciéndolo ahora.
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