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Present Progressive. Content adapted from www.StudySpanish.com. What is it?. Present progressive = form of estar + the present participle. (The present participle is merely the "-ing" form of a verb.) Example: Estoy hablando. I am talking. How to do it?.

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Present progressive

Present Progressive

Content adapted from www.StudySpanish.com


What is it

What is it?

  • Present progressive = form of estar + the present participle. (The present participle is merely the "-ing" form of a verb.)

  • Example: Estoy hablando.

    I am talking.


How to do it

How to do it?

  • In order to form the present progressive, you must know how to conjugate the verb estar, and how to form the present participle. You already know how to conjugate the verb estar:

    estar

  • estoyestásestáestamosestán


Ar verbs

-ar verbs

  • To form the present participle of regular -ar verbs, add -ando to the stem of the verb.

  • hablar: hablando(hablar - ar + ando)

  • trabajar: trabajando(trabajar - ar + ando)


Er and ir verbs

-er and –ir verbs

  • To form the present participle of regular -er and -ir verbs, add -iendo to the stem of the verb.

  • comer: comiendo(comer - er + iendo)

  • hacer: haciendo(hacer - er + iendo)

  • vivir: viviendo(vivir - ir + iendo)


Ir stem changers

-ir stem changers

  • To form the present participle of -ir stem changing verbs, change e:i and o:u in the stem, and then add -iendo to the stem of the verb.

  • servir: sirviendo (e:i in stem)

  • dormir: durmiendo (o:u in stem)


Ortho changes

“Ortho” changes

  • Sometimes it’s necessary to change the spelling so it agrees with the way it is pronounced. We call this an "orthographic" change. Here are some common examples:

  • caer: cayendocreer: creyendo


Present progressive

FYI

  • It is important to remember that you would never use the present progressive to say something like "We are going to Spain this summer."

  • Use present progressive only for actions that are "in progress."


Practice

Practice

  • Estoy ________________ (talking)

  • Estoy hablando.

    • (habl + ando)


Practice1

Practice

  • Estoy ____________ (eating)

  • Estoy comiendo.

    • com + iendo


Practice2

Practice

  • Estamos ___________ (sleeping)

  • Estamos durmiendo.

    • dormir is an –ir stem changer

    • o:u in stem (dorm  durm)

    • durm + iendo


Practice3

Practice

  • ___________ ________________ (I am studying)

  • Estoy estudiando.

    • I am = estoy

    • estudi + ando = estudiando


Practice4

Practice

  • _____________ ________________ ( we are writing)

  • Estamos escribiendo.

    • We are = estamos

    • escrib + iendo = escribiendo


Practice5

Practice

  • ¿Qué ___________ _______________? (What are we doing?)

  • ¿Qué estamos haciendo?

    • Estamos = we are

    • hac + iendo = haciendo


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