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Present Progressive Tense

  1. 1. Present Progressive Tense &Demonstrative Adjectives
  2. 2. Present Progressive TenseThe present progressive tense is howyou will say the "ing" sound in Englishand describe what you are doing rightnow: I am walking, he is sitting andthey are spitting.To communicate this way you need 2things:1) a conjugated form of estar2) a verb with -ando (-ar endingverbs) or -iendo (-er & -ir endingverbs at the endCheck this out noticing the numbers fromabove:Yo (1) estoy (2) comiendo. I am eatingEl (1) está (2) cantando. He is singing.This is different from yo como = I eat andél canta = he sings-ar verbs: nadar = nadando = swimmingjugar = jugando = playing-er verbs: comer = comiendo = eating-ir verbs: vivir = viviendo = living
  3. 3. 1) a conjugated form of estarEstar = to be for locations and temporaryconditionsConjugations:Yo estoyTú estásÈl/ella/usted estáNosotros estamosvocotros estáisEllos/ellas están
  4. 4. Demonstrative Adjectives ~This & TheseClose To You/Speaker ~ You CanTouch Iteste (this masculine) = thisesta (this feminine) = thisestos (these) = theseestas (these feminine) = theseExamples:Me gusta esta serpiente. (Snake isfeminine so it must be esta.)Me gustan estas serpientes. (Snakes arefeminine and plural so it must be estas.)http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/wild/episodes/snake-underworld/
  5. 5. 2) a verb with -ando (-ar endingverbs) or -iendo (-er & -ir ending)-ar verbs: nadar = nadando = swimmingjugar = jugando = playing-er verbs: comer = comiendo = eating-ir verbs: vivir = viviendo = livingEscribirCantarHablarCorrerEscucharVer
  6. 6. Demonstrative Adjectives ~That & ThoseFarther From You/Speaker ~ OverThereese (that masculine) = thatesa (that feminine) = thatesos (thosemasculine) = thoseesas (those feminine) = thoseLes gustan esas vacas.Me gusta esa vaca.http://dealbreaker.com/2011/09/could-moodys-saying-bofa-is-not-too-big-to-fail-make-bofa-not-too-big-to-fail/cows-curious/
  7. 7. Demonstrative Adjectives ~That & Those (Over Yonder)Farthest From You/Speaker ~ WAYOver Thereaquel (that masculine) = thataquella (that feminine) = thataquellas (those feminine) = thoseaquellos (those masculine) = thoseYo prefiero aquella vaca.Aquella vacahttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cows_and_calf.JPG

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