The Present Progressive Tense
Present Progressive <ul><li>We use the present tense to talk about an action that always or often takes place or that is h...
Present Progressive <ul><li>Ellos  comen  ensaladas. </li></ul><ul><li>They eat salads . </li></ul>
Present Progressive <ul><li>We use the present progressive tense when we want to emphasize that something is happening rig...
Present Progressive <ul><li>Ellos  están comiendo  ensaladas. </li></ul><ul><li>They are eating salads .  (right now) </li...
Present Progressive <ul><li>están comiendo </li></ul>Present tense form of “estar” Present  participle
Present Progressive <ul><li>comiendo </li></ul>Stem of comer -er present participle  ending
Present Progressive <ul><li>To make the present participle,  </li></ul><ul><li>Use the endings: </li></ul><ul><li>iendo   ...
Present Progressive <ul><li>Let’s do an -AR verb in the present progressive. </li></ul>
TO DANCE <ul><li>I am dancing </li></ul><ul><li>You are dancing </li></ul><ul><li>He, She, It is dancing </li></ul><ul><li...
BAILAR <ul><li>Estoy  bailando </li></ul><ul><li>Estás  bailando </li></ul><ul><li>Está  bailando </li></ul><ul><li>Estamo...
TO EAT <ul><li>I am eating </li></ul><ul><li>You are eating </li></ul><ul><li>He, She, It is eating </li></ul><ul><li>We a...
COMER <ul><li>Estoy  comiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Estás  comiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Está  comiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Estamos...
TO WRITE <ul><li>I am writing </li></ul><ul><li>You are writing </li></ul><ul><li>He, She, It is writing </li></ul><ul><li...
ESCRIBIR <ul><li>Estoy escribiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Estás  escribiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Está  escribiendo </li></ul><ul>...
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Present Progressive

  1. 1. The Present Progressive Tense
  2. 2. Present Progressive <ul><li>We use the present tense to talk about an action that always or often takes place or that is happening now. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Present Progressive <ul><li>Ellos comen ensaladas. </li></ul><ul><li>They eat salads . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Present Progressive <ul><li>We use the present progressive tense when we want to emphasize that something is happening right now. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Present Progressive <ul><li>Ellos están comiendo ensaladas. </li></ul><ul><li>They are eating salads . (right now) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Present Progressive <ul><li>están comiendo </li></ul>Present tense form of “estar” Present participle
  7. 7. Present Progressive <ul><li>comiendo </li></ul>Stem of comer -er present participle ending
  8. 8. Present Progressive <ul><li>To make the present participle, </li></ul><ul><li>Use the endings: </li></ul><ul><li>iendo for -er / -ir verbs </li></ul><ul><li>ando for -ar verbs </li></ul>
  9. 9. Present Progressive <ul><li>Let’s do an -AR verb in the present progressive. </li></ul>
  10. 10. TO DANCE <ul><li>I am dancing </li></ul><ul><li>You are dancing </li></ul><ul><li>He, She, It is dancing </li></ul><ul><li>We are dancing </li></ul><ul><li>They are dancing </li></ul>
  11. 11. BAILAR <ul><li>Estoy bailando </li></ul><ul><li>Estás bailando </li></ul><ul><li>Está bailando </li></ul><ul><li>Estamos bailando </li></ul><ul><li>Estáis Bailando </li></ul><ul><li>Están bailando </li></ul>
  12. 12. TO EAT <ul><li>I am eating </li></ul><ul><li>You are eating </li></ul><ul><li>He, She, It is eating </li></ul><ul><li>We are eating </li></ul><ul><li>They are eating </li></ul>
  13. 13. COMER <ul><li>Estoy comiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Estás comiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Está comiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Estamos comiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Estáis comiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Están comiendo </li></ul>
  14. 14. TO WRITE <ul><li>I am writing </li></ul><ul><li>You are writing </li></ul><ul><li>He, She, It is writing </li></ul><ul><li>We are writing </li></ul><ul><li>They are writing </li></ul>
  15. 15. ESCRIBIR <ul><li>Estoy escribiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Estás escribiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Está escribiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Estamos escribiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Estáis escribiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Están escribiendo </li></ul>

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