In Spanish, the conditional progressive tense, also called the conditional continuous tense, is used to talk about something that would be happening if some other event were to occur.
How to Form the Conditional Progressive
Conditional Progressive Formula
estar in conditional + present participle
Let's review the conjugation of estar in the conditional and the formation of present participles!
Estar in the Conditional
|yo||I would be|
|tú||you would be|
|él, ella, usted||he/she/you would be|
|nosotros||we would be|
|vosotros||you would be|
|ellos, ellas, ustedes||they would be; you would be|
Forming Present Participles
Regular present participles are formed as follows:
Learn more about regular and irregular present participles here!
Examples of the Conditional Progressive
Now that you know how to form the conditional progressive, check out these examples of the conditional progressive.