Spanish Preterite Progressive Tense
How to Form the Preterite Progressive
Preterite Progressive Formula
estar in preterite + present participle
Let's review the conjugation of estar in the preterite and the formation of present participles!
Estar in the Preterite
|él, ella, usted||he/she was; you were|
|ellos, ellas, ustedes||they were; you were|
Forming Present Participles
Regular present participles are formed as follows:
Learn more about regular and irregular present participles here!
Examples of the Preterite Progressive
Now that you know how to form the preterite progressive, check out these examples of the preterite progressive tense in Spanish.