The Progressive in Spanish
Different Progressive Tenses
Progressive tenses can be used in the past, present, future, and even the conditional. Here are some articles on different types of Spanish progressive tenses.
Forming Progressive Tenses
Progressive tenses are formed with a conjugated form of the verb estar (to be) plus a present participle.
Spanish Progressive Formula
conjugated form of estar + present participle
Examples of Progressive Tenses
Here are some examples of different Spanish progressive tenses!
|Present Progressive||The children are eating in the garden.|
|Preterite Progressive||We were studying all weekend.|
|Imperfect Progressive||Mariela was talking to her neighbor when I arrived.|
|Future Progressive||Saturday at noon you'll be landing in Cancun.|
|Conditional Progressive||If you had gone to the festival, you'd be dancing right now.|