The Present Continuous in Spanish

Ser and Estar Practice:

 Short sentences using SER in the present tense  introduce characters.
Then ESTAR + a second verb is used to say what the different character are doing. (This verb tense is called the present continuous).Free video clips + downloadable PDF Worksheet.

SOY un cachorro        I am a puppy
ERES una niña              you are a girl
ES un muchacho          he is a boy/youth
SOMOS chicas             we are girls
SOIS hermanos            you(plural) are brothers
SON perros                    they are dogs

The Present Continuous using ESTAR:
ESTOY comiendo          I am eating
ESTÁS nadando              you are swimming
ESTÁ durmiendo           he is sleeping
ESTAMOS saltando     we are jumping
ESTÁIS remando            you (plural) are rowing
ESTÁN descansando    they are resting

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