The Present Continuous in Spanish

Ser and Estar + Doing Practice

Ser and Estar Practice in the Present Tense with short sentences using the present tense of SER to introduce characters followed by ESTAR + a second Doing verb to say what they are doing. (The Present Continuous).
The doing verb is in a form called ‘the gerund’.
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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

ESTAR + ‘Doing’ Verb:
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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Ser, Estar + Doing (the gerund)
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