Present tenses

Presente (present, simple indicative, present indicative) tense:

  -ar -er -ir
yo -o -o -o
-as -es -es
usted, él/ella -a -e -e
nosotros/as -amos -emos -imos
vosotros/as -áis -éis -ís
ustedes, ellos/ellas -an -en -en

(Also many irregular verbs.)


¿Qué haces? – What are you doing?

Limpio la cocina – I’m cleaning the kitchen

Quiero un café – I’d like a coffee

Tengo mucho trabajo – I have much work

Juan sale mucho – Juan goes out a lot

Como pan – I eat bread

present progressive, present continuous:

Used to talk about something that is happening now.

estar (present tense) + gerundio

Estoy buscando – I’m looking for ...

Estoy leyendo. – I am reading.

¿Qué estás haciendo? – What are you doing?

Estoy limpiando la cocina. – I’m cleaning the kitchen.

Estoy comiendo pan – I am eating bread.

Present tenses was last edited on 2022-02-08  
Topic: Spanish