128 - ustedes están trabajando(you are working él est...

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If you want to use a verb in the present progressive, you are really only conjugating the verb  estar,  and adding the exact same present participle form to each of the different forms of  estar.  For  example, Table 1 shows how the verb  trabajar  (to work) is used in the present progressive.  Table 1. Present Progressive of the Verb Trabajar yo estoy trabajando (I am working) nosotros/nosotras estamos trabajando (we are working) tú estás trabajando (you are working) vosotros/vosotras estáis trabajando (you are working) usted está trabajando (you are working)
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Unformatted text preview: ustedes están trabajando (you are working) él está trabajando (he is working) ellos están trabajando (they are working) ella está trabajando (she is working) ellas están trabajando (they are working) If you read or hear a Spanish sentence in the present progressive and it doesn't sound right, it may be that English would have used the present tense. So, if you try thinking of the present tense form of the verb that's in its present participle form, the sentence may be easier for you to understand....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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