Present Continuous (progressive)
El Presente Progresivo also known as El Presente Continuo
El Presente Progresivo describes a present action that is in progress at the moment of the discourse. In English this tense is called the present continuous (progressive).
This is how to form El Presente Progresivo:
estar [in the present tense] + gerund of second verbLook at and listen to these examples:
See also: Spanish Present Tenses and All Spanish Tenses