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Tocar Present Progressive Tense

Uncover the essence of tocar in the Present Progressive Tense with our engaging verb chart, interactive exercises, and sentence examples. Understand its use in touching, playing an instrument, or taking a turn. For more insights, visit our Spanish verb conjugation section. Enhance your ‘tocar’ skills on our tocar conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to touch, to play (an instrument)

Verb Chart: Tocar Present Progressive Tense


estoy tocando

I am playing (right now)


estamos tocando

we are playing (right now)

(Juana, Juan)

estás tocando

you are playing (right now)


(informal Spain)

estáis tocando

you all are playing (right now)


(Sra./Dr. García)

está tocando

he/she/you are playing (right now)


están tocando

they/you all are playing (right now)

Tocar Present Progressive Tense Practice

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Conjugation Practice

Present Progressive Tense

Tocar Present Progressive Sentence Examples

1. Yo estoy tocando el piano en el recital de música.
I am playing the piano at the music recital.
2. ¿Tú estás tocando la guitarra en la banda de la escuela?
Are you playing the guitar in the school band?
3. Él está tocando la puerta de su amigo para invitarlo a salir.
He is knocking on his friend’s door to invite him out.
4. Ella está tocando temas importantes en su discurso.
She is touching on important subjects in her speech.
5. Usted está tocando madera para evitar la mala suerte.
You are knocking on wood to ward off bad luck.
6. Nosotros estamos tocando en un concierto al aire libre.
We are playing in an open-air concert.
7. Vosotros estáis tocando en el torneo de fútbol este sábado (vosotros is used only in Spain).
You all are playing in the soccer tournament this Saturday.
8. Ellos están tocando un tema delicado en la reunión.
They are discussing a sensitive issue in the meeting.
9. ¿Ellas están tocando música clásica en el evento?
Are they playing classical music at the event?
10. Ustedes están tocando el tema de la sostenibilidad en el proyecto.
You all are addressing the topic of sustainability in the project.