The pretérito perfecto

We offer an extract from the Sillabi grammar sheet dedicated to the pretérito perfecto. Click here to see it on Sillabi.

El Pretérito perfecto se forma con el Presente de Indicativo del verbo haber + Participio

él / Ella / Ustedhaparticipio
Nosotros / -ashemosparticipio
Vosotros / -ashabéisparticipio
Ellos / Ellas / Ustedeshanparticipio
  • Todavía no he tenido tiempo para comer.
  • Hoy hemos trabajado cinco horas.
  • ¿ Habéis vivido en Venezuela ?

But how is the past participle formed in Spanish? And which are the irregular forms? When should the pretérito perfecto be used? Are there any tense markers with which pretérito perfecto is used frequently?

On Sillabi you will find the answers to all these questions and many more examples; click here to view the complete grammar sheet.

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