The Spanish present perfect indicative tense is used to describe things that have started in the past but that are still continuing, or will happen again, in the future.
It can also be used to speak about things that happened recently.

How To Use:
present indicative of "haber" + past participle of verb
Has dormido por 8 horas. You have slept for 8 hours.

The following charts show the verb “endings” for all regular verbs in the Present Perfect Indicative Tense. You will notice that all uses of the present perfect use the verb haber.

Remember: these verb charts are only a tool to use while one is learning the language. In other words, one must eventually forget the verb chart and it must become second nature.

Personal Pronoun Ending Example (haber)
Yo -e he
Tu -as has
El/Ella -a ha
Nosotros -emos hemos
Vosotros -éis habéis
Ellos/Ellas -an han
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