In this grammar lesson you will learn about the regular ar verbs present perfect tense conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- the regular ar verbs present perfect tense conjugation
- the common regular ar verbs in Spanish
- what regular ar verbs present perfect tense conjugation look like in sentences
- how you can quiz yourself on the regular ar verbs present perfect tense conjugation
- how to practice with flashcards on regular ar verbs present perfect tense conjugation
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By the end of the lesson you will know all about regular ar verbs present perfect tense conjugation!
Table of Contents
Regular Ar Verbs Present Perfect Tense Conjugation Table
|yo||he||stem + ado|
|tú||has||stem + ado|
|él/ella/usted||ha||stem + ado|
|nosotros/nosotras||hemos||stem + ado|
|vosotros/vosotras||habéis||stem + ado|
|ellos/ellas/ustedes||han||stem + ado|
As you can see, all you have to do is conjugate haber in the present tense and add the past participle.
The past participle can be formed by removing the –ar ending of the verb and replacing this with –ado.
Regular Ar Verbs Conjugation Method
There is a three-step method that will make conjugating regular spanish ar verbs very easy for you.
In order to conjugate verbs that end with -ar in the present perfect tense one must:
- Conjugate haber
- Cut off the -ar ending of the –ar verb
- Replace it with –ado
In the conjugation table above you can see the verb hablar which means to “to speak” in English.
We will take this verb and conjugate it in the “yo” form using the three-step method.
When you conjugate haber in the yo form you get he.
Once you cut of the ar ending all that is left is habl.
When we add the new ending ado, the final conjugated form will be hablado.
So when you wish to say “I have spoken” in Spanish you get:
Yo he hablado
Common Regular Ar Verbs
Spanish has three regular verb groups
- regular -ar verbs
- regular -er verbs
- regular -ir verbs
The regular ar verbs group is the biggest and most useful group. Most Spanish verbs fall in this group.
Here is a list of common verbs that you are sure to encounter in day-to-day life:
|buscar||to look for, search for|
|entrar (en)||to enter (into)|
|escuchar||to listen (to)|
|esperar||to hope / wait (for)|
|hablar||to speak / to talk|
|llevar||to wear / carry|
|mirar||to watch / look at|
|pagar||to pay (for)|
|tocar||to touch / play (an instrument)|
Example Sentences on Regular Ar Verbs Present Perfect Tense Conjugation
This section of the lesson on regular ar verbs present perfect tense conjugation is about seeing the verbs in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of regular ar verbs present perfect tense conjugation through examples.
Yo he quedado con Blanca esta tarde para ir de compras.
I’m meeting Blanca this afternoon to go shopping.
¿Tú has cocinado esta tortilla?
Have you cooked this omelette?
Mi sobrino ha cantado en un programa de televisión.
My nephew has sung on a TV show.
Ella ha limpiado toda la casa.
She has cleaned the whole house.
Usted ha viajado por todo el mundo.
You have travelled all over the world.
Hemos pensado en volver a Málaga este verano.
We are thinking of returning to Malaga this summer.
Vosotras habéis aceptado participar en el concurso.
You have agreed to participate in the competition.
Los bomberos han posado para una foto.
Firefighters posed for a photo.
Ellas han ayudado a muchas personas enfermas.
They have helped many sick people
Los ingleses han votado para salir de la UE.
The British have voted to leave the EU.
Ustedes han llegado demasiado rápido.
You have arrived too fast.
Quiz Yourself on Regular Ar Verbs Present Perfect Tense Conjugation
At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.
You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.
You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.
Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.
You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!
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