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  • 10.2.1 Pretérito perfecto simple (indefinido) in Spanish [0/3]
  • 10.2.2 Pretérito perfecto compuesto in Spanish [0/3]
  • 10.2.3 Difference between Pretérito Perfecto and Indefinido [0/3]
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  • 10.2.5 Difference between imperfecto and indefinido [0/3]
  • 10.2.6 Pretérito pluscuamperfecto in Spanish [0/3]
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  • What is the futuro perfecto in Spanish?

    The future perfect (el futuro perfecto o futuro compuesto in Spanish) is a future tense that expresses a future action that will have taken place by some future time.

    The formation of the futuro perfecto

    Like in English, the futuro perfecto is formed by combining the verb haber in the future simple + the past participle of the verb.

    enlightened futuro perfecto = haber (futuro simple) + participio


    • Para el año que viene Patricia se habrá ido a Barcelona a trabajar. (By next year Patricia will have gone to Barcelona to work).
    • Para entonces ellas habrán trabajado mucho.  (By that time,They will have worked a lot).

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    Conjugation of the auxiliary haber

    Personal pronouns Auxiliary verb haber in future
    yo habré
    él/ ella/ usted habrá
    nosotros/ -as habremos
    vosotros/ -as habréis
    ellos/ ellas/ ustedes habrán

    Regularly conjugated past participle of verbs on -AR, -ER, -IR

    Verbs in -ar Verbs in -er Verbs in -ir
    The verb ending is replaced by -ADO The verb ending is replaced by -IDO The verb ending is replaced by -IDO

    hablar → hablado

    viajar → viajado

    comer → comido

    beber → bebido

    vivir → vivido

    sentir→ sentido

    The complete formation of the futuro perfecto in Spanish (future perfect)

    The complete formation of the futuro perfecto is made with the conjugated form of the auxiliary verb haber in the future simple and the participle form of the verb:

    Personal pronoun

    Auxiliary haber in future simple

















    Irregularly conjugated participles of verbs

    There are a few irregular participles in Spanish. Here is a list of the most important exceptions:

    Infinitive Participle
    abrir (to open) abierto (opened)
    cubrir (to cover) cubierto (covered)
    decir (to say) dicho (said)
    devolver (to return /to give back) devuelto (returned)
    disolver (to dissolve) disuelto (dissolved)
    escribir (to write) escrito (written)
    hacer (to do) hecho (done)
    ir (to go) ido (gone)
    morir (to die) muerto (died)
    poner (to put) puesto (put)
    romper (to break) roto (broken)
    ser (to be) sido (been)
    ver (to see) visto (seen)
    volver (to come back) vuelto (come)

    When to use the futuro perfecto?

    Actions completed before another actions in the future.

    • Habré terminado mis estudios en enero (I will have finished my studies by January)
    • Ya te habrás ido cuando yo llegue  (You will have left when I arrive)

    To talk about what someone guesses or thinks might be true

    • Habrá salido de Valencia (She must have left Valencia)
    • ¿Dónde está Beatriz? Habrá ido a otro café (She might have gone to another café)

    Marker words of the futuro perfecto

    Here are some frequently time expressions that indicate the future:

    Spanish English
    Para entonces By that time time…
    A esta hora mañana… At this time tomorrow…
    Para la semana que viene… By next week…
    De aquí a dos días By two days…
    El año que viene Next year
    El lunes que viene Next Monday
    El martes On Tuesday
    Para el mes que viene By next month
    En un mes / En una semana In a month / In one week
    Esta primavera / Este verano This spring / this summer
    La semana que viene Next week
    Por muchos años For many years



    • En tres meses habré terminado el proyecto. (I will have completed the project in three months)
    • Para entonces les habremos visitado cuatro veces (By that time, We will have visit them four times)
    • Yo habré trabajado en esa empresa por muchos años (I will have worked in that company for many years.)