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Encender Present Perfect Tense

Light up your Spanish skills with the Present Perfect Tense and the vibrant verb encender. This page is your guide to mastering ‘encender’, offering a detailed verb chart, interactive conjugation exercises, entertaining games, and practical sentences for everyday use. Advance your Spanish verb knowledge at Spanish verb conjugation. Also, enhance your practice with the different conjugations of ‘encender’ at encender conjugation.

Verb Meaning(s): to turn on, to light, to kindle

Verb Chart: Encender Present Perfect Tense


he encendido

I have turned on


hemos encendido

we have turned on

(Juana, Juan)

has encendido

you have turned on


(informal Spain)

habéis encendido

you all have turned on


(Sra./Dr. García)

ha encendido

he/she/you have turned on


han encendido

they/you all have turned on

Encender Present Perfect Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

Conjugation Practice

Present Perfect Tense

Encender Present Perfect Sentence Examples

1. Yo he encendido las luces del jardín por la noche.
I have turned on the garden lights at night.
2. ¿Tú has encendido la chimenea cuando hacía frío?
Have you lit the fireplace when it was cold?
3. Él ha encendido su nuevo ordenador portátil.
He has turned on his new laptop.
4. Ella ha encendido velas para crear un ambiente romántico.
She has lit candles to create a romantic atmosphere.
5. Usted ha encendido la parrilla para la barbacoa.
You have lit the grill for the barbecue.
6. Nosotros hemos encendido un fuego para calentarnos.
We have lit a fire to warm up.
7. ¿Vosotros habéis encendido las luces del salón? (vosotros is used only in Spain)
Have you all turned on the lights in the living room?
8. Ellos han encendido bengalas en la noche de Año Nuevo.
They have lit sparklers on New Year’s Eve.
9. Ellas han encendido la televisión para ver su serie favorita.
They have turned on the TV to watch their favorite series.
10. ¿Ustedes han encendido una fogata en el campamento?
Have you lit a bonfire at the campsite?