Business English Simple Past Pronunciation

 

Part One- Regular Simple Past

How are the pronunciations of these three past endings different?

joined/ launched/ visited

Listen and write the words below in the correct column:

complained, decided, expanded, finished, increased, re-opened, carried, showed, needed, issued,

/t/

/d/

/Id/

Now say the past form of these verbs

invite, organise, work, inform, announce, fail, introduce, acquire, float, estimated

 

Part Two- Irregular Simple Past

Put these irregular simple past forms into columns by their common vowel sounds.

chose/ dealt/ took/ would/ meant/ rose/ threw/ should/ broke/ bought/ won/ wore/ caught/ could/ found/ saw/ grew / heard/ knew/ thought/ read/ said/ spoke/ taught/ understood

let

put

up

 

you

more

word

 

now

no

 

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