Type one: Voiceless + /t/
verbs and adjectives ending in voiceless consonants = /t/
Stepped ____ looked______ laughed ____ wished ____
Switched ___ clapped ____ kissed ______ faked _____
Type two: Voiced + /d/
verbs and adjectives ending in voiced consonants = /d/
Planned ____ tagged ____ halved ____ rubbed ______
labeled_____ lazed _____ climbed ___ starred ______
Played _____ peed _____ sued ___ pawed _____
Type three: /d/ and /t/ + / ɪd/
Verbs and adjectives ending in /t/ or /d + / ɪd/
Toasted _____ participated _____ faded ____ minded _____
Practice out loud with a teacher or tutor:
Focus on the final sounds: /t/, /d/ or / ɪd/
- Tasted _____
- Placed _____
- Grabbed _____
- Clogged _____
- Guided _____
- Lived _____
- Picked _____
- waited _____
- clapped _____
- cried _____
Find the -ed sound in these examples
Focus on the ed words first. Then, read the sentence. Each sentence is an English proverb. Can you find the meaning with a tutor or teacher’s help?
- Curiosity killed the cat.
- If you play with fire, you’ll get burned.
- A fool and his money are soon parted.
- You can’t unscramble a scrambled egg.
- The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
- Grief divided is made lighter.
Listen to Eric read, and repeat.