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9 nov. 2011

Pronunciation: /t/, /d/ and /id/

Move on 1    Unit 1   Pronunciation (past)
In the past simple regular verbs end in 'ed' and there are three different ways of pronouncing
these two little letters - / ɪd /, / d / and / t /.
/ ɪd /
infinitives that end in the sound / t / or / d /       example: hated    added
/ d /
infinitives that end in a voiced sound  
 / t /
infinitives that end in an unvoiced sound


***All vowel sounds are voiced
unvoiced sounds are /p/, /f/, /s/, /S/, /tS/, /K/ and the other sounds are voiced

Exercises

1)ODD ONE OUT
1. wanted                                         ended                                 started                               hoped
2. hoped                                           laughed                              faxed                                  played
3. played                                           liked                                    begged                               learnt
4. shirt                                               looked                                asked                                  waited
5. dog                                                landed                                died                                     called
6. travelled                                       stayed                                saved                                  worked
7.rented                                            landed                                assisted                              opened

2)Put these words in the right column

/t/
/d/
/id/
Worked



Lived



Stopped



Counted



Targeted



Paid



Listened



Watched



Painted



Performed



Repeated



Helped



Asked



printed



Warned



Used



Waited



Cried



Kissed



invited



Arrived



needed