Work= worked want= wanted push=pushed
Regular verbs that end in /e/ = verb+ d
hope= hoped love= loved create= created
Regular verbs that end in 1 consonant + /y/= verb - y + ied
study= studied try= tried cry=cried
Regular verbs that end in 1 vowel + /y/= verb+ed
play=played stay=stayed enjoy= enjoyed
Regular verbs that end in 1 vowel + 1 consonant = verb+ the same consonant+ ed
stop= stopped rob= robbed travel= travelled
*But not always and American English spelling
There are 3 ways to pronounce regular verbs:
1. /id/ 2. /t/ 3. /d/
> Watch the video and listen to the 3 different ways to pronounce the sound /ed/
For regular verbs that end in /t/ and /d/ we pronounce /ed/ as /id/ and add an extra syllable.
wanted, needed, created, invented, ended...
For regular verbs that end in /k/, /p/, /f/, /s/, /sh/ and /ch/ we pronounce /ed/ as /t/.
liked, hoped, laughed,kissed,washed,watched...
*laugh does not end in /f/ but /gh/ makes the /f/ sound. (sound of ending more important than spelling!)
For all other regular verbs we pronounce /ed/ as /d/.
played, answered, allowed, loved...
Put these verbs into the correct group(/t/, /d/ or /id/ ?
remember, talk, arrive, decide, explain, fix, help, carry, hate, live, invent, stop, travel, touch, visit.
*For a full list of regular verbs click on this link