The “-ed” ending is used to mark most past tense verbs, some past participles, and some participial adjectives. The “-ed” ending is pronounced /t/ after a voiceless consonant that is not /t/ (/p/, /k/, /f/, /s/ /ʃ/, /tʃ/).
Now, practice /t/ in sentences. Say the words first, then the sentences.
1. ate - leftover - breakfast I ate leftover food for breakfast. 2. worked - night - project I worked all night to finish the project. 3. technician - fixed - tablet The technician fixed my tablet for me. 4. sister - worst - part - city My sister lives in the worst part of the city. 5. missed - football - yesterday I missed seeing the football game yesterday. 6. teacher - starts - taking - attendance The teacher starts class by taking attendance.
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