Here are my pronunciation ED word lists, for you to practise verbs and adjectives ending in -ed with your students. You will find a free printout of this pronunciation ED lesson at the bottom of this page.
I would suggest going through the material in the following way, but of course, feel free to be creative, and if you come up with any fun activities, please share them with us:
most commonly used when the verb in the present simple ends in a ‘t’ or ‘d’
boasted, wanted, shouted, delighted, ended, exited, added, expected, exported, flooded, graduated, hated, included, invited, invented, landed, needed, painted, planted, printed, presented, pretended, protected, provided, rented, repeated, respected, rested, skated, started, shouted, treated, visited, waited
normally after voiceless sounds: p, k, s, ch, sh, f, x, h
danced, looked, stopped, asked, placed, packed, tripped, hoped, laughed, faxed, watched, washed, liked, locked, looked, missed, mixed, passed, picked, pressed, pushed, pronounced, relaxed, slipped, smoked, shopped, talked, cracked, crashed, baked, helped, dropped
usually after voiced sounds : l, v, n, m, r, b, v, g, w, y, z and vowel sounds
opened, covered, listened, screamed, played, amazed, pleased, drained, allowed, begged, encouraged, enjoyed, entered, explained, explored, filled, followed, happened, interviewed, imagined, jailed, killed, lived, loved, measured, moved, planned, performed, pulled, realized, remembered
Here is a story starter. Get the students to take turns continuing the story, using as many words as possible from all the pronunciation ED lists:
Claire screamed when he locked the door because she hated being trapped…..
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