Simple Past Tense - "ed" as /t/ / Simple Past Tense - "ed" as /t/

Authored by: Sus Anna
Category: Grammar
If the verb ends in an unvoiced consonant (p, k, f, gh, s, sh, ch, ss, c, x), then the –ed ending sounds like a /t/. You can use your fingers to touch your throat and say the sound. If the throat doesn't vibrate, it is an unvoiced sound. For Side by Side 1, unit 15. No copyright infringement intended.