Regular past tense pronunciation rules

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A brief presentation titled REGULAR PAST TENSE PRONUNCIATION RULES created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for Sección de Inglés para Otras Carreras SIPOC at the University of Costa Rica.

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Regular past tense pronunciation rules

  1. 1. Sección de Inglés para Otras Carreras<br />REGULAR PAST TENSE PRONUNCIATION RULES<br />Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós www.gilbertohernandez.wordpress.comghernandezq@gmail.com<br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />This presentation has been created specifically for educational purposes and aimed at helping non-native speakers on English better understand the rules behind the accurate pronunciation of regular past tenses. This presentation has been customized for LM-1009 at <br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  3. 3. Definition<br />A regular verb is one that follows the pattern of taking -edfor the past simple and past participle (or -d if the verb ends in -e; smoke smoked). EG: walk walkedwalked<br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  4. 4. RULE 1: VOICED SOUNDS<br />Voiced sound : – l – v – n – m – r – b – g – w – dz – z – and vowel sounds (diphthongs) pronounce ED as “D” <br />Example: Allow, allowed = allow(D) <br />ALLOW……(e)….D (prolongation required)<br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  5. 5. EXAMPLES OF RULE 1: VOICED SOUNDS<br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  6. 6. RULE 2: VOICELESS SOUNDS<br />All verbs ending in the following consonant voiceless sounds must be pronounced /t/.<br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  7. 7. EXAMPLES<br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  8. 8. RULE 2: T and D as /ID/<br />All verbs ending en T or D must be pronounced as /ID/.<br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  9. 9. PRACTICE: Classify the following verbs according to their pronunciation in past tense. Use the grid on the next slide.<br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  10. 10. Regular Past Tense Classification Grid<br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />
  11. 11. Thank you!<br />Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós is a language specialist and ELT professional at CONARE-MEP-Universidad de Costa Rica and Universidad Nacional. <br />Educational material created by Prof. Dr. Gilberto Hernández Quirós for SIPOC at UCR. 2011<br />

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