lunes, 26 de noviembre de 2012

/t/, /d/ or /id/?

How is the past simple ending pronounced? Here you have the theorical explanation of the rules and some excersies to practise it.

Tabla de reglas de la pronunciación del “ed” (TABLA #1)
Unvoiced/p/clapclapped/ t/
/f/laughlaughed
/s/faxfaxed
/S/ (sonido SH)crashCrashed
/tS/ (sonido CH)watchwatched
/k/talktalked
Voicedall other sounds,
for example…
playplayed/ d/
followfollowed
rainrained
*Con sonidos en t y d/t/ o /d/invent
demand
invented
demanded
/ Id/


And here there are some links to the exercises:
http://www.better-english.com/grammar/pastsimplepronunciation.htm

http://www.eoiguada.info/Ejercicios/ingles/Pronunciation/pastending.htm

http://www.englishmaven.org/HP6/Pronouncing%20ED%20Endings%20Exercise%201.htm

http://englishmaven.org/HP6/Pronouncing%20ED%20Endings%20Exercise%202.htm

http://englishmaven.org/HP6/Pronouncing%20ED%20Endings%20Exercise%203.htm

http://englishmaven.org/HP6/Pronouncing%20ED%20Endings%20Exercise%20Final%20Exam.htm

Leave your comments!

PRESENT SIMPLE OR CONTINUOUS?

Here you have some links to exercises about present simple or presente continuous. Click on the links, do the exercises and leave me a comment about your results.
 http://www.english-4u.de/pres_prog_ex3.htm

http://www.english-4u.de/pres_prog_ex4.htm

http://www.english-4u.de/pres_prog_ex5.htm

http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-9683.php

http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/exercises/eso3/3eso2007/prsmpcont2.htm

http://www.isabelperez.com/happy/tenses/exercises/present_6.htm

Good luck!