To practice speaking in the past tense, use these questions as a starting point. Answer the question and continue speaking to tell a story or elaborate on your answer.
* With these -ed ending words, there may be words that end with a “D” sound because of the “b, g, l, m, n, r, w, v, y, a, e, i, o, u” before the “-ed.” There may also be words that end with a “T” sound because c/k, f (gh or ph), j, (dge),p, s, z, sh, ch before the “-ed,”….or may end with the regular “-ed” sound because there is a “d or t” before the “-ed.”
|amplified||Have you ever amplified your resumé to make it sound better?|
|appointed||Have you ever been appointed to be a team leader? how was that experience?|
|arranged||Is your office desk well arranged?|
|assessed||Tell me about a time you assessed a client’s issue.|
|attained||Do you think success can be attained by subpar work?|
|authorized||What does it mean to be an authorized user?|
|admired||Who have you admired the most in your life?|
|bridged||Have you ever bridged a gap between you and a successor?|
|boosted||When was the last time you boosted your income?|
|begged||When was the last time someone begged you for something?|
|broadened||When was the last time you broadened your horizons?|
|collected||Name something you or someone you know collected in the past.|
|compared||When was the last time you compared yourself to another person?|
|collided||Have you ever collided with one of your co-workers?|
|created||Do you think the news has created a lot of confusion?|
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