Speak in the Past Tense: Verb List 6

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.”

challengedWhen was the last time you were truly challenged?
clarifiedWhen was the last time you had to clarify your speaking because someone didn’t understand you?
clearedWhen was the last time you cleared your schedule for time to relax?
coachedWhen was the last time you were coached in a sport?
connectedDescribe something you feel the most connected to.
changedName something you changed for the better.
completedName the last book you completed.
classifiedHow often do you work with classified documents?
canceledWhen was the last time you canceled plans last minute?
closedName a restaurant that you wish closed later.
collaboratedWhat was the last project you collaborated on?
communicatedHave you ever had an issue at work that you wish you had communicated better?
compliedHave you ever complied with a bad work policy?
composedWhen was the last time you were frustrated but had to remain composed?
costedDescribe something you bought that costed more than you thought it would?

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