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.”
|decided||Name something decided on as an adult.|
|diminished||Describe a time when you felt your feelings were diminished.|
|described||How do you think you would be described by your coworkers|
|declined||When was the last time you declined an offer?|
|developed||What book do you wish was developed into a movie?|
|diagnosed||When was the last time you diagnosed an issue at work?|
|discovered||What is something new you discovered about yourself during quarantine?|
|delivered||Describe the best food you ever had delivered to your home.|
|designed||What is something you wish you had designed?|
|deteremined||What do you think makes someone determined?|
|dialed||Who was the last person you dialed on the phone?|
|directed||How comfortable are you when questions are directed toward you?|
|demanded||Describe the last time you demanded something.|
|drafted||Describe a document you drafted. How were you able to improve it, so it was ready to be sent?|
|deserved||Describe when you felt you deserved something but didn’t get it.|
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