Speak in the Past Tense: Verb List 10

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.”

facedDescribe a time you faced an issue at work and how you were able to solve it.
failedWhat is your best advice for someone who feels they have failed?
fixedDescribe something that broke, and you fixed it.
focusedName something that helps you stay focused during work.
fearedWhat is something you feared as a child?
graduatedDescribe the time you graduated from High school or College.
handledName some bad news you feel you handled well.
helpedDescribe a time when someone truly helped you.
influencedDescribe someone who has influenced your decision to improve your English.
impactedWhat is something that has impacted you as an adult?
improvedHow do you think you have improved in your English from a year ago?
implementedAre there any policies you disagree with that have been implemented at work?
impressedWho in your life has impressed you the most?
idolizedDescribe someone you idolized as a teenager.
inspiredWhere do you feel the most inspired?

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