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British English accent training lesson 26: more verbs

 

In this lesson I discuss the British English accent and pronunciation of many more common verbs, including modal verbs and irregular verbs. Please see the notes below.

 

 

Modal verbs

Can

Could

May

Might

Will

Would

Shall

Should

 

Get used to making a soft “z” sound for the third person singular verb conjugations (ending in “s”).

 

Irregular verbs

 

Begin

Third person singular: begins

Past simple: began

Past participle: begun

 

Choose

Third person singular: chooses

Past simple: chose

Past participle: chosen

 

Come

Third person singular: comes

Past simple: came

Past participle: come

 

Cut

Third person singular: cuts

Past simple: cut

Past participle: cut

 

Drive

Third person singular: drives

Past simple: drove

Past participle: driven

 

Eat

Third person singular: eats

Past simple: ate

Past participle: eaten
Feel

Third person singular: feels

Past simple: felt

Past participle: felt

 

Find

Third person singular: finds

Past simple: found

Past participle: found

 

Give

Third person singular: gives

Past simple: gave

Past participle: given

 

Hear

Third person singular: hears

Past simple: heard

Past participle: heard

 

Know

Third person singular: knows

Past simple: knew

Past participle: known

 

Lose

Third person singular: loses

Past simple: lost

Past participle: lost

 

Make

Third person singular: makes

Past simple: made

Past participle: made

 

Meet

Third person singular: meets

Past simple: met

Past participle: met

 

Put

Third person singular: puts

Past simple: put

Past participle: put

 

Say

Third person singular: says

Past simple: said

Past participle: said

 

See

Third person singular: sees

Past simple: saw

Past participle: seen

 

Sit

Third person singular: sits

Past simple: sat

Past participle: sat

 

Speak

Third person singular: speaks

Past simple: spoke

Past participle: spoken

 

Spend

Third person singular: spends

Past simple: spent

Past participle: spent

 

Take

Third person singular: takes

Past simple: took

Past participle: taken

 

Tell

Third person singular: tells

Past simple: told

Past participle: told

 

Think

Third person singular: thinks

Past simple: thought

Past participle: thought

 

Understand

Third person singular: understands

Past simple: understood

Past participle: understood

 

Win

Third person singular: wins

Past simple: won

Past participle: won

 

Write

Third person singular: writes

Past simple: wrote

Past participle: written

 

Common verbs

 

Look

Third person singular: looks

Past simple: looked

Past participle: looked

 

Want

Third person singular: wants

Past simple: wanted

Past participle: wanted

 

Give

Third person singular: gives

Past simple: gave

Past participle: given

 

Use

Third person singular: uses

Past simple: used

Past participle: used

 

Find

Third person singular: finds

Past simple: found

Past participle: found

 

Ask

Third person singular: asks

Past simple: asked

Past participle: asked

 

Work

Third person singular: works

Past simple: worked

Past participle: worked

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