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English Audio Request

301 Words / 3 Recordings / 4 Comments
Note to recorder:

British English, please.

Base Form - Past Simple - Past Participle
to to to
awake awoke awoken
be was, were been
beat beat beaten
become became become
begin began begun
bend bent bent
bet bet bet
bid bid bid
bite bit bitten
blow blew blown
break broke broken
bring brought brought
broadcast broadcast broadcast
build built built
burn burned or burnt burned or burnt
buy bought bought
catch caught caught
choose chose chosen
come came come
cost cost cost
cut cut cut
dig dug dug
do did done
draw drew drawn
dream dreamed or dreamt dreamed or dreamt
drive drove driven
drink drank drunk
eat ate eaten
fall fell fallen
feel felt felt
fight fought fought
find found found
fly flew flown
forget forgot forgotten
forgive forgave forgiven
freeze froze frozen
get got got (sometimes gotten)
give gave given
go went gone
grow grew grown
hang hung hung
have had had
hear heard heard
hide hid hidden
hit hit hit
hold held held
hurt hurt hurt
keep kept kept
know knew known
lay laid laid
lead led led
learn learned or learnt learned or learnt
leave left left
lend lent lent
let let let
lie lay lain
lose lost lost
make made made
mean meant meant
meet met met
pay paid paid
put put put
read read read
ride rode ridden
ring rang rung
rise rose risen
run ran run
say said said
see saw seen
sell sold sold
send sent sent
show showed showed or shown
shut shut shut
sing sang sung
sit sat sat
sleep slept slept
speak spoke spoken
spend spent spent
stand stood stood
swim swam swum
take took taken
teach taught taught
tear tore torn
tell told told
think thought thought
throw threw thrown
understand understood understood
wake woke woken
wear wore worn
win won won
write wrote written



July 8, 2015

Hi berost90,
I have recorded in three parts, as the files are quite big. Hope this helps. Is it for your own study?

July 9, 2015

Yes! Thank you very much! Your speed and pronunciation are wonderful and perfect for me! I resamed the english study that I leaved some years ago. I don't remember many grammar things, but the most difficult for an italian is the /ae/ sound vs /a/ or /e/ sound, because sometimes the sound /ae/ is /a/ like cat /kat/ and sometimes the sound /ae/ is /e/ like bank /baenk/ or at least it seems (almost italian pronunciation /benk/ ahaha!). It's very hard! Thank you!

July 9, 2015

Glad it's useful - thanks for the compliments!
When I see these words in a list, I remember just how difficult English is to learn.

I have a linguistics background, and I have some news for you!

The IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) sounds were assigned to English words mainly in the 1950s, and have not been changed since then. At that time, in Britain, there was a difference between 'cat' and 'bank' ('kat' and 'baenk'). Now, there is no difference at all, there are just 'a' and 'e'. If you see 'a', you say 'a'.

So if you perfect the 'ae' sound, you will sound like someone very refined from the 1950s!

So now you have one thing fewer to worry about.

>" I resumed the english study that I leaved some years ago"...... leave, left, left !! :-)

March 14, 2020

Thank you! Very useful for my students in Latvia.


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