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Practice English Speaking&Listening with: verbs ending in b past tense

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all of these verbs end in a B grab stab

rub sub to make the past tense you'll

need to add another B because there's

one vowel before the final consonant so

we'll double the B and to make the past

tense and Edie so grab becomes grabbed

stab becomes stabbed rub becomes rubbed

and sub becomes subbed this is not an

easy sound to make it's a sound but the

grabbed grabbed grabbed stabbed rubbed

subbed because the B and P sound are

similar it helps to compare two words

like grabbed and trapped together the B

that ends this verb is a voiced sound

and when a verb ends now voiced sound

the duration of this vowel sound is

longer than a verb that ends in an

unvoiced sound so this a sound the

duration of this a sound is shorter

grabbed trapped

grabbed trapped

she grabbed something from McDonald's

for lunch it's difficult to hear the IDI

but it's there she grabbed something

from McDonald's for lunch robbed robbed

the word robbed means to steal someone

robbed their house someone robbed their

house Bob Bob

the children bobbed for apples the

children bobbed for apples rub rubbed

this action is rubbing I'm rubbing my

face in the past tense it's rubbed I

rubbed my face I rubbed my face

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