Bentuk Past Tense Dari Read

Past tense of READ and Past Participle of READ

The past tense of the verb to read is read. The present tense, past tense, and past participle of READ are spelled the same but they are pronounced differently.

  • “We read history books at school.” Present [REED]
  •  “I read 6 books last summer.” Past [RED]
  •  “They have read all the books in the library.” Past Participle [RED]

To READ – verb conjugation

Infinitive
to read
[pronunciation] TO REED
“I like
to read
crime novels.”
Present tense
read
[pronunciation] REED
“We
read
history books at school.”
Present tense third-person singular
reads
[pronunciation] REEDS
“He
reads
history books at school.”
Past tense
read
[pronunciation] RED
“I
read
6 books last summer.”
Past participle
read
[pronunciation] RED
“They have
read
all the books in the library.”
Future tense (Just decided)
will read
[pronunciation] REED
“If you can’t sleep I’ll read
to you before bed.”
Future tense (Planned activity)
TO BE reading
[pronunciation] REEDING
“I love the new book by Dan Brown.
I’m reading
it as soon as I get home tonight, I can’t wait.”
Continuous
reading
[pronunciation] REEDING
“I’m
reading
the biography of Steve Jobs now.”
The Continuous form,
reading, can be used as a noun.
(This is called a
gerund
in English grammar)
“My grandfather always loved
reading
books, he read 3 books every week.” *In this sentence, the verb is loved, reading books is a noun phrase, not a verb.

To READ – verb conjugation AUDIO

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present tense, past tense, and the past participle of read

The verb TO READ

The verb
to read
means –
to look at and understand the meaning of written or printed words or symbols

Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries

read

READ
is an irregular verb, the
past tense of READ
does not end in _ED.

Read can be a confusing verb because the
present tense, the
past tense, and the
past participle
are
spelled the same
but they are
pronounced differently.

READ Present Tense pronunciation

The present tense of READ sounds like
REED
~ “I

read
the newspaper every morning.”

READ Past Tense pronunciation

The past tense of READ sounds like
RED
~ “I

read
that book when I was in high school.”

READ Past Participle pronunciation

The past participle of READ also sounds like
RED
~ “These books are

read
all over the world.” (This example is the passive voice.)

So the 3 forms of the verb read look like this

read
(REED)
present

read
(RED)
past

read
(RED)
past
participle

Let’s
read
(REED) some more
present tense,
past tense, and
past participle
examples.

  • A: “Have you
    read
    [RED]
    the new Harry Potter book?”
    B: “Not yet. My Dad
    read
    [RED]
    it and he said it was good. I will
    read
    [REED]
    it on the flight to Canada in August.”
    Past, Past, Present
  • “I bought the new Dan Brown book but I haven’t
    read
    [RED]
    it yet.”
    Past Participle
Past Participle of READ - past or past participle?

How can I tell the difference between the

past

and the

past participle
?

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When to use the Past Tense of READ

Simple Past tense
will follow a
subject.

My Dad
read
the book and he said it was good.
(My Dad is the subject of this sentence, READ is the simple past tense.)

Mark Twain
was
 an American writer.
He
lived
 from 1835 to 1910.
He
wrote
 many popular books and
traveled
 across Europe and America.
(Mark Twain is the subject of these sentences. The verbs in the story are all the
simple past tense

was,
lived,
wrote, and
traveled.)

More simple past tense examples:

  • We
    read
    Shakespeare when we were in high school.
  • Did you know that there are 3 private companies flying people to space now?
    I
    read
    about it on the Internet.
  • Jerry was bored so
    he
    read
    one of his sister’s fashion magazines.
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When to use the Past Participle of READ

The past participle is used with the
Passive Voice
and the
Perfect Tense.

Passive voice
uses the verb TO BE (am,
is,
are,
was,
were) berlebih the
past participle
form of the verb in the main action.

If the subject of our sentence gets or receives something – something happens to the subject of our sentence – we use the
Passive Voice.

“These books
are
read
all adv lewat the world.”
are
+
the past participle
=
Passive voice

More Passive voice examples:

  • “The hotel room
    was

    cleaned
    at 9:30 AM.”
  • “The lost and found office at the station is full of umbrellas that
    were

    forgotten
    on the train.”
  • “The flowers
    will be
    delivered
    next Tuesday.”

*cleaned,
forgotten, and
delivered
are all verbs in the
past participle
form.

More READ past participle examples in the Passive Voice:

  • Allen’s screenplay
    was

    read
    by 3 Hollywood producers. Hopefully one of them will be interested in buying it.
  • Romeo and Juliet
    is
    read
    by most Canadian high school students.

You can learn more about the
passive voice

here.
Passive Voice English Grammar – 20 REAL examples (Video)

Present Perfect Tense
is HAVE/HAS +
the past participle
form of a verb.

This verb tense is called the present perfect, but it is still talking about a past action. The auxiliary verb TO HAVE will be used in the present tense.

 “Have
you
read
the new Harry Potter book?” HAVE + the past participle =
Present perfect

More examples:

  • “I
    have
    just
    eaten
    lunch so I’m titinada hungry.”
  • Have
    you
    been
    to the new café on Front Street? I heard it’s really good.”
  • “Erica’s contact lenshas
    fallenout.”

*eaten,
been, and
fallen
are all verbs in the
past participle
form.

More READ past participle examples in the Perfect tense:

  • Ryan
    has

    read
    every novel and short story written by Steven King.
    Have
    you
    read
    any?
  • Chris
    hasn’t
    read
    any new books since January.
  • I have seen all the Jason Bourne movies but I
    have never

    read
    the books.

You can learn more about the
Present Perfect tense.


How to use the Present Perfect Tense (25 Sungguhan Examples + PDF)


READ – Past tense and Past Participle infographic

READ - Past tense and Past Participle infographic
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9
read
(REED) or
read
(RED) questions with 9 short video answers.


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Past participle of read – Podcast script

In English, there is a verb form that we use called the
past participle. A common example of this verb form is
eaten.

Present tense – eat

Past tense – ate

Past participle – eaten

We often use it with the auxiliary verb
HAS/HAVE

“I like to eat interesting food. I ate alligator in Sao Paulo Brazil, but I HAVE never


eaten


whale.”







Been


is used as the past participle of


go


when somebody has gone somewhere and come back.







“I want to go back to Sao Paulo one day. Have you ever


been


there?”







Sometimes the


past participle


and the


past tense


are the same.



Present tense – buy



Past tense – bought



Past participle – bought






“Have you ever


bought


something expensive and then felt bad about it after?”






Read can be a confusing verb because the present tense and the past tense are spelled the same but they are pronounced differently.

“I like to

read
.”

“I

read

that book when I was in high school.”

“These books are

read

all adv lewat the world.”

So the 3 forms of the verb read look like this

read (REED)

read (RED)

read (RED)

Let’s read some examples and practice the pronunciation:


A: “Have you read [RED] the new Harry Potter book?”







B: “Titinada yet. My Dad read [RED] it and he said it was good. I will read [REED] it on the flight to Canada in August.”


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