While there are millions of people from countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, or South Africa who speak English as their mother tongue, there are also many millions of people from countries around the world who speak English as their second language every day.
In this context, one would think that native speakers have a clear advantage since they do not have the need to learn a second language to ...
Regular verbs in the past simple and past participle add the suffix -ed. The pronunciation of this suffix might be a bit confusing sometimes. So here you have the three different ways in which it can be pronounced:
/t/ after verbs ending in voiceless sounds (sounds that don’t vibrate). Examples: looked, hoped, passed.