The past simple and the past participle of speak
Conjugation of the verb speak:
Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':
Third Person Singular:
To use your voice in order to say something.
He couldn't speak because he had a sore throat.
Can I speak to Doctor Brown, please?
You are old enough to speak for yourself.
The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as speak. They are:
- Verbs with '-en' in the past participle.
- Verbs like 'write, wrote, written'.