Focus on the pronunciation of read
English definition of “read”
/rid/ v [I/T] (past tense and past participle read /red/) (OBTAIN MEANING)
› to obtain meaning or information by looking at written words or symbols: [T] I read the book over the weekend. [I] She couldn’t read or write. [I] Did you read about the plan to build a new road to the airport? [+ that clause] I read that the job market for teachers is excellent. [T] He reads music. › To read is also to say aloud the written words: [I/T] She read the story to the class.