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Active passive voices

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This is a comprehensive lesson on the function of Active and Passive voices.

This is a comprehensive lesson on the function of Active and Passive voices.

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  • 1. ACTIVE PASSIVE VOICES Copyright - DEEPA English Language Resource Centre
  • 2. SIMPLE PRESENT ACTIVE VOICE: THE CHILD DRINKS MILK EVERY MORNING. PASSIVE VOICE: MILK IS DRUNK BY THE CHILD EVERY MORNING.
  • 3. SIMPLE PAST Active Voice: THE MAN TORE THE BEAUTIFUL SHIRT. Passive Voice: THE BEAUTIFUL SHIRT WAS TORN BY THE MAN.
  • 4. SIMPLE FUTURE ACTIVE VOICE: THE BOY WILL KICK THE BALL. PASSIVE VOICE: THE BALL WILL BE KICKED BY THE BOY.
  • 5. PRESENT CONTINUOUS ACTIVE VOICE: THE GIRL IS DRAWING A PICTURE. PASSIVE VOICE: A PICTURE IS BEING DRAWN BY THE GIRL.
  • 6. ACTIVE VOICE: THE BOY WAS LOCKING THE DOOR. PASSIVE VOICE: THE DOOR WAS BEING LOCKED BY THE BOY. PAST CONTINUOUS
  • 7. FUTURE CONTINUOUS ACTIVE VOICE: THE BOY WILL BE PLUCKING COCONUTS TOMORROW. PASSIVE VOICE: NO PASSIVE VOICE.
  • 8. PRESENT PERFECT ACTIVE VOICE: THE UNDERWORLD HAS KILLED MANY JOURNALISTS. PASSIVE VOICE: MANY JOURNALISTS HAVE BEEN KILLED BY THE UNDERWOLD.
  • 9. PAST PERFECT Active Voice: THE POLICE HAD ATTACKED A MOB. Passive Voice: A MOB HAD BEEN ATTACKED BY THE POLICE .
  • 10. FUTURE PERFECT Active Voice: IRAJ WILL HAVE DISTRIBUTED A NEW ALBUM. Passive Voice: A NEW ALBUM WILL HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED BY IRAJ.
  • 11. PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS Active Voice: THE CHILD HAS BEEN RIDING THE BICYCLE SINCE MORNING. Passive Voice: No passive voice .
  • 12. PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS Active Voice: THE VILLAGERS HAD BEEN SERVING ALMS EARLY MORNING. Passive Voice: No passive voice.
  • 13. FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS Active Voice: THE WOMAN WILL HAVE BEEN FEEDING THE CAT TILL ITS OWNER RETURNS HOME. Passive Voice: No passive voice .
  • 14. A PRODUCT OF DEEPA English Language Resource Centre, Sri Lanka [email_address] Created by Ravindra Ranasinha 2009 April