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How it´s made

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    • Passive voice Relaized by Antonio Gómez Gómez Task 3 English
    •        Passive voice is used when the focus on the action. It´s used to show interest in the person or object that experiences an action rather than on object that performs the action. Form of the passive voice verb. It´s formed with the auxiliary verb “to be” and the past participle of the verb to be conjugated. The complement of the active sentence becomes the subject of the passive. The agent subject is expressed whit the preposition “by”. The passive voice is frequently used by newspaper. The passive voice in normally formed in the following way: Subject past participle Tom  to be was sent object and complement a book agent (by Mr. Smith) The agent has been placed between brackets because it is only in the added in the passive sentence when the doer of the action is known and we are interested in saying it.
    •  General rules of passive  Subject + auxiliary verb (to be) + past  Examples of the following tense: Tense Active Passive (past participle) Present simple Past simple Present perfect Past perfect simple Future with will Going to future Modal verbs go/goes went have/has gone had gone will go is going go am/is/are gone was/were gone have/has been gone had been gone will be gone is going to be gone Must Can Should must go can go should go must be gone can be gone should be gone participle
    •     Change the order of subject and object. Adding auxiliary “to be” in the tense of the active voice. Add the participle of the main verb.     For example: Paco reads the newspaper (Active) Subject + main verb + object     The newspaper is read by Paco Subject + past participle + agent
    •    Tom writes a letter (Active) The letter is writer by Tom (Passive)
    •   He ate all of the cookies (active) All of the cookies were eaten by him. (passive)
    •   The housekeeper will clean the room. (Active). The room will be cleaned by the housekeeper. (Passive).
    •   Mary has written the book. (active) The book has been written by Mary. (Passive).
    •   They should give me money (Active). I should be given money by them. (Passive).