Passive voice 1

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Passive voice 1

  1. 1. PASSIVE VOICEPRESENT SIMPLEPAST SIMPLE
  2. 2. ACTIVE vs PASSIVE to talk about the person / thing that ACTIVE VOICE performs an action To focus on the person / thing thatPASSIVE VOICE is affected by an action
  3. 3. PASSIVE VOICE: FORMTO FORM THE PASSIVE VOICE, WE USE: 1 – the verb “TO BE” 2 – the PAST PARTICIPLE of the main verb
  4. 4. Young people buy teens magazines SUBJECT VERB OBJECT Present SimpleTeens magazines are bought by young people subject Verb to be agent Present Simple + Past Participle of the main verb
  5. 5. The police officer arrested that man SUBJECT VERB OBJECT Past Simple That man was arrested by the police officer subject Verb to be agent Past Simple + Past Participle of the main verb
  6. 6. Help your teacher to rewrite these sentences in the PASSIVE:Special dogs help police officers SUBJECT VERB OBJECT Present SimplePolice officers are helped by special dogs subject Verb to be agent Present Simple + Past Participle of the main verb
  7. 7. The photographer took some pictures SUBJECT VERB OBJECT Past Simple Some pictures were taken by the photographer subject Verb to be agent Past Simple + Past Participle of the main verb
  8. 8. A. Choose the correct option.1.The article reads / was read by lots of people.2.The report is written / is write by the editor of the newspaper.3.The victims are taken / is taken to hospital by the firefighters.
  9. 9. B. Write the sentences in the passive voice. 1.This journalist writes long articles.Long articles are written by this journalist 2.The soldiers killed the reporter. The reporter was killed by the soldiers
  10. 10. B. Write the sentences in the passive voice. 1.This journalist writes long articles.Long articles are written by this journalist 2.The soldiers killed the reporter. The reporter was killed by the soldiers

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