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  • 1. be + past participle
  • 2. Present Simple Passive am/is/are + past participle
    • My car is serviced twice a year.
    • Rolls Royce cars are made in England.
  • 3. Present Simple Passive am/is/are + past participle
    • change - is/are chang ed
    • break - is/are/am broken
    • pay - is/am/are paid
    • ask - is/am/are ask ed
  • 4. What happens to a car when it is taken for a service?
    • The oil /change : The oil is changed
    • The brakes / test
    • The filters /replace
    • Air/ put/ in the tyres
    • The battery/ check
    • The lights /test
  • 5. What happens to a car when it is taken for a service?
    • Broken parts /repair
    • It/take/for a test drive
    • The radiator/fill/with water
    • What else is done?
  • 6. Past Simple Passive was /were +past participle
    • The first bicycle was designed by Leonardo da Vinci.
    • He was taken to hospital and operated on appendicitis.
  • 7. Finish the sentences to make them true for you:
    • The last present I was given—
    • When I was younger I was told-
    • When I was a child I was taught
    • Last week we were invited--
  • 8. Future Simple Passive will be + past participle
    • Don’t worry! The broken parts will be repaired or replaced.
    • The message will be sent tomorrow.
  • 9. What will be done in your office tomorrow?
    • E.g. telephone calls A lot of telephone calls will be made.
    • Team meeting presentation
    • E-mails problems
    • Documents lunch
  • 10. Present Continuous Passive am/is/are being + past participle
    • My car is being serviced now.
    • They are being examined now.
    • The passive is being practiced now.
  • 11. Read the orders and respond using Present Continuous Passive
    • Move the table : It’ s being moved now
    • Turn on the lights
    • Check the numbers
    • Draw a scheme
    • Call the customers
    • Prepare a report
  • 12. Present Perfect Passive have /has been +past participle
    • The letter has already been sent.
    • This question has just been discussed
    • The survey has been conducted.
    • Five new employees have been hired recently.
  • 13. Helen and Chris moved house two years ago. Yesterday they drove past their old house. It looked very different.
    • Describe changes:
    • The outside walls/paint : The outside walls have been painted.
    • New windows/put in
    • The trees/cut down
    • A lot of flowers/plant
    • The old gate/replace
  • 14. The Passive is used:
    • When the action itself is more important than the person who carries it out (news headlines, newspaper articles, instructions, advertisements)
    • Two teenagers were seriously injured in a car accident yesterday.
  • 15. The Passive is used:
    • When the person who carries out the action is unknown, unimportant or obvious from the context.
    • Mrs. Archer’s ruby ring was stolen
    • from her house last night.
  • 16. The Passive is used:
    • When we want to make statements more polite.
    • My new blouse is ruined. (more polite than saying “You’ve ruined my blouse”)
  • 17. Other passive forms:
    • Passive Infinitive : to be + past participle
    • My car needs to be serviced soon.
    • Passive - ing form: being +past participle
    • I insist on my car being serviced today.
    • Passive modals: modal +be +pp
    • My car must be serviced before the trip.