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  • 1. Active And Passive Verbs
  • 2. The queen was eating a jam sandwich.
  • 3. The queen was eating a jam sandwich. Can you tell me what is the subject in this sentence?
  • 4. The queen was eating a jam sandwich. The queen is the subject of this sentence.
  • 5. The queen was eating a jam sandwich. What is the verb in this sentence?
  • 6. The queen was eating a jam sandwich. The verb in this sentence is written in red.
  • 7. This is an active sentence. The subject-the queen is actively tucking into her jam sandwich! But we could change the sentence around.
  • 8. The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen.
  • 9. The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen. Which is the subject in this sentence?
  • 10. The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen. The jam sandwich is the subject of this sentence.
  • 11. The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen. What is the verb in this sentence?
  • 12. The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen. The verb is written in red in this sentence.
  • 13. The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen. This is a passive sentence. The subject-the jam sandwich- is ‘passively’ having something done to it. It is being eaten!
  • 14. Perhaps this seems complicated! But I bet you hear passive sentences all the time!
  • 15. “ This ruler got broken, Miss.”
  • 16. Is this sentence active or passive? Mark was eating an apple.
  • 17. Mark was eating an apple. That’s right! This sentence is active. Mark is actively eating the apple.
  • 18. The picture was painted by Tom. Is this sentence active or passive?
  • 19. Well done! This sentence is passive. The subject of the sentence is the picture. The picture is having something done to it.
  • 20. Now it is your turn! See if you can work out which sentences are active and which passive.