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Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.
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Course 10-Unit 8: The passive voice.

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  • 1. THE PASSIVE VOICE
  • 2. THE PASSIVE VOICE
  • 3. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 THE PASSIVE VOICE
  • 4. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action
  • 5. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action
  • 6. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action
  • 7. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE
  • 8. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE
  • 9. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The Viaducto was built by a Brazilian consortium in 1997 This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE
  • 10. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The Viaducto was built by a Brazilian consortium in 1997 Who receives the action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE
  • 11. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The Viaducto was built by a Brazilian consortium in 1997 Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE
  • 12. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The Viaducto was built by a Brazilian consortium in 1997 Who receives the action The action Who does the action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE
  • 13. THE PASSIVE VOICE A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The Viaducto was built by a Brazilina consortium in 1997 Who receives the action The action Who does the action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE This is a sentence in PASSIVE VOICE
  • 14. Do you see the difference??? THE PASSIVE VOICE
  • 15. Take a look… THE PASSIVE VOICE
  • 16. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE THE PASSIVE VOICE
  • 17. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE THE PASSIVE VOICE In the ACTIVE VOICE who does the action goes first and who receives the action goes last. 1st last
  • 18. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE THE PASSIVE VOICE In the ACTIVE VOICE who does the action goes first and who receives the action goes last. 1st last The Viaducto was built by a Brazilina consortium in 1997Who receives the action The action Who does the action This is a sentence in PASSIVE VOICE
  • 19. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE THE PASSIVE VOICE In the ACTIVE VOICE who does the action goes first and who receives the action goes last. 1st last The Viaducto was built by a Brazilina consortium in 1997Who receives the action The action Who does the action This is a sentence in PASSIVE VOICE In the PASSIVE VOICE who receives the action goes first and who does the action goes last. 1st last
  • 20. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE THE PASSIVE VOICE In the ACTIVE VOICE who does the action goes first and who receives the action goes last. 1st last The Viaducto was built by a Brazilina consortium in 1997Who receives the action The action Who does the action This is a sentence in PASSIVE VOICE In the PASSIVE VOICE who receives the action goes first and who does the action goes last. And the action has the form: VERB TO BE + VERB IN PAST PARTICIPLE 1st last
  • 21. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE 1st last THE PASSIVE VOICE
  • 22. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE 1st last THE PASSIVE VOICE (Un consorcio Brasilero construyó el Viaducto en 1997)
  • 23. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE 1st last THE PASSIVE VOICE (Un consorcio Brasilero construyó el Viaducto en 1997) The Viaducto was built by a Brazilina consortium in 1997Who receives the action The action Who does the action This is a sentence in PASSIVE VOICE 1st last
  • 24. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE 1st last THE PASSIVE VOICE (Un consorcio Brasilero construyó el Viaducto en 1997) The Viaducto was built by a Brazilina consortium in 1997Who receives the action The action Who does the action This is a sentence in PASSIVE VOICE (El viaducto fue construido por un consorcio Brasilero en 1997) 1st last
  • 25. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE 1st last THE PASSIVE VOICE (Un consorcio Brasilero construyó el Viaducto en 1997) The Viaducto was built by a Brazilina consortium in 1997Who receives the action The action Who does the action This is a sentence in PASSIVE VOICE (El viaducto fue construido por un consorcio Brasilero en 1997) 1st last The action = Verb To be + Verb in Past Participle
  • 26. A Brazilian consortium built the Viaducto in 1997 Who does the action Who receives the action The action This is a sentence in ACTIVE VOICE 1st last THE PASSIVE VOICE (Un consorcio Brasilero construyó el Viaducto en 1997) The Viaducto was built by a Brazilina consortium in 1997Who receives the action The action Who does the action This is a sentence in PASSIVE VOICE (El viaducto fue construido por un consorcio Brasilero en 1997) 1st last The action = Verb To be + Verb in Past Participle
  • 27. Most electronics are made in Japan THE PASSIVE VOICE (La mayoría de electrónicos son hechos en Japon) The action The action = Verb To be + Verb in Past Participle This is a sentence in PASSIVE VOICE It is common to use the passive voice when the performer of the action is not known or not important. (Es comun usar la voz pasiva cuando el que realiza la acción es desconocido o poco importante) Most electronics are made by Sony (La mayoría de electrónicos son hechos por Sony) Use a by phrase in passive voice sentences when it is important to identify the performer of an action (Utilice el por en una frase en voz pasiva cuando es importatne identificar el que realiza la acción)
  • 28. THE PASSIVE VOICE Example:
  • 29. Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt sculpted the “Bolivar Desnudo” THE PASSIVE VOICE Example:
  • 30. Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt sculpted the “Bolivar Desnudo” THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt esculpió el “ Bolivar Desnudo”) Example:
  • 31. Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt sculpted the “Bolivar Desnudo” THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt esculpió el “ Bolivar Desnudo”) Example: The “Bolivar Desnudo” was sculpted by Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt
  • 32. Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt sculpted the “Bolivar Desnudo” THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt esculpió el “ Bolivar Desnudo”) Example: The “Bolivar Desnudo” was sculpted by Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt (El “ Bolivar Desnudo” fue esculpido por Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt)
  • 33. Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt sculpted the “Bolivar Desnudo” THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt esculpió el “ Bolivar Desnudo”) Example: The “Bolivar Desnudo” was sculpted by Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt (El “ Bolivar Desnudo” fue esculpido por Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt) It is common to use the passive voice when the performer of the action is not known or not important. (Es comun usar la voz pasiva cuando el que realiza la acción es desconocido o poco importante)
  • 34. Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt sculpted the “Bolivar Desnudo” THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt esculpió el “ Bolivar Desnudo”) Example: The “Bolivar Desnudo” was sculpted by Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt (El “ Bolivar Desnudo” fue esculpido por Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt) It is common to use the passive voice when the performer of the action is not known or not important. (Es comun usar la voz pasiva cuando el que realiza la acción es desconocido o poco importante) Use a by phrase in passive voice sentences when it is important to identify the performer of an action (Utilice el por en una frase en voz pasiva cuando es importatne identificar el que realiza la acción)
  • 35. THE PASSIVE VOICE One more example:
  • 36. Rafael Nuñez wrote the Colombia’s National Anthem THE PASSIVE VOICE One more example:
  • 37. Rafael Nuñez wrote the Colombia’s National Anthem THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rafel Nuñez escribió el Himno Nacional de Colombia) One more example:
  • 38. Rafael Nuñez wrote the Colombia’s National Anthem THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rafel Nuñez escribió el Himno Nacional de Colombia) One more example: Colombia’s National Anthem was written by Rafael Nuñez
  • 39. Rafael Nuñez wrote the Colombia’s National Anthem THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rafel Nuñez escribió el Himno Nacional de Colombia) One more example: Colombia’s National Anthem was written by Rafael Nuñez (El Himno Nacional de Colombia fue escrito por Rafael Nuñez)
  • 40. Rafael Nuñez wrote the Colombia’s National Anthem THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rafel Nuñez escribió el Himno Nacional de Colombia) One more example: Colombia’s National Anthem was written by Rafael Nuñez (El Himno Nacional de Colombia fue escrito por Rafael Nuñez) It is common to use the passive voice when the performer of the action is not known or not important. (Es comun usar la voz pasiva cuando el que realiza la acción es desconocido o poco importante)
  • 41. Rafael Nuñez wrote the Colombia’s National Anthem THE PASSIVE VOICE (Rafel Nuñez escribió el Himno Nacional de Colombia) One more example: Colombia’s National Anthem was written by Rafael Nuñez (El Himno Nacional de Colombia fue escrito por Rafael Nuñez) It is common to use the passive voice when the performer of the action is not known or not important. (Es comun usar la voz pasiva cuando el que realiza la acción es desconocido o poco importante) Use a by phrase in passive voice sentences when it is important to identify the performer of an action (Utilice el por en una frase en voz pasiva cuando es importatne identificar el que realiza la acción)
  • 42. Thank you!!! THE PASSIVE VOICE

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