WHAT TENSE IS BEING USED?• directed• invented• interpreted• won• founded• wrote• killedTHE WHAT• the phone• the world cup• Pereira• Jack Sparrow• Titanic• Twilight• JFKAlexander Graham Bell invented the phoneThe phone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell
Do you know how they died?SHOT CRUCIFIED BURNT HUNGBy whom…?
Do you know what happened in the newsthese days?A graffiti maker was killedBolillo’s resignation was acceptedFalcao was hired in the Atlético de Madrid FCTwo new productions were released in Caracol
HOW CAN WE USE THE PASSIVE VOICE INREAL LIFE?• To narrate events• To report news• To tell stories• To review films or books• To talk about history
It’s your turn now!!Use the passive voice to do the following with your partner:• Talk about a historical character who is dead.• Talk about the inventions you consider the best.• Talk about a famous person of whom you know the story.•Tell briefly a fairy tale or story you know