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    • Active And Passive Verbs
    • The queen was eating a jam sandwich.
    • The queen was eating a jam sandwich. Can you tell me what is the subject in this sentence?
    • The queen was eating a jam sandwich. The queen is the subject of this sentence.
    • The queen was eating a jam sandwich. What is the verb in this sentence?
    • The queen was eating a jam sandwich. The verb in this sentence is written in red.
    • This is an active sentence. The subject-the queen is actively tucking into her jam sandwich! But we could change the sentence around.
    • The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen.
    • The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen. Which is the subject in this sentence?
    • The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen. The jam sandwich is the subject of this sentence.
    • The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen. What is the verb in this sentence?
    • The jam sandwich was being eaten by the queen. The verb is written in red in this sentence.
    • 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!
    • Perhaps this seems complicated! But I bet you hear passive sentences all the time!
    • “ This ruler got broken, Miss.”
    • Is this sentence active or passive? Mark was eating an apple.
    • Mark was eating an apple. That’s right! This sentence is active. Mark is actively eating the apple.
    • The picture was painted by Tom. Is this sentence active or passive?
    • Well done! This sentence is passive. The subject of the sentence is the picture. The picture is having something done to it.
    • Now it is your turn! See if you can work out which sentences are active and which passive. www.yolyordam.com