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Presentacion passive

  1. 1. Passive Voice
  2. 2. Active: Everyone in the class copies Olivias homework Passive:Olivias homework is copied by everyone in the class
  3. 3. Subject Verb Direct ObjectSubject Passive Verb Agent
  4. 4. Passive Tenses● Present Simple It is done● Past Simple It was done● Present Continuous It is being done● Past Continuous It was being done● Future It will be done● Present Perfect It has been done● Modals It can be done
  5. 5. By+AgentWe omit the agent:● When we dont know who does the action● When the person who does the action is not important● When we dont want to mention the person who does the action
  6. 6. Transformations Active-Passive ● Identify the object ● Put object as subject ● Identify the tense ● Put “be” in the same tense and add the participle of the main verb ● Decide if you need by+agent
  7. 7. Verbs With Two ObjectsSomeone sent Anne a love letter Indirect Obj. Direct Obj.Two possible passives:● Anne was sent a love letter● A love letter was sent to Anne
  8. 8. The Passive With Reporting Verbs ● It + “be” + Reporting Verb + “that” believed, considered, expected, known, meant, supposed, thought ● Subj. + “be” + Reporting Verb + to-inf. “It is said that she is married” “She is said to be married”
  9. 9. Have/Get Something Done● Have/Get + object + past participle. “I´m having my house painted this summer” (Im not going to do it myself. Someone is doing it for me)
  10. 10. The End ^.^!!

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