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The Passive voice: English Language

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The Passive voice: English Language

  1. 1. The Passive Voice
  2. 2. Martin Cooper made the first mobile call . The first mobile call was made by Martin Cooper. Active Voice Passive Voice
  3. 3. Martin Cooper made the first mobile phone call . The first mobile phone call was made by Martin Cooper . Subject Subject Active verb Object Past Simple Passive verb by + the agent (object)Verb be Past Simple Past Participle + + + + Active Voice Passive Voice
  4. 4. The passive Voice without a by phrase: By + the agent The agent is: a vague entity- unknown obvious people in general not important
  5. 5. The first mobile phone was called “the brick”. People called the first mobile phone “the brick”. Passive Voice People in general
  6. 6. Her computer has been hacked. Someone has hacked her computer. Vague- Unknown
  7. 7. The thief was arrested. Obvious The police arrested the thief.
  8. 8. His mobile phone couldn't be fixed. They couldn't fix his mobile phone. (by them) Vague
  9. 9. These mobile phones aren’t produced any more. The manufacturers don’t produce these mobile phones any more. Obvious
  10. 10. The first mobile phone call was made with this phone. With
  11. 11. The first mobile phone call was made in New York City.
  12. 12. Technology changes the world. The world is changed by technology PRESENT SIMPLE
  13. 13. Technology is changing the world. The world is being changed by technology. PRESENT CONTINUOUS
  14. 14. Technology has changed the world. The world has been changed by technology. PRESENT PERFECT
  15. 15. Technology changed the world. The world was changed by technology. PAST SIMPLE
  16. 16. Technology will change the world. The world will be changed by technology. FUTURE SIMPLE
  17. 17. Technology can change the world. The world can be changed by technology. MODAL VERB CAN
  18. 18. The first mobile call wasn’t made by Leo Adams. Subject Verb to be (negative) Past Participle+ + (by + the agent) (object) + Negative form
  19. 19. Was the first mobile call made by Martin Cooper? Verb to be + Subject + Past Participle (by + the agent) (object) + Interrogative form
  20. 20. Double object verbs tell show send teach buy give promise pay offer write
  21. 21. My parents gave me this tablet . Object 1 Object 2
  22. 22. This tablet was given to me by my parents. My parents gave me this tablet . Object 2 Subject
  23. 23. I was given this tablet by my parents. My parents gave me this tablet . Object 1 (more usual) Subject
  24. 24. A message was sent to Mike. Claire sent a message to Mike. Object 1 Object 2 Subject
  25. 25. Mike was sent a message. Claire sent a message to Mike. Subject (more usual) Object 1 Object 2
  26. 26. Pete gave some flowers to Joan. Object 1 Object 2
  27. 27. Joan was given some flowers. Pete gave some flowers to Joan. Subject (more usual) Object 1 Object 2
  28. 28. Some flowers were given to Joan. Pete gave some flowers to Joan. Subject Object 1 Object 2
  29. 29. GET PASSIVES
  30. 30. My mobile phone was stolen at the airport.
  31. 31. My mobile phone got stolen at the airport.
  32. 32. His mobile phone was broken.
  33. 33. His mobile phone got broken.
  34. 34. Her computer was hacked.got
  35. 35. When did they get married? get married
  36. 36. Have you ever got lost while travelling? get lost
  37. 37. He took a shower and got dressed. get dressed
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