The passive voice

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The passive voice

  1. 1. THE PASSIVE VOICE
  2. 2. USEd Of THE PASSIVE VOICE  The passive voice is used in English when it is more convenient or interesting to stress the thing done that the doer (agent) of it, or when the doer is unknown.
  3. 3. fOrm Of THE PASSIVE VErb  Structure of the passive voice:  Subject + To Be + Verb Participle
  4. 4. PrESEnT SImPlE ( PASSIVE )  The structure is:  Subject + am / are / is + Verb Participle  This chairs are bought by my parents.
  5. 5. Past simPle (Passive)  The structure is:  Subject + Was / Were + Verb Participle  The car was broken by my sister.
  6. 6. Present Perfect (Passive)  The structure is:  Subject + Have/Has Been + Verb Participle  I have been see by teacher
  7. 7. Past Perfect (Passive)  The structure is:  Subject + Had Been + Verb Participle  The house had been painted by my mother.
  8. 8. future with “will” (Passive)  The structure is:  Subject + Will Be + Verb Participle  I will be cured this afternoon by my nurse.
  9. 9. GoinG to future (passive)  The structure is:  Subject + am/is/are Going to Be + Verb Participle  Peter is going to be seen by television.
  10. 10. Modal verb (passive)  The structure is:  Subject + Modal Be + Verb Participle  The lesson must be learned by every student.
  11. 11. active to passive transforMation  Active:  Subject + Verb + Object  The girl drives the red car.  Passive:  Object + To Be + Verb Participle  The red car is driven by the girl.
  12. 12. sentences ative to pasive  My cousin broke the door.  The door was broken by my cousin.  I have drunk beer.  Beer has been drunk by me.  The child will eat candies.  Candies will be eaten by the child.
  13. 13.  My friends build a new house.  A new house are built by my friends.  My wife is going to clean the windows.  The windows is going to be cleaned by my wife.

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