Passive voice

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Passive voice

  1. 1. Passive voice ACTIVE: _______________ ________________ ___________ Young people buy teens magazines. subject object verb: Present Simple subject verb to be Present Simple + Past Participle of the main verb agent Teens magazines are bought by young people. ACTIVE: _______________ ________________ ___________ The police officer arrested the thief. subject object verb: Past Simple subject verb to be Past Simple + Past Participle of the main verb agent The thief was arrested by the police officer.
  2. 2. Passive voice ACTIVE: _______________ ________________ ___________ Special dogs help police officers. subject object verb: Present Simple subject verb to be Present Simple + Past Participle of the main verb agent Police officers are helped by special dogs. ACTIVE: _______________ ________________ ___________ The photographer took some pictures. subject object Verb: Past Simple subject verb to be Past Simple + Past Participle of the main verb agent Some pictures were taken by the photographer. Write the sentences in the passive voice.
  3. 3. Passive voice A. Choose the correct option . 1.The article reads / was read by lots of people. 2.The report will be written / will write by the editor of the newspaper. 3.The victims are taken / take to hospital by the firefighters. 4.The newspaper reporter killed / was killed by the soldiers. B. Write the sentences in the passive voice . 1.The journalist will write a long article. _______________________________________ A long article will be written by the journalist. 2.Teenagers don’t read newspapers. ______________________________________ Newspapers aren’t read by teenagers. 3. Businessmen buy newspapers every day. __________________________________________ Newspapers are bought by businessmen every day.

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