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IMPERSONAL PASSIVE ( It is…)
1. People say that Loch Ness monster exists.
2. They consider that Pujol didn’t tell the truth.
3. They consider the robbery has lasted half an hour.
4. People think Byron lived on vinegar and potatoes.
5. They hope that a cure for the disease is imminent.
6. They feel that the new King Felipe VI is improving many things.
7. Everybody assumes that the government will raise taxes next winter.
8. They assume that the arrested man hasn’t robbed the bank
9. Everyone knows that the hostage died yesterday.
10. Everybody says that this museum has wonderful exhibits.
11. People think that Picasso was a great artist.
12. Everyone feels that P. Alborán won’t release a new CD next month.
13. Everybody knows that Pope Francis is changing many things in the Catholic Church.
14. People think that learning a foreign language is a long term undertaking.
15. They expect that the new party will win the election.
16. Everybody assumes that Marisol earned a lot of money.
17. People know that they have planned the rebellion carefully.
18. People know that the Scots wear kilts.
19. Experts suppose that this jewel didn’t belong to Cleopatra.
20. People believe that I am not looking for a job.
a) It is + participle + that + clause generic/unknown subject)
It is believed that smoking is linked to cancer.
b) Subject + be+ participle + (not) TO + INF (specific subject)
J. Hendrix is said to have been the best guitarist in the world.
HAVE / GET something DONE
1. Kate G. does everything herself. Lily S. pays other people to do it.
2. Write the sentences below in the Causative Form.
1. The report is being typed by his secretary.
2. My computer is being repaired.
3. A professional photographer will take all the photographs.
4. John repaired my computer.
5. They want someone to clean the windows.
6. The doctor is testing my eyes next Friday.
7. The engineer has repaired my television.
8. The gardener was pruning Bob’s roses.
9. The decorators are going to decorate Tim’s house.
10. A nurse took Amy’s temperature.
11. John will fix their roof.
12. Tom’s brother usually does Tom’s homework.
13. Ask the maid to tidy your room.
14. Did you tell the tailor to make a suit for you?
15. My parents’ house was burgled last weekend.
16. He has asked the optician to check his eyes.
17. Has Sheila asked the dressmaker to make a dress for her?
18. Bruce may ask the mechanic to repair his car.
19. We have told the accountant to check the figures.
20. A naughty boy broke Jim’s shop window.
21. My friend has asked someone to organize his party.
22. The girl asked her mother to read the story for her.
23. Is your friend feeding your dog while you’re away?
24. When will his new shower be installed?
25. My sister is in hospital where they are taking her appendix out.
IMPERSONAL PASSIVE ( It is…)
We use the IMPERSONAL PASSIVE with verbs of speech and thought: think, believe, know, agree, announce,
assume, claim, consider, declare, expect, feel, find, mention, say, suppose, understand
With these verbs, we can form two passive sentences:
a) It is + participle + that + clause (usually with generic/unknown subjects)
It is believed that smoking is linked to cancer.
b) Subject + be+ participle + (not) TO + INF (when there is a specific subject)
Jimi Hendrix is said to have been the best guitarist in the world.
People know that Cristiano
earns a lot of money.
PRESENT
SIMPLE
To -inf
a) It is known that he earns a lot of money.
b) Cristiano is known to earn a lot of money.
They believe that Cristiano
is having a tough time.
PRESENT
CONTINUOUS
To be + -ing
a) It is believed that Cristiano is having a tough time.
b) Cristiano is believed to be having a tough time.
Everyone says that Irina
dumped Cristiano.
PAST SIMPLE
To have + P.Part
a) It is said that Irina dumped Cristiano.
b) Irina is said to have dumped Cristiano.
People think that Irina has
started a new relationship.
PRESENT
PERFECT
To have + P.Part
a) It is thought that Irina has started a new relationship.
b) Irina is thought to have started a new relationship.
Everybody assumes that
Cristiano will have a new
relationship soon.
FUTURE
SIMPLE
To -inf
a) It is assumed that Cristiano will have a new
relationship soon.
b) Cristiano is assumed to have a new relationship
soon.
1. People say that Loch Ness monster exists.
2. They consider that Pujol didn’t tell the truth.
3. They consider the robbery has lasted half an hour.
4. People think Byron lived on vinegar and potatoes.
5. They hope that a cure for the disease is imminent.
6. They feel that the new King Felipe VI is improving many things.
7. Everybody assume that the government will raise taxes next winter.
8. They assume that the arrested man hasn’t robbed the bank
9. Everyone knows that the hostage died yesterday.
10. Everybody says that this museum has wonderful exhibits.
11. People think that Picasso was a great artist.
12. Everyone feels that P. Alborán won’t release a new CD next month.
13. Everybody knows that Pope Francis is changing many things in the Catholic Church.
14. People think that learning a foreign language is a long term undertaking.
15. They expect that the new party will win the election.
16. Everybody assume that Marisol earned a lot of money.
17. People know that they have planned the rebellion carefully.
18. People know that the Scots wear kilts.
19. Experts suppose that this jewel didn’t belong to Cleopatra.
20. People believe that I am not looking for a job.
PASSIVE AT THE PAEG!
They are considering your application for the job.!
Your application for the job
2.- Someone stole my watch at the airport.!
My watch
3.- The atmosphere is made up of various gases.!
Various gases
4.- They gave me a watch for my birthday.!
I
6.- Hakim offered Maura some of the most tender and tasty meat.!
Maura
8.- People say that nuclear power stations are dangerous.!
It’s
9.- The Headmaster greeted the new student.!
The new
11.- She will post the documents on Monday morning.!
The documents
15.- Someone threw away a cigarette in the rubbish bin yesterday. (June 2013)!
Yesterday ____________________________________________________________________!
16.- People think that drinking is a dangerous drug. (September 2013)!
Drinking ______________________________________________________________________!
17.- People say that German children are very polite. (September 2013)!
German children _______________________________________________________________!
18.- They will publish her book next month. (June 2014)!
Her book _____________________________________________________________________!
19.- People think that my father is a genius. (September 2014)!
My father _____________________________________________________________________!
20.- We have been given the results. (September 2014)!
Doctors
Impersonal passive + have sth done

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Impersonal passive + have sth done

  • 1. IMPERSONAL PASSIVE ( It is…) 1. People say that Loch Ness monster exists. 2. They consider that Pujol didn’t tell the truth. 3. They consider the robbery has lasted half an hour. 4. People think Byron lived on vinegar and potatoes. 5. They hope that a cure for the disease is imminent. 6. They feel that the new King Felipe VI is improving many things. 7. Everybody assumes that the government will raise taxes next winter. 8. They assume that the arrested man hasn’t robbed the bank 9. Everyone knows that the hostage died yesterday. 10. Everybody says that this museum has wonderful exhibits. 11. People think that Picasso was a great artist. 12. Everyone feels that P. Alborán won’t release a new CD next month. 13. Everybody knows that Pope Francis is changing many things in the Catholic Church. 14. People think that learning a foreign language is a long term undertaking. 15. They expect that the new party will win the election. 16. Everybody assumes that Marisol earned a lot of money. 17. People know that they have planned the rebellion carefully. 18. People know that the Scots wear kilts. 19. Experts suppose that this jewel didn’t belong to Cleopatra. 20. People believe that I am not looking for a job. a) It is + participle + that + clause generic/unknown subject) It is believed that smoking is linked to cancer. b) Subject + be+ participle + (not) TO + INF (specific subject) J. Hendrix is said to have been the best guitarist in the world.
  • 2. HAVE / GET something DONE 1. Kate G. does everything herself. Lily S. pays other people to do it. 2. Write the sentences below in the Causative Form. 1. The report is being typed by his secretary. 2. My computer is being repaired. 3. A professional photographer will take all the photographs. 4. John repaired my computer. 5. They want someone to clean the windows. 6. The doctor is testing my eyes next Friday. 7. The engineer has repaired my television. 8. The gardener was pruning Bob’s roses. 9. The decorators are going to decorate Tim’s house. 10. A nurse took Amy’s temperature. 11. John will fix their roof. 12. Tom’s brother usually does Tom’s homework. 13. Ask the maid to tidy your room. 14. Did you tell the tailor to make a suit for you? 15. My parents’ house was burgled last weekend. 16. He has asked the optician to check his eyes. 17. Has Sheila asked the dressmaker to make a dress for her? 18. Bruce may ask the mechanic to repair his car. 19. We have told the accountant to check the figures. 20. A naughty boy broke Jim’s shop window. 21. My friend has asked someone to organize his party. 22. The girl asked her mother to read the story for her. 23. Is your friend feeding your dog while you’re away? 24. When will his new shower be installed? 25. My sister is in hospital where they are taking her appendix out.
  • 3. IMPERSONAL PASSIVE ( It is…) We use the IMPERSONAL PASSIVE with verbs of speech and thought: think, believe, know, agree, announce, assume, claim, consider, declare, expect, feel, find, mention, say, suppose, understand With these verbs, we can form two passive sentences: a) It is + participle + that + clause (usually with generic/unknown subjects) It is believed that smoking is linked to cancer. b) Subject + be+ participle + (not) TO + INF (when there is a specific subject) Jimi Hendrix is said to have been the best guitarist in the world. People know that Cristiano earns a lot of money. PRESENT SIMPLE To -inf a) It is known that he earns a lot of money. b) Cristiano is known to earn a lot of money. They believe that Cristiano is having a tough time. PRESENT CONTINUOUS To be + -ing a) It is believed that Cristiano is having a tough time. b) Cristiano is believed to be having a tough time. Everyone says that Irina dumped Cristiano. PAST SIMPLE To have + P.Part a) It is said that Irina dumped Cristiano. b) Irina is said to have dumped Cristiano. People think that Irina has started a new relationship. PRESENT PERFECT To have + P.Part a) It is thought that Irina has started a new relationship. b) Irina is thought to have started a new relationship. Everybody assumes that Cristiano will have a new relationship soon. FUTURE SIMPLE To -inf a) It is assumed that Cristiano will have a new relationship soon. b) Cristiano is assumed to have a new relationship soon. 1. People say that Loch Ness monster exists. 2. They consider that Pujol didn’t tell the truth. 3. They consider the robbery has lasted half an hour. 4. People think Byron lived on vinegar and potatoes. 5. They hope that a cure for the disease is imminent. 6. They feel that the new King Felipe VI is improving many things. 7. Everybody assume that the government will raise taxes next winter. 8. They assume that the arrested man hasn’t robbed the bank 9. Everyone knows that the hostage died yesterday. 10. Everybody says that this museum has wonderful exhibits. 11. People think that Picasso was a great artist. 12. Everyone feels that P. Alborán won’t release a new CD next month. 13. Everybody knows that Pope Francis is changing many things in the Catholic Church. 14. People think that learning a foreign language is a long term undertaking. 15. They expect that the new party will win the election. 16. Everybody assume that Marisol earned a lot of money. 17. People know that they have planned the rebellion carefully. 18. People know that the Scots wear kilts. 19. Experts suppose that this jewel didn’t belong to Cleopatra. 20. People believe that I am not looking for a job.
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  • 5. PASSIVE AT THE PAEG! They are considering your application for the job.! Your application for the job 2.- Someone stole my watch at the airport.! My watch 3.- The atmosphere is made up of various gases.! Various gases 4.- They gave me a watch for my birthday.! I 6.- Hakim offered Maura some of the most tender and tasty meat.! Maura 8.- People say that nuclear power stations are dangerous.! It’s 9.- The Headmaster greeted the new student.! The new 11.- She will post the documents on Monday morning.! The documents 15.- Someone threw away a cigarette in the rubbish bin yesterday. (June 2013)! Yesterday ____________________________________________________________________! 16.- People think that drinking is a dangerous drug. (September 2013)! Drinking ______________________________________________________________________! 17.- People say that German children are very polite. (September 2013)! German children _______________________________________________________________! 18.- They will publish her book next month. (June 2014)! Her book _____________________________________________________________________! 19.- People think that my father is a genius. (September 2014)! My father _____________________________________________________________________! 20.- We have been given the results. (September 2014)! Doctors