The Passive
We use the Passive when we do not know who
did an action or when it is not important to say
                  ...
1. Forming the Passive
1. Forming the Passive
In the passive, the object of an active verb
 becomes the subject of the passive verb:
1. Forming the Passive
    In the passive, the object of an active verb
     becomes the subject of the passive verb:




...
1. Forming the Passive
    In the passive, the object of an active verb
     becomes the subject of the passive verb:


  ...
1. Forming the Passive
    In the passive, the object of an active verb
     becomes the subject of the passive verb:


  ...
1. Forming the Passive
    In the passive, the object of an active verb
     becomes the subject of the passive verb:


  ...
1. Forming the Passive
    In the passive, the object of an active verb
     becomes the subject of the passive verb:


  ...
1. Forming the Passive
    In the passive, the object of an active verb
     becomes the subject of the passive verb:


  ...
1. Forming the Passive
    In the passive, the object of an active verb
     becomes the subject of the passive verb:


  ...
1. Forming the Passive
    In the passive, the object of an active verb
     becomes the subject of the passive verb:


  ...
1. Forming the Passive
    In the passive, the object of an active verb
     becomes the subject of the passive verb:


  ...
Form of the passive:
                       be + past participle
                      Active                            P...
Rewrite the following active
 sentences in the passive.
Rewrite the following active
         sentences in the passive.


1) Lymphocytes make antibodies.
Rewrite the following active
         sentences in the passive.


1) Lymphocytes make antibodies.


Antibodies are made by...
Rewrite the following active
 sentences in the passive.
Rewrite the following active
         sentences in the passive.


2) We have cancelled all operations because
of an MRSA o...
Rewrite the following active
         sentences in the passive.


2) We have cancelled all operations because
of an MRSA o...
Rewrite the following active
         sentences in the passive.


2) We have cancelled all operations because
of an MRSA o...
Rewrite the following active
 sentences in the passive.
Rewrite the following active
         sentences in the passive.


3) Vaccinations may cause an adverse
reaction.
Rewrite the following active
         sentences in the passive.


3) Vaccinations may cause an adverse
reaction.

An adver...
Rewrite the following active
 sentences in the passive.
Rewrite the following active
          sentences in the passive.



4) You must not handle soiled dressings
without gloves...
Rewrite the following active
          sentences in the passive.



4) You must not handle soiled dressings
without gloves...
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  • The Passive Voice Nursing

    1. 1. The Passive We use the Passive when we do not know who did an action or when it is not important to say who did it.
    2. 2. 1. Forming the Passive
    3. 3. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb:
    4. 4. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb: Active: We isolate infected patients.
    5. 5. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb: subject Active: We isolate infected patients.
    6. 6. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb: subject verb Active: We isolate infected patients.
    7. 7. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb: subject verb object Active: We isolate infected patients.
    8. 8. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb: subject verb object Active: We isolate infected patients. Passive: Infected patients are isolated (by us).
    9. 9. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb: subject verb object Active: We isolate infected patients. Subject Passive: Infected patients are isolated (by us).
    10. 10. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb: subject verb object Active: We isolate infected patients. Subject verb Passive: Infected patients are isolated (by us).
    11. 11. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb: subject verb object Active: We isolate infected patients. Subject verb agent Passive: Infected patients are isolated (by us).
    12. 12. 1. Forming the Passive In the passive, the object of an active verb becomes the subject of the passive verb: subject verb object Active: We isolate infected patients. Subject verb agent Passive: Infected patients are isolated (by us). Only transitive verbs are used in the passive. It is not possible to use intransitive verbs (such as happen, sleep, come, seem) in the passive.
    13. 13. Form of the passive: be + past participle Active Passive simple The scientist clones the sheep. The sheep is cloned by the scientist present present The scientist is cloning the The sheep is being cloned by the progressive sheep. scientist. present The scientist has cloned the The sheep has been cloned by the perfect sheep. scientist. simple past The scientist cloned the sheep. The sheep was cloned by the scientist. past The scientist was cloning the The sheep was being cloned by the progressive sheep. scientist. past The scientist had cloned the The sheep had been cloned by the perfect sheep. scientist. simple The scientist will clone the The sheep will be cloned by the future sheep. scientist. The scientist is going to clone be going to The sheep is going to be cloned by the sheep. fut. perf. The scientist will have cloned... The sheep will have been cloned...
    14. 14. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive.
    15. 15. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive. 1) Lymphocytes make antibodies.
    16. 16. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive. 1) Lymphocytes make antibodies. Antibodies are made by lymphocytes.
    17. 17. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive.
    18. 18. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive. 2) We have cancelled all operations because of an MRSA outbreak.
    19. 19. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive. 2) We have cancelled all operations because of an MRSA outbreak. All operations have been cancelled because of an MRSA outbreak.
    20. 20. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive. 2) We have cancelled all operations because of an MRSA outbreak. All operations have been cancelled because of an MRSA outbreak. The agent is not needed in this sentence.
    21. 21. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive.
    22. 22. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive. 3) Vaccinations may cause an adverse reaction.
    23. 23. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive. 3) Vaccinations may cause an adverse reaction. An adverse reaction may be caused by vaccionations.
    24. 24. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive.
    25. 25. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive. 4) You must not handle soiled dressings without gloves on.
    26. 26. Rewrite the following active sentences in the passive. 4) You must not handle soiled dressings without gloves on. Soiled dressings must not be handled without gloves on.
    27. 27. The end
    28. 28. The Simple Present Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For habitual actions and permanent situations Habits and routines Customs and traditions Facts and truths
    29. 29. The Simple Present Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For habitual actions and permanent situations Habits and She goes to New York every month. routines Customs and traditions Facts and truths
    30. 30. The Simple Present Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For habitual actions and permanent situations Habits and She goes to New York every month. routines We usually buy our tickets online. Customs and traditions Facts and truths
    31. 31. The Simple Present Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For habitual actions and permanent situations Habits and She goes to New York every month. routines We usually buy our tickets online. Customs and I always eat fish and chips my first day in England. traditions Facts and truths
    32. 32. The Simple Present Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For habitual actions and permanent situations Habits and She goes to New York every month. routines We usually buy our tickets online. Customs and I always eat fish and chips my first day in England. traditions At Thanksgiving, people often travel to see their families. Facts and truths
    33. 33. The Simple Present Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For habitual actions and permanent situations Habits and She goes to New York every month. routines We usually buy our tickets online. Customs and I always eat fish and chips my first day in England. traditions At Thanksgiving, people often travel to see their families. Facts and Adventure travel offers exciting vacations. truths
    34. 34. The Simple Present Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For habitual actions and permanent situations Habits and She goes to New York every month. routines We usually buy our tickets online. Customs and I always eat fish and chips my first day in England. traditions At Thanksgiving, people often travel to see their families. Facts and Adventure travel offers exciting vacations. truths Ice hotels melt in the spring.
    35. 35. The Present Continuous Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For actions in progress and temporary situations At the moment of speaking Around the present time extending into the future.
    36. 36. The Present Continuous Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For actions in progress and temporary situations At the moment of speaking She is boxing on her video game right now. Around the present time extending into the future.
    37. 37. The Present Continuous Click here to return to WHEN TO USE IT: previous slide. For actions in progress and temporary situations At the moment of speaking She is boxing on her video game right now. Around the present time This week, I’m training for the marathon. extending into the future.
    38. 38. Click here to return to previous slide. 1.The present perfect expresses the idea that something happened before now, at an unspecified time in the past. 2. The present perfect also expresses the repetition of an activity before now.The exact time of repetition is not important. 3.The present perfect also expresses a situation that began in the past and continues to the present.

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