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Miss Grammar – Lesson 22 : Passive voice

July 18, 2010 Blog, Gramática, Grammar No Comments

Please watch this interesting video about the "Passive voice" and try to answer following questions.

A) Rewrite the sentences in Active voice.
Example: Letters were written by the students. 
The students wrote letters.
1) The club was founded by Ron and Peggy.
2) The computer is used by Patrick.
3) The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell.

B) Are the sentences written in Active or Passive voice?
1) Lots of houses were destroyed.
2) He lost his keys yesterday.
3) These cars are produced in Italy.
C) Make correct passive forms. Mind the tenses in brackets.
Example: the car – to produce (Simple Present) 
the car is produced
1) films – to watch (Simple Present)
2) skateboards – to ride (Simple Past)
3) posters – to make (Simple Present)


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