The passive voice!Name:____________________ Grade: 9-_ Worksheet Nr. 1 Due Date: __/__/____Before you start, remember that: 1. Activities A y B must be recorded in your English notebook. In it you can find information on structures, concepts, etc.2. Activity C is practical and must be solved during the class individually or in groups according to your teacher. The solution to this activity must be recorded in your English notebook.3. Activity D can be practical and also a research activity. You must solve it at home individually or in groups according to your teacher. The solution to this activity must be recorded in your English notebook.A LIFE EXPERIENCE Take a look at the following pictures showing changes from the active to the passive voice. See the structural changes, what changes can you see?. Share your ideas with a partner.
1. The police officer trapped the thief this morning (Active Voice)2. The thief was trapped by the police officer this morning
1. The secretary typed the report yesterday2. The report was typed by the secretary yesterday
B THEORETICAL FOUNDATION The passive voice
Form of PassiveObject + finite form ofto be+ Past Participle (3rd column ofirregular verbs)Example: A letter was written.When rewriting active sentences in passive voice, note the following: the object of the active sentence becomes the subject of the passive sentence the finite form of the verb is changed (to be+ past participle) the subject of the active sentence becomes the object of the passive sentence (or is dropped)Examples of PassiveTenseSubjectVerbObject
Simple PresentActive:Ritawritesa letter.
Passive:A letteris writtenby Rita.
Simple PastActive:Ritawrotea letter.
Passive:A letterwas writtenby Rita.
Present PerfectActive:Ritahas writtena letter.
Passive:A letterhas been writtenby Rita.
Future IActive:Ritawill writea letter.
Passive:A letterwill be writtenby Rita.
HilfsverbenActive:Ritacan writea letter.
Passive:A lettercan be writtenby Rita.
Examples of PassiveTenseSubjectVerbObject
Present ProgressiveActive:Ritais writinga letter.
Passive:A letteris being writtenby Rita.
Past ProgressiveActive:Ritawas writinga letter.
Passive:A letterwas being writtenby Rita.
Past PerfectActive:Ritahad writtena letter.
Passive:A letterhad been writtenby Rita.
Future IIActive:Ritawill have writtena letter.
Passive:A letterwill have been writtenby Rita.
Conditional IActive:Ritawould writea letter.
Passive:A letterwould be writtenby Rita.
Conditional IIActive:Ritawould have writtena letter.
Passive:A letterwould have been writtenby Rita.
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By Eng. William CspedesC PRACTICE
Underline the best option:1. The book was published / published in 2010.2. My parents will lend / will be lent me some money to buy a new car.3. It is said / says that some sports involve serious risks.4. Lots of workers have been made / have made redundant as a result of the crisis.5. My father was bought / bought me a CD.6. Fewer letters are written / write nowadays.7. The TV presenter has been made / has made lots of mistakes today.8. Where are you being lived / are you living?9. My children are liked/like pasta.10. Emails are sent/send more and more.Part a:
Part B: Form passive sentences with the elements given1. 2. the test / write ____(written)__________________3. the table / set _____(set)__________________4. the cat / feed _______(fed)________________5. the lights / switch on _____(switched on )_______6. the house / build ________(built)_____________7. dinner / serve __________(served)____________8. this computer / sell ___(sold)______9. the car / stop ____________(stopped)_________10. the tables / clean _________(Cleaned)________11. the children / pick up ____(picked up)_________
Part C: Form passive sentences according to the pictures
D PRACTICAL APPLICATION
Complete the passive sentences shown in the pictures