Thursday, March 25, 2010

PASSIVE (4) Secondary and Upper-Secondary


Hi, Guys!,

Can you distinguish between the Active and Passive voice in English? Yes? ok, let me ask you to do the following activities... Here, you have to decide to write the sentences given in Active or Passive.





Write sentences in the active or passive. Use the correct tense.
1. Boys and girls / teach separately / in the past
Boy and girls were taught separately in the past.
2. Reports / usually send / to parents by post
Reports are usually sent to parents by post.
3. The Prime Minister / attend / my school from 1965-1972
The Prime Minister attended my school from 1965 to 1972.
4. The teacher / mark / the exams / at the moment
The teacher is marking the exams at the moment.
5. Football / must not play / near the Music Room at any time
Football mustn't be played near the Music Room at any time.
6. Lucy / always get / excellent marks in English
Lucy always gets excellent marks in English.
7. Changes to the educational system / announce / yesterday
Changes to educational system were announced yesterday.
8. Mobile phones / not allow / in school after next week
Mobile phones hadn't been allowed in school after next week.

Write sentences in the active or passive. Use the correct tense.
1. My new computer / steal / last week
My new computer was stolen last week.
2. Students / require / to attend all lectures
Students are required to attend all lectures.
3. The college gates / lock / every night at midnight
The college gates are locked every night at midnight.
4. The principal / announce / plans for a new library / yesterday
The principal announced plans for a new library yesterday.
5. Sandra / interview / by the examiner at the moment
Sandra is being interviewed by the examiner at the moment.
6. This novel / write / in the last century
This novel was written in the last century.
7. John / revise for / his French exam at the moment
John is revising for his French exam at the moment.

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