Passive Voice

By , November 30, 2012 6:30 pm

 

Just a few simple activities

to practice the passive form in meaningful contexts.

Tip: Avoid all kinds of transformation exercises (active into passive  :-() They are highly unnatural. Passives are used in order to highlight specific parts of a sentence — by simply changing active to passive the original message of the sentence will also be changed!!! Many of these transformed sentences would never be produced by a native speaker.

 

Passive Bricks (by David Newby)

Passive Pairs

 

 

 

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