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Introducing the "Passive Voice" (1) - Basic rules for Upper elementary and Intermediate students
This is the way I chose to introduce the passive voice to my 13-year-old students in terms of grammar rules - use and form (Simple present + S. Past). 4 different types of exercises graded in terms of complexity. First, students match the active verbs forms with the corresponding passive forms, then they read a piece of news taken today from Yahoo ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-14
Downloads: 3860

Active and Passive
This worksheet includes (I think) everything related to active and passive voice. It includes both expalnation and several activities. The things included are (forms of verb to be, past participle, changing sentences, negative, and questions from active to passive, and verbs with two objects). It also includes a guide of changing all tenses from ac...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 2756

for intermediate students
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 2332

Students read the short grammar descriptions and do the exercises about PASSIVE VOICE for SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE and SIMPLE PAST TENSE.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
Downloads: 2237

Passive Voice
Passive Voice - rules and exercises
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 1806

Active Passive 101 sentences with answers
A rare collection of 101 sentences in all the tenses and also covering interrogative, imperative and some typical sentences. Due to file size restriction the ANSWER KEY is being given separately in part 2 of this worksheet. Hope it is useful. I will upload answer key tomorrow.
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 1254

Sherlock Holmes case IX: Active and passive
Part 9 of my Sherlock Holmes series. A new detective story which asks students to find out who broke into a house. The students have to read the alibi cards carefully. The ws combines reading and grammar (active and passive voice). Two different exercises on active/passive are included, and so is the KEY. Hope you like it.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 1217

The Passive Voice Game
This is a game to practise PASSIVE VOICE. It includes a board game,60 cards and a spinner. The rules are quite simple. First, the students spin the spinner to randomly select the tense. Then they pick a card and form two sentences, the first one in affirmative mode and the other one in question mode. If they manage to form the sentences correctly,...
Level: elementary
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 1129


A. Fill in the missing word in each sentence- one word in each sentence.
  1. This room must cleaned before you go out.
  2. Something should done about your hair.
  3. Peterís car has stolen again. Thatís the third time this year.
  4. This hotel is not very good. My bed been made yet.
  5. When I got to the party all the food been eaten.
  6. When the lawyer arrived, his client had already taken away.
  7. The electricity being fixed today.
  8. Tom being kept in after school. I wonder why.
  9. The road widened last year.
  10. The streets cleaned twice a week.
  11. The floors being washed by the maid when I got home.
B. Choose the correct words.
  1. All sorts of things (are being left/ left/ are left) on buses.
  2. Jimmy (collects/ is collected/ is being collected) from school every day at 1 oíclock.
  3. John (didnít pull down, wasnít pulled down, doesnít pull down) the fence. It (is blowing down, was blown down, blew down) by the wind.
  4. Dan (was hurt, hurt, is being hurt) badly in the†game yesterday.
  5. The table (had been, has been, had) delivered only a month before it already looked old.
  6. I think she (born, is born, was born) in 1989 or 1987, but I am not sure.
  7. I (am interested/ have been interested) in stamps since I was little.
  8. That actress (wasnít see, isnít seen, hasnít been seen) since 1985.
  9. We canít go to that restaurant. It (was closed, has been closed) a month ago.
  10. My boss (isnít given, isnít giving, doesnít give) me a raise this month.†

C. Rewrite the following sentences in the Passive Voice.
1.††††† The women are collecting money for the hospital
2.†††††David has sold the company.
††3.†††† The boys†use the computer for the project.
4.†††† They maid was cleaning the room when I came in.
5.†††††Our†school†is sending food to the starving refugees.



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