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passive voice downloadable worksheets:
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: 3807

 
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: 2725

 
Passive
for intermediate students
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 2311

 
PASSIVE VOICE (PRESENT SIMPLE AND PAST SIMPLE)
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: 2197

 
Passive Voice
Passive Voice - rules and exercises
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 1791

 
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: 1242

 
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: 1207

 
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

 
 

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A.-  ACTIVE OR PASSIVE?. TICK THE PASSIVE SENTENCES:

1.- She invited us to the party
2.-Smoking is forbidden in our school 
3.- Michael Phelps won eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing games 
4.- My purse was stolen 
5.- La Traviata was written by Verdi
6.- Peter writes poems
7.- Our homework is done
8.- An earthquake shook Haiti
9.- She wasn't told the truth 
10.-English is widely spoken all over the world
 
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B.- CHOOSE THE RIGHT ANSWER:
1.- The telephone   by Graham Bell
2.- Thousands of e-mails   every day
3.- My CDs   last night
4.- I  to smoke in public places
5.- Football   all over the world
6.- The burglars  by the police
7.- The mountaneer  last week
8.- Newspapers  here
 
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C.- COMPLETE WITH THE VERBS IN BRACKETS IN SIMPLE PRESENT OR SIMPLE PAST (USE PASSIVE VOICE)
1.- Two centuries ago computers   (not USE)
2.- Two world records   by Usain Bolt (BREAK) 
3.- Portuguese   in Brazil    (SPEAK)
4.- This house   in 1978  (BUILD) 
5.- Some parts of this car   in France  (MAKE)
6.- Apples  in many countries (GROW)
 7.- His room  every day (CLEAN)
8.-  English  in India? (SPEAK)
 
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D.- COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH THE VERBS IN THE BOX. USE SIMPLE PRESENT PASSIVE
 

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1.- Paper  in Spain
2.- English  at our school
3.- Our exercises
4.- The petrol station  at midnight
5.- My bedroom  every day
6.- His songs  on the radio
7.- Thousands of text messages  every day
 
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E- CHANGE INTO PASSIVE VOICE:
1.- Verdi wrote La Traviata
2.- Annie Lennox sang two songs
3.- They paint their house every year
4.- Nobody saw him
5.- The policeman caught the thieves
6.- They don't read newspapers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

       

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