Introducing the "Passive Voice" (1) - Basic rules for Upper elementary and Intermediate students
Active and Passive
PASSIVE VOICE (PRESENT SIMPLE AND PAST SIMPLE)
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1.- Change into passive voice:
a) I confirmed the reservations:
b) They will deliver the goods immediately.
c) You can sign your contract in two weeks.
d) We have sent you an email.
e) Our company is outsourcing some services.
f) Nobody was processing your order
g) I didn't attach any photographs
h) Jane is going to book two seats
2.- Active or Passive? Choose the right form:
the orderes carefully
b) A mistake
has been made
have been made
c) The report
will been reviewed
will be reviewed
d) Many responses
have been collected
has been collected
in our survey
should be followed
should been followed
the recommended guidelines for replacing equipment
f) Our letter
hasn't been answered
haven't been answered
3.- Rewrite the following sentences:
a) Sarah hasn't sent the invoice yet
b) The meeting was cancelled because of the strike
c) I sent her two letters
d) Did she sign her contract?
e) The software was created by our own engineers
f) We discuss salaries with employees individually
g) They have delivered the books this morning
h) Does she need more employees?
i) Where have you established your head office?
j) The post is collected every morning by Tom
4.- Correct the mistakes:
a) The invoice sent last Monday
b) My CV has been wrote
c) Our new range of products will been launched next week
d) Our friend have been invited to their party
e) The customers was informed about the decission