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Online Exercises on Passive Voice

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Introducing the "Passive Voice" (1) - Basic rules for Upper elementary and Intermediate students
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Age: 10-14
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Active and Passive
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Age: 10-17
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PASSIVE VOICE (PRESENT SIMPLE AND PAST SIMPLE)
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Age: 7-17
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Passive
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Age: 14-17
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Passive Voice
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Age: 14-17
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The American Dream
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Age: 15-17
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Exercises on Passive Voice

* Do not write any contractions, e.g. "It is", not "It's" 
Write passive sentences in present simple.
  1. the documents / print 
  2. the window / open 
  3. the shoes / buy 
  4. the car / wash 
  5. the litter / throw away 
  6. the letter / send 
  7. the book / read / not 
  8. the songs / sing / not 
  9. the food / eat / not 
  10. the shop / close / not 

Write passive sentences in past simple.

  1. the test / write 
  2. the table / set 
  3. the cat / feed 
  4. the lights / switch on 
  5. the house / build 
  6. dinner / serve 
  7. this computer / sell / not 
  8. the car / stop / not 
  9. the tables / clean / not 
  10. the children / pick up / not 

Rewrite the sentences in passive voice (present simple).

  1. He opens the door -
  2. We set the table -
  3. She pays a lot of money -
  4. I draw a picture -
  5. They wear blue shoes -
  6. They don't help you -
  7. He doesn't open the book -
  8. You do not write the letter -
  9. Does your mum pick you up? -
  10. Does the police officer catch the thief? -

Rewrite the sentences in passive voice (past simple).

  1. She sang a song - 
  2. Somebody hit me - 
  3. We stopped the bus - 
  4. A thief stole my car - 
  5. They didn't let him go - 
  6. She didn't win the prize - 
  7. They didn't make their beds - 
  8. I did not tell them - 
  9. Did you tell them? - 
  10. Did he send the letter? - 

Complete the sentences (Active or Passive Voice). Use Present Simple.

  1. He (sell)  cars
  2. The blue car (sell)
  3. In summer, more ice-cream (eat)  than in winter
  4. She (call)  her grandparents every Friday
  5. The letters (type)
  6. He (take)  his medicine every day
  7. Jane (take / not)  to school by her father
  8. We (go)  to school by bus
  9. She (work / not)  for a bank
  10. Milk (keep) in the refrigerator

Complete the sentences (Active or Passive Voice). Use Past Simple.

  1. They (visit)  their granny
  2. We (visit) by our teacher
  3. My friend Paul (bear)  in Melbourne
  4. She (go)  to school in Sydney
  5. Antony (grow up)  in the country
  6. The new shopping centre (build)  last year
  7. The film (produce / not)  in Hollywood
  8. Barbara (know)  James very well
  9. The jewels (hide / not)  in the cellar
  10. We (spend / not)  all day on the beach