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                                                      REVISING THE PASSIVE FORM

EX 1 TURN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES INTO THE PASSIVE

1 Somebody stole my car last night                                My car  last night.

2 They deliver the daily paper early in the morning.      The daily paper  early in the morning.
 
3 They're renovating their house.                                  Their house  .
 
4 He will know the results in two week's time.               The results  in two week's time. 
 
5 They cleaned the room yesterday.                              The room  yesterday.
 
6 They don't serve breakfast in this hotel.                      Breakfast  in this hotel.
 
7 This shop doesn't sell stamps.                                   Stamps  in this shop.
 
8  They were watering the flowers.                               Flowers  .
 
9 I have cleaned all the carpets.                                     All the carpets  .
 
10 They make very good chocolate in Switzerland.        Very good chocolate  in Switzerland. 
 

EX 2 ASK QUESTIONS USING  THE PASSIVE AND THE ELEMENTS GIVEN.

1   When /the school /build .              ?   50 years ago.

2 Why/ the girl/ kidnap.                      ?   Because she was very rich.
 
3 Where/ the lost cat/ find.                  ? In a cellar.
 
4 What time/ breakfast/served.            ? From seven to nine.
 
5 How often/this booklet/published.      ? Three times a year.
 

Ex. 3 FILL IN THE SENTENCES WITH A PASSIVE VERB.

1 Milk  (deliver) every morning.

2 A valuable painting  (steal) yesterday.
 
3 English  (speak) here.
 
4 I'm sorry for the mess: the house  (paint).
 
5 Yesterday I  ( not invite) to the party but I went anyway.
 
 

EX 4 ORDER THE WORDS IN MEANINGFUL SENTENCES

1 for/ are/used/computers/these/ What? 
 
2 poem/ was/ Who/ by/this/written?
 
3 time/ milk/ delivered/ usually/ What/ is/?
 
4 written/When/Hamlet/was? 
 
5 in/cake/ingredients/are/this/What/used?