URGENT NEWS Theme #6
Autor: Edwar vivas
Passive voice is used when the focus is on the action. It is not important or not known, however, who or what is performing the action.
We make the passive by putting the verb 'to be' into whatever tense we need and then adding the past participle. For regular verbs, we make the past participle by adding 'ed' to the infinitive. So ‘play’ becomes ‘played’
THERE ARE DIFFERENT WAYS TENSE Present Simple Present Continuous
ACTIVE I make a cake I am making a cake Past I made a Simple cake Past I was Continuous making a cake
PASSIVE A cake is made A cake is being made A cake was made A cake was being made
We are going to watch a movie tonight
A movie is going to be watched by us tonight
o The teacher always answers the students’ questions
o The students’ questions are always answered by the teacher
I will clean the house every Saturday
The house will be cleaned by me every Saturday
transform the following active sentences to Passive
Juan posted the video on snapchat. Who taught you how to drive? She sent her request via facebook for a new friend. Who finished the cake?