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COMPUTERIZED SUPPLEMENT TO ENTERPISE 3. THE PASSIVE Changing from active into passive Personal/Impersonal Construction.

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1 COMPUTERIZED SUPPLEMENT TO ENTERPISE 3

2 THE PASSIVE Changing from active into passive Personal/Impersonal Construction

3 1.It is expected that he will win the race tomorrow. He is expected to win the race tomorrow. 2.It is thought that the school has good teachers. The school ___________________________ Complete the sentences, as in the example. The PassiveExercises 1 is thought to have good teachers.

4 3.It is said that she speaks seven languages. She ___________________________ 4.It is believed that the missing jewellery has been found. The missing jewellery _______________ __________ Complete the sentences, as in the example. Exercises 1 is said to speak seven languages. is believed to have been found. The Passive

5 5.It is said that the athletes train for eight hours every day. The athletes _________________________ _________ 6.It is reported that the world leaders have reached an agreement. The world leaders _________________ ___________________ Complete the sentences, as in the example. Exercises 1 are said to train for eight hours every day. are reported to have reached an agreement. The Passive

6 1.A: Thats a beautiful picture. B: Yes. (It / paint / my mother) _______________________ 2.A: Have they caught the thieves yet? B: Yes. (two men / arrest / yesterday) ____________________________ Make a passive sentence from the words in brackets. Exercises 2 It was painted by my mother. Two men were arrested yesterday. The Passive

7 3.A: Did you build the garage yourselves? B: No. (the garage/build/before we moved in) _____________________________________ 4.A: Why is Paul afraid of dogs? B: (he / bite / a dog / when he was a little boy) ___________________________________ ____ Make a passive sentence from the words in brackets. Exercises 2 The garage had been built before we moved in. He was bitten by a dog when he was a little boy. The Passive

8 5.A: This room is a disgrace. B: (it / not clean / for weeks) __________________________ 6.A: Are you going to drive to work today? B: I cant. (the car / not fix / yet) ________________________ Make a passive sentence from the words in brackets. Exercises 2 It hasnt been cleaned for weeks. The car hasnt been fixed yet. The Passive

9 1.Fire swept / was swept through a furniture warehouse yesterday afternoon. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

10 1.Fire swept / was swept through a furniture warehouse yesterday afternoon. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

11 2.Most of the stock inside was damaged / damaged. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

12 2.Most of the stock inside was damaged / damaged. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

13 3.Shocked workers have been managed / managed to save a small amount of it. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

14 3.Shocked workers have been managed / managed to save a small amount of it. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

15 4.The police are being investigated / are investigating the cause of the fire. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

16 4.The police are being investigated / are investigating the cause of the fire. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

17 5.It is thought / thinks that it was an accident. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

18 5.It is thought / thinks that it was an accident. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

19 6.The shop manager is being looked / is looking for another warehouse where stock can keep / be kept. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

20 6.The shop manager is being looked / is looking for another warehouse where stock can keep / be kept. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

21 7.A lot of stock has been lost / has lost, but the shop will open / will be opened tomorrow as usual, said the manager. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

22 7.A lot of stock has been lost / has lost, but the shop will open / will be opened tomorrow as usual, said the manager. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

23 8.Im just glad no one hurt / was hurt. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

24 8.Im just glad no one hurt / was hurt. Choose the correct verb. Exercises 3The Passive

25 1.Yesterday afternoon, a volcanic eruption destroyed an entire village. Yesterday afternoon, _________________ __________________________ Say the following in the passive. Exercises 4 an entire village was destroyed by a volcanic eruption. The Passive

26 2.Mount Sirius, which experts thought was dormant, erupted at 3 pm. Mount Sirius, which _____________________ _________ erupted at 3 pm. Say the following in the passive. Exercises 4 was thought by experts to be dormant, The Passive

27 3.Tourists had seen smoke rising from the mouth of the volcano two days before. __________________ rising from the mouth two days before. Say the following in the passive. Exercises 4 Smoke had been seen The Passive

28 4.The police moved the villagers away from the area for their safety. __________________________ from the area for their safety. Say the following in the passive. Exercises 4 The villagers were moved away The Passive

29 5.Tons of lava and rock came out of the volcano and wrecked houses and roads. Tons of lava and rock came out of the volcano and ___________________________ Say the following in the passive. Exercises 4 houses and roads were wrecked. The Passive

30 6.Although only a few people were injured, doctors are treating many for shock. Although only a few people were injured, ____ _______________________ for shock. Say the following in the passive. Exercises 4 many are being treated by doctors The Passive

31 7.The authorities are keeping the area near Mount Sirius clear in case of further activity. _____________________________________ ______________ in case of further activity. Say the following in the passive. Exercises 4 The area near Mount Sirius is being kept clear by the authorities The Passive

32 REVIEW OF THE PASSIVE The verbs think, believe, say, report, know, expect, consider, understand, etc. are used in passive patterns in personal and impersonal constructions. active:People say that he has lost his job. passive:a) It is said that he has lost his job. (impersonal construction) b) He is said to have lost his job. (personal construction)

33 END OF UNIT 13 THANK YOU FOR YOUR WORK


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