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COMPUTERIZED SUPPLEMENT TO ENTERPISE 3. THE PASSIVE Passive Voice: Future Simple Present Continuous Present Simple Future Continuous Future Perfect.

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1 COMPUTERIZED SUPPLEMENT TO ENTERPISE 3

2 THE PASSIVE Passive Voice: Future Simple Present Continuous Present Simple Future Continuous Future Perfect

3 Unit 12/1 Stonehenge was built in prehistoric times. It was probably constructed as a place of worship. The Passive

4 Unit 12/1 Many of its stones have been stolen over the years. It is visited by a lot of tourists every year. The Passive

5 Unit 12/2 Mrs Archers ruby ring was stolen from her house last night. The Passive (We do not know who stole the ring.)

6 Unit 12/3 Rolls Royce cars are made in England. The Passive (It is not important to know who makes the cars.)

7 Unit 12/4 The cows are milked once a day. The Passive (It is obvious that the farmer milks the cows.)

8 Unit 12/5The Passive Two teenagers were seriously injured in a car accident last night.

9 EXERCISES Put the verbs in brackets into the correct passive tense. Change the sentences into the passive.

10 1. A: Who looks after your garden for you? B: It ________ after (look after) by my brother. 2. A: Thats a beautiful dress. Where did you buy it? B: Actually, it _________ (make) for me bymy aunt. 3. A: Have you typed that letter yet, Miss Brown? B: It ____________ (type) right now, sir. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct passive tense. Passive VoiceExercises 1 is looked was made is being typed

11 4. A: Did you make the coffee when you got to work this morning? B: No, it ____________________ (already/make) by the time I got there. 5. A: Are you going to pick up the children today? B: No, they ________________ (pick up) by Roger. Ive already arranged it. 6. A: Where is your watch? B: I broke it. It ______________ (repair) at the moment. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct passive tense. Passive VoiceExercises 1 had already been made are being picked up is being repaired

12 7. A: Has the new furniture for my bedroom arrived? B: No, it _________________ (not/deliver) yet. 8. A: They are building a new sports centre in town. B: I know. It ____________ (open) by the mayor next month. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct passive tense. Passive VoiceExercises 1 hasnt been delivered will be opened

13 1. Someone is repairing the garden fence. _____________________________ 2. Do they teach Latin at this school? ________________________ 3. She hit him on the head with a tennis racquet. ____________________________________ 4. Who built the Pyramids? ___________________________ Change the sentences into the passive. Passive VoiceExercises 2 The garden fence is being repaired. Is Latin taught at this school? He was hit on the head with a tennis racquet. Who were the Pyramids built by?

14 5. A lot of children use computers nowadays. ________________________________ _________ 6. Jill hasnt done the housework yet. ___________________________________ 7. They may not deliver the parcel today. _______________________________ Change the sentences into the passive. Passive VoiceExercises 2 Computers are used by a lot of children nowadays. The housework hasnt been done by Jill yet. The parcel may not be delivered today.

15 REVIEW OF THE PASSIVE We use the passive: when the agent is unknown, unimportant or obvious from the context when the action itself is more important than the agent

16 END OF UNIT 12 THANK YOU FOR YOUR WORK


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