Presentation on theme: "VOIX PASSIVE OU VOIX ACTIVE. Exercice 1 Classe les phrases du jeu en deux colonnes : VOIX ACTIVE VOIX PASSIVE 3 – 5 – 6 – 8 – 10 – 12 – 15 – 16 – 19 –"— Presentation transcript:
3 Exercice 2 Transforme les phrases de la voix active à la voix passive ou de la voix passive à la voix active. Veille à bien repérer : - l’auteur de l’action (celui qui agit) - le groupe verbal et le temps utilisé.
4 1. They built this bridge in This bridge was built in Did Tom Clancy write this book? Was this book written by Tom Clancy? 3. This package has been sent by Fedex. Fedex has sent this package. 4. Someone is cleaning the windows. The windows are being cleaned. 5. Can a new jet plane be designed by Airbus? Can Airbus design a new jet plane?
5 6. I was being asked by my boss not to come in tomorrow. My boss was asking me not to come in tomorrow. 7. Someone made these shoes in Italy. These shoes were made in Italy. 8. Coconuts are sold at the beach. Someone sells coconuts at the beach. 9. People mustn’t speak English here. English mustn’t be spoken here. 10. The TV was invented in the 20 th century. John Logie Baird invented the TV in the 20 th century.
6 11. They have already fired 300 people this year. 300 people have already been fired this year. 12. I was told to bring a rain jacket. Someone told me to bring a rain jacket. 13. The company hasn’t given us a pay rise. We haven’t been given a pay rise (by the company). A pay rise hasn’t been given to us (by the company). 14. They can’t build another dam here. Another dam can’t be built here. 15. Thousands of trees are cut down every day. People cut down thousands of trees every day.
7 16. The rainforests are being destroyed by cattle farming. Cattle farming is destroying the rainforests. 17. Fishermen killed a great white shark last week. A great white shark was killed by fishermen last week. 18. Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming. 19. How long ago was the telephone invented by A. Bell? How long ago did A. Bell invent the telephone? 20. Many consider the IPhone to be the best phone ever. The IPhone is considered to be the best phone ever.
8 21. The police didn’t arrest the five smugglers at the airport yesterday. The five smugglers weren’t arrested at the airport yesterday. 22. The doctors were telling my father to stop smoking. My father was being told to stop smoking. 23. They will ask you many questions at the job interview. You will be asked many questions at the job interview. 24. The Chinese invented gunpowder. Gunpowder was invented by the Chinese. Many questions will be asked to you at the job interview.
9 25. Smoking kills millions of people every year. Every year, millions of people are killed by smoking. 26. Credit cards weren’t used much 30 years ago. People didn’t use credit cards much 30 years ago. 27. They should open the new cinema next week. The new cinema should be opened next week. 28. A speech is being delivered by the President tonight. The President is delivering a speech tonight. 29. How many people did the tiger kill last week? How many people were killed by the tiger last week?
Millions of litres of wastewater are dumped into rivers and oceans by factories. Factories dump millions of litres of wastewater into rivers and oceans. 31. Chopsticks are used for eating noodles. People use chopsticks for eating noodles. 32. Something must be done about that. We must do something about that. 33. The police gave her the bad news last night. She was given the bad news by the police last night. The bad news was given to her by the police last night.
I wished I would be invited to their party. I wished they would invite me to their party. 35. I don’t think his car should be sold. I don’t think he should sell his car. 36. A dog is biting my sister. My sister is being bitten by a dog. 37. My dog has been run over by a car. A car has run over my dog. 38. Were these photos taken by a professional photographer? Did a professional photographer take these photos?
Picasso painted some of the most expensive paintings ever. Some of the most expensive paintings were painted by Picasso. 40. His car has been stolen five times. Thieves have stolen his car five times. 41. A friend of mine was being stung by more than 100 bees. More than 100 bees were stinging a friend of mine. 42. Nobody was admitted to hospital after the accident. They didn’t admit anybody to hospital after the accident. They admitted nobody to hospital after the accident.
U2 is considered the most successful band ever. Many people consider U2 the most successful band ever. 44. A shark was almost killing a surfer at Bondi beach. A surfer was almost being killed at Bondi beach. 45. Have they finally executed the murderer? Has the murderer finally been executed? 46. Lifeguards warned us not to go swimming in that area. We were warned by lifeguards not to go swimming in that area. 47. Researchers could find a cure for AIDS soon. A cure for AIDS could be found soon (by researchers).