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Transcript of PASSIVE VOICE
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
The present perfect passive is useful when describing something that was done in the past without a lot of information about who did it, when, how, why, etc.
is used to refer to an action that took place at a time earlier than other action, although both have happened before establishing an order among them.
The film had been finished when she arrived at the cinema.
LAURA CAROLINA CASSIANI
Subject + am / is / are + past participle + complement
Animals are sold in this shop.
The door was opened by him.
Suject + 'm not / isn't / aren't + participle + complement
the breakfast isn't eaten by me
Suject + was / were + past participle + complement
A song was sung by her.
The Statue of Liberty was designed by Bartholdi.
The keys weren´t lost by my brother
SUBJECT+ WAS /WERE+ NOT + PAST PARTICIPLE+ COMPLEMENT
Many cars are made in Japan.
Wine is made from grapes
The books aren’t published here.
The soup wasn't prepared by Guadalupe
the people weren´t rescued by them
the armor was used by him
Present Perfect Continuous
[has/have + been + present participle]
You have been waiting here for two hours.
The lesson has been studied by my brother
Subject + have / has + been + participle + complement
The room has been cleaned by liz
The song has been written by James
Subject + hasn’t/haven't + been + participle + complement
the film hasn’t been seen by Pamela
The series dragon ball z hasn’t been seen by my brother
The room hasn’t been cleaned by martha
Object + had + been + past participle + complement
The city had been defended by the brave men.
The window had been broken by the child
The juice had been drunk by Juan
The playing had been taught by my mother
Object + had + not + been + past participle + by + subject
Such difficulty had never been experienced by me
He had not been listened by them
He built the house
The shoes hadn't been worn by her
Many tourists have visited that castle.
That castle has been visited by many tourists.
Once a week, Tom cleans the house
Once a week, the house is cleaned by Tom.
Sam repaired the car.
The car was repaired by Sam.
I had finished my work.
My work had been finished by me
I had written a letter.
A letter had been written by me.
The house was built by him