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Active and Passive Voice

the "news" were taken from "Time for kids".
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Teresita Ossa

on 19 October 2013

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Transcript of Active and Passive Voice

Active
and
Passive Voice

Subject
is the “doer” of the action.
Verb
tell us what the subject/doer
does (the action)
is the thing receiving the action
Subject
Verb
is the action done by the subject.
is the thing receiving the action
Active
Voice
Object
Recognize the subject, verb and object of the following sentence:
Object
is the doer of the action.
Passive
Voice
Remember:
When you want to transform an active voice sentence into a passive voice you must
add
a
verb to be
before the main verb (that must be in past participle) .
volunteer:

a person who performs or offers to perform voluntary service. (voluntario)
voluntold:
A task that was once voluntary has now been ordered to you. (voluntario obligado)
Transform the following sentence into passive voice
Group work!
activity
Group work-> Instructions:
Let's practice!
You are going to work in groups of 5 (at the end there must be six groups of 5 people).
Choose your classmates wisely.
Send me a Private Message (Facebok) to inform me of the members of your group. When you do that you will receive the next part of the instructions.
Title:
Breaking News!

Part1:
1. Identify and underline: subject, verb and object of the piece of news you were given (like the example that we saw on thursday, "Comic Con rocks New York" )

2. Transform those sentences into PASSIVE VOICE.
Part 2:
1. Create your own active voice sentences (and write them).

2. Transform the sentences you created into Passive Voice.

3. Finally, record a news report with the sentences/news you created, and upload it in the group.
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