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the active voice


karlie krieger

on 5 May 2010

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Transcript of the active voice

The voice of a verb describes the relationship between the action that the verb expresses and the participants identified by its arguments. The cat chased the mouse. The mouse was chased by the cat. vs. active cat passive cat Though it is unusual, the passive voice is sometimes necessary. The ACTION is emphasized, rather than the subject. WHEN IN DOUBT, BE ACTIVE. DIRECT VIGOROUS than the passive. The active voice is more the end. and The ballots have been counted. Created by: Karlie & Casandra I shall always remember my first visit to Boston.


My first visit to Boston will always be remembered by me. Active or passive? which sentence sounds best? (We were hoping you would get it correct)
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