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Passive voice

 
 
 

Uses of the passive voice (1) : subject is known

The painters have painted the room.

In this sentence, we prefer a passive contstruction :
The room has been painted



ESL quizzes for Passive voice
quiz
Multiple choice (analysis) quiz
Fourteen 2-choice questions in which users have to choose the correct explanation of what the sentences mean
Passives - multiple choice quiz (advanced)
Fifteen-question, 2-option quiz including present perfect, modal auxiliaries etc.
Passives multiple choice quiz 1
Mulitple-choice quiz illustrating the difference between passive and active forms.
Passive or active?
Twelve-question multiple-choice quiz.
Passive or active? Wine making
Fifteen sentences describing the process of wine making. The user must choose either an active or passive form.
Use and forms of the passive voice
Ten-question multiple-choice quiz with feedback

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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Gender discrimination at work

Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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