Mastering The Passive Voice in English

Mastering The Passive Voice in English
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Mastering The Passive Voice in English

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will be able to understand what The Passive is and practice how to create it in English.

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Introduce the learning objective to the class and explain what they will be able to do by the end of the lesson.
What do you already know about the passive voice in English?

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Why Use The Passive?
The Passive is used to emphasize the action itself, rather than the person or thing performing the action. It is also used when the person or thing performing the action is unknown, unimportant, or obvious.

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Explain why The Passive is used and give examples to the class.
How to Create The Passive
To create The Passive, you need to use the auxiliary verb 'be' and the past participle of the main verb.

Am/is/are/was/were + verb +ed/3rd row

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Explain how to create The Passive and give examples to the class.

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Active vs. Passive
In an active sentence, the subject performs the action. In a passive sentence, the subject receives the action.

The police arrested the thief.
The thief was arrested (by the police).

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Explain the difference between active and passive sentences and give examples to the class.
Practice Exercise 1
Change the following active sentences to passive sentences: 'The cat chased the mouse.' 'John painted the house.'

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Have the class work on the exercise and provide answers to check their work.
Which sentence is passive?
A
The contractor built the house.
B
The house was built by the contractor.
C
The student read the book.
D
The cat chased the mouse.

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Identify the passive sentence below.
A
Mark Twain wrote the book.
B
The book was written by Mark Twain.
C
The teacher graded the test.
D
The children played in the park.

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Which of the following is a passive sentence?
A
The cake was eaten by the dog.
B
She sings a song.
C
The dog ate the cake.
D
The boy kicked the ball.

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This room was painted blue.
A
passive
B
active

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The boy likes to play soccer.
A
passive
B
active

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I understand what the difference is between a active sentence and a passive sentence
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