Active vs. Passive Voice - Lijdende Vorm 29-11-2023

Welcome class Th3a
30th November

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This lesson contains 21 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Welcome class Th3a
30th November

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Lesson program
1) I can explain and apply all forms the passive voice in English.
2) I can describe step-by-step how to turn an active sentence into a passive sentence.

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What is the passive voice?

Slide 3 - Mind map

What is the difference between these sentences?

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Difference between Active & Passive Voice
  1. ACTIVE VOICE: nadruk op WIE iets doet of heeft gedaan
  2. PASSIVE VOICE: nadruk niet op WIE iets, maar op WAT er is gebeurd 

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Active Voice
(bedrijvende vorm)

Het onderwerp voert een actie uit.
I paint the room.
Passive Voice
(lijdende vorm)

Het onderwerp overkomt iets.

The room was painted (by me).
En daardoor verandert de werkwoordstijd en wisselen zinsdelen van plek.

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Difference Active vs Passive Voice

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How do you make the Passive Voice?

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How to recognise the Passive Voice?
PASSIVE VOICE: always consists of
  1. form of the auxiliary TO BE + a past participle 
    for example: is arrested, has been stolen, will be made

  2. sometimes a by-clause with the doer of the action
    for example: by the police, by my sister, by teachers

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How to change an Active Voice into the Passive Voice?

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Active vs Passive Voice: more examples

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1/3 'This room has been painted blue.'

Slide 12 - Quiz

2/3 The Government is planning a new road near my house.

Slide 13 - Quiz

3/3 'The search will be stopped because of the storm.'

Slide 14 - Quiz

Transformation Active to Passive Voice

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Tense changes Active to Passive Voice

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ACTIVE to PASSIVE VOICE in small steps
The police arrested my brother yesterday.
  1. Object becomes subject > My brother ...
  2. Choose form of TO BE same tense as verb (simple past) > was > My brother was ...
  3. Select the past participle form of the main verb: arrested My brother was arrested ...
  4. Add BY + subject > My brother was arrested by the police ... 
  5. Add rest> My brother was arrested by the police yesterday.

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1/3. Change into a passive voice:
Somebody smashed the window with a brick.

Slide 18 - Open question

2/3. Change into a passive voice:
We will discuss the rest tomorrow.

Slide 19 - Open question

How well do you understand
the Passive Voice now?
No longer know what it is
Can recognise it
Know difference between active and passive voice
Can use the passive voice
Can explain the passive voice

Slide 20 - Poll

Turn the sentences below into a passive
1. The monkey steals a banana from the zoo keeper.
2. The man drove the car towards the dark alley.
3. He has lived in New York since 1973.
4. The judge mistook the victim for the crimal.
5. They are crossing the road at the moment.

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