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Passive vs Active

Active voice
Wild penguins attacked 
my sister yesterday.
Passive voice
My sister was attacked by wild penguins.
Subject
Subject
Action
Action
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In deze les zitten 25 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 1 video.

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Active voice
Wild penguins attacked 
my sister yesterday.
Passive voice
My sister was attacked by wild penguins.
Subject
Subject
Action
Action

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

What is passive?

Slide 2 - Open vraag

When do we use the passive?
When the action is more important than the person who does it.

When do we use the passive?
when the action is more important than the person

How do we make the passive?
to be + past participle (voltooid deelwoord)

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

When do we use the passive?
When the action is more important than the person who does it.

Examples: 
Active:        A zebra stopped the traffic.
passive:      The traffic was stopped by a zebra

Active:         The teacher teaches the student.
passive:       The student is taught (by the teacher).

Active:          The dog bites the man.
Passive:        The man was bitten (by the dog).




Slide 4 - Tekstslide

What happens?
- The object of the active sentence becomes the subject in the      passive sentence
-  The subject of the active sentence becomes the agent in the       passive sentence 

Active:          He steals a bike.
Passive:       The bike is stolen.

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

What is the subject in the sentence?

The lion bit the man.

Slide 6 - Open vraag

What is the object in the sentence?

The lion bit the man.

Slide 7 - Open vraag

Is the sentence active or passive?

The lion bit the man.
A
Passive
B
Active

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

Make the sentence passive:

The lion bit the man.

Slide 9 - Open vraag

How to recognize a passive sentence?
1)       Check if there is a form of 'to be' used.
           > am, are, is, was, were, been 
2)       Is it followed by a participle? (voltooid deelwoord) 
3)       Is it followed by 'by + noun or pronoun'? 
           if not, can it be followed by for example; 'by zombies'?

all answers are 'YES!'. That's a passive sentence. 

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

am / is / are + past participle

active:       Someone cleans the office everyday.
passive      The office is cleaned every day.

active:        My boss doesn't ask me to work late.
passive:     I am not asked by my boss to work late.

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

was / were + past participle 

Active:         Someone painted our house last month.
Passive:      Our house was painted last month.

Active:        The noise did not wake me up.
passive:       I was not woken up by the noise. 

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

have/has been + past participle 

active:        UPS has delivered the letters.
passive:     The letters have been deliverd by UPS

active:         Thomas has written many books.
passive:      Many books have been written by Thomas.

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

Slide 14 - Video

Boys like to play soccer.
A
passive
B
active

Slide 15 - Quizvraag

This room has been painted blue.
A
Passive
B
Active

Slide 16 - Quizvraag

Cricket is played in Australia.
A
Passive
B
Active

Slide 17 - Quizvraag

The friends have been looking forward to meeting her.
A
Passive
B
Active

Slide 18 - Quizvraag

The search will be stopped because of the storm.
A
Passive
B
Active

Slide 19 - Quizvraag

The Government is planning a new road near my house
A
Passive
B
Active

Slide 20 - Quizvraag

Make a passive.
Start with: The oranges ...

Slide 21 - Open vraag

Make a passive.
Start with: A goal ...

Slide 22 - Open vraag

Make a passive.
Start with: The girl ....

Slide 23 - Open vraag

Slide 24 - Link

Grab your book
page 118, exercise 51, 52, 53

Slide 25 - Tekstslide