Lessons for Passive Voice

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  • Zoo Visitors Look Up to New Baby - … . Paragraph1: 'the baby female...was born' (simple past passive) 'has been named' (present perfect passive) 'made her debut' (simple past) 'was walking … the simple past passive is the simple past of 'is' + past participle. Present perfect passive. Often in journalism, the passive is used when … past participles and in exercise 3 they should practice the passive voice with an agent. K Check answers If an answer is … the boss lets us Exercise 3: Start sentences using the passive voice to fit the following endings. 1. by her sister. 2 …
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  • Choosing the Best Verb: An Active and Passive Voice Minilesson - … it comes to more formal writing, however, students frequently choose passive voice constructions because to them, the verbs sound more academic or … are writing, check for active and passive voice, and make necessary revisions. FEATURED RESOURCES Active and Passive Voice: This resource from Purdue's OWL site, provides information about using active and passive voice in your writing …
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  • New Zambezi Bridge - … - Understanding a short news report Language skills - Practising present perfect passive Writing skills - Evaluating local transport - - - - Comprehension questions Vocabulary matching task … answer. J Grammar focus: present perfect passive Show students the first example of present perfect passive in the article:Paragraph 3: 'An … bridge - 30 August 2006 Check the basic principles of the passive voice: Combine 'to be' with the past participle of the main …
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  • Active versus Passive Creation of Race: Layering Images of Race - … the Inside/Outside? Date Journal 2:1:8:Active Versus Passive Creation of Race: Layering Images of Race Lecture Discussion Active Versus Passive Creation of Race Identity: Who decides who belongs and who … their image the concepts of outside and inside, active and passive voice, and who decides who belongs and who doesn’t. b … ? Were they able to depict in their representation active and passive voice? Is so, how? If not, why not? Is the image …
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  • Let's Get Active - … /Age: 10th grade Subject: English- Inclusion Learning Focus: Active vs. Passive Voice Co-teaching strategy: Complementary Co-teaching- Teacher 1 (T1) leads … sets up "active voice" and "passive voice" definitions on the document projector. 6. T1 explains the difference between active and passive voice, while T2 clarifies … exit ticket: Advanced Learners: critical thinking paragraph on when active/passive voice is used Typical Learners: short answer questions Struggling Learners: multiple …
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  • A Primer on Verbs - … . VOICE A verb may be expressed in active voice or passive voice, depending upon whether the subject is acting or being acted upon. active voice: The audience applauded the speaker at the end of her speech. passive voice: The speaker was applauded … of her speech. active voice: The next batter hit a ball clear over the right field wall. passive voice: The ball was hit …
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  • Tom Cruise Wedding - … short news report - Present perfect passive - Roleplay - - - - Comprehension questions Vocabulary matching task Language focus: Present perfect passive Available online at: Materials: http … 2006 J Grammar focus: present perfect passive Show students the first example of present perfect passive in the article. Paragraph 1: 'It … the wedding of the year' 2. Ask them why the passive voice has been used rather than the active. (It is used …
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  • War and the Media: a Resource Unit - … teacher may want to instruct students about the use of passive voice in news reports.) Student Reading: Reading and analyzing a news … cite a source for its assertions and often uses the passive voice, one method of avoiding stating the source for statements. Even … groups to give everyone an opportunity to have his/her voice heard. Considering their importance, the teacher might want to use … you can't tell, why not? Note the use of passive voice and what it might indicate. 5. Do you have any …
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  • Editing and Proofreading - … structure of your sentences? Do you tends to use the passive voice too often? Does your writing contain a lot of unnecessary … potential run-on sentences or too-frequent use of the passive voice, but you need to be able to evaluate the feedback … Editing and Proofreading Fragments and Run-ons Gender-Sensitive Language Passive Voice Plagiarism Quotations Should I Use"I"? Style Word Choice Specific …
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  • School bullying in Japan - … . The past perfect (active voice) is formed by using subject + had + past participle. The past perfect (passive voice) is formed by using subject … past perfect tense. The verbs may be either active or passive. Sometimes more than one answer is possible A Reluctant Spy …
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