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Video Lesson: Active vs. Passive Voice: Writing Skills for Riggs Distributing English (Level 3)
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WRITING PRACTICE
Change the following sentences from Active Voice to Passive Voice or Passive Voice to Active Voice. Use Agent, if necessary in Passive sentences.
1. The workers painted the walls last year.
2. The mechanic can’t fix my car.
3. They will pick up John at this office.
4. Did they repair all the windows?
5. The secretary changes the passcodes every day.
6. Someone has used the computer without permission.
7. The news surprised us all.
8. Is the foreman calibrating the machines right now?
9. Mistakes were made by many individuals.
10. Precautions must be taken during installation of gas lines.
11. An email will be sent by management.
12. An hour-long training course is required.
13. Phone silence should be respected by everyone.
14. The roof is being repaired by maintenance.
15. A delay might be experienced due to high call volume.

Video Information

General Details

  • Eric Varca for Fluent City
  • CEFR Level of Vocabulary: B2
  • CEFR Level of Grammar: B1

Verb forms used:

  • 1 passive voice