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A) Change the sentences from the active to the passive.

They grow coffee in Kenya.


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2- They publish The Times newspaper in
London.
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3- They transport oranges from Valencia
to Germany in special crates.
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4- The shark ate the man.
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5- The arsonist started the fire.
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6- The police took him away
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7- They

didn't punish him for what he did.

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B)

8- Did

The president give John an award?


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9- Everyone saw them.
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10- The police brought him here.
_______________________________
11-The firefighters didnt save the
women.
_______________________________
12- All the students understood the
explanation.
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13- A snake bit him.
_______________________________
14- Thomas and his brother built that
house.
_______________________________

Choose the correct verb active or passive


a. These cars produce / are
produced in Japan .
b. Alan teaches / is taught
Geography.
c. German is spoken / speaks
in Austria.
d. Lots of houses destroyed /
were destroyed by the
earthquake .
e. Henry Ford was invented /
invented the assembly line.
f. Somebody cleans / is
cleaned the office every day.

g. Somebody is sent/ sends


emails.
h. The grass cuts / is cut every
day.
i. Paul found / was found the
key.
j. The computer fixed / was
fixed yesterday.
k. Who painted / was painted
The Mona Lisa?
l. My ballet store stole / was
stolen.

C) Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form active or passive.


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He _______ (open) the door.


The letter _____________ (write) a month ago by me.
_________ your mum ________ (pick) you up from school every day?
_________ the thief _________ (catch) last week by the police officer?
The airline __________ (send) our passage to Australia by mistake.
Soy _____________ (grow) by farmers in Argentina.
People _________ (export) Spanish tortilla to the US.
The Burial of the Count of Orgaz _________ (paint) by El Greco.
You _____________ (not find) penguins at the North Pole.
America ___________ (not discover) by Columbus in 1491.

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My uncle _________ (sell) the bicycle when he was young.


All the plates in the cupboard _________ (break) by the child.
She __________ (not find) the book when she wanted to read it.

A) Change the sentences from the active to the passive.


1- They grow coffee in Kenya.
8- Did The president give John an
2- They publish The Times newspaper
award?.
in London.
9- Everyone saw them
3- They transport oranges from
10The police brought him here.
Valencia to Germany in special
11The firefighters didnt save the
crates.
women.
4- The shark ate the man.
12All the students understood
5- The arsonist started the fire.
the explanation.
6- The police took him away.
13Who stole my wallet?
7- They didn't punish him for what he
14A snake bit him.
did.
15Thomas and his brother built
that house.
B)

Choose the correct verb active or passive


a. These cars produce / are
produced in Japan .
b. Alan teaches / is taught
Geography.
c. German is spoken / speaks in
Austria.
d. Lots of houses destroyed /
were destroyed by the
earthquake .
e. Henry Ford was invented /
invented the assembly line.

f. Somebody cleans / is cleaned


the office every day.
g. Somebody is sent/ sends
emails.
h. The grass cuts / is cut every
day.
i. Paul found / was found the key.
j. the computer fixed / was fixed
yesterday.
k. Who painted / was painted The
Mona Lisa?
l. My ballet store / was stolen.

C) Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form active or passive.


1- He _______(open) the door.
2- The letter _____________by me.
3- _________ your mum ________(pick )you up from school every day?
4- _________ the thief _________ (catch) by the police officer?
5- The airline __________(send) our passage to Australia by mistake.
6- Soy _____________ ( grow) by farmers in Argentina
7- People _________(export) Spanish tortilla to the US
8- The Burial of the Count of Orgaz _________(paint) by El Greco
9- You _____________( not find) penguins at the North Pole
10America ___________(not discover) by Columbus in 1491
11My uncle _________(sell) the bicycle when he was young.
12All the plates in the cupboard __________(break) by the child
13She __________(not find) the book.

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