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Passive voice

1.que es la pasiva

2.usos de la pasiva ( mas importantes+ EXTRAS)

3.forma de la pasiva

4.como se hace(comparativa ingles español)

Passive
Passive voice is used when the focus is on the action. It is not important or not
known, however, who or what is performing the action.

When should we use the Passive?
1. When we want to change the focus of the sentence:

o The Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci. (We are more
interested in the painting than the artist in this sentence)

2. When who or what causes the action is unknown or
unimportant or obvious or 'people in general':

4. o The road is being repaired (unimportant agent). o He was arrested (obvious agent. In order to put the new information at the end of the sentence to improve style: o Three books are used regularly in the class.QUEREMOS DAR más importancia a lo que pasó. Bell wrote the books' sound clumsy) 6. 2. (More natural than: 'how well the students did in the test surprised me') Resumen/las mas importantes 1. Sujeto + verbo auxiliar (to be) + participio pasado… Ejemplo:La carta fue escrita . que a quién realizó la acción o cuando no queremos decir quien la realizó. When the subject is very long: o I was surprised by how well the students did in the test. ('Dr. Form of Passive Subject + finite form of to be + Past Participle (3rd column of irregular verbs) Example: A letter was written. The books were written by Dr. o The form can be obtained from the post office (people in general). the police). In factual or scientific writing: o The chemical is placed in a test tube and the data entered into the computer. In formal writing instead of using someone/ people/ they (these can be used in speaking or informal writing): o The brochure will be finished next month. Usamos la voz pasiva cuando no sabemos quien ha realizado la acción. o My bike has been stolen (unknown agent). 3. Bell. 5.

“arrive” o “go”.Nota: No podemos usar la voz pasiva con verbos intransitivos como “die”. Verbos intransitivos son verbos que no llevan un objeto directo .

Comparación ingles español .

Con complementos .