You are on page 1of 3

PASSIVE VOICE

SIMPLE PRESENT

Tess answers some questions. ACTIVE VOICE

SUB. V. OBJECT

Some questions are answered by Tess. PASSIVE VOICE

SUB. AGENT
Auxiliary
Verb in the
Simple Main verb
Present in the Past Participle

SIMPLE PAST

Tess answered some questions. ACTIVE VOICE

SUB. V. OBJECT

Some questions were answered by Tess. PASSIVE VOICE

SUB. AGENT
Auxiliary
Verb in the
Simple Main verb
Present in the Past Participle
The following sentences are in the active voice. Make them passive:

1. Nokia sponsored the new quiz show.

__________________________________________________________

________________

2. Someone reads the home news everyday.

__________________________________________________________

________________

3. Sam bought a new TV set.

__________________________________________________________

4. William saw the trailer.

__________________________________________________________

5. That cameraman shoots today’s programme.

__________________________________________________________

6. The newsreader writes articles too.

__________________________________________________________

7. We heard the commercial.

__________________________________________________________

________

8. I choose my career!

__________________________________________________________
9. The critics love The Weakest Link.

__________________________________________________________

10. John draws cartoons.

__________________________________________________________

11. The chief editor fired the freelance reporter.

__________________________________________________________

12. They don’t find the horoscope section.

__________________________________________________________

13. Mr and Mrs Simmons buy quality papers.

__________________________________________________________

14. Someone underlined the leading article.

__________________________________________________________

15. Tom does the crosswords in the morning.

__________________________________________________________

16. Nobody sees that sitcom!

__________________________________________________________

17. The newsvendor sold all the magazines.

__________________________________________________________

18. The spokesman announced a news conference.

__________________________________________________________

19. The new soap opera amuses everyone.

__________________________________________________________

20. They issued a special edition of the magazine.

__________________________________________________________