Friday, September 27, 2013

English grammar passive voice exercises


English grammar passive voice exercises


PASSIVE VERB TENSES
Active voice PASSIVE VOICE
Present Simple He delivers the letters. The letters are delivered.
Past Simple He delivered the letters. The letters were delivered.
Future Simple He will deliver the letters. The letters will be delivered.
Present Continuous He is delivering the letters. The letters are being delivered.
Past Continuous He was delivering the letters. The letters were being delivered.
Going to He is going to deliver the letters. The letters are going to be delivered.
Present Perfect He has delivered the letters. The letters have been delivered.
Past Perfect He had delivered the letters. The letters had been delivered.
Infinitive He has to deliver the letters. The letters have to be delivered.
Modals He must deliver the letters. The letters must be delivered.

"tenses in english"


Formulas to be used while changing the sentence from Active to Passive voice

Simple Present tense
Active voice Passive voice
He ,she it and singular=1St form+s/es
I,we,you,they and plural=1st form of the verb
I/s write/v a letter/o.
Is,am,are +3rd formof the verb is used(past participle)
He,she,it,singular=is
I=am
You,we,they,plural=Are

"what is active voice"|


" what is Active voice"

Active voice
means the subject of the sentence performs the action.In other words,we can say that the subject of the sentence that performs the action or does something is important to the speaker or writer.
The Active voice is used or indicate that grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by verb.