Active and passive voice - exercise 6 - all tenses
Change the active voice to passive voice.
People find information on the Internet.
Information is found on the Internet.
They closed the shop at 5 o'clock.
The shop was closed at 5 o'clock.
Active and passive voice exercises on all tenses, worksheets and grammar rules for pre-intermediate - advanced students of English.
Active and passive voice
When do we use the passive voice?
Look at the following examples:
Trevor decorated this room yesterday. (active voice)
This room was decorated yesterday. (passive voice)
We use the active voice when we know who decorated the room. If we do not know it or we do not want to mention it, we use the passive voice.
How do we change the active voice to passive voice?
Active voice: We repaired the car.
Passive voice: The car is repaired.
Active voice: Someone will build a new house here.
Passive voice: A new house will be built here.
Active voice: I have sent the email.
Passive voice: The email has been sent.
The passive voice is formed with the verb to be and the past participle.