Past simple passive
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Past simple passive PDF exercise 1
- Complete sentences with verbs in brackets.
Past simple passive PDF exercise 2
- Rewrite sentences from the active to passive voice.
Past simple passive PDF exercise 3
- Use words in correct order to make sentences in the passive voice.
Past simple passive PDF exercise 4
- Multiple choice - choose correct forms or words in each sentence.
Past simple passive PDF exercise 5
- Make questions in the passive to complete the interview - After the Storm.
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Past simple - passive voice
The past simple passive is made with the past simple form of the verb to be (was, were) + the past participle of a verb (reconstructed, cleaned / written, done).
I was taken to hospital by ambulance.
These windows were cleaned yesterday.
Your homework was done by someone else.
We make questions in the past simple passive by changing the word order of a statement.
Were you taken to hospital by ambulance?
When were these windows cleaned?
Was your homework done by anyone else?
The negative forms are made by adding 'not' after the verb to be.
I was not taken to hospital by ambulance.
These windows were not cleaned yesterday.
Your homework was not done by anyone else.
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