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This handout of the Passive Exercises helps students get a better understanding of how the passive voice in English works. In the first part of this handout, students get a chance to practice changing active sentences to passive sentences and determining which active sentences cannot be changed into passive sentences. The second part of this handout enables students to comprehend the forms of passive voice and be aware of the changing of tenses when forming the passive forms. Students also get a chance to analyze errors in sentences that contain passive voice. By doing the exercises in this handout, students get an opportunity to develop their confidence in using the passive voice in English.
This handout comes with the answer keys and is suitable as additional practice in the classroom as well as in an ESL tutoring session.