Impersonal passive voice exercises pdf
What is the passive form of report? The passive voice: Practice upper- intermediate – p. 1 1 Put into the correct active or passive form. 1 She promised him a book. He was promised a book. What is the impersonal passive? What is an example of a passive verb? 1) If you were not at school last Friday, have a look at it before doing the exercises 2) You don’ t have to do the “ CAUSATIVE” part. IMPERSONAL PASSIVE George is very old. People say* he’ s about 100 years old. Two possibilities: George is very old. 1) IT’ S SAID that he is about 100 years old. 2) HE’ S SAID TO BE 100 years old. The impersonal passive: is a formal way of reporting thoughts, saying, beliefs and opinions.
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Everybody thinks that she sings beautifully It is thought that she sings beautifully. She is thought to sing beautifully. In the passive, let is replaced by allowed and is followed by a to- infinitive. Active: The teacher let us leave early Passive: We were allowed to leave early ( by the teacher) SEE AND HEAR Some verbs of the senses can be followed by either a to- infinitive or a gerund form in the passive. Active: They heard the baby cry / crying. A collection of downloadable worksheets, exercises and activities to teach Impersonal passive, shared by English language teachers. Welcome to ESL Printables, the website where English Language teachers exchange resources: worksheets, lesson plans, activities, etc.