Historia De Un Adolescente

English workshop for seventh graders. Teacher: Diego Fernando Lucumi

In each of the following sentences, indicate whether the underlined string is a direct object or an indirect object.
* Thesenator’s comments caused a great deal of anger.
direct object indirect object
* The company is offering employees a generous severance package
direct object indirect object
*Tell me your news.
direct object indirect object
* I’ll call you a taxi.
direct object indirect object
* They owe the bank a small fortune.
direct object indirect object
Label the direct objects(DO) and indirect objects in the following sentences. Be careful: some of these sentences contain none of the above.
1. My sister Mary teaches math and physical education at the high school.2. I gave my younger sister a lovely necklace for her graduation.
3. The teacher was sick yesterday. In fact, she went to the hospital for some tests.
4. I enjoy television. My favoriteprograms are NYPD and Nature.
5. The students felt great about their essays. The teacher returned them this morning.
6. No, I have not told Karen about the party. I will tell her tonight.7. My father is quiet and shy. He is an excellent auto mechanic.
8. Jerry told her the story about the lost dog. It was really a sad story.
9. Usually for breakfast my wife has tea,cereal, and a banana.
10. Marilyn walked to the store, then to the school, and finally to the bank
Read the paired sentences aloud. Write "A" in the blank beside the sentence in the active voice,"P" in the blank beside the sentence in the passive voice.
a) _______ Louise made the coffee.
b) _______ The coffee was made by Louise.
c) _______ The package was advertised by thetravel agent.
d) _______ The travel agent advertised the package.

Rewrite these sentences to put them in the active voice.
a. The sugar water was relished by the hummingbirds.
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