They listen to music. Active Passive
She is reading an e-mail Active Passive
These cars are produced in Japan. Active Passive
Alan teachesGeography. Active Passive
German is spoken in Austria. Active Passive
Lots of houses were destroyed by the earthquake. Active Passive
Henry Ford invented theassembly line. Active Passive
The bus driver was hurt. Active Passive
You should open your workbooks. Active Passive
Houses have been built. Active PassiveACTIVE AND PASSIVE TENSES CHART
SIMPLE PRESENT and SIMPLE PAST
The active object becomes the passive subject.
am/is/are + past participle
was/were + past participle
The movie fascinates me.
The movie bores Jack.
Passive: Simple Present
The movie surprises them. I ____________________ by the movie.
Jack ___________________ by the movie.
They_________________by the movie.
Active: Simple Past
The movie bored me.
The movie fascinated Jack.
The movie surprised them.
Passive: Simple Past
I _____________________ by themovie.
Jack ____________________ by the movie.
They _________________by the movie.
PRESENT CONTINUOUS (PROGRESSIVE)
am/is/are + being + past participle
I am helping Shannon.
June is helping Su and Ling.
Passive: Present Continuous
Su and Ling _____________
_____________by June.PRESENT PERFECT
have/has been + past participle
Active: Present Perfect
I have mailed the gift.
Jack has mailed the gifts.
Passive: Present Perfect
Passive forms: will + be + past participle
is/are going to be + past participle