ACTIVITY No. 1

LOOK AT THIS CHART AND COMPARE ACTIVE AND PASSSIVE VOICE.

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ACTIVITY No. 2

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ACTIVITY No. 3  

READ THIS PARAGRAPH IT IS WRITTEN IN ACTIVE VOICE, THEN REWRITE IT IN PASSIVE FORM.

The police arrested local man Mark Davis, last night, after the armed robbery of the First National Bank  on Main Avenue. They caught Davis running away from the scene and they found that he was carrying more than $9,000 in cash. They later officially charged him with the robbery. A police spokeman announced that Davis will appear in court next week .

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ANSWER

LOCAL MAN MARK DAVIS WAS ARRESTED (BY THE POLICE) LAST NIGHT, AFTER THE ARMED ROBBERY OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK ON MAIN AVENUE. DAVIS WAS CAUGHT RUNNING AWAY FROM THE SCENE,  IT WAS FOUND THAT MORE THAN $9,000 IN CASH WERE CARRIED BY HIM. LATER HE WAS OFFICIALLY CHARGED WITH THE ROBBERY. IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT DAVIS WILL APPEAR IN COURT NEXT WEEK.

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TIPS:

1.- DIVIDE THE PARAGRAPH INTO SENTENCES:

example:

1.- The police arrested local man Mark Davis, last night, after the armed robbery of the First National Bank  on Main Avenue.

2.- They caught Davis running away from the scene and

3.- they found that he was carrying more than $9,000 in cash.

4.- They later officially charged him with the robbery.

5.- A police spokeman announced that Davis will appear in court next week.

2.- IDENTIFY SUBJECT, OBJECT AND VERB

example:

 They later officially charged him with the robbery.

subject (light green)

object (orange)

verb (pink)

3.- IDENTIFY THE TENSE

example:

  They later officially charged him with the robbery.   THIS IS  SIMPLE PAST

 

ACTIVITY No. 4

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A N S W E R S

 EXERCISE 1.

  1. LOTS OF THINGS ARE BOUGHT ON CHRISTMAS (BY PEOPLE).
  2. A LOT OF PRODUCTS ARE PRODUCED (BY CHINA).
  3. WE WERE OFFERED TO WORK EXTRA HOURS (BY OUR BOSS).
  4. CITIZENS WEREN´T INFORMED (BY THE GOVERNMENT) ABOUT THE INCREASE IN THE COST OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.
  5. A NEW DESIGN FOR THEIR CLASSIC CARS IS BEING PRODUCED (BY FORD COMPANY).
  6. A LOT OF ORGANIC VEGETABLES ARE BEING GROWN (BY MEXICAN FARMS).
  7. IN 2004, STADIUMS WERE BEING PREPARED (BY THE GERMANS) FOR THE WORLD CUP IN 2006.
  8. NEW CELL PHONE MODELS WERE BEING SEEN (BY LUIS) LAST MONTH.
  9. MYSTERIOUS NEW ILLNESSES HAD BEEN CAUSED (BY THE SPRAYING OF AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDES).
  10. MORE DROUGHTS AND BIGGER DESETS HAVE BEEN CREATED (BY THE LACK OF RAIN FALL).

EXERCISE 2.

1.- The VW logo is knowed all over the world. WRONG (THE VERB)

2.-We haven’t being told about the company reorganization. WRONG (AUXILIAR BE FORM)

3.- Pasta is maken in Italy. WRONG (THE VERB)

4.- Spaghetti is eaten all over the world. CORRECT

5.- Jeremy’s references hasn’t been checked yet. WRONG  (THE AUXILIAR FORM)

6.- I wasn’t given permission to go with you. CORRECT

7.- Advertising space is was sold in magazines. WRONG (DOUBLE AUXILIAR BE)

8.- The cashier have been promised a raise. WRONG (THE AUXILIAR FORM)

9.- The store was been stolen. WRONG (DOUBLE AUXILIAR BE)

10.- The products have been import from all over the world. WRONG (VERB TENSE)

EXERCISE 3.

1.- WAS INVENTED (PAST SIMPLE PASSIVE).

2.- WORKED (PAST SIMPLE ACTIVE).

3.- WAS INTRODUCED (PAST SIMPLE PASSIVE).

4.- BECAME (PAST SIMPLE ACTIVE).

5.- WAS USED (PAST SIMPLE PASSIVE).

6.- IS FOUND (PRESENT SIMPLE PASSIVE).

7.- HAS PLAYED (PRESENT PERFECT ACTIVE).

8.- WILL BE MANUFACTURED (FUTURE WILL PASSIVE).

EXERCISE 4.

1.- HAS BEEN GROWN (PRESENT PERFECT PASSIVE).

2.- WAS FIRST PLANTED (SIMPLE PAST PASSIVE).

3.- WAS (PAST SIMPLE PASSIVE).

4.- WERE NEEDED (PAST SIMPLE PASSIVE).

5.-  WAS FOUGHT (PAST SIMPLE PASSIVE).

6.- WANTED (PAST SIMPLE ACTIVE).

7.- WAS BANNED (PAST SIMPLE PASSIVE).

8.- WERE KILLED (PAST PASSIVE).

 

START DATE:

ADMINISTRATION AND NUTRITION

JANUARY 9TH 13:00 HRS.

VETERINARY

JANUARY 10TH 12:00 HRS.

 

LIMIT DATE:

ADMINISTRATION AND NUTRITION

JANUARY 10TH 13:00 HRS.

VETERINARY

JANUARY 11TH 12:00 HRS.

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