a. Make five true sentences using the words in the chart.
The dishwasher is called Tipp-Ex today.
Disposable nappies was invented by Marion Donovan
More than 55 million nappies are protected every day
Mrs Graham’s invention were invented by the bullet-proof vest.
Policemen all over the world are used by an American woman.
The dishwasher was invented by an American woman.
b. Look at these two sentences and answer the questions.
a. An American woman invented the dishwasher.
b. The dishwasher was invented by an American woman.
1. Do the sentences have the same meaning?
2. Do the sentences have the same emphasis?
3. Which sentence is in the passive?
Complete with present or past passive.
The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889. (built)
1.All the singer’s clothes ______specially for her. (make)
2.The grass _______every month. (cut)
3.Australia ______by Captain Cook in 1770. (discover)
4.This morning I ______ up by the neighbor’s dog. (wake)
5.Cricket ________in the summer in the UK. (play)
6.These songs ________last year. (record)
7.Most children ________in state schools. (educate)
b. Rewrite the sentences in the passive.
Shakespeare wrote Hamlet in 1603.
Hamlet was written by Shakespeare in 1603.
1.Last night the police stopped us.
Last night we ___________________.
2.American teenagers eat a lot of fast food.
A lot of fast food______________________.
3.Toulouse-Lautrec painted At the Moulin Rouge.
At the Moulin Rouge _______________.
4.The marketing manager organizes weekly meetings.
Weekly meetings __________________.
5.The Italians make Fiat cars.
Fiat cars _______________.