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PASSIVE VOICE (Present)

Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the correct Present Simple Passive form.

a) A concert (perform) in the park every day.

b) Films (not produce) here.

c) The animals (feed) at 8.00.

d) Make-up (not sell) in this shop.

e) Uniforms (not wear) at this school.

f) (serve) meals after 12.00?

g) Nice clothes (design) in this factory.

h) (walk) the dog twice a day?

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PASSIVE VOICE (Present)

Complete these sentences about London with the correct Present Simple Passive form of the verbs in brackets.

a) Many different types of animals (find) at London Zoo.

b) the London Underground (call) the Tube?

c) Visitors at the National Gallery (not allow) to take photos.

d) The Tower of London (visit) by more than two million people every year.

e) Tea (not serve) at the Savoy Hotel after 4 o'clock.

f) London buses (paint) in red.

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PASSIVE VOICE (Past)

Complete the text with the verbs in brackets. Use the correct Past Simple Passive affirmative form.

The Globe was a popular theatre in London. It (open) in 1599 by two brothers and Shakespeare's plays (perform) there. Food and drink (sell) before performances and sometimes the food (throw) at the actors! In 1613, the Globe (destroy) in a fire. The theatre (build) again in 1614 and was popular for more than 20 years. But in 1642, It (close) because there was a war a people didn't want to go to the theatre. In 1997, a modern reconstruction of the Globe Theatre (construct) near the original site.

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PASSIVE VOICE (Past)

Learn about this famous British painting. Write negative sentences with the words below. Then correct them with the words in brackets. Use the Past Simple Passive.

a)

 

this painting / paint / by John Constable

.

(William Turner) .

b)

the ship in the painting / call / "The Tempest"

.

(Temeraire) .

c)

the painting / damage / in a war / with Italy

.

(France) .

d)

watercolour paints / use / by the artist

.

(oil paints) .

e)

the picture / sell / to the National Gallery

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(give) .

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PASSIVE VOICE (Past)

Write questions with the words below. Use the Past Simple Passive. Then, answer them with the information in brackets.

a) the picture  / paint / by / Pablo Picasso (yes)

?

, .

b) what / wear / by the actors (classical clothes)

?

.

c) where / the photographs / take (the teacher)

?

.

d) a digital camera / use / by the photographer (no)

?

, .

e) the paintings / buy / by the museum (yes)

?

, .

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PASSIVE VOICE (Present & Past)

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Simple Passive or the Past Simple Passive.

a) Trendy clothes (design) by Giorgio Armani every year.

b) Romeo and Juliet (write) by William Shakespeare.

c) The 1966 World Cup (not win) by the French football team.

d) the computer (invent) in the 1950s?

e) The first London Bridge (build) by the Romans.

f) Last night, the rubbish (not throw) out.

g) More than 250 languages (speak) in London today.

h) How many theatre tickets (sell) in London every year?

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PASSIVE VOICE (Present & Past)

Complete the text with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Simple Passive or the Past Simple Passive.

One of the most popular tennis tournaments in the world is Wimbledon. The most important games (play) there every year. Wimbledon (start) as a sports club more than a hundred years ago in London. The first tennis championship (watch) by 200 people. Today, the tournament (see) by millions of people around the world. The matches (show) on TV in more than 170 countries.

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PASSIVE VOICE (Present & Past)

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in the box. Use the Present Simple Passive or the Past Simple Passive.

write * recycle * give * not discover * design

a) The building in 1831.

b) Bottles often .

c) Hamlet by Shakespeare.

d) prizes to the winners every day?

e) America by George Washington.

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