English Grammar Passive Practice
Learn English Passive Practice Grammar

Grammar Level 4- Lesson Seventeen

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Passive Practice in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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Requirement Lessons

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Passive Voice Practice

Now that you’ve learned how to use the passive voice in several different tenses, you should practice its use. This is an area where many students make mistakes in their English.

Active or Passive?

Do you know the difference? This exercise might help you. Just remember that when you first learn English, you are taught to use the active voice. There is a very big difference between the two.

Determine if the sentence is active or passive.

Also, what is the verb tense for each sentence?

She was scared by the spider.

What verb tense is this?

The spider scared her.

This is the past tense.


He uses chopsticks to eat his rice.

What verb tense is this?

Chopsticks are often used in Chinese restaurants to eat rice.

This is in the present tense.


He‘s making cloth on a loom.

What verb tense is this?

Cloth is being made on a loom.

This is in the present continuous tense.


The woman was helped by the man. (past tense)

The man helped the woman. (past tense)

The woman’s teeth are being cleaned by a dental hygienist. (present continuous tense)

A dental hygienist is cleaning the woman’s teeth. (present continuous tense)

The corn will be harvested in the fall by farmers. (future tense)

Farmers will harvest the corn in the fall. (future tense)


Quiz for Passive Practice

Now that you learned your new lesson, it is time to go to the Passive Practice page and finish your quiz. While working on your quiz, you can always go back to its lesson to refresh your memory.

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