English Grammar Present Perfect Passive
Learn English Present Perfect Passive Grammar

Grammar Level 4- Lesson Eleven

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Present Perfect Passive 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.

Grammar Recap

In our previous lesson, we covered the Past Continuous Passive If you just landed on this page, we suggest that you complete our previous lesson including its quizzes before continuing on this lesson.

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The Present Perfect, Passive Voice

 

S + (has or have) + been + past participle

 

Singular
I have been given
You have been given
He has been given
She has been given
It has been given

Plural
We have been given
You have been given
They have been given

Most people use contractions:

Singular
I’ve been given
You’ve been given
He’s been given
She’s been given
It’s been given

Plural
We’ve been given
You’ve been given
They’ve been given

1. This house has been given a fresh coat of paint.

When was it painted?

I don’t know.

Who painted the house?

I don’t know.

(The present perfect passive voice is useful in describing something that happened in the past–but you might not know when or by whom the thing was done.)

2. This baby has been given a lot of love and care by its mother.

(You may use “it” for a baby unless you know the baby is a boy or a girl)

3. They have been assigned to work on a big project.

(In the picture, their boss–the guy wearing the tie–is telling them what to do.)

4. He has been tied up for several hours. A thief came into his house, tied him up, took his money, and left.

5. The Eiffel Tower has been visited by people from all over the world.

The present perfect passive is useful when describing something that was done in the past without a lot of information about who did it, when, how, why, etc.

 

Quiz for Present Perfect Passive

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