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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
Which of the following sentences uses the passive voice?

Which of the following sentences uses the active voice?

An active sentence usually contains a subject, a verb, and ______________.

A passive sentence turns the object into the ______________.

The passive voice is used for different reasons. Which of the following is not one of those reasons?

The subject of the sentence is the person or thing who does the action. Another grammatical name for the subject is the ____________.

The object of the sentence is the person or thing that the action is done to. Another grammatical name for the object is the ____________.

Which of the following active sentences contains a mistake?

Which of the following passive sentences contains a mistake?

Which of the following active and passive sentences contains a mistake?


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41 Comments on “Learn English Grammar: What’s the difference between ACTIVE & PASSIVE?”


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Thanks. As always, it is very clear.

Friday, March 6th 2020

Thank you Gil. I like your tone and style as a quiet teacher.

Friday, March 6th 2020

Not bad…

Friday, March 6th 2020

Tks Gilll, !!

Friday, March 6th 2020

Hi Gill! I liked this lesson, because i was listen your pronunciation to lear more

Friday, March 6th 2020

Well,a very important lesson because I made so easyly grammar errors….euh…grammar errors were so easily made…not my responsability !!! (hope that my English in this comment is without errors)

Friday, March 6th 2020

Hi Gill you’re so sweet and thanks for your efforts to improve our English.

Friday, March 6th 2020

Will done Gill. Engvid is a great team work and you are an important part of it ;)) Could I ask an explanation, please. What’s the difference between the expression ‘I was invited’ and ‘I have been invited’ and similars. Thanks for your precious efforts.

Friday, March 6th 2020

    Hi – thanks for your kind words :-) ‘I was invited’ is simple past, as in ‘my friend invited me’, which happened in the past, and the event is probably over now (whether I went to it or not). ‘I have been invited’, as in ‘my friend has invited me’, has a more immediate, present relevance, and it sound as if the event hasn’t yet happened, so I have the choice whether to go to the event or not. I hope that helps to clarify :-)

    Wednesday, March 25th 2020

Thanks Gill for your tutorial. Please what’s the difference between dead and death, I get confuse on how to use them in a sentence.

Saturday, March 7th 2020

    Hi – ‘dead’ is used mostly an adjective, whereas ‘death’ is an abstract noun. However, it’s also possible to use ‘dead’ as a noun, as in ‘bring out your dead’.

    Wednesday, March 25th 2020

Thank you Gill. Your lesson is very clear and I love your easy and clear pronunciation.
I have a question about active and passive forms:
when we use I have not been invited vs I was not invited?
thank you in advance

Saturday, March 7th 2020

    Thanks – please see my earlier reply to AlexGzz :-)

    Wednesday, March 25th 2020

Thanks Gill!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, March 7th 2020

Thank you Gill. I get 9/10 so I have to work harder.

Saturday, March 7th 2020

10/10 not bad . Thank’s a lot Gill. You’re the best.

Sunday, March 8th 2020

Tank you Girl. This lesson is a golden opportunity for me. I was learned many useful things.

Sunday, March 8th 2020

Thank you, it’s very clear.

Thursday, March 12th 2020

10/10…thank you!

Thursday, March 12th 2020

Thanks,You make it very clear…:)

Tuesday, March 17th 2020

Thanks!

Tuesday, March 17th 2020

Thanks very much I really love this class 7/10

Wednesday, March 18th 2020

Excellent Gill! this lesson was very usefull.

Friday, March 20th 2020

Many thank for your help Gill!

Friday, March 20th 2020

Thank you!

Saturday, March 21st 2020

I’m very exciting to take this lesson for sake of my brilliant lecturer.
So that, i have vowed to continue my struggle till to reach at the final destination .
Thanks again and again my instructor.

Monday, March 23rd 2020

Thanks Gill, Still i need to practice this part i got only 50 % in the quiz.

Tuesday, March 24th 2020

I got better knowledge

Thursday, March 26th 2020

6/10

broken down. in this variant broken is not verb? It is adjective? in any case i do not know different between they.

They were advise to use a website to improve their English. – What wrong? 2 passives cannot be used in one sentence?

Saturday, March 28th 2020

a very good lesson indeed. I have improved on my active and passive verbs usage today.

I wasn’t bothered to learn this until recently when my work required me too.

Thanks for the lesson Jill!!!

Monday, March 30th 2020

Hi Gill, your work helps us to be active and we able to don’t be passive. If each receiver to be an agent the world will change. Thanks.

Tuesday, March 31st 2020

Thanks, Gill!

Tuesday, April 7th 2020

Thank you!

Thursday, April 9th 2020

Thank you very much Gill you speak very clearly and your lessons are really enjoyable.

Friday, April 10th 2020

Thanks Ms. Gill, your lessons are very helpful !!

Wednesday, April 15th 2020

Hi Gill, thank you for your good lesson. I would like to know where I could find more exercises to do so that I could improve “passive voice”.Thank you

Wednesday, April 29th 2020

Thanks

Thursday, May 7th 2020

Thank you, Gill! you’re wonderful.

Wednesday, May 20th 2020

teacher, I got 8 of 10 in quiz before watching the lesson. I have a question teacher, how I can know what is my English level?

Monday, June 22nd 2020

Good class!

Monday, July 13th 2020

Hello, maybe you doing private lessons? thank you

Friday, July 17th 2020
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