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Put the verbs in brackets into the correct passive tense.

The Academy Awards Presentation 1) ...was firstorganised... (first/organise) in 1929 and since then, it 2)..................... (hold) every year. The presentation 3) .......................... (attend) by those at the top of the film industry and 4)..............................(watch) on TV by millions of viewers who want to see'

5) ............................. (present) with the golden statue which 6)..............................(desire) by everyone in the motion picture world. The voting for the Academy Awards 7)....................................(conduct) secretly and the results 8)....................................(not/reveal) to anyone until the envelope 9) ...................................

(open) on stage in front of the audience. Awards 10)............................................(give) for the best individual or collective work and 11).................................(separate) into different categories. Up to five nominations 12).................................(make) in each category. The awards, which 13).................................(know) as Oscars, 14) ................................ (consider) to be the highest honour anyone in the film industry can 15).....................(give).

 

15. Rewrite the sentences in the passive, where possible.

1 Her mother drives her to school every day.

...She is driven to school by her mother everyday.,,

2 Paul drives to work every day.

...It cannot be changed...

3 I woke up late on Sunday morning.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

4 Her mother woke her up at seven o'clock.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

5 Sue asked the waiter to bring some water.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

6 David asked for some help.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

7 Simon is moving house next month.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

8 Michael moved the boxes out of the way.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

9 Sandra walks on the beach regularly.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

10 The boys walk the dog every day.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

 

16. Fill inby orwith.

1 She was woken up ...by... a loud noise.

2 The parcel was tied up....................string.

3 John was told off....................his mother.

4 This picture was painted....................a famous artist.

5 The chair was covered....................a woollen blanket.

6 The walls were decorated....................posters.

7 My car was repaired....................my father.

8 This dessert was made....................fresh cream.

 

Rewrite the sentences in the passive. Omit the agent where possible.

1 Do they sell clothes in this shop?

...Are clothes sold in this shop?...

2 Someone is cleaning the windows.

3 She tapped him on the hand with her pen.

4 I don't like people laughing at me.



5 People spend a lot of money on food.

6 Is Sue washing the car?

7 Who made this mess?

8 Grandfather is going to tell the children a story.

9 They will open the new sports centre soon.

10 They made him confess to the robbery.

11 Liz showed me some holiday pictures.

12 Sam remembers his friend telling him about the party.

13 They heard him calling for help.

14 Who broke this mug?

15 The jury will have reached a verdict by the morning.

16 The teacher will mark the essays.

17 People make jam from fruit.

18 They sent for the doctor.

19 Clive hasn't cut the grass yet.

20 They may not repair the car this week.

 

Underline the correct answer.

A large amount of valuable jewellery 1) has stolen/ has been stolenfrom Forest Manor. A man 2)arrested/was arrest­edyesterday and 3) is questioned/is being questionedby the police at the moment. He

4) thought/is thoughtto 5) have committed/ have been committedthe crime, although so far no proof 6) has found/has been found.The robbery 7) believed/is believedto 8) have carried out/have been carried outby two men, but so far no clue 9) has discovered/has been discovered as to the second man's identity. The police say that he may 10) have left/have been leftthe country.

 


Date: 2015-12-17; view: 1965


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