L. 2.1

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L. 2.1

Matching

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Match each sentence with the correct label. Ex: Attendance was taken at exactly 9:00. a. Active Voice b. Passive voice 1. Dessert was served at 7:30.

____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ 2. The cookies and pastries were delicious.

3. The meal was finished by 8:00.

4. The guests said goodbye.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Match each sentence with the correct label. a. It's not important to mention who performed the action. b. We do not know who performed the action. c. It is obvious who performed the action. 5. My favorite TV show was interrupted several times last night.

6. The flowers were sent by a secret admirer.

7. Prices at the store were lowered.

____ 8. Then the wedding ring was placed on the bride's finger.

____ 9. This poem was written by an unknown author.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Match each sentence with the correct explanation. a. There is more emphasis on the person who performs the action. b. There is more emphasis on the action itself or the result. ____ 10. The homeowners chose a light blue for the living room walls.

____ 11. The little girl insisted on a pink room ____ 12. All the painting was finished in two weeks.

____ 13. The carpenters did a beautiful job on the kitchen cabinets.

____ 14. Careful measuring helped insure good results.

____ 15. The finished house looked absolutely beautiful.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Match each underlined word with the correct label. a. A subject b. An object ____ 16. My mother started her own restaurant.

____ 17. She didn't cook all the food.

____ 18. She hired a chef.

____ 19. He created some special dishes for her.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Look at the underlined verb in each sentence. Match each sentence with the correct label. a. The verb in this sentence is transitive. b. The verb in this sentence is intransitive. ____ 20. The trees are moving in the wind.

____ 21. We moved one of the trees into the front yard.

____ 22. The weather has changed lately.

____ 23. We are changing what we wear to work.

____ 24. I left Mexico five years ago.

____ 25. My sister was left alone.

Short Answer INSTRUCTIONS:

Rewrite each sentence using the passive voice. Don't tell who performed the action. Ex: Someone found my wallet in the bushes. My wallet was found in the bushes. 26. Someone saw him near the bank.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Rewrite each sentence using the passive voice. Use

by

to identify the agent-the person who performed the action. Ex: Her sister hugged her. She was hugged by her sister. 27. The spectators encouraged the swimmers.

28. My sister won the last race.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Change the following sentences to passive voice in two ways. Omit the agent. Ex: Someone brought drinks to them. Drinks were brought to them. They were brought drinks. 29. They gave gifts to the couple.

30. They sold the house to strangers.

31. They sent me a special invitation.

32. They showed the pictures to her.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Rewrite the sentences correctly. Use the correct passive form with

get.

Ex: The thief wasn't get shot. The thief didn't get shot. 33. Larry wasn't get killed in the war.

34. Were you get paid yesterday?

35. The word isn't get done yet.

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