Tugas Materi Softskill Bulan 3

Minggu, 18 Mei 2014


Causative Voice
Page 135 exercise 36

1. The Teacher made Juan to leave the room.
2. Toshiko had her car repair by a mechanic.
3. Ellen got Marvin typed her paper.
4. I made Jane call her friend on the telephone.
5. We got our house painted last week.
6. Dr.Byrd is having the students wrote a composition.
7. The Policeman made the suspect lie on the ground.
8. Mark got his transcript sent to the university.
9. Maria is getting her hair to cut tomorrow.
10. We will have to get the Dean to sign this form.
11. The teacher let Al leave the classroom.
12. Maria got Ed washed the pippets.
13. She always has her car fix by the same mechanic.
14. Gene got his book published by a subsidy publisher.
15. We have to help Janet to find her keys.



Passive Voice

Questions :
1. Somebody calls the president everyday.
2. John is calling the other members.
3. Somebody will call Mr Walson tonight.
4. The fire has caused considerate damage.
5. The teacher should buy the supplies for this class.

Answers :
1. The President is called by somebody everyday.
2. The other members is being called by John.
3. Mr. Walson will be called by somebody tonight.
4. Considerate damage has been caused by the fire.
5. The supplies should be bought by the teacher for this class.

Active voice describes a sentence where the subject performs the action stated by the verb.  In passive voice sentences, the subject is acted upon by the verb.

Sentences in Active and Passive Voice
Here are examples of sentences written in both the active voice and the passive voice, with the active voice sentence appearing first:
Harry ate six shrimp at dinner. (active)
At dinner, six shrimp were eaten by Harry. (passive)

Beautiful giraffes roam the savannah. (active)
The savannah is roamed by beautiful giraffes. (passive)

Sue changed the flat tire. (active)
The flat tire was changed by Sue. (passive)

We are going to watch a movie tonight. (active)
A movie is going to be watched by us tonight. (passive)

I will clean the house every Saturday. (active)
The house will be cleaned by me every Saturday. (passive)

The staff is required to watch a safety video every year. (active)
A safety video will be watched by the staff every year. (passive)

She faxed her application for a new job. (active)
The application for a new job was faxed by her. (passive)

Tom painted the entire house. (active)
The entire house was painted by Tom. (passive)

The teacher always answers the students’ questions. (active)
The students’ questions are always answered by the teacher. (passive)

The forest fire destroyed the whole suburb. (active)
The whole suburb was destroyed by the forest fire. (passive)

The two kings are signing the treaty. (active)
The treaty is being signed by the two kings. (passive)

The cleaning crew vacuums and dusts the office every night. (active)
Every night the office is vacuumed and dusted by the cleaning crew. (passive)

Larry generously donated money to the homeless shelter. (active)
Money was generously donated to the homeless shelter by Larry. (passive)

The homeowners remodeled the house to help it sell. (active)
The house was remodeled by the homeowners to help it sell. (passive)

The team will celebrate their victory tomorrow. (active)
The victory will be celebrated by the team tomorrow. (passive)

The saltwater eventually corroded the metal beams. (active)
The metal beams were eventually corroded by the saltwater. (passive)

The kangaroo carried her baby in her pouch. (active)
The baby was carried by the kangaroo in her pouch. (passive)

Some people raise sugar cane in Hawaii. (active)
Sugar cane is raised by some people in Hawaii. (passive)

These different sentences written in both active voice and passive voice illustrate the differences.



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