19 September 2014

*ACTIVE vs. PASSIVE*

Write two sentences using the word avoid.

In the first sentence, use the word in the active voice; in the second sentence, use it in the passive voice.

6 comments:

Audrey L said...

Active: Avoid touching snakes, they are very dangerous!

Passive: The conversation is avoided by my brother.

Liudmila said...

1. People with claustrophobia should avoid enclosed places.
2. Enclosed places should be avoided by people with claustrophobia.

Cecilia Marcillo said...

active:
Mary avoid traveling on planes during winter times.

passive

During winter times, mary avoided traveling on planes

Olena140 said...

Active: Equanimous people don't need to avoid stressful situations.
Passive: Their strange house was avoided by most neighbours.

Yu Jin said...

Active:
If you follow these steps, you should avoid some mistakes.

Passive:
Some mistakes should be avoided, if you follow these steps.

Michael said...

Well done, everyone!

Cecilia, your first sentence has a verb error. It should be something like "Mary avoids..." or "Mary avoided..." Your second sentence is not in the passive voice -- it is in the past tense (but still has an active voice).