18 August 2016

*ACTIVE vs. PASSIVE*

Write two sentences using the verb beat.

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

3 comments:

Nichole said...

Fred beat the drum. Active
The drum was beat by Fred. Passive

Brad Letourneau said...

1. Tom was always trying to beat his friend at a game of chess.
2. The previous high score had been beaten by Tom.

Michael said...

Good job, Brad!

Nichole, note that the passive voice requires the past particle form ("beaten").