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Learn when and how to use the passive voice and the active voice with our collection of active and passive voice worksheets. What is active and passive voice? If a sentence is written in the active voice, the subject of the sentence does the action. If a sentence is written in the passive voice, the subject of the sentence receives the action.

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Writing in the Passive Voice: Present Simple

Rewrite the present simple sentences in passive voice.

Writing in Passive Voice: Past Simple

Rewrite the past simple sentences in passive voice.

Writing in Passive Voice: Present & Past Simple

Rewrite the sentences in passive voice (present simple & past simple mix).

Writing in the Passive Voice

Rewrite the sentences in passive voice.

Writing in Active Voice: Present Simple

Rewrite the present simple sentences in active voice.

Writing in Active Voice: Past Simple

Rewrite the past simple sentences in active voice.

Writing in Active Voice: Present & Past Simple

Rewrite the sentences in active voice (present simple & past simple mix).

Writing in the Active Voice

Rewrite the sentences in active voice.

Identifying Active & Passive Voice (2)

Identify whether sentences are written in the active voice or the passive voice.

Identifying Active & Passive Voice (1)

Identify whether sentences are written in the active voice or the passive voice.

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