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Thursday, February 12, 2009

THE PASSIVE, Feb. 12th, 2010

Change an active voice sentence to the passive voice, or change a passive voice sentence to the active voice.

The spelling mistakes could have been avoided if a dictionary had been used.

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8 comments:

Anastasia said...

Spelling mistakes are avoidable by using a dictionary.

Veronica Baig said...

ANASTASIA: A good solution:-)

Joanne T said...

Passive to Active

Joanne could have avoided making spelling mistakes if she had used a dictionary.

Veronica Baig said...

JOANNE: Nice work!

Daniel.H said...

A dictionary could have been used to avoid spelling mistakes.

Veronica Baig said...

DANIEL:That's still the passive--could have been avoided.

Daniel.H said...

Iam not sure but here:

Joanne hasn't used a dictionary to avoid spelling mistakes.

Veronica Baig said...

DANIEL: That reads more as an effect of not using a dictionary; you need to include some element of possibility here as reflected by the use of 'could', but you have used the active voice--part way there!