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Unit 4

The world around usPASSIVE VOICEpresent simple/future examplespast simple/present perfect examplespresent continuous examplespracticePASSIVE: Past simple and present perfectLoggers cut down trees.Tree were cut down by loggers.Trees had been cut down by loggers.

Melanie misunderstands Matt.Matt was misunderstood by Melanie.Matt has been misunderstood by Melanie.

He got rid of a lot of old clothes.A lot of old clothes were gotten rid of.A lot of old clothes have been gotten rid of.unit4grammarExamplesPASSIVE VOICEpresent simple/future examplespast simple/present perfect examplespresent continuous examplespracticePASSIVE: Present continuousSmokers start some forest fires.Some forest fires are being started by smokers.

People waste electricity.Electricity is being wasted.

The government uses incentives.Incentives are being used by the government.

Some people receive monetary rewards.Monetary rewards are being received.unit4grammarExamplesPASSIVE VOICEpresent simple/future examplespast simple/present perfect examplespresent continuous examplespracticePracticeExample:A lot of electricity is used by paper mills.Change the active sentences to passive.PASSIVE: Active and passive sentencesunit4grammarPASSIVE VOICEpresent simple/future examplespast simple/present perfect examplespresent continuous examplespractice

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