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LOWER INTERMEDIATE - UNIT 1B - GRAMMAR 1 (page 1)

PASSIVE SENTENCES

Look at the sentences below:

PASSIVE     >>
The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889. >>

ACTIVE
Gustave Eiffel built the Eiffel Tower in 1889.
The windows were cleaned yesterday. >>
I cleaned the windows yesterday.
His car was stolen. >> A thief stole his car.
A passive sentence is formed by using an auxilliary (is/are/was/were) and the past participle.

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