This 6-week online course, which covers the active and passive voices in detail, consists of videos, reading activities weekly quizzes and a final exam. A certificate is issued at the end of the course.
The Active and Passive Voices
The active voice is used when the subject does the action.
The passive voice is used when the subject is the recipient of the action.
Is it always necessary to mention the “doer” of the action?
Why do we sometimes emphasize the recipient of the action?
In this course, the use of each voice is explained in detail.
- The Passive Voice: Form
- Uses of the Active and Passive Voices
- Changing the Active Voice to the Passive Voice
- Noun Phrases and Pronouns Used in the Active and Passive Voices
- Verbs with Two Objects
- The Active and Passive Voices of the To-Infinitive and the Gerund
- Using the Passive Voice to Report:
- To Have or Get Something Done
- Past Participial Adjectives
- Prepositions Used with Past Participial Adjectives
- Get + Past Participle
- Verbs not Usually Used in the Active or Passive Voices
- Omissions in the Passive Voice
- Passive Idioms
- Final Exam
- A grace period to submit late assignments