1. The passive voice. Rewrite the following sentences in the passive voice.
Jane was following Mike.
Jim would not have answered that question.
Suddenly someone opened her the
The doctor gave him some tablets.
Chris read that book.
Tom had seen them.
Sue will buy a new house.
John must sell the computer.
Paddy has never watered the flowers.
Our neighbours would paint the fence.
Somebody has just found his keys.
The police are arresting the thief.
2. Defining nouns.
3. Reported speech. Imagine you met your old friend Jack Daniels. Here are some of the things he told or asked you. Tell another friend - Lucky Strike - what he said. Start your sentences with "Jack said (that) ..." or "He told me (that) ... "or "He asked me ..." .
3.1. I live on a farm near
I've never been to
I'd like to visit my relatives in
What can you tell me about your boss?
My little brother fell off a tractor yesterday.
I'll pick you up at the
Why do you think you are
good enough for the job?
4. Active voice and passive voice again. Rewrite the sentences in the passive or in the active. Mind the tenses!
4.1. My English lessons don't bore me.
4.2. Bell invented the telephone.
4.3. His stupid answer surprised us.
4.4. Leo will invite Sharon.
4.5. The students must learn the irregular verbs.
4.6. Ian's sons has just broken the bathroom window.
4.7. The birds drank water.
4.8. Jayne always makes dinner.
4.9. My father paid the waiter in €.
Was JFK killed by Lee Harvey Oswald?
4.11. Hasn't the waitress stolen his coat?
4.12. Did Jayne do the washing-up?
5. Do and make. Click the answer button to see the correct answer.
5.1. Does Gina have time to
a telephone call?
shopping and Bertie goes to the bank.
breakfast for us.
5.4. Have you already
5.5. My father
a lot of
research at the new lab.
appointment for 4:00 in the afternoon.
5.7. The students tried not to
5.8. The children are
too much noise.
5.9. The two nations wanted to
5.10. You must
before you go to school.