+01 815 366 8089
+44 2089 355 017
admin@icaltefl.com

VIEW OUR TEFL COURSES

START A TEACHING CAREER
ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD!

CLICK TO LEARN MORE

The Passive Voice in English Grammar

English sentence‏‎s are mostly built using a simple pattern known as SVO‏‎ which stands for Subject + Verb‏ + Object‏‎:‎
{subject} + {verb} + {object}
Madeleine + broke + the wine glass.
The most important information in a sentence‏‎ usually comes at the beginning and in the examples above we’re interested in who broke the wine glass. This sentence is in the active voice‏‎.

However, sometimes we…

Active Voice in English Grammar

When the subject performs the action described by the verbs we talk about sentences in the Active Voice.

By voice grammarians mean a grammatical category that shows whether the subject of a sentence is an actor or a recipient. In the active voice the subject is an actor. If the subject of a sentence is the recipient of the action described by the verb then we talk…