The Passive Voice. By Laécio Miranda. The Passive Voice. A voz passiva é um recurso utilizado quando queremos enfatizar uma ação e não quem a fez. Voz ativa: Nobody knew the answer. Voz passiva: The answer was not known. The Passive Voice.
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By Laécio Miranda
A voz passiva é um recurso utilizado quando queremos enfatizar uma ação e não quem a fez.
Voz ativa: Nobody knew the answer.
Voz passiva: The answer was not known.
Quando o agente da passiva, ou seja, o executor da ação, for mensionado, ele será precedido pela preposição BY:
Voz ativa: The Supreme Court abolished racial segregation.
Voz passiva: Racial segregation was abolished by the Supreme Court.
Voz ativa: Pilate ordered the execution of Jesus.
Voz passiva: The execution of Jesus was ordered by Pilate.
Na passagem da voz ativa para a voz passiva ocorrem as seguintes transformações:
Observe os exemplos:
01 – Rewrite the following sentences in the passive voice by omitting the passive agent.
A) People speak English in New Zealand.
English is spoken in New Zealand.
B) A thief stole her purse.
Her purse was stolen.
C) We would look for new treatments.
New treatments would be looked for.
02 - Rewrite the sentences below in the passive voice. Add the passive agent.
A) The government built a new road there.
A new road was built there by the government.
B) Botanists have declared extinct many species.
Many species have been declared extinct by botanists.
C) Chemists will find out solutions for the cars of tomorrow.
Solutions for the cars of tomorrow will be found out by chemists.
Keepyourheadcool, andstudy for the test!!