Posted by: crisdiaz24 | December 3, 2015

The Passive – Speaking activity

QUESTIONNAIRE A

 

 

  1. ____________________ (Who / write?) A Tale of Two Cities?
  2. The novel is set in London and Paris.

 

  1. Nelson was wounded during the Battle of Trafalgar and died as the Battle ended.
  2. The British victory put an end to ____________________ ‘s (Whose?) plans for invading England.

 

  1. The Statue of Liberty was built by ____________________ (Who?)
  2. It was built as a present from France to the United States.

 

  1. France’s bombings on Syria were sparked off [1]by the terrorist attacks in Paris.
  2. ____________________ (How many) people were killed during these terrorist attacks.

 

  1. ____________________ (Which plants?) produce opium.
  2. It has been used for centuries in medicine for the relief of pain.

 

  1. Ocho Apellidos Catalanes is based on the previous film by Emilio Martínez-Lázaro.
  2. It has already been seen by ________________ people (How many people).

 

  1. The Theory of Relativity was developed by ____________________ (Who?).
  2. It was not published until 1916.

 

  1. WW2 broke out when Germany invaded Poland.
  2. An unconditional surrender of all German armed forces was signed in / in ____________________ (When?)

 

  1. ____________________ (What novel?) was written by Tolkien between 1954 and 1955.
  2. The Silmarillion presents the mythological beginnings of Middle Earth.

 

  1. The Last Supper was painted by Leonardo da Vinci between 1495 and 1497.
  2. It can be seen in ____________________ (Where?).


 

THE PASSIVE

QUESTIONNAIRE B

 

 

  1. Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities.
  2. The novel is set in ____________________ (Which cities?)

 

  1. ____________________ (Who?) was mortally wounded during the Battle of Trafalgar and died as the Battle ended.
  2. The British victory put an end to Napoleon’s plans for invading England.

 

  1. The Statue of Liberty was built by Bartholdi.
  2. It was built ____________________ (why?)

 

  1. ________________ bombings (Whose bombings) on Syria were sparked off [2]by the terrorist attacks in Paris.
  2. 130 people were killed during the attacks.

 

  1. Poppies produce opium.
  2. It has been used for centuries ____________________ (What… for?)

 

  1. ________________ (What film) is based on the previous film by Emilio Martínez-Lázaro.
  2. It has already been seen by 9.5 million people.

 

  1. The Theory of Relativity was developed by Einstein.
  2. It was not published until ____________________ (When?)

 

  1. WW2 broke out when ____________________ (When?)
  2. An unconditional surrender of all German armed forces was signed on May, 7 1945.

 

  1. The Lord of the Rings was written by Tolkien between 1954 and 1955.
  2. _____________________ (What novel?) presents the mythological beginnings of Middle Earth.

 

  1. ____________________ (What mural?) was painted by Leonardo da Vinci between 1495 and 1497.
  2. It can be seen in Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan.

 

 

[1] Spark off:  to bring into being or action; activate or initiate.

[2] Spark off:  to bring into being or action; activate or initiate.

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