Posted by: crisdiaz24 | January 12, 2017

THE PASSIVE

THE PASSIVE

  1. A man killed 37 people in Miami a few days ago.

                                                                                                                            

  1. The police know the name of the terrorist.

                                                                                                                            

  1. The police have not arrested the terrorist yet.

                                                                                                                            

  1. The police are looking into the attack.

                                                                                                                            

  1. A man has attacked a Chinese nursery with a knife.

                                                                                                                            

  1. Sweden abandons six-hour workday scheme because it is too expensive.

                                                                                                                            

  1. FIFA voted Cristiano Ronaldo world’s best player for the third time last year.

                                                                                                                            

  1. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel will host the 2017 Academy Awards.

                                                                                                                            

  1. They have already released the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in Spain.

                                                                                                                            

 

THE PASSIVE – TWO OBJECTS

  1. They have awarded the Cecil B. de Mille Award to Meryl Streep.

                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                            

  1. The Nobel Committee awarded Bob Dylan the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.

                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                            

  1. The police have sent the photo of the terrorist to all police stations.

                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                            

  1. Protesters threw stones at the police the other day.

                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                            

  1. The Spanish King sent a letter of condolences to the President of Turkey on January,1.

                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                            

  1. Finland will give unemployed people a basic income of 560€ per month.

                                                                                                                            

   REPORTING IN THE PASSIVE

  1. There are rumours that Mark Zuckerberg will enter the world of politics.

                                                                                                                             

2. They say the man from Miami was suffering from a mental illness.

                                                                                                                            

  1. They say that 7,000,000 copies of the magazine Charlie Hebdo have been printed.

                                                                                                                            

  1. Scientists believe that the ice cap is shrinking much faster than previously thought.

                                                                                                                            

  1. They think that India is the cheapest country to live in nowadays.

                                                                                                                            

  1. They say that Switzerland is the most expensive.

                                                                                                                            

  1. People think Casey Affleck will be nominated for his role in the film Manchester by the Sea.

                                                                                                                                  

KEY

THE PASSIVE

  1. 37 PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN MIAMI A FEW DAYS AGO.
  2. THE NAME OF THE TERRORIST IS KNOWN (BY THE POLICE)
  3. THE TERRORIST HAS NOT BEEN ARRESTED YET.
  4. THE ATTACK IS BEING LOOKED INTO (BY THE POLICE)
  5. A CHINESE NURSERY HAS BEEN ATTACKED BY A MAN WITH A KNIFE.
  6. SIX-HOUR WORKDAY SCHEME IS ABANDONED BY SWEDEN BECAUSE IT IS TOO EXPENSIVE.
  7. CRISTINO RONALDO WAS VOTED WORLD’S BEST PLAYER BY FIFA FOR THE THIRD TIME LAST YEAR.
  8. THE 2017 ACADEMY AWARDS WILL BE HOSTED BY COMEDIAN JIMMY KIMMEL.
  9. THE FILM FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM HAS ALREADY BEEN RELEASED IN SPAIN.

THE PASSIVE – TWO OBJECTS

 

  1. tHE CECIL B. DE MILLE aWARD HAS BEEN AWARDED TO MERYLL STREEP. / MERYL STREEP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE CECIL B. DE MILLE AWARD.
  2. BOB DYLAN HAS BEEN AWARDED THE 2016 NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE / THE 2016 NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE HAS BEEN AWARDED TO BOB DYLAN.
  3. THE PHOTO OF THE TERRORIST HAS BEEN SENT TO ALL POLICE STATION. / ALL POLICE STATIONS HAVE BEEN SENT THE PHOTO OF THE TERRORIST.
  4. THE POLICE WERE THROWN STONES AT THE OTHER DAY. / STONES WERE THROWN AT THE POLICE THE OTHER DAY.
  5. A LETTER OF CONDOLENCES WAS SENT BY THE SPANISH KING TO THE PRESIDENT OF TURKEY ON JANUARY 1. / THE PRESIDENT OF TURKEY WAS SENT A LETTER OF CONDOLENCES BY THE SPANISH KING ON JANUARY 1.
  6. UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE WILL BE GIVEN A BASIC INCOME OF 560€ PER MONTH BY FINLAND. / A BASIC INCOME OF 560€ PER MONTH WILL BE GIVEN BY FINLAND TO UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE.

REPORTING IN THE PASSIVE

 

  1. IT IS RUMOURED THAT MARK ZUCKERBERG WILL ENTER POLITICS. / MARK ZUCKERBERG IS RUMOURED TO ENTER POLITICS.
  2. IT IS SAID THAT THE MAN FROM MIAMI SUFFERED FROM A MENTAL ILLNESS. / THE MAN FROM MIAMI IS SAID TO SUFFER FROM A MENTAL ILLNESS.
  3. IT IS SAID THAT7,000,000 COPIES OF THE MAGAZINE CHARLIE HEBDO HAVE BEEN PRINTED. / 7,000,000 COPIES OF THE MAGAZINE CHARLIE HEBDO ARE SAID TO HAVE BEEN PRINTED.
  4. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE ICE CAP IS SHRINKING MUCH… / THE ICE CAP IS BELIEVED TO BE SHRINKING MUCH…
  5. IT IS THOUGHT THAT INDIA IS THE CHEAPEST COUNTRY TO LIVE IN NOWADAYS. / INDIA IS THOUGHT TO BE THE CHEAPEST COUNTRY TO LIVE IN NOWADAYS.
  6. IT IS SAID THAT SWITZERLAND IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE. / SWITZERLAND IS SAID TO BE THE MOST EXPENSIVE.
  7. IT IS THOUGHT THAT CASEY AFFLECK WILL BE NOMINATED FOR… / CASEY AFFLECK IS THOUGHT TO BE NOMINATED FOR…

 

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