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Passive and active voice

Passive and active voice

Author: Kathy Hanley
  1. Explain how to construct sentences in passive voice.

  2. Explain when using the passive voice is and is not appropriate according to style, audience, and purpose.

Explain the difference between passive and active voice.

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Passive and Active Voice

This packet will explain the differences between active and passive voice. It will demonstrate how to write sentences in active voice and passive voice.  It will also explain when a writer should use the passive voice and when the active voice is a better choice.

Source: Kathleen Hanley

What is the difference? Which one should I use?

The slide show will explain the differences betweein active and passive voice.


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