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Passive and active voice

Passive and active voice

Author: Melissa Stephenson
  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 Voice Sentence Construction

This slideshow explains what the differences between active and passive voice are, as well as to properly construct sentences in each voice.

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