Passive Voice With Modals
Forming Passives With Modals
|Affirmative Form||Object + may, must, can, could, ought to, should + be + verb3|
|Question Form||Must, may, can, should, might + object + be + verb3 (past participle)|
Something must / can / should... be done by someone at sometime.
Active : Our English teacher may give an exam today.
Passive: An exam may be given by our English teacher today.
Active : Thomas has written many books.
Passive: Many books have been written by Thomas.
Active : Do you have to pay the bill before leaving the restaurant?
Passive: the bill have to be paid before leaving the restaurant?
Active : Juan can give them some information about the job.
Passive: Some information can be given about the job by Juan.
Passive2: They can be given some information about the JOB by Juan.
Active : You must obey the traffic rules.
Passive: The traffic rules must be obeyed.
Quick ExercisePut the following sentences into passive voice. (Modals)
Check out our eBook Deals
Hundreds more printable worksheets and teaching materials
1. GrammarBank Exercises eBook ✔
2. GrammarBank Exercises eBook Vol 2 ✔
3. Verb Tenses eBook ✔
4. Simple Tenses Exercises eBook ✔
5. Perfect Tenses Exercises eBook ✔
6. Supplementary Tests eBook ✔
7. Conjunctions eBook ✔
8. Gerunds and Infinitives PDF (60 Pages) ✔
9. Modals and Similar Expressions PDF (44 Pages) ✔
10. Noun Clauses PDF (46 Pages) ✔
11. If Clauses PDF (19 Pages) ✔
12. Determiners PDF (28 Pages) ✔
13. My Best Friend 1 ✔
14. My Best Friend 2 ✔
15. My Best Friend 3 ✔
16-20. The Adventures of Foxy (5 Story Books) ✔