Active and Passive Voice, Definition and Example Sentences with Tenses
|Present simple||Reporters write|
|News reports are written by reporters|
|Present continuous||Michael is baking a brownie||A brownie is being|
baked by Michael.
|Past simple||The company hired|
new workers last year.
|New workers were|
hired by the company last year.
|Past Continuous||The salesman was|
helping the customer when the thief came into the store.
|The customer was|
being helped by the salesman when the thief came into the store.
|Present perfect||They have already|
discussed the book.
|The book has|
had delivered the letters.
|The letters had been|
|Future simple||The company will hire new workers.||New workers will be|
hired by the company.
|Infinitive||She has to deliver the letters.||The letters have to|
|Modals||She must deliver|
|The letters must be|