Home. English Grammar - Passive Voice. The passive vs the active voice: Use of the passive voice: Passive voice is used when the focus is on the action.
It is not important or not known, however, who or what is performing the action. Example: "A letter was written. " The focus, here, is on the fact that a letter was written. Form of the passive voice: NOTE: The appropriate form of to be = To be is put in the the tense of the active voice main verb. Exercises on the passive voice. The Edublog Awards. ELD Reference: New Home For ELD! Using archetypes to match learning spaces with physical and digital spaces. (NOTE: The following is an article that was written for a teaching journal, after a bit of an anxious wait it was rejected – didn’t quite fit in with the focus of the edition.
It’s somewhat dated now, but thought some of you might find good in it. Some of it is from older blog posts, sorry for those who’ve been reading my drivel for a while now.) We all know that education is changing rapidly. We’ve all been to conferences where the keynote speaker shows slides depicting how vastly different the world is now to 25 years ago and how vastly different it will be in another 25 years. We know that the internet has lots of information and that the educator’s job is to support students as they wade through the mire that is the world-wide-web. The traditional classroom originated in the throbbing heart of the Industrial Revolution – that was over 200 years ago. Over the last twelve months the way I view my (physical) classroom has changed significantly. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2.
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> wrote: > Hi Dennis and Rob, > > I think you may be onto something, Rob, with your question about the > diversity of students in the SL group Dennis is asking about. There is a > significant cultural dimension to people's willingness to speak in a > group, or in public. This not only affects whether or not they speak but > also what they are willing to say. This would be apparent in a mixed > group, or in a group that is mostly comprised people who share this > cultural reticence. > > In addition to this, the dominant educational paradigm puts teachers at > the center of all activity. Teachers are active, students are passive. > This is what many students expect and when we ask to become active they > often resist.
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