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Exercises

1: The first step in correcting passive voice is to locate any pronouns in the sentence. True or False?
2: Rewrite the following passive constructions with active voice.

Before the semester was over, the new nursing program had been approved by the Curriculum Committee and the Board of Trustees.

The major points of the lesson were quickly learned by the class, but they were also quickly forgotten by them.

The teacher’s lack of sympathy surprised me.

The book was enjoyed by me because the events of her childhood were described so well by the author.




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