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    Hello, I study Passive with my hometeacher , and can't understand it well, please tell me in which times i should to use it, and how to write it right in each time. Thank you very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheap cigarette View Post
    Hello, I study Passive with my hometeacher , and can't understand it well, please tell me in which times i should to use it, and how to write it right in each time. Thank you very much.
    Hi!
    I hope this will help you a little. You can't find this table anywhere.It's formed by me.


    ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE


    TENSE ACTIVE PASSIVE

    1.Present ask(s)- am(is,are) asked
    Indefinite
    2.Past asked- was(were) asked
    Indefinite
    3.Future will ask- will be asked
    Indefinite


    1.Present am(is, are) asking -am(is, are) being asked
    Continuous

    2. Past Continuous was(were) asking -was(were) being asked

    3. Future Continuous will be asking ___________________



    1.Present Perfect have(has) asked -have(has) been asked

    2. Past Perfect had asked -had been asked

    3. Future Perfect will have asked- will have been asked



    1. Present Perfect have(has) been __________________
    Continuous asking

    2. Past Perfect had been asking __________________
    Continuous

    3.Future Perfect will have been ___________________
    Continuous asking

    Examples:
    1.He asks me a lot of questions every day.- I am asked a lot of questions every day.
    2.He asked me a question yesterday.- I was asked a question yesterday.
    3.He will ask me some questions tomorrow.-I will be asked some questions tomorrow.
    4.He is asking me questions now.- I am being asked questions now.
    5.He was asking me questions when you came.- I was being asked questions when you came.
    6.He will be asking me a lot of questions at the lesson tomorrow.- ______________________.
    7.He has already asked me questions about it.- I have already been asked questions about it.
    8.He had asked me questions by that time.- I had been asked questions by that time.
    9.He will have asked me questions by the next lesson.-I will have been asked questions by the
    next lesson.
    10. He has been asking me questions since childhood.
    11.He had been asking me questions for many years until he finished school.
    12.He will have been asking me questions for the next few years until he gets tired.

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    thanks! you helped me !

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheap cigarette View Post
    thanks! you helped me !
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