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sIRION

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HI
I need to finish this work here for my course..I don't get it actual

We need to change the sentences, we should use the passive of the verbs.


a) Someone trained him specially to do this work.
He was specially trained to do this work.

b) They pay him £ 5 an hour.
He gets paid £ 5 an hour.

c) They provide the tools and equipment for the job.

d) You can negotiable working hours.

e) They expect you to be punctual and polite to customers.

f) You must take (your) annual leave in the summer months.


I began to fill it out but even i recognized it that it sounds wrong..
Can anybody help me
Thank you in advance
 

Anglika

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HI
I need to finish this work here for my course..I don't get it actual

We need to change the sentences, we should use the passive of the verbs.


a) Someone trained him specially to do this work.
He was specially trained to do this work. :up:

b) They pay him £ 5 an hour.
He gets paid £ 5 an hour. :up: is paid

c) They provide the tools and equipment for the job.

d) You can negotiable working hours.

e) They expect you to be punctual and polite to customers.

f) You must take (your) annual leave in the summer months.


I began to fill it out but even i recognized it that it sounds wrong..
Can anybody help me
Thank you in advance

So far you've done ok. Why don't you finish them and repost then?
 

sIRION

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HI thank s for youre correction..but i don't get it what they mean with 'change it to the passiv form'...the first two where only luck that they were correct.
 

sIRION

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Thank you i will try to finish the last ones

d) You can negotiate working hours
- Working hours are negotiate.

e) They expect you to be punctual and polite to customers.
To be punctual and polite to customers are expected.

f) You must take your annual leave in the summer months.
In the summer months you annual leave must be taken.??

Would you correct me again?
Thank you angelika
 

Anglika

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Thank you i will try to finish the last ones

d) You can negotiate working hours
- Working hours are negotiate.
Working hours can be negotiated.

e) They expect you to be punctual and polite to customers.
You are expected to be punctual and polite to customers.

f) You must take your annual leave in the summer months.
Your annual leave must be taken in the summer months.

Would you correct me again?
Thank you angelika

If you look carefully, you will see that what was the object in the source sentence becomes the subject in the passive sentence ;-)
 
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