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The Passive & Causative form... EXERCISES I. Rewrite the sentences in the passive, where possible. 1.

Jane hasn't written the postcards yet. 2. Peter goes bowling with his friends on Fridays. .. 3. The mechanic will repair our car on Saturday. . 4. They have mended my watch. 5. Someone covered the walls with posters. .. 6. Tim sent me ten postcards. 7. They accused Tom of stealing. 8. They saw him swimming across the lake. 9. What destroyed the shop? .. 10. Who built the Eiffel Tower? .. 11. They forbid to eat in the library. . II. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct passive tense. 1. A: I think its dangerous when cyclists dont wear helmets. B: I know. They . (should/fine) if they dont. 2. A: Where did you get that beautiful jumper? B: It (knit) by my grandma years ago. 3. A: The new public library .. (already/open) to the public. B: Yes, I heard. It.. (open) by the mayor yesterday. 4. A: Your house is a mess! B: It. (clean) tomorrow by the cleaning lady. 5. All the suspects ..already.. (question) by the police. 6. The book shes reading . (write) by Dickens. III. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. IV. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. V. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. VI. Rewrite the following sentences using have something done. Her windows are cleaned twice a month. Their swimming pool will be drained. Her bookcase was delivered last week. A new computer has been ordered for me. .. Anns sculptures are going to be exhibited tomorrow. Answer the questions with have/get. Did Helen make her wedding dress herself? No, Is Jenny going to cut her hair herself? No, Has he upgraded the computer himself? No, Does your brother plant the trees himself? No, Do you shorten your trousers yourself? No, Write sentences using the cues. They are active, passive or have/get sentences. We/our carpets/fit/yesterday. . It/expect/that/prices/will go up soon. .. I/just/the leaking pipe/fix. I/tidy/ the garden/every spring myself. . He/believe/to be a liar. Her dress/design/by Valentino. .. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct passive or active tense. Last week, a new school..(open) by the Mayor of Croftside. He.(give) a tour of the new building by the new headmistress, Mrs Anderson. Mrs Anderson . (show) him the large sports hall which . (use) for indoor sports in the future. Then the mayor. (interview) by a reporter from the local newspaper. After a photographer ..(take) some photographs of him with Mrs Anderson, a car . (arrive) and the Mayor .. (take) to his next appointment.