Put the sentences into the given tense.
- Those clothes aren’t made in Europe. (simple past)
- Cities are destroyed by earthquakes. (passive infinitive / can)
- How are words learnt? (passive infinitive / must)
- I’m asked far too many questions.(present perfect)
- Are the exchange students warmly welcomed? (past progressive)
- Is this mobile produced here? (past perfect)
Active or Passive? Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense and form.
Five people (to hurt) in an explosion two days ago. Luckily nobody (to kill). The explosion (to cause) by a broken gas pipe, which (to repair) before the explosion. In Germany most students (to learn) English as a first foreign language. As a matter of fact, English (can / to understand) all over the world. At my school, English (to teach) for ages. Luke would like to go the concert next week, but he (not to buy) the tickets yet. He shouldn’t wait too long because I’m sure that they (to sell out) soon.
- Man kann sich auf ihn leider gar nicht verlassen.
- Zum Glück wurde bei dem Unfall niemand verletzt.
- Die Zeitungen berichten, dass Hunderte von Menschen in den Fluten zu Tode kamen.
- Man hat dem Kind ein Pferd versprochen.
- Das Buch wurde von der Klasse mit Begeisterung gelesen.
- Der Job wurde Kate angeboten, nicht Mary.
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