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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