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  • Aufgabe 1

    Dauer: 5 Minuten 10 Punkte


    Read each sentence. If the sentence is in active voice, write “active”, if the sentence is in passive voice, write “passive”.

    1. The class ball at our school has always been planned by the parents. ______________
    2. The building had been modernized before it was sold. ______________
    3. Frank is being taught to drive by his older brother. ______________
    4. They didn’t give us the news until dinner. ______________
    5. For the past three years, our school has won first prize in the geography competition. ______________
    6. About seven years from now, we all will have completed our training or studies. ______________
    7. The watch was given to him by his grandmother. ______________
    8. Applications for the training programme will have been received by 1 May. ______________
    9. These days, travellers are booking rooms in private homes. ______________
    10. The team scored three goals and won the game without the star player. ______________
  • Aufgabe 2

    Dauer: 10 Minuten 10 Punkte


    Use the information to write passive sentences about different inventions and scientific developments. Add words if necessary. More than one answer might be possible. Only write one answer.

    1. by 2030 / human-like thinking / achieve / with artificial intelligence
    2. currently / self-driving cars / develop / scientists and engineers
    3. penicillin / invent / Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming / 1955
    4. smart phones / use / consumers / for about 20 years
    5. at the moment / drones / buy / consumers / for recreation
  • Aufgabe 3

    Dauer: 15 Minuten 20 Punkte


    Change the active sentences into passive sentences. Write two answers if possible.

    1. Susan gave Tom the book.
    2. The teacher always explains the tasks to us.
    3. Ruth has promised to help him.
    4. He has asked her for some advice.
    5. My friend is lending me the car.
    6. The tour guide was describing the building to the visitor.
  • Aufgabe 4

    Dauer: 15 Minuten 30 Punkte


    Look at the pictures and describe the general process of making cacao/cocoa powder, and the process of making hot chocolate from cacao/cocoa powder. Use passive sentences. Write at least 8 sentences.  

    Kakaofrucht einer Kakaoplfanze