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Present Simple Passive: Form

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Form: Present Simple Passive

For a full breakdown of the structure of the Present Simple Passive, please see Recognise: Present Simple Passive.


TO BE (Present Form) + PAST PARTICIPLE

It is studied


Forming the Present Simple Passive...


Form the verb


She
Positive
To Take

Using
Present
Simple
Passive

1. Conjugate

Present Simple Passive
Verb to Form = To Take
"GO BACKWARDS"

take + PASSIVE =
be TAKEN
Verb to Form = To Be

be + PRESENT SIMPLE=
AM/IS/ARE taken

2. Person

+ SHE =
SHE IS taken

3. Version

+ POSITIVE (Normal) =
She is taken

Form the verb


It
Question
To Eat

Using
Present
Simple
Passive

1. Conjugate

Present Simple Passive
Verb to Form = To Eat
"GO BACKWARDS"

eat + PASSIVE =
be EATEN
Verb to Form = To Be

be + PRESENT SIMPLE=
AM/IS/ARE eaten

2. Person

+ IT =
IT IS eaten

3. Version

+ QUESTION =
IS IT eaten?
Is it eaten?

Form the verb


They
Negative Question
To Cook

Using
Present
Simple
Passive

1. Conjugate

Present Simple Passive
Verb to Form = To Cook
"GO BACKWARDS"

cook + PASSIVE =
be COOKED
Verb to Form = To Be

be + PRESENT SIMPLE=
AM/IS/ARE cooked

2. Person

+ THEY =
THEY ARE cooked

3. Version

+ NEGATIVE =
They AREN'T cooked
+ QUESTION =
AREN'T THEY cooked?
Aren't they cooked?

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Test Your Knowledge!

Question


He
Positive
To Give

Using
Present
Simple
Passive

Make the Verb!


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Answer


He is given
He's given

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