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ENGLISH GRAMMAR
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  Noun
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  Interjection
  Tenses
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  Active & Passive Voice
  Direct & Indirect Speech
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  ENGLISH GRAMMAR  
Alphabet
Vowels & Consonants
Word Building
Sentences
Articles
Cardinal-Ordinal Numbers
Noun
Pronoun
Verb
Adverb
Adjective
Preposition
Conjunction
Interjection
Tenses
Opposites
Active & Passive Voice
Direct & Indirect Speech
Vocabulary
ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE
Active and Passive Active-Passive with Auxiliaries Change of Voice
CHANGE OF VOICE
Active to Passive
 
Examples
Why do you learn music at School? (Active)
  Why is music learnt (by you) at School? (Passive)
Who will bell the Cat? (Active)
  By whom will the cat be belled? (Passive)
How far does the Driver take me in his Car? (Active)
  How far am I taken in his Car by the Driver? (Passive)
How does she draw this Picture? (Active)
  How is this drawing drawn by her? (Passive)
What can you do in your free time? (Active)
  What can be done in your free time? (Passive)
Which show would you see in this Multiplex theater? (Active)
  Which show would be seen in the Multiplex theater by you? (Passive)
When did you receive your guest? (Active)
  When were your guest received by you? (Passive)
Passive to Active
 
Examples
Cats are being troubled by stray dog. (Passive)
  Stray dogs are troubling cats. (Active)
The motor bike had been repaired (The mechanic). (Passive)
  The mechanic had repaired the motor bike. (Active)
The homework had been completed by Adarsh. (Passive)
  Adarsh had completed the homework. (Active)
Not a single word was spoken by him. (Passive)
  He did not speak a single word. (Active)
It is said that figs are better than mangoes. (Passive)
  They say that figs are better than mangoes. (Active)
I let myself be heard. (Passive)
  (Please) Hear me. (Active)
He let himself be cheated. (Passive)
  He cheated himself. (Active)
  Change of Voice-Introgative, Negative, Imperative and Infinitive Sentences.
INTROGATIVE SENTENCES
Active Voice Passive Voice
Where did she find a book? Where was the book found (by her)?
Who collets stamps? By whom the stamps are collected?
Why do you read this book? Why this book is read by you?
Which library do you visit? Which library is visited by you?
How does she prepare the notes? How are the notes prepared by her?
When does she buy books? When are the books bought by her?
What did you buy in Super-Mall? What was bought by you in Super-Mall?
NEGATIVE SENTENCES
Active Voice Passive Voice
Meena does not like coffee. Coffee is not liked by Meena.
No one liked the play. The play was not liked (by all).
He does not like late coming. Late coming is not liked by him.
Rekha does not like to see movies. Movies is not seen by Rekha.
The seller do not give discount. The discount is not given by the seller.
IMPERATIVE SENTENCES
Active Voice Passive Voice
Allow him to go. Let him go.
(You) sit down. Let him be sited.
Let them come in. They be let to come in.
Don’t smoke. You are requested not to smoke here.
Please let him write. You are requested to allow him to write.
Don’t allow any one inside. No one / nobody be allowed inside.
INFINITIVE SENTENCES
Active Voice Passive Voice
I am going to write a book. A book will be written by me.
He has to write a report. A report has to be written by him.
I want them to help you. I want you to be helped (by them).
Cold drink is too cold to drink. Cold drink is too cold to be drunk.
I want Krupa to solve this puzzle. I want this puzzle to be solved by Krupa.
I would prefer him to teach my son. I would prefer my son to be taught by him.
The Government expects us to pay Taxes. The Government expects taxes to be paid (by us).
You will have to submit your project tomorrow. Your project will have to be submitted tomorrow by you.
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Active and Passive Active-Passive with Auxiliaries Change of Voice