This article explains the concept of Class 6 Active Passive Voice Change in English Grammar and covers the rules to change sentences from Active to Passive voice and vice versa, including the use of auxiliary verbs and changes in sentence structure. It offers tips and tricks to help students identify and convert sentences from Active to Passive voice, with clear explanations and helpful examples.
- I love my mother.
- My mother is loved by me.
The two sentences above have the same meaning. But their structure is different.
What is the voice in Englis Grammar?
The different forms of verbs to express the same meaning or action, are called the Voice in English Grammar.
In English, There are mainly Two voices –
- Active Voice: I love my mother.
- Passive Voice: My mother is loved by me.
Identify Active and Passive voice
- She sells the big house.
- She sold the big house.
- The big house is sold by her.
- The big house was sold by her.
In the first set of sentences, the form of the verb shows that the person denoted by the subject does something.
In the second set of sentences, the form of the verb shows that something is done to the person denoted by the subject.
Active Voice is the form of the verb that shows that the person denoted by the subject does something. The Passive Voice is the form of the verb which shows that something is done to the person denoted by the Subject.
Rules to Change Class 6 Active Passive Voice
(a) Active voice Object will become Passive voice Subject
(b) Active voice Subject will become Passive voice Object.
(c) Next, we have to use Different forms of the ‘Be‘ verb and ‘Have’ verb with or without ‘Being‘ or ‘Been‘ according to Tense and its Forms.
(d) After that, we have to use the Past-participle form of the Main verb.
(e) Place the preposition ‘by‘ before Passive Object.
Passive Form of Different Tenses
|Active Voice||Passive Voice|
|Simple present: |
I take coffee.
|= am/is/are + Main Verb( Past Participle): |
Coffee is taken by me.
I am taking coffee.
|= am/is/are + being + Main Verb( Past participle)|
Coffee is being taken by me.
I have taken coffee.
|= has / have + been + Main Verb( Past participle)|
Coffee has been taken by me.
|Present perfect continuous|
I have been taking coffee.
|= has / have + been + being + Main Verb( Past-participle)|
Coffee has been being taken by me.
|Simple Past |
I took coffee.
|= was / were + Main Verb( Past Participle)|
Coffee was taken by me.
I was taking coffee.
|= was / were + being + Main Verb( Past participle)|
Coffee was being taken by me.
I had taken coffee.
|= had + been + being + Main Verb( Past-participle)|
Coffee had been taken by me.
|Past perfect continuous|
I had been taking coffee.
|= had + been + being + Main Verb( Past participle)|
Coffee had been being taken by me.
|Simple Future |
I shall take coffee.
|= shall be / will be + Main Verb( Past Participle)|
Coffee will be taken by me.
I shall be taking coffee.
|= shall be / will be + being + Main Verb( Past Participle)|
Coffee will be being taken by me.
I shall have taken coffee.
|= shall have / will have + Main Verb( Past Participle)|
Coffee will have been taken by me.
|Future perfect continuous|
I shall have been being taking coffee.
|= shall have / will have + been + Main Verb( Past Participle)|
Coffee will have been being taken by me.
Change of Pronouns
|Subject Pronoun||Object Pronoun|
Class 6 Active Passive Voice Worksheet
Worksheet for Class 6 Active Passive Voice will guide you to converting active voice to passive voice of different tenses, and sentences. With this worksheet, the answers have also been provided so that this might help the students to understand the changes and make them able to do the same easily.
Class 6 Active Passive Voice Simple Present Tense
Active: Ishan plays hockey.
Passive: Hockey is played by Ishan.
Active: He writes a letter.
Passive: A letter is written by him.
Active: Amar loves books
Passive: books are loved by Amar.
Active: I water the plants in the morning.
Passive: The plants are watered in the morning by me.
Active: Sita knows me.
Passive: I am known to Sita.
Class 6 Active Passive Voice Simple Past Tense
Active: Granny read out a story.
Passive: A story was read out by Granny.
Active: We lost the match.
Passive: The match was lost by us.
Active: Bose invented the crescograph.
Passive: The crescograph was invented by Bose.
Active: I liked the movie.
Passive: The movie was liked by me.
Active: His behaviour shocked us.
Passive: We were shocked at his behaviour.
Class 6 Active Passive Voice Simple Future Tense
Active: She will plant the house.
Passive: The house will be planted by her.
Active: The news will please you.
Passive: You will be pleased by the news
Active: We will conquer the enemy.
Passive: The enemy will be conquered by us.
Active: Sahil will clean the room.
Passive: The room will be cleaned by Sahil.
Active: My mother will bake cup cakes.
Passive: Cup cakes will be baked by my mother.
Class 6 Active Passive Voice Present Continuous Tense
Active: I am painting a picture.
Passive: A picture is being painted by me.
Active: The man is reading a book.
Passive: A book is being read by the man.
Active: Soma is cooking meat.
Passive: Meat is being cooked by Soma.
Active: Timothy is cooking lemon chicken.
Passive: Lemon chicken is being cooked by Timothy.
Active: The doctor is treating the patients.
Passive: Patients are being treated by the doctor.
Class 6 Active Passive Voice Past Continuous Tense
Active: Shobha was sending messages.
Passive: Messages were being sent by Shobha.
Active: Ali was reading a book.
Passive: A book was being read by Ali.
Active: Father was watching TV.
Passive: TV was being watched by father.
Active: Rupa was reading stories.
Passive: Stories were being read by Rupa.
Active: Dad was driving the car.
Passive: The car was being driven by dad.
Class 6 Active Passive Voice Present Perfect Tense
Active: Mother has slapped him.
Passive: He has been slapped by mother.
Active: She has seen a tiger.
Passive: A tiger has been seen by her.
Active: I have written a story.
Passive: A story has been written by me.
Active: He has sent the flowers.
Passive: Flowers have been sent by him.
Active: They have bought a pen.
Passive: A pen has been bought by them.
Class 6 Active Passive Voice Past Perfect Tense
Active: I had given him a pastry.
Passive: A pastry had been given to him by me.
Active: I had done the work.
Passive: The work had been done by me.
Active: Sandeep had sold the computer.
Passive: The computer had been sold by Sandeep.
Active: He had caught a fish.
Passive: A fish had been caught by him.
Active: They had called a meeting
Passive: A meeting had been called by them.
Class 6 Active Passive Voice of Order or Request
Active: Please do not smoke here.
Passive: You are requested not to smoke here.
Active: Open the door.
Passive: Let the door be opened.
Active: Shut your mouth.
Passive: Let your mouth be shut.
Active: Please go there.
Passive: You are requested to go there.
Active: Please help me.
Passive: You are requested to help me.
Active: We should help the needy.
Passive: The needy should be helped by us.
Active: I can write a biography.
Passive: A biography can be written by me.
Active: You should eat the orange.
Passive: The orange should be eaten by you.
Active: She can speak seven languages
Passive: Seven languages can be spoken by her.
Active: He may write a story.
Passive: A story may be written by him.
Active: Will Harry not mend the wall?
Passive: Will not the wall be mended by Harry?
Active: Who called you here?
Passive: By whom were you called here?
Active: Who did it?
Passive: By whom was it done?
Active: Have you asked her surname?
Passive: Has her surname been asked by you?
Active: Who will punish the boy?
Passive: By whom will the boy be punished?
Active: He eats rice every day.
Passive: Rice is eaten everyday by him.
Active: She must help me.
Passive: I must be helped by her.
Active: We expected him yesterday.
Passive: He was expected by us yesterday.
Active: Complete the answers.
Passive: Let the answers be completed./ You are advised to complete the answers.
Active: We have spoken the truth.
Passive: The truth has been spoken by us.
Active: We can change the voice correctly.
Passive: The voice can be changed correctly by us.
Active: Father gave me a nice gift on my birthday.
Passive: I was given a nice gift on my birthday by father./ A nice gift was given me on my birthday by father.
Active: We need yet another support.
Passive: Another support is needed yet by us.
Active: He will buy a bicycle.
Passive: A bicycle will be bought by him.
Active: Hang the picture.
Passive: Let the picture be hung./ You are ordered to hang the picture.
Active: You drew a map.
Passive: A map was drawn by you.
Active: Why have you made such a mistake?
Passive: Why has such a mistake been made by you?
Active: He has done a remarkable job.
Passive: A remarkable job has been done by him.
Active: We were dressing our hair.
Passive: Our hair was being dressed by us.
Active: Shakespeare composed ‘Macbeth’.
Passive: Macbeth was composed by Shakespeare.
Active: Who discovered America?
Passive: By whom was America discovered?
Active: What do you want?
Passive: What is wanted by you?
Active: He offered me a cup of tea.
Passive: I was offered a cup of tea by him.
Active: Anil saved a wounded dog the other day.
Passive: A wounded dog was saved the other day by Anil.
Active: The student pleased the teacher.
Passive: The teacher was please with the student.
Active: Ishita is cooking a new Dish.
Passive: A new dish is being cooked by Ishita.
Active: Clean the blackboard.
Passive: Let the blackboard be cleaned.
Active: Bhim learnt Kung Fu in Shaolin.
Passive: Kung Fu was learnt by Bheim in Shaolin
Active: We made him the monitor.
Passive: He was made monitor by us.
Active: Change the voice.
Passive: Let the voice be changed.
Active: She teaches spoken English.
Passive: Spoken English is taught by her.
Active: Rohini has composed a poem.
Passive: A poem has been composed by Rohini.
Active: He is watering the plants.
Passive: The plants are being watered by him.
Active: People knew Birbal for his wit and wisdom.
Passive: Birbal was known for his wit and wisdom.
Active: They called him a fool.
Passive: He was called a fool by them.
Active: We call it hydrophobia.
Passive: It is called hydrophobia by us.
Active: Anil Kumble has taken four wickets.
Passive: Four wickets have been taken by Anil Kumble.
Active: PV Sindhu won a gold medal in the Olympics.
Passive: A gold medal was won by PV Sindhu in the Olympics.
Active: Boys like sweets and snacks.
Passive: Sweets and snacks are liked by boys.
Active: The farmers solved The Riddle.
Passive: The Riddle was solved by the farmer.
Active: Gradually, he gave up this practice.
Passive: This practice was given up by him gradually.
Active: People in Spain speak Spanish.
Passive: Spanish is spoken in Spain.
Active: I am writing only the correct answers.
Passive: Only the correct answers are written by me.
Active: The fisherman was catching fish.
Passive: Fish was being caught by the fisherman.