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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing How Form 4797 Passive

Instructions and Help about How Form 4797 Passive

Hey there folks, today we're going to talk about the passive and active voice. As you can see here, we wrote some sentences on the board so you could see some examples and get familiarized with this grammatical structure. "V" stands for active voice and "PV" stands for passive voice. Okay, the first example is "I pick up a pencil". As you can see here, the subject is first "I". "I pick up the pencil" and in the passive voice, the object would be first "a pencil is picked up by me". You're always going to use a verb in the past participle, which is "picked up". It's the past participle of the verb, but this is telling you that it's in present. "A pencil is picked up by who? By me, right? Okay, next one. Active voice: "I hung up to the phone". It's in past tense. You can see that because the verb is in past tense. "I hung up the phone". Yes, in passive voice, you would switch around the object in the subject. You would put the object first. "The phone was hung up by me". Okay, the verb is still in past participle, "hung up". Okay, this is telling you that it's in past. "Was the phone hung up by who? By me". That's the subject and the object goes first in passive voice, always guys. Remember, it's very important. Okay, the next one. "She has finished her homework". This is present perfect. "She has finished her homework". In active voice, in passive voice, it would say, "Her homework has been". You're always going to use "been" in the passive voice when you're talking in present perfect. "Sorry, I just forgot that a little bit". "Okay, has finished by her". You change the subject and...