Passive Verb Forms

Simple Present

Active verb form: write/writes

Passive verb form: is/am/are + written

Present Progressive

Active verb form: is/am/are + writing

Passive verb form: is/am/are + being + written

Present Perfect

Active verb form: has/have + written

Passive verb form: has/have + been + written

Simple Past

Active verb form: wrote

Passive verb form: was/were + written

Past Progressive

Active verb form: was/were + writing

Passive verb form: was/were + being + written

Past Perfect

Active verb form: had + written

Passive verb form: had + been + written

Simple Future

Active verb form: will/shall + write

Passive verb form: will/shall + be + written

Future Perfect

Active verb form: will/shall + have + written

Passive verb form: will/shall + have + been + written

Perfect progressive passives and future progressive passives are unusual.

See also

Active and passive voice
Choice of passive structures
Passive verb forms
Verbs not used in the passive
Passives: agents
Passives: verbs with two objects
Passives: sentences with infinitive and clause objects
Passives: verbs with object and infinitive
Passives: object complements

More CBSE English Grammar worksheets

Passive voice worksheet | Simple past tense
Passive voice worksheet | Past continuous tense
Passive voice worksheet | Simple future tense
Passive voice worksheet | Future perfect tense


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