Active Voice and Passive Voice are directly not asked in class 9 and 10 in CBSE but they are asked in many forms like gap filling, editing and omission and sometimes rearranging sentences are also in the passive voice. Passive meaning is basically where the subject is not doing anything. Active passive voice is a topic worth learning beca use it covers more than 25% of the language. Considering this we are giving active and passive voice
1.Passive Voice: Let + object + be/not be + 3rd form of the verb.
2. When the Object is not given. You are requested to/advised to/ordered to (to suit the sense) is added.
Note: The word ‘Please’ or ‘ kindly ‘ is dropped.
|Active Voice||Passive Voice|
|1. Shut the door.||Let the door be shut.|
|2. Post the letter at once.||Let the letter be posted at once.|
|3. Do not starve the cow.||Let the cow not be starved.|
|4. Always speak the truth,||Let the truth always be spoken.|
|5. Please do me a favour.||You are requested do me-a favour.|
|6. Let him help his brother.||Let his brother be helped by him.|
Change the voice of the verbs in the following sentences:
1. Do it.
2. Ask him to come in.
3. Open the window.
4. Do not tell a lie.
5. Always help the weak and the needy.
6. Love your country.
7. Bring a cup of tea for me.
8. Let us pluck flowers.
9. Kindly grant me leave.
10. Please do this much for me.
11. Leave the room.
12. Keep to the left.