Books tagged: passive voice

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How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Great story, great plot, great characters, but…! Reliance on the "to be" verbs—the Killer Be's—results in passive writing. How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing is a handy booklet designed to assist serious writers in turning their passive voice into active voice and allowing their writing to reach a new level.
Interchange of Active and Passive Voice: Patterns and Examples
Series: English Daily Use, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Active and passive voice | Interchange of active and passive voice, Patterns - 1. first or second form of verb, 2. auxiliary verb ‘be’ + -ing form of verb, 3. have/has/had + verb third form, 4. present/future modals + verb word, 5. past modals + past participle, 6. verb + preposition, 7. main verb + object + complement, 8. main verb + object + object, 9. have/has/had + infinitive (to + verb)......