The Passive Voice, The Active Voice & Grammar Girl: Mistakes Were Made

Grammar: Teaching the Passive Voice

The passive voice.

“No, not the passive voice!”, says the writing teacher. “The ACTIVE voice. Use the active voice.”
http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/active-voice-versus-passive-voice.aspx

Sound familiar? If it does, you are not alone. But here’s the problem: Students need to know why, how, when, and where to use the passive voice.

What does research say? Is there any evidence for my argument? This paper presents my evidence to support my claims…
http://www.slideshare.net/profesorbaker/a-place-for-the-passive
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About profesorbaker

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family.
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