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Grammar: Teaching the Passive Voice – Should We, or Shouldn’t We?

The passive voice is dead! Long live the passive voice! Should we, or shouldn’t we? To be, or not to be? Aye, that is the question, is it not??? Today, I’m sharing a grammar discussion thread about teaching the passive … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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