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Study this chart that shows how to change active sentences into passive sentences:
|SIMPLE PRESENT and SIMPLE PAST
Change the active object to the passive subject.
Use the verb to be + the past participle.
The movie fascinates me.
The movie bores Jack.
The movie surprises them.
I am fascinated by the movie.
Jack is bored by the movie.
They are surprised by the movie.
The movie bored me.
The movie fascinated Jack.
The movie surprised them.
I was bored by the movie.
Jack was fascinated by the movie.
They were surprised by the movie.
|CHANGE THE SUBJECTS AND OBJECTS TO MAKE PASSIVE SENTENCES:
|The news article surprises me.
am surprised by .
|2.||The story fascinates Kim.
is fascinated by .
|3.||Mary helps me often.
am often helped by .
|4.||Jenni opened the letter.
was opened by .
|5.||The teacher asked me.
was asked by .
|6.||I manage the store.
is managed by .
|7.||The client ordered a package.
was ordered by .
|8.||My sister bought these shirts.
were bought by .
|9.||The professor's class bored
were bored by .
|10.||I wrote these answers.
were written by .
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