Exercise #49 – present continuous tense, passive voice

 

Directions: Each sentence or question is in the present continuous tense. Some are negative. Pay attention to how the verb "be" changes according to the subject. These are all in the passive voice. The formula looks like this:

(be) + being + past participle

1. The children _______ _______ _________ by their mother.

2. The game _______ _______ _________ by millions of people.

3. _______ I _______ _______ ________ from the airport?

4. You _______ _______ _________ next week.

5. The students _______ _______ _________ to leave the building.

6. The hotel rooms _______ _______ _________ by the housekeepers.

7. _______ the electrical work ________ _________ by an electrician?

8. The extra furniture _______ _______ _________ in the basement.

9. New employees _______ _______ _________ fast enough.

10. _______ the car ________ ________ in a garage?

Do you want to see the answers?

Here they are:

1. The children are being fed by their mother.

2. The game is being watched by millions of people.

3. Am I being picked up from the airport?

4. You are being tested next week.

5. The students aren’t being allowed to leave the building.

6. The hotel rooms are being cleaned by the housekeepers.

7. Is the electrical work being done by an electrician?

8. The extra furniture is being stored in the basement.

9. New employees aren’t being hired fast enough.

10. Is the car being kept in a garage?