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Level 8 (CEFR B1)

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  1. Lesson 1 | Movies
    6 Temas
  2. Lesson 2 | Passive Voice 1
    7 Temas
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    3 Cuestionarios
  3. Lesson 3 | Passive Voice 2
    7 Temas
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    5 Cuestionarios
  4. Lesson 4 | Lilly Might Have to Burp
    7 Temas
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    2 Cuestionarios
  5. Lesson 5 | WRITING AN EMAIL OF COMPLAINT
    6 Temas
  6. Lesson 6 | First Conditional
    7 Temas
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    6 Cuestionarios
  7. Lesson 7 | Second Conditional
    6 Temas
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    6 Cuestionarios
  8. Lesson 8 | Third Conditional
    7 Temas
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    5 Cuestionarios
Lección 3, Tema 5
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Lesson 3 – Step 5 – Class material

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Goal

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1. Revision of vocabulary and grammar of this lesson. 

When to use the passive?

What’s the difference between the active voice and the passive voice? 

2. Complete the news reports in the past simple passive and then practice reading the reports

News Report 1


The diamond that __________________ (find) in Bangkok last week __________________ (sell) to a businessman from Dubai. A huge sum of money __________________ (pay) to the man who found the diamond. The sewers of Bangkok __________________ (overran) with prospectors looking to change their fortunes.

News Report 2

Japan __________________ (hit) by a 9.1 earthquake yesterday and a large tsunami _________________ (generate). Ten cities _________________ (affect) and communications __________________ (disrupt). Fifty thousand residents __________________ (evacuate) within four hours of being alerted, but five evacuation centres __________________ (destroy). The roads __________________ (ruin) making evacuation difficult.

3. Some things are not as you expected. Put the words in order to make negative present simple or past simple passive sentences, writing the verb in bold in the correct passive form.

1. not expect / next / increase / revenue / month / to …………………………………………………………………………………………………

2. month / bonus / not give / last / employees / a ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 

3. women’s / time / latest / not launch / on / sandal / the ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 

4. popular / not predict / boots / to / neon / be …………………………………………………………………………………………………

4. Rewrite the questions in the present simple passive.

  1. Where did they make the film?
  2. Who produced the film?
  3. Who directed the film?
  4. How many sequels did they make?
  5. How much money did the film make?

5. Complete the beginnings of these present simple passive sentences with sports that match with the descriptions. 

Sentence Heads ( Sport)

1. ………………………. is enjoyed primarily in countries such as India, Australia and the UK. 

2. ………………………. is often played in pubs, it involves hitting a target on a circular board. 

3. ………………………. is a sport where a small ball is hit and aimed at a distant hole. 

4. ………………………. is played on a field, which is also known as a ‘diamond’.

5. ………………………. is a sport where a ball is rolled and pins are knocked over. 

6. ………………………. is a combat sport where big protective gloves are worn.

7. ………………………. is a sport where brooms are used on ice to move a big stone. 

8. ………………………. is often played on a beach, hands are used to hit the ball over a net. 

9. ………………………. is played with teams of two or four, using a green ball and rackets. 

10. ………………………. is a board game where pieces such as kings and knights are moved. 

11. ………………………. is considered to be the world’s most popular sport. 

12. ………………………. is played by carrying and passing a ball backwards. 

13. ………………………. is also famously known as Ping Pong. 

14. ………………………. is a sport where sticks are used and pucks are hit into a net on ice.

Conclusion

We’ve finished the class for today. Do you want to keep practising? Brilliant! You will find some extra practice in the next step. Try to complete the exercises in the next few days.