Tuesday April 27 Passive Verb Forms. Write in the white
spaces. (source: Seidi and Swan,
Basic English Usage Exercises, OUP 1986
1990 based on BEU, Michael Swan’s Basic English Usag)
passive verb forms: simple present
Name the main country/countries where the following
are grown etc. Use the information in the table, and
answer as in the examples. If you don’t know, guess!
manufactured in the USA and in Japan.
Wheat is grown in the USSR and in the USA.
Coffee is grown in Brazil.
Gold is mined in South Africa and the USA.
Maize is grown in the USA and
France. Rice is grown in China.
Ships are manufactured in
China, France, and the USA. Silk is produced in China and India.
Tea is grown in India and
China. Televisions and radios are manufactured in China and Malaysia.
Tin is mined in the USSR and
Wheat is grown in France, the
USA, and Australia. Wine is produced in France. Wool is produced in the USSR.
verb forms: simple present
How is bread made? Write out the text, using the foflowing verbs:
cut, deliver, grind, harvest,
leave, make, mix, pack, place, put, shape, slice, take
In England, most bread
wheat is ripe, it
2 is taken—
mill. At the mill, it
3 is ground
flour. At the bread factory, first the flour 4 is mixed with fat, salt,
water and yeast to make a soft dough. When the dough has risen, it
5 is cut into
pieces and the pieces
6 are shaped
loaves. The loaves
7 are put
8 placed in
the oven to bake. After about an hour, the
bread 9 is taken out and
10 left to
cool. Then, some of
11 is placed
12 packed into
plastic bags. Finally, the bread
13 is taken
Homework Tuesday April 27 Passive
Verb Forms. Write in the white
spaces. (source: Seidi
Swan, Basic English Usage Exercises,
1990 based on BEU, Michael Swan’s
asic English Usage)
passive verb forms: present progressive
What’s being done on the farm?
collect, dry, feed, harvest,
milk, plough, repair.
1. The hens are being fed.
2. The eggs are being collected.
3. The wheat is being harvested.
4. The field is being ploughed.
5. The cow is being milked.
6. The milk is being collected.
7. The cows’ barn is being cleaned out.
8. The tractor is being repaired.
9. The pigs are being fed.
10. The wall is being
painted. 11. The ducks are being fed.