In this three part video language lesson, Jennifer goes over the passive voice: what the passive is, how it's formed, and why it's used in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL). Watch this video language tuto ...more
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In this video, we learn how to use the passive voice in Spanish. The first way to use the passive voice in Spanish is to use "ser", the second is by using "se". First, recognize the subject, verb, and object in your sentence. Now, write your sentence using a passive voice, mak ...more
This ESL how to video teaches you the use of the passive voice in the passive tense in English. The passive voice is the form of a transitive verb, that requires both a subject and one or more objects. In the present tense, the subject changes the verb "be" and then you use th ...more
Learn how to use the English past tense passive voice in this how to video. The passive voice is the form of a transitive verb, that requires both a subject and one or more objects. To make the past tense passive, use "was" or "were," depending on the subject, and then add the ...more
In this ESL how to video, an American English teacher explains the how the present perfect tense works in the passive voice. In the English passive voice, S + has or have + been + past participle. Watch this how to video and you'll be speaking English in no time.
This ESL tutorial shows how to make yes-no questions in the passive voice in the present perfect tense. The passive voice un the present perfect tense uses have or has + subject + been + past participle. Watch this how to video and you'll be speaking English in no time.
In this ESL tutorial you will learn how to use the passive voice in the past continuous tense in Englishi. The passive voice is the form of a transitive verb, that requires both a subject and one or more objects. To put the past continuous tense into the passive voice, use "wa ...more
Learn how to use the English passive voice in the continuous tense in this tutorial. When the present continuous tense is in the passive voice it looks like this: subject + (be) being + past participle. Watch this ESL how to video and you will be speaking English in no time.
Modal verbs in the passive voice follow this pattern: Modal + be + past participle. There are many possibilities with modal verbs. This ESL tutorial gives a basic description of how to use modal verbs in the passive voice. Watch this how to video and you will be speaking Engli ...more
In this ESL lesson, an American English teachers shows you how to use "be going to," "be able to," "have to," and "ought to" in the passive voice. These are examples of idiomatic modal verbs in the passive voice. Watch this how to video and you will be speaking English in no t ...more
In this clip, an English teacher shows how to use gerunds in the passive voice. It's easier than you might think! It's so easy, in fact, that this free video English lesson can present a complete, detailed overview of passive voice gerunds in just over three minutes. For more ...more
Learn how you can use the passive voice in the future tense in this ESL tutorial. To make the future tense passive in English, use "will be" and then the past participle. "Will" is a modal verb, so this formula applies to other modals such as can, may, must, might, etc. Watch ...more
Veteran writer Holly Lisle gives good advice on how to become a better writer by eliminating passive voice from your prose. Go through your manuscript, and delete as many instances of the verb 'to be' as you possibly can to tighten up your writing.
In English, "supposed to" expresses obligation. Someone expects you to do something. It's an unusual form of the passive voice, but it's very important to learn. This ESL tutorial teaches you how to use "supposed to" in English. Watch this grammar how to video and you will be ...more
In this episode there will be useful words you need when you check into a hotel and review of the passive voice in the English language. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
If you're having a little trouble operating your newly purchased Motorola Nextel i60c cell phone, let Sprint help you out. This Sprint interactive mobile phone tutorial takes you through every step necessary to fully familiarize yourself with the i60c cell phone by Motorola. T ...more
Have an opinion and want the whole world to know it? You're not alone! There are many online outlets for you to type up your review, whether it be for a restaurant, play, movie, book or anything else you have recently experienced. Check out this video for tips on how and where ...more
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the smartest of them all? Since Max Braun's Medium post went viral back in January of 2016, smart mirrors have been appearing on tech blogs in all shapes and sizes. Some are technically sound, some incredibly easy, but all are visually compel ...more
Today at Microsoft Build 2017 in Seattle, Washington, ScopeAR announced that their mixed reality smart instruction development platform, Worklink, will now work with the Microsoft HoloLens in addition to the mobile devices that are currently supported. The heart of this platf ...more
We've shown you the best augmented reality headsets, and now it's time to show you the rest. These are the AR headsets you've probably never heard of or even seen. The AR headsets that, in some cases, have a shot at the big time, and may one day reach widespread adoption, and ...more
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Our future technology has a lot of amazing possibilities, and few have more promise than augmented and mixed reality headsets. But these advancements come with several concerns over privacy, and if we don't understand them, we may lose control of our own data without even know ...more