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Passive Voice - Modal Verbs, Infinitives, Gerunds

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In this lesson, we will learn Modal Verbs, Infinities and Gerunds in the Passive Voice.

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Modal Verbs in the Passive Voice

(modal verb) + be + past participle

Modal Verbs in the Passive Voice
Modal verbs in the passive voice follow this pattern: Modal + be + past participle. There are many possibilities with modal verbs. This video gives a basic description of how to use them in the passive voice.
Idiomatic Modal Verbs - Passive Voice
An American English teachers shows you how to use "be going to," "be able to," "have to," and "ought to" in the passive voice.

Infinitives in the Passive Voice

to be + past participle
Passive Infinitives
An English teacher shows how to use the passive voice with the infinitive, "to be." The examples shown here are in the present tense. You can also use the past and future tenses.

Gerunds in the Passive Voice

being + past participle
Gerunds passive voice
An English teacher shows how to use gerunds in the passive voice. Use "being" or "getting" (sometimes "getting" can't be used) and then the past participle.


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