Project #47885 - Homework #8

 

 

1. Decide (and circle) whether the following sentences are active or passive voice. Then transform each into the EXACT opposite voice, maintaining all other parts of sentence (and add extra information ONLY if needed).

 

 

example: The sporty Jaguar is called the XJR. (Active / Passive)

 

 

 

answer: The company calls the sporty Jaguar the XJR.

 

 

 

a. Students in this course will examine a range of sentence structures. (Active / Passive)

 

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b. Directions to the party were posted on a website. (Active/ Passive)

 

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c. The cases in front of the Supreme Court have generated significant press. (Active / Passive)

 

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d. Many women were being accused of witchcraft by the villagers. (Active / Passive)

 

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2. Identify the nominal function (subject, direct object, indirect object, obj of prep, subject complement, object complement) of the underlined nominals in the following sentences. (Write the label ABOVE the phrase.) Note any problems. (Most sentences are adapted from http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/exploring_chocolate.)

 

 

a. In the following sentences, I will give you the results of research on chocolate.

 

b. The cacao beans of the Criollo variety are the rarest and most prized.

 

c. Their aroma and delicacy make them sought-after by the world's best chocolate makers.

 

d. The canoe was the largest native vessel that the Spaniards had seen.

 

e. An officer serving with Cortez observed Motecuhzoma, the ruler of the Aztecs,

 

drinking fifty flagons of chocolate a day.

 

f. By the beginning of the sixteenth century, the Aztecs had established an advanced and powerful civilization.

 

g. As other countries challenged Spain's monopoly, chocolate became more widely available.

 

Subject English
Due By (Pacific Time) 11/21/2014 12:00 am
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