1. Complete the sentences below with the present perfect passive form of the verbs in brackets.
1 Our car ______________ (steal).
2 Two important new drugs ______________ (develop) this year.
3 The bus stop ______________ (damage) again.
4 The boat ______________ (not see) for two days.
5 All our money ______________ (spend).
6 I hope that painting ______________ (not sell).
1 has been stolen 2 have been developed
3 has been damaged 4 hasn’t been seen
5 has been spent 6 hasn’t been sold
2. Look at the pictures, then complete the sentences with the present perfect passive form of the verbs below.
build not change not finish paint replace sell
1 The factory has been sold.
2 The glass in the windows ________.
3 The big front door ________.
4 The metal sign ________.
5 A new road ________.
6 The new roof
1 The factory has been sold.
2 The glass in the windows has been replaced.
3 The big front door has been painted.
4 The metal sign hasn’t been changed.
5 A new road has been built.
6 The new roof hasn’t been finished.
3. Complete the questions using the present perfect passive form and ever. Then answer the questions with information that is true for you.
1 (you / bite / by a mosquito)
Have you ever been bitten by a mosquito?
2 (your home / burgle)
3 (you / chase / by a dog)
4 (your phone / steal)
5 (you / invite / to a wedding)
2 Has your home ever been burgled?
3 Have you ever been chased by a dog?
4 Has your phone ever been stolen?
5 Have you ever been invited to a wedding?
Students’ own answers
4. Rewrite these sentences to make them passive. Include by ___ to say who or what carries out the action.
In the house of the future:
1 your fridge will order your food online.
your food will be ordered online be your fridge.
2 the sun will provide most of your electricity.
3 robots will clean all the rooms.
4 your smartphone will operate the lights.
5 machines will prepare all of your food.
6 a computer will control the temperature in every room.
2 most of your electricity will be provided by the sun.
3 all the rooms will be cleaned by robots.
4 the lights will be operated by your smartphone.
5 all of your food will be prepared by machines.
6 the temperature in every room will be controlled by a computer.
5. Complete the dialogue using passive present perfect and future forms of the verbs in brackets.
Presenter Can you give us the latest news on this exciting project to build a hotel on the moon?
Scientist The plans for the new hotel 1 _________ (complete) and a location 2 _________ (choose).
Presenter So when 3 _________ (it / build)?
Scientist Well, the exact date 4 _________ (not decide) until next month at the United Nations meeting. The plans 5 _________ (approve) at that meeting too.
Presenter And after that?
Scientist After that, the first parts of the hotel 6 _________ (send) to the moon before the end of the year.
1 have been completed 2 has been chosen
3 will it be built 4 will not be decided
5 will be approved 6 will be sent
6. Complete the email with the correct present perfect passive and future passive form of the verbs in brackets.
You’ll never guess what’s happened. I 1 _____ (contact) by the Society of Inventors, and I 2 _____ (inform) that next month I 3 _____ (give) a prize for the most original invention! I was really shocked because I 4 _____ (never / give) any kind of prize before. Some of devices 5 _____ (give) good reviews over the years, but to think that I 6 _____ (recognise) in a public ceremony is really exciting! Richard and I 7 _____ (introduce) to several important Danish inventors before the ceremony. I hope you 8 _____ (invite) to the ceremony. It would be great to see you there.
1 have been contacted 2 have been informed
3 will be given 4 have never been given
5 have been given 6 will be recognised
7 will be introduced 8 will be invited