Passive and Active Voice

Created by Kian Ravaei, Jemma Tan, Xinyi(Alex) Yan

Peer Learning Facilitators from the UCLA Undergraduate Writing Center give their top writing tips! Each video includes interactive questions to test your knowledge. In this video, learn all about passive and active voice with Jemma!

Passive and Active Voice with Jemma

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About this tutorial


Kian Ravaei, Jemma Tan, Xinyi(Alex) Yan


Chris Lopez, Christine Holten, Renee Romero, Hannah Sutherland, Doug Worsham

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify differences between passive and active sentences
  • List reasons to use passive voice
  • Use passive and active voice to emphasize the doer or receiver

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