Course 2
Lesson 6 (3 hours)

(G) The Passive Voice

This grammar lesson deals with the Passive voice. The use, as well as the grammatical structure of the passive is different from the Finnish one, so study the theory with care and do the exercises. Don’t forget to add the portfolio exercise to your portfolio.

Passiivi

  obj:vi objekti
The mafia paid the murderer a million dollars. (akt.)

 

subj./obj    
A million dollars was paid to the murderer by the mafia. (passiivilauseen subjektina aktiivilauseen objekti)

 

subj./obj:vi    
The murderer was paid a million dollars by the mafia. (passiivilauseen subjektina aktiivilauseen objektiivi)