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Strategies and exercises for improvement

This section suggests strategies for reviewing the use of the passive and provides exercises to recognize the correct form of the passive and diagnosis of the appropriacy of using passive tenses.

Strategies to avoid errors when using the passive

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Look at some samples of your own writing again and identify any errors you have made with the passive.

Next, go to our Table of Strategies and select the errors you have made in your own writing. You will then see some strategies that you can use to help you avoid these errors in future.