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To make passive, we use: to be + past participle .
To be: ( am, is, are, was, were, be , been, being) The tense of be is based on the sentence, and the form (plural or singular) depends on the object that is the subject of the passive sentence . Pay attention please.
1) Mary posted two letters yesterday.
We omit Mary , two letters becomes the subject of the passive sentence:
1)Two letters were posted yesterday. (by Mary)
2)They will build a new school next year.
2)A new school will be built next year.
3)My father has bought a nice car.
3)A nice car has been bought by my father.
4)The mechanic is repairing the car.
4)The car is being repaired. ( by the mechanic)
5) They can visit the old buildings.
5) The old buildings can be visited.
Now you can take the test. ...Don't write the agent.
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