I m student to learn English and my teacher wanted to change the two sentences from active to passive:

1-They were teaching her English two years ago

2-Ali stayed at home to sleep because he was tired.

My Answer is

Her English was being tought two years ago.

is this right??

I can't solve the second sentence because there is no object.

Any help ... thanks


1 Answer 1


I agree that sentence (2) doesn't seem capable of being changed to the passive.

In (1), you are linking the wrong words together. Teaching her English means teaching English to her, so her English is not the object. It should be 'She was being taught English two years ago.'

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