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Writing Skills Assessment

Exercise 2 - Passive vs. Active Voice

Each of the following sentences is written in the passive voice. Rewrite each sentence using the active voice. Active voice identifies who is doing the action. If the acting person is not named, add one.


Passive: A decision was reached by the selection committee.
Active: The selection committee reached a decision.

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