What materials can you see in the classroom?
The present passive is used to talk about something that someone made or is used for. For example, a toy can be made of plastic or be used for fun. A book can be made of paper or used for learning.
Present Passive: Be Made Of and Be Used For
Present Passive: This is when an action is performed on an object or person and the object or person is the recipient of the action. For example, 'The chair was made of wood.' Be Made Of: This is when something is created out of a material or substances. For example, 'The table was made of metal.' Be Used For: This is when something is used for a specific purpose. For example, 'The scissors were used for cutting paper.'
Individually: Q: What object is made of wood and is used for writing?
Work together in pairs: What is one example of something that is made of metal and that is used for cooking?
What is the present passive form of 'make'?
- be made
- made be
- being made
- was made
What is the present passive form of 'use'?
- be used
- used be
- being used
- was used
'This chair is _______ wood.' Complete the sentence using the correct form of 'be made'.
- made of
- making from
- making with
- used for
'This paper is _______ writing on.' Complete the sentence using the correct form of 'be used'.
- used for
- useful for
- useless for
- use by
What does it mean when we say that a hammer is 'used for' nails?
- It means that we use a hammer to hit nails.
- It means that a hammer can also be made of nails.
- , It means that a hammer can be transformed into nails.