[Voice] – Examples

Example of Active Voice:

“Le chat mange la souris.” (The cat eats the mouse.)

In this sentence, the subject “le chat” (the cat) performs the action “mange” (eats). The verb is in the active voice, indicating that the subject is the doer of the action.

Example of Passive Voice:

“La souris est mangée par le chat.” (The mouse is eaten by the cat.)

In this sentence, the subject “la souris” (the mouse) receives the action “est mangée” (is eaten). The verb is in the passive voice, indicating that the subject is the receiver of the action.

Example of Active Voice:

“Elle écrit une lettre.” (She writes a letter.)

In this sentence, the subject “elle” (she) performs the action “écrit” (writes). The verb is in the active voice, indicating that the subject is the doer of the action.

Example of Passive Voice:

“Une lettre est écrite par elle.” (A letter is written by her.)

In this sentence, the subject “une lettre” (a letter) receives the action “est écrite” (is written). The verb is in the passive voice, indicating that the subject is the receiver of the action.