• Voice

    Passive 1

    In this module, you will learn more about the Passive Voice. Just like in English, action is typically expressed in German using transitive verbs in the Active Voice with the subject of the sentence indicating the agent (i.e., who is doing the action). For example: In an active sentence (1), you will see an acting subject in the nominative case and an object in the accusative case: Die Studenten lesen das Buch. The students are reading the book. In a passive sentence (2), the object from (1) becomes the subject in the nominative case, and the active subject from (1) becomes a prepositional object with von / durch or can…