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Active And Passive Voice of Present Perfect Continuous

Active And Passive Voice of Present Perfect Continuous
Active And Passive Voice of Present Perfect Continuous

Note: keep in mind that it is not common in written English to change the active sentences from present perfect progressive, past perfect progressive, and future perfect progressive tenses into passive sentences in written English, but they could be rarely changed in spoken English. In order to help our visitors know their use in spoken English, we have provided the structures for all the above mentioned tenses, but in the article below you will learn about active and passive voice of present perfect continuous tense.  In addition, click Active and Passive Voice Complete Rules, you might find this useful too.

Active And Passive Voice of Present Perfect Continuous

Affirmatives

  • Active: S + have/has + been + V1 ing + object + ROTS
  • Jalali has been teaching the advanced classes for more than six years.
  • Passive: S + have/has + been + being + V3 + prep + object + ROTS
  • The advanced classes have been being taught by Jalali for more than six years.

Negatives

  • Active: S + have/has + not + been + V1 ing + object + ROTS
  • Jalali has not/hasn’t been teaching the basic classes for more than six years.
  • Passive: S + have/has + not + been + being + V3 + prep + object + ROTS
  • The basic classes haven’t been being taught by Jalali for more than six years.

Interrogatives

  • Active: Have/Has + S + been + V1 ing + object + ROTS
  • Has Jalali been teaching the advanced classes for more than six years?
  • Passive: Have/Has + S + been + being + V3 + prep + object + ROTS
  • Have the advanced classes been being taught by Jalali for more than six years?

Negative interrogatives

  • Active: Have/Has not + S + been + V1 ing + object + ROTS
  • Hasn`t Jalali been teaching the basic classes for more than six years?
  • Passive: Have/Has not + S + been + being + V3 + prep + object + ROTS
  • Haven`t the basic classes been being taught by Jalali for more than six years?

WH/Information questions

  • Active: WH + have/has + S + been + V1 ing + object + ROTS
  • Where has she been teaching English recently?
  • Passive: WH + have/has + S + been + being + V3 + prep + object + ROTS
  • Where has English been being taught by her recently?

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2 comments

Joss November 4, 2018 at 4:29 pm

Hi,what does ROTS stand for? Have not come across it as a term before.

Thanks for this chart otherwise; helped with some stuff I’ve been puzzling over.

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BISMO November 4, 2018 at 11:10 pm

Hello Joss,
ROTS (Rest of the sentence.)

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