Make the sentences passive. Use by if necessary.
Karl Benz built the first modern automobile in 1885. 3 They have manufactured the Mini in Oxford since 1994. 4 The mayor is encouraging people to cycle in the city centre. 5 Commercial spacecraft will fly tourists into space in the near future. 6 By the time we got to the airport, they had cancelled the flight. 7 The French held the first Tour de France bike race in 1903. 8 Škoda has sold over 30,000 cars in the UK this year. 9 We are encouraging cyclists to wear safety helmets on the roads. 10 NASA will select six volunteers to take part in a simulated space trip to Mars. 11 They had closed the ticket office by the time we arrived at the station.
12 Decide if the sentences are correct or not. Rewrite the sentences that are incorrect. 1 What language are these instructions write in? 13 How long ago was this motorway build? 14 You will be helped to put your bags in the overhead locker. 15 I’ve been heard that this airline is more unreliable than some of the others. 16 World Car Free Day is being hold on 22 September this year. 17 It has being reported that this low-cost airline is unreliable. 18 Will the flight attendant be helping us with our bags at the check-in desk? 19 Weren’t these buildings construct last year?
3 Complete the sentences with indefinite pronouns. 1 I haven’t been ______________ in my new car yet. 20 ______________ called while you were out, but I don’t know who it was. 21 She was expecting her family to meet her at the airport, but ______________ came. 22 There’s ______________ important I must tell you before I leave.