Two types of voice : - active voice
- passive voice
- indicates that the subject of the verb is acting - because the subject does or " acts upon" the verb in such sentences, the sentences are said to be in the active voice.
- example : - The dog jumped onto the boy.
- in a passive voice sentence, the subject and object flip-flop The subject becomes the passive recipient of the action - because the subject is being "acted upon" (or is passive), such sentence are said to be in the passive voice.
- Example : - The boy was jumped on by the dog.