Voice, Tense, & Mood Study Guide by: Scott wiseman

In the active voice the subject is the doer of the action. In the passive voice, the subject is the receiver of the action. Examples: Active- The ballots have been counted. Sometimes are efforts are not fully accepted. Passive- The high jump record was finally broken last Saturday. A suspect was questioned by the police foe sixteen hours.
Progressive tenses consist of a form of the auxiliary verb be and the present participle of the main verb.( Be + Present Participle) Perfect Tenses consist of a form of the auxiliary verb have and the past participle of the main verb. ( Have + past participle) Examples:(Progressive Tense) Matthew is studying Latin. Zachary was studying French last term. Joe will be studying astronomy for years to come. ( Perfect Tense) I have witnessed the crime scene. I had watched the movie before my vacation. I will have completed the homework by the time class is over.
The subjunctive mood of a verb can express a wish or a condition that is contrary to to fact.Moods: The indicative moods is the form of a verb that is used to state a fact or ask a question. Ex: Have you ever gone to Michigan? The imperative mood is the form of a verb that is used to give commands. Ex: Think this through carefully. The subjunctive mood of a verb can express a wish or a condition that is contrary to to fact. Ex: I wish that I could go to the party tonight. The emphatic mood is the form of a verb that gives special force to a simple present or past tense verb.Ex: I do like your thoughts.

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