- Fun Main English
PART I Complete the sentences with the past passive of the verb in brackets. Example: paintings weren’t always displayed in museums. (not display) 1. The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford ________________________ in the late 1600. (establish) 2. Before museums, most artworks _______________________ in private homes and palaces. (show) 3. Originally, they _____________________________ to develop new styles. (not encourage) 4. Their work ________________________ by rich people. (buy)
Rewrite the sentences in the past passive so that the meaning is the same. Example: Artists mixed colours on a palette. Colours were mixed on the palette. (by artists) 1. Assistants helped many artists in their studios. 2. People painted cave paintings. 3. Da Vinci sketched out his inventions. 4. The researchers recorded the data.