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ACTIVE VOICE
In an active voice the subject is the doer of the action.
Example:
The user will access information
PASSIVE VOICE
The object does not do an action. It receives action
Example:
Information will be accessed by the user.
ARTICLES
PROPER NOUN – PLURAL
Use “THE”
Example
The Smiths are here.
ARTICLES
The reader knows which thing(s) you mean. If the Noun is singular Use “The”
Example:
The sun is bright.
ARTICLES
The reader knows which thing(s) you mean
If the Noun is plural
Use “The”
Example:
I like the shoes you are wearing.
ARTICLES
No, the reader does not know.
Can the noun be counted?
YES, it is countable
Singular uses a, an
Example:
Frank bought a new car with an old engine.
ARTICLES
No, the reader does not know.
Can the noun be counted?
YES, it is countable
Plural uses no articles
Example:
Books can be fun to read.
ARTICLES
Use "a" or "an" with a singular count noun when you mean "one of many," "any," "in general."
Example
Bob is a student (one of many students).
ARTICLES
Use "the" with any noun when the meaning is specific; for example, when the noun names the only one (or one) of a kind.
Example:
We live on the earth (the only Earth we know).
ARTICLES
Non-Count Nouns use no article, or use the word some
Example:
Americans enjoy freedom and liberty.
I would like some water.