Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts On Speech And Voices

speech and voice tips and tricks and shortucts

Speech and Voice Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts:

  • Speech and voice skills are considered to be a good parameter in English language.

  • If you can use passive voice properly, you will be considered to have a good command on English.

  • To solve speech and voice questions you must have considerable knowledge of grammar and general rules to solve the exercises.

  • To learn and to clarify speech and voice are divided into 2 main parts

         1.Active Voice                                 1. Direct Speech
         2.Passive Voice                               2. Indirect Speech

Tips and Tricks 1:- Direct Speech

It is written text or spoken language in which speech or language will be in its original form expressed by the main speaker or writer.

Question 1.

In the following question sentence is given in Direct / Indirect speech. Out of the given options select that option which expresses the same sentence in Indirect /Direct speech.

Sudhakar said, “All people have equal rights.”

A. Sudhakar said that all people had equal rights.
B. Sudhakar said that all people have equal rights
C. Sudhakar asked that all people have equal rights?
D. Sudhakar said that all people has equal rights

Answer: option B
Explanation:

option B is the exact indirect speech of the question. The words have changed and ‘that’ is used correctly before the spoken words of the speaker.

Tips and Tricks 2:- Indirect Speech:

It is a form of expressing the written text or spoken language in an indirect but implicit way. It means that it is not as same as expressed by the original speaker or writer.
For example: He says, “I am ill “is direct speech, and whereas He says that he is ill is an indirect speech. Or you may remove that from the sentence and make it as: “he says he is ill”.

Question 2.

In the following question sentence is given in Direct / Indirect speech. Out of the given options select that option which expresses the same sentence in Indirect /Direct speech.

Dhara said that she might meet Naidu there

A. Dhara said that she may meet Naidu here.
B. Dhara said, “she may meet Naidu here”.
C. Dhara said, “I may meet Naidu here”.
D. Dhara said that I may meet Naidu here

Answer: option C
Explanation:

option C makes correct direct speech sentence of the question. The words have changed and ‘that’ is removed before the spoken words of the speaker.

Parts Of Speech:

There are total eight parts of speech. Every single part describes the use of words. In one sentence a word can be a noun and a verb or adjective in an another sentence. Below mentioned are the parts of speech along with their examples.

1. Noun:Noun plays an important role among all the parts of speech. In a sentence a noun could be a person, thing, animal, place, or idea.
For examples: school, boy, idea, happiness etc.
Sentence: The school has sufficient staff. Here noun in this sentence is school.

2. Pronoun: In the sentences a pronoun is used to avoid repeating the noun.
Example: she, he, I, we, you, they etc.
Sentence: They will meet at CCD at 6:00 p.m.

3. Adjective: A word which describes a noun is known as an adjective. An adjective gives information about the noun.
Example: Radha is the most beautiful girl I have ever met. Here beautiful is an adjective.

4. Verb: A word which defines an action or a state is known as a verb.
For Example, Meeting got finished in the afternoon. Here finished is a verb.

5. Adverb: A word which generally defines a verb and is known as adverb. Adverb informs in the sentences about how something is done and when or where it happened.
Examples: Hridaan was extremely enthusiastic about going to trip. Here extremely is an adverb.
He dances too fast. Here fast is an adverb.

6. Preposition: A preposition connects the noun with some part of the sentence.
For example: Mouse was jumping on the table. Here on is preposition.

7. Conjunction: A conjunction connects word, sentences and phrases together.
Example: Although I was feeling tired, yet I went to the office.

8.Interjection: To show emotions and surprises interjections are used. After interjections always an exclamation mark is used.
Examples: yay!, Wow!, Hurray!, Oh shit! And so on.
Sentence: Wow! I have received a free coupon with my shopping.

tips and tricks and shortcuts for speech and voice

Voice:

Tips and Tricks For Speech and Voice Changing Active Voice To Passive Voice:

1. Interchange the subject and the object places. While doing alteration in the sentences the subject should become the object and the object should become the subject.

2. While making the changes in the sentences by default alter the main verb into the third form. let’s understand the same with the help of a few examples:

First FormSecond FormThird Form
EatAteEaten
SpeakSpokeSpoken
AwakeAwokeAwoken

3. Whenever making a passive sentence, use the word “by” previously to the subject. For instance:
• Active voice: Anjana sang a song.
• Passive voice: A song was sung by Anjana.

4. Change in the auxiliary word tense: As we see in the above examples, there is a change in the verb forms, now here will be a change in the auxiliary word tense also. Let’s understand with the below examples:

Present tense–
• Active voice: Sun sets to the west.
• Passive voice: West is where the sun sets.
Past tense–
• Active voice: Yami walked my pet home.
• Passive voice: My pet was walked home by Yami.
Future tense–
• Active voice: Akshara will do the thread work.
• Passive voice: Thread work will be done by Akshara.

5. In few sentences you need to make a judgement call. If there are some passive voice sentences you need to fully overlook the subject if the message is clear. For example:
• Active voice: Weight is measured in kilograms.
• Passive voice: Kilogram is a measurement unit for weight.

6. In passive voice few words are used often such as “with” or “to”. However use of “by” is quite frequent than other words.
• Active voice: I know my son’s principal.
• Passive voice: My son’s principal is known to me.
• Active voice: True friendship fills her heart.
• Passive voice: Her heart is filled with true friendship.

Tips and Tricks 1:- Active Voice:

When the subject performs the action stated by the verb in the sentence, it is known as active voice. Sentences in the active voice are simple as the main focus is on the subject.
Formula for Active voice: Subject + Verb + Object

Question 1.

change the following sentence into the passive voice

Sam will have taken the exam.

A. The exam will have been taken by Sam
B. The exam will be taken by Sam
C. Sam will have been taken the exam
D. None of the above

Answer: option A
Explanation:

As per formula first object will come then verb and then subject. Hence here the object is exam, taken is verb and sam is subject. So the correct sentence will be: The exam will have been taken by Sam.

Tips and Tricks 2:- Passive Voice:

If the subject performed upon the verb, then it is known as passive voice. In this the main emphasis is on the action and not on the one who is doing it i.e. subject. Sentences in the passive voice are complex as the focus is on the actions.
Formula for Passive voice: Object + Verb + Subject

Question 2.

Change the following sentence into the active voice

Specialists should be hired by them

A. They should hire specialists.
B. Hiring of specialist should be done by them
C. Specialist should be hired
D. None of the above

Answer: option A
Explanation:

As per rules subject should come first then verb and then object. Option A follows the rule correctly.

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