What is passive voice, how to correct the sentence?


With this new education system, several major educational changes were made, which emphasis more on developing the student's character.

asked Nov 30 '11 at 06:32 shbie New member

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Here is a simple explanation of passive voice from the Grammarly Handbook: http://www.grammarly.com/handbook/organization-and-development/text-level-measurements-adequate-writing/3/passive-voice/


For your sentence, the subject is educational changes, but the actor is the educational system.   Try this:


The new education system made several major educational changes that emphasize development of student character.

link comment answered Dec 01 '11 at 01:25 Kimberly Expert

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