Active – Passive in English Grammar

Active and Passive forms

We listed active and passive forms in the following table. We used the phrase I drive and put this phrase into the most common tenses.

Active (Simple Forms)
Simple Present I drive
Simple Past I drove
Present Perfect I have driven
Past Perfect I had driven
will-future I will drive
Future Perfect I will have driven
Conditional I I would drive
Conditional II I would have driven
Active (Progressive/Continuous Forms)
Simple Present I am driving
Simple Past I was driving
Present Perfect I have been driving
Past Perfect I had been driving
will-future I will be driving
Future Perfect I will have been driving
Conditional I I would be driving
Conditional II I would have been driving
Passive (Simple Forms)
Simple Present I am driven
Simple Past I was driven
Present Perfect I have been driven
Past Perfect I had been driven
will-future I will be driven
Future Perfect I will have been driven
Conditional I I would be driven
Conditional II I would have been driven
Passive (Progressive/Continuous Forms)
Present I am being driven
Past I was being driven
Present Perfect * I have been being driven
Past Perfect * I had been being driven
Future * I will be being driven
Future Perfect * I will have been being driven
Conditional I * I would be being driven
Conditional II * I would have been being driven

* Tenses which are rarely used in everyday conversation.