Passive reporting structures

collections: English with BBC
Posted 6 December 2017
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Duration of the video: 1 Min. 45 sec.
Dan is an English teacher at BBC Learning English. In his lessons, he explains complex grammatical topics in simple examples. In this video, Dan will try to tell in 90 seconds and give examples how, when and why passive structures can be used to report information
Recommended words
a number of - 数多くの
to assume - 決め込む
be out of - 出切る
bring someone up to speed - 誰かに最高のスピードをもたらす
commonly - 一般に
to consider - 考える
a correspondent - 通信員
a criminal - 犯人
delicious - おいしい
to escape - エスケープ
to estimate - 見積もる
to expect - 待つ
factual - 事実の
formal - フォーマル
to hide - 隠す
less than - 以下
obvious - 明らか
passive - 受身
recognised - 著名
so far - 従来
a source - ソース
unimportant - 軽薄
useful - 有用
widely - 普