Passive voice - Italian grammar

Italian grammar lessons with rules and examples

Here’s a collection of simple grammar notes on an important grammar topic in the Italian language: Passive voice!
The Italian passive voice is similar to the English passive voice. The passive moves the emphasis away from the doer and more on the action itself. In other words, it reverses the subject (the doer) and object of an action. It might sound complicated but it’s easier than you think. You’ll understand better if you check out our grammar posts, which come with examples and further explanations about the Italian passive. To form the Italian passive voice we use the Italian verb essere and we conjugate it accordingly depending on what we want to say. We also use Italian past participles, so make sure you read our grammar post about that too. Just so you know, we use the Italian passive voice in all Italian tenses: the present, past, and future tenses. Understanding Italian grammar can be a bit hard, but you’ll find it easier once you read our Italian grammar posts. Just make sure you read our examples and take notes.