Passive Voice: How to use it like a pro

The infographic’s subject is passive voice. More specifically, it presents information on when and how it should be used, some facts and myths about passive voice usage, the most common mistakes people make and a useful checklist one can use when revising a paper for passive voice.

Layout and Design

At the top, the reader can find a heading and a subheading that present the topic under discussion. One can also see an eye-catching image of a teacher, which is relevant to the topic.

The artwork consists of four different parts. Each one of them is introduced with a heading and a pictogram.

In the first part one can find a table with a comparison between the active and the passive voice.

The second one contains another table with all the myths and facts about the passive voice.

Moving on, one can see a list of the common mistakes people make. For each one, there are examples of the incorrect and the correct use of passive voice, inside red and blue frames respectively.

The last part contains a useful checklist, that is presented in the form of a workflow diagram.


The color palette that is used in the artwork makes it very appealing. At the same time, the easy-to-read fonts and the straight-forward structure help the reader quickly and easily go through all information.

Moreover, the frames, pictograms and other elements that are used throughout, together with the blank spaces left in-between, further boost the infographic’s readability.


The simple layout and modern design make the infographic appealing and allow for the reader to easily access all information that is presented.

infographic about passive voice and how one can use it like a pro