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If-Clauses (CONDITIONALS)

1 – Zero Conditional: Create zero conditional sentences based on the words


Example: You / not / eat / you / die = If you don't eat, you die.
a) My daughter / eat / too much chocolate / she /get / sick
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b) If / no / rain / the grass / not / grow
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c) If / it / hot / shops / sell / more ice cream
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2 – Write the verbs in brackets into the gaps in Conditional I. Use the will-future in the main clause

Example: If I __ (to go) to the cinema, I ________ (to watch) an interesting film.
Answer: If I go to the cinema, I will watch an interesting film.

a). If I ___________(to learn), I _____________(to pass) the exams.


b) We _____________ (not/to swim) if the weather _________________ (to be) bad.
c) If he ______________ (to have) a temperature, he _______________(to see) the doctor.
d) I _________________(to be) very happy if my friends __________________(to come).
e) If I _______________(to earn) a lot of money, I __________________ (to fly) to New York.
f) If we _________________ (not/to come) home in time, we _______________(to miss) the film.
g) The teacher ______________ (not/to be) happy if I ____________(to forget) my homework again.
h) If our class _________________(to go) to England, I _______________ (to visit) the Tower of
London.

3 – Write the verbs in brackets into the gaps in Conditional II.

Example: If I ____ (to go) to the cinema, I _________ (to watch) an interesting film.
Answer: If I went to the cinema, I would watch an interesting film.

a) If they ____________(to have) enough money, they _____________(to buy) a new car.
b) If he _____________ ( to be) my friend, I _____________ (to invite) him.
c) The Smiths _____________ (to go) on holiday if they _____________ (to have) time.
d) If Susan _____________ (to learn) more, she _____________ (to be) better at school.

e) We _____________ (to call) the police if we _____________ (to see) a burglar.


f) If the pupils _____________ (to have) no school, they _____________ (to play) football.
g) If I _____________ (to come) home early, my father _____________ (not/to be) angry.
h) If I _____________ (to be) you, I _____________ (not/to go) to the party

4 – Write the verbs in brackets into the gaps in Conditional III.

Example: If I ________ (to go) to the cinema, I ______________ (to watch) an interesting film.
Answer: If I had gone to the cinema, I would have watched an interesting film.

a). If the weather _____________ (to be) nice, we _____________ (to play) football.
b) The car ________________ (not/to break down) if you _____________ (to check) it.
c) If we _____________ (to go) to McDonald's we _____________ (to have) more to eat.
d) You ____________________ (to understand) the film if you _________________ (to read) the book.
e) The water in the pool _________________ (to be) warmer if the sun _________________ (to shine).
f) If John ________________ (to learn) more words, he ________________ (to write) a good report.
g) My parents _____________ (to buy) the house if the man _____________ (not/to sell) it to someone else.
h) If the police _____________ (not/to stop) me, I _____________ (to reach) you in time

5 – Circle the correct alternative:


a) You __________ tired tomorrow if you don’t go to bed soon.
are – were – will be – would be – had been

b) Butter ______ if you leave it out in the sun.


melts – melted – will melt – would melt – had melted

c) I ______ it very much if they gave the job to Mark.


don’t lide – didn’t like – won’t like – wouldn’t like – hadn’t liked

d) I never get here on time if I ______ the train.


take – tookl – will take – would take – had taken

e) I wouldn't have met up with John if I ______ at home.


stay – stayed – will stay – would stay – jad stayed

f) You ______ work hard if you want to pass your English exam.
have to – had to – will have to – would have to – had had to

g) I'd have helped you if you ______ me there was a problem.


tell – told – will tall – would tell – had told

h) I wouldn't get so angry with you if you ______ more work done.
get - got – will get – would get – had got

i) You______ better English if you did more homework.


speak – spoke – will speak – would speak – had spoken

j) I would never have believed it was possible if I ______ it with my own eyes.
don’t see – didn’t see – won’t see – wouldn’t see – hadn’t seen

k) I'd have told you the news sooner if I ______ you.


see – saw – will see – would seen - had seen

l) Sammy gets angry if you ______ he is fat.


say – said – will say – would say – had said

Now, translate the sentences from exercise 5:

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j) ________________________________________________________________________________
k) ______________________________________________________________________________
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