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Mixed Conditionals
Using the words in parentheses, complete the text below following the example given with the appropriate conditional form. 1.a. She will take care of the children for us next weekend because her business trip was canceled. 1.b. But, she (take, not) would not be taking care of the children for us next weekend if her business trip (be, not) had not been canceled. 2.a. Tom is not going to come to dinner tomorrow because you insulted him yesterday. 2.b. But, he (come) .. if you (insult) ..him. 3.a. Marie is unhappy because she gave up her career when she got married. 3.b. But, Marie (be) happy if she (give, not) up her career when she got married. 4.a. Dr. Mercer decided not to accept the research grant at Harvard because he is going to take six months off to spend more time with his family. 4.b. But, Dr. Mercer (accept) ..the research grant at Harvard if he (take, not) .six months off to spend more time with his family. 5.a. Professor Schmitz talked so much about the Maasai tribe because she is an expert on African tribal groups. 5.b. But, Professor Schmitz (talk, not) ..so much about the Maasai tribe if she (be, not) ..an expert on African tribal groups. 6.a. I am unemployed because I had a disagreement with my boss and I was fired. 6.b. But, I (be, not) unemployed if I (have, not) ..a disagreement with my boss and I (be, not) . fired. 7.a. Nicole speaks Chinese fluently because she lived in China for ten years.

a. I am completely exhausted.worried about the conference tomorrow if she (give) speech. .a. The hotels filled up months in advance because the festival is going to include jazz artists from around the globe. 9. She is not worried about the conference tomorrow because she is not giving a speech. Frank (go) .. I (help) you study for your test if you (spend. 14. But. Eleanor and Ben are not going skiing with us this year because Eleanor just had a baby. Frank is not going to the graduation ceremony because he broke his leg snowboarding last week. 14. not) completely exhausted. she (be) . not) . We are not worried about the recent string of robberies in the neighborhood because the police have started regularly patrolling the area. 15. not) the last two weeks partying and wasting time. the hotels (fill) .in China for ten 8. 11. if I (be.a baby.a.so much opposition to his parole. just) . . 10.his leg snowboarding last week. But.b. I will not help you study for your test because you have spent the last two weeks partying and wasting time.b.7.b. not) . so I will not go with you to the movies tonight.b. But. 13.Chinese fluently if she (live.b. But. But.b.b. But. Nicole (speak. we (be) worried about the recent string of robberies in the neighborhood if the police (start.a.jazz artists from around the globe.up months in advance if the festival (include) .a.. Eleanor and Ben (go) skiing with us this year if Eleanor (have. I (go) movies tonight.a. But. .a. they (release) the prisoner next month if there (be) .to the graduation ceremony if he (break) .regularly patrolling the area.b. 13. But..with you to the 11. 10. But. 9..a 12. 15. 8. not) years. .b... not. 12. They are not releasing the prisoner next month because there was so much public opposition to his parole.a.

1. I am going to study English. If I had had time. If you [to study] harder you would learn more. I would study English. Future Unreal Conditional If I had time. If I have time. Past Real Conditional Past Unreal Conditional If I had time. SOMETIMES I HAD TIME. If I had time. Other forms possible. 5. I will study English. Your English [to be] more fluent if you practised more. We would be able to go on holiday if we [to not buy] a new car. I WON'T HAVE TIME. Future Real Conditional If I have time.Conditional Overview with Examples Present Real Conditional Present Unreal Conditional If I have time. I would study English. I DIDN'T HAVE TIME. if I had worked harder when I was at school. 6. 3. I would have studied English. I DON'T HAVE TIME. I [to have] a better job now. I study English. 4. Other forms possible. I wouldn't have had to work so hard if my husband [to find] a better job. I studied English. If I [to study] English at school I wouldn't have to learn it now. SOMETIMES I HAVE TIME. I DON'T KNOW IF I WILL HAVE TIME OR NOT. . 2.

If you were a man. I [can buy] a car. If I lived in London. I [to have to] pay for petrol. . What would you do if you [to be] really rich? 8. you [to realise] what an easy life women have! 11. I [to travel] around the world. I'd make new friends. But if I had a car. 14. If I [to have] a car. 9. I would easily find a job if I [to live] in London. I wouldn't have missed the lesson if the bus [to not be] late.7. If you [to be] a woman. If I [to study] medicine at university. I [to hear] the explanation of conditionals if I hadn't missed the lesson. 13. you would understand how difficult it is for us! 10. 16. insurance and parking. 18. If I had studied languages at university. I [to miss] my friends and family. I'd be a doctor now. 15. I [to become] a language teacher. If I was really rich. If I had more money. I wouldn't have to take the bus every day. 20. 17. 12. 19. But if I [to live] in London.