3: Conditional Forms Exercise 3

Practise saying the conditionals:

Read the front of the flashcard and say the answer out loud. Then click the flashcard to see the other side. Read the answer to check if you’re right and listen to the audio to make sure your pronunciation is good. It’s a good idea to say the whole sentence out loud one more time at the end too.

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[q]Make a first conditional: It’s possible I won’t be too tired and then I’ll see you at John’s later.
[a] If I’m not too tired, I’ll see you at John’s later.

[q]Make a second conditional: I’m not a politician and so I won’t change things.
[a]If I was a politician, I would change things.

[q]Make a third conditional: You weren’t here earlier and so you didn’t see the teacher.
[a]If you had been here earlier, you would have seen the teacher.

[q]Make a second conditional: The Queen lives in London and so she doesn’t live in Scotland.
[a]If the Queen didn’t live in London, she would live in Scotland.

[q]Make a second conditional: He doesn’t hate his job and so he won’t quit.
[a]If he hated his job, he would quit.

[q]Make a first conditional: It’s possible he’ll do the housework and then this flat will look a lot better.
[a]If he does the housework, this flat will look a lot better.

[q]Make a third conditional: We didn’t go on holiday and so we didn’t miss the deadline.
[a]If we had gone on holiday, we would have missed the deadline.

[q]Make a third conditional: You didn’t call me and so I was angry.
[a]If you had called me, I wouldn’t have been angry.

[q]Make a second conditional: The windows don’t work and so we won’t open them.
[a]If the windows worked, we would open them.

[q]Make a first conditional: It’s possible that we’ll have time at the weekend and then we’ll do some gardening.
[a]If we have time at the weekend, we’ll do some gardening.

[q]Make a third conditional: He didn’t buy you some coffee and so you didn’t feel better.
[a]If he had bought you some coffee, you would have felt better.

[q]Make a first conditional: It’s possible you’ll study every day and then you’ll definitely improve.
[a]If you study every day, you’ll definitely improve.

[q]Make a second conditional: She won’t quit her job and so she won’t be able to find a new one easily.
[a]If she quit her job, she would be able to find a new one easily.

[q]Make a second conditional: She won’t go to the party and so she won’t see John.
[a]If she went to the party, she would see John.

[q]Make a third conditional: The city was so clean and so I liked it so much.
[a]If the city hadn’t been so clean, I wouldn’t have liked it so much.

[q]Make a first conditional: It’s possible that I won’t clean out the garage and then it will get messier and messier.
[a]If I don’t clean out the garage, it will get messier and messier.

[q]Make a first conditional: It’s possible that she’ll go to the party and then I’ll go too.
[a]If she goes to the party, I’ll go too.

[q]Make a second conditional: I don’t live in France and so I don’t study French every day.
[a]If I lived in France, I would study French every day.

[q]Make a second conditional: He doesn’t know how to make a website and so he won’t do it himself.
[a]If he knew how to make a website, he would do it himself.

[q]Make a third conditional: Keiko seemed so knowledgeable, and so I hired her.
[a]If Keiko hadn’t seemed so knowledgeable, I wouldn’t have hired her.

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Practise writing the conditionals:

Type the correct answer in the box and click ‘check’. These are the same questions as the flashcards above, but this is a different way to practise. If you’d like to write with a pen, you can download the PDF here.



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