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Exercises for practicing the conditional sentences in English

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Exercises for practicing the condicionals sentences

Aimed  at A2 learners

Time: 15 mins

Prof. E Garbey Savigne

Learning outcome:  by the end of the completion of the exercise the learners will be able to understand the use of conditionals

 

Instructions:
 
Choose the correct answer.
Q1 - If you'd arrived on time, none of this would have happened
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis sentence is about something that happened in the past
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis sentence is about something that is very unlikely to happen
Q2 - If I were you, I'd get in touch with a solicitor
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis is about something that is likely to happen in the near future
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis is about something now
Q3 - If I won the lottery, I'd go on a cruise
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis is about the present
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis is about the future
Q4 - If the weather stays good, I'll play a round of golf tomorrow
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis is about something that is unlikely to happen
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis is about something that has a good chance of happening
Q5 - If they win, they'll be top of the Premier Division
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis could well happen
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThis is unlikely to happen
Q6 - But for Jane's help, I'd never have got it done on time
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifJane helped the speaker
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifJane didn't help the speaker
Q7 - It might not have been Sally
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThe speaker thinks that it probably was Sally
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifThe speaker is fairly sure it wasn't Sally
Q8 - John, should you see her, could you ask Helen to give me a quick ring?
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifJohn is likely to see Helen
http://static.usingenglish.com/images/tickbox.gifJohn might possibly see Helen

   (adapted from a a given text)

 

Feedback
 There are different types of Conditionals names ,

zero conditional (when an order , suggestion  after the condition)

first conditional (wishes  and possibility)

Second conditional ( Not likely, usually used when giving suggestions)

Third Conditional (impossible to be done or achieved)

 

 

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