Conditional Sentences

Conditional Sentences

1. First Conditional 

Turn the following sentences using the structure if + present simple + will/can. Use negatives where necessary.

(a) We ---------- (go) for boating in the river if today ---------- (be) Friday.

(b) If she ---------- (go) to the store, she ---------- (buy) ice cream. 

(c) If water ---------- (boil), it ---------- (turn) to steam. 

(d) If we ---------- (take) exercise, we ---------- (can) keep fit.

(e) We ---------- (produce) more crops if we ---------- (sow) good seeds.

(f)  Students ---------- (not read) attentively if the teachers ---------- (be) unmindful.

(g)  If you ---------- (speak) more, they ---------- (call) you a fool.

(h)  If you ---------- (play) in the rain, you ---------- (catch) cold.

(i) If you ---------- (turn) left, you ---------- (get) the office.

(j) If the thief ---------- (speak) the truth, he ---------- (not be) fined.


 

2. Second Conditional

Turn the following sentences using the structure if + past + would have /could. Use negatives where necessary.

(a) If I ---------- (do) it, anyone ---------- (do) it. 

(b) If she ---------- (know) the answer, she ---------- (tell) us. 

(c) If he ---------- (leave) already, he ---------- (join) us. 

(d) You ---------- (be) healthy if you ---------- (drink) pure water.

(e) You ---------- (can) remain safe if you ---------- (stop) smoking.

(f)  If you ---------- (eat) more, it ---------- (tell) upon your health.

(g) If you ---------- (read), you ---------- (pass).

(h) If I ---------- (be) you, I ---------- (do) that work again. 

(i) If I ---------- (win) the lottery, I (buy) a car. 

(j)  If you ---------- (remain) truthful, people ---------- (praise) you. 


3. Third Conditional


Turn the following sentences using the structure if + past perfect + would have /could have + past participle. Use negatives where necessary.

(a) If she ---------- (know) the answer, she ---------- (tell) us. 

(b) If the exam ---------- (be) hard, many students ---------- (fail). 

(c) If I ---------- (hear) the news, I ---------- (go) to help you. 

(d) If Fred ---------- (study), he ---------- (pass) the exam. 

(e) If he ---------- (become) a rich man, they ---------- (hate) him. 

(f) They ---------- (not punish) him if he ---------- (speak) the truth.

(g)  If I ---------- (get) up early, I ---------- (attend) the function.

(h) If he ---------- (delay), his boss ---------- (rebuke) him.

(i)  The poor fishermen ---------- (buy) their own nets if the bank ---------- (give) them loan on easy term.

(j)  If they ---------- (come) late, they ---------- (miss) the train.


4. Conditional Sentences

4. Join each of the following pairs of sentences as directed in brackets.

(a) Ali obeys the law. He is a good citizen. (First Conditional)

(b) We respect our friends. They respect us. (Second Conditional)

(c) They make delay. They miss the train. (Third Conditional)

(d) The waiter asks her. She eats the salmon. (First Conditional)

(e) You do not work hard. You are not successful. (Second Conditional)

(f) We love our country. We are patriots. (First Conditional)

(g) I have a typewriter. I type if myself. (Third Conditional)

(h) I understand the English teacher. She speaks more slowly. (Third Conditional)

(i) He gets the prize. He becomes happy. (Third Conditional)

(j) I get a scholarship. I study in America. (Second Conditional)



5. Conditional Sentences


Supply the correct form of the verb in brackets for each of the following sentences.

(a)  I ---------- (help) him if he becomes active.

(b) The table ---------- (break) if many students stand on it.

(c) You ---------- (save) money if you will open an account.

(d) If he ---------- (book) earlier, he could have flown on the afternoon flight. 

(e) Had we known your address, we ---------- (write) you a letter.

(f) She ---------- (buy) ice cream if she goes to the store. 

(g) If he ---------- (get) the raise, it will be because he does a good job.

(h) If you ---------- (see) my brother today, please ask him to call me. 

(i) The teacher will not accept our assignment if we ---------- (turn) it in late.

(j) If the roofer doesn't come soon, the rain ---------- (leak) inside. 


6. Conditional Sentences


Supply the correct form of the verb in brackets for each of the following sentences.

(a) If you ---------- (waste) your time, you will suffer in future.

(b) The thief ---------- (enter) — your house if you keep one door unlocked.

(c) If you ---------- (repay) the loan, I again will help you.

(d) If the boys (run) — in the sun, they would become sick.

(e) If I ---------- (win) the lottery, I would have bought a house. 

(f) We would call you immediately if we ---------- (need) help.

(g) If he eats breakfast, he ---------- (feel) better all day. 

(h) If I ---------- (finish) the dress before Saturday, I could surprise my sister for her birthday. 

(i) I wish the children ---------- (stop) making so much noise so that I could concentrate on my study. 

(j) If today is Wednesday, it ---------- (be) George’s birthday. 


7. Conditional Sentences


Supply the correct form of the verb in brackets for each of the following sentences.

(a) We hope that you ---------- (enjoy) the party last night.

(b) I ---------- (accept) if they invite me to the party. 

(c)  If the leader ---------- (work) sincerely, people would have make him their chairman.

(d)  If we ---------- (follow) the rules of health, we can remain good.

(e) If I ---------- (advise) him, he would have taken it otherwise.

(f) Had they arrived at the beach early, they ---------- (catch) a big fish. 

(g) James wished that he ---------- (spend) his vacation in his village next year. 

(h) If it is raining, the streets ---------- (get) wet. 

(i) The teacher always talks to her students as though they ---------- (be) adult. 

(j) He would understand it if the teacher ---------- (explain) it more slowly.


8. Conditional Sentences


Supply the correct form of the verb in brackets for each of the following sentences.

(a) They ---------- (leave) the hotel if they get tickets.

(b)  If we make the best use of our time, we ---------- (progress).

(c) If she ---------- (not hide) the truth, I would not scold her.

(d) If he drinks tea too much, his health ---------- (break) down.

(e) He would give you the book if he ---------- (have) it. 

(f) Will you be happy if your mother ---------- (buy) that car for you? 

(g) My dog always wakes me up if he ---------- (hear) strange noise.

(h) Harry talks to his cat as if it ---------- (understand) him.

(i) If they had left home earlier, they ---------- (be; negative) so late to attend the exam.

(j) If it were raining, the streets ---------- (be) wet. 


9. Conditional Sentences


Supply the correct form of the verb in brackets for each of the following sentences.

(a) Because James did so poorly on the exam, she wishes that she ---------- (study) harder last night.

(b) If Mary ---------- (do) well on the final exam, she will get an A in the class. 

(c) I wish I ---------- (permit) him to see the movie.

(d) If you fail, your mother ---------- (be) unhappy.

(e) If I had known him, they ---------- (talk) to him.  

(f) If she ---------- (study) for exams, she would get better grades. 

(g) If you have enough time, please ---------- (check) the telephone line before you leave.

(h) If he was at school, he ---------- (see) the accident. 

(i) Had you not interfered in their problem, they ---------- (solve) it by themselves. 

(j) If Mita had had enough money, she ---------- ( buy) a new car.