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1. Complete the Conditional Sentences Type I.

1. If Caroline and Sue (prepare) the salad, Phil (decorate) the house.
2. If Sue (cut) the onions for the salad, Caroline (peel) the mushrooms.
3. Jane (hoover) the sitting room if Aaron and Tim (move) the furniture.
4. If Bob (tidy) up the kitchen, Anita (clean) the toilet.
5. Elaine (buy) the drinks if somebody (help) her carry the bottles.
6. If Alan and Rebecca (organize) the food, Mary and Connor (make) the sandwiches.
7. If Bob (look) after the barbecue, Sue (let) the guests in.
8. Frank (play) the DJ if the others (bring) along their CDs.
9. Alan (mix) the drinks if Jane (give) him some of her cocktail recipes.
10. If they all (do) their best, the party (be) great.

2. Complete the Conditional Sentences (Type I) by putting the verbs into the correct form.

1. If you (send) this letter now, she (receive) it tomorrow.


2. If I (do) this test, I (improve) my English.
3. If I (find) your ring, I (give) it back to you.
4. Peggy (go) shopping if she (have) time in the afternoon.
5. Simon (go) to London next week if he (get) a cheap flight.
6. If her boyfriend (phone / not) today, she (leave) him.
7. If they (study / not) harder, they (pass / not) the exam.
8. If it (rain) tomorrow, I (have to / not) water the plants.
9. You (be able/ not) to sleep if you (watch) this scary film.
10. Susan (can / move / not) into the new house if it (be / not) ready on time.

3. Janine is a daydreamer. She imagines what would happen if she won the lottery. Complete
the Conditional Sentences Type II.

1. If I (play) the lottery, I (have) a chance to hit the jackpot.


2. If I (hit) the jackpot, I (be) rich.
3. If I (be) rich, my life (change) completely.
4. I (buy) a lonely island, if I (find) a nice one.
5. If I (own) a lonely island, I (build) a huge house by the beach.
6. I (invite) all my friends if I (have) a house by the beach.
7. I (pick) my friends up in my yacht if they (want) to spend their holidays on my island.
8. We (have) great parties if my friends (come) to my island.
9. If we (like) to go shopping in a big city, we (charter) a helicopter.
10. But if my friends' holidays (be) over, I (feel) very lonely on my lonely island.

4. Complete the Conditional Sentences (Type II) by putting the verbs into the correct form.
Use conditional I with would in the main clause.

1. If we (have) a yacht, we (sail) the seven seas.


2. If he (have) more time, he (learn) karate.
3. If they (tell) their father, he (be) very angry.
4. She (spend) a year in the USA if it (be) easier to get a green card.
5. If I (live) on a lonely island, I (run) around naked all day.
6. We (help) you if we (know) how.
7. My brother (buy) a sports car if he (have) the money.
8. If I (feel) better, I (go) to the cinema with you.
9. If you (go) by bike more often, you (be / not) so flabby.
10. She (not / talk) to you if she (be) mad at you.

5. What a match – your favorite team has lost again! So after the game, the supporters discuss
what could have been different. Complete the Conditional Sentences Type III.

1. If the midfielders (pass) the ball more exactly, our team (have) more chances to attack.
2. If the forwards (run) faster, they (score) more goals.
3. Their motivation (improve) if they (kick) a goal during the first half.
4. The fullbacks (prevent) one or the other goal if they (make) their opponents.
5. If the goalie (jump) up, he (catch) the ball.
6. If the referee (see) the foul, he (award) a penalty kick to our team.
7. Our team (be) in better form if they (train) harder the weeks before.
8. The game (become) better if the trainer (send) a substitute in during the second half.
9. If it (be) a home game, our team (win) the match.
10. If our team (win) the match, they (move) up in the league.

6. Complete the Conditional Sentences (Type III) by putting the verbs into the correct form.
Use conditional II with would in the main clause.

1. If you (study) for the test, you (pass) it.


2. If you (ask) me, I (help) you.
3. If we (go) to the cinema, we (see) my friend Jacob.
4. If you (speak) English, she (understand)
5. If they (listen) to me, we (be) home earlier.
6. I (write) you a postcard if I (have) your address.
7. If I (not / break) my leg, I (take part) in the contest.
8. If it (not/ start) to rain, we (walk) to the museum.
9. We (swim) in the sea if there (not / be) so many sharks there.

If she (take) the bus, she (not / arrive) on time

Exercise 1: Rewrite these sentences with “If ……”:


1. She didn’t get up early so she was late for the meeting.
2. I lost the way to come back the hotel because I hadn’t got the map of this city.
3. Because of the heavy rain, we came to the class late.
4. She felt so tired and she couldn’t go to the cinema with us.
5. My father went to work yesterday so he didn’t know what happened to me.
6. The teacher’s question was so difficult that I couldn’t answer.
7. He missed the first bus because he didn’t start earlier.
8. She failed the final exam because she didn’t learn hard.
9. Because you don’t stop immediately, I call your teacher.
10. I couldn’t phone Alice because I didn’t know her telephone number.
11. I don’t know your decision so I can’t tell them.
12. The weather is so hot that we can’t go out.
13. She came late and she couldn’t meet him.
14. Without the sun, man would live in the darkness.
15. Smoking makes him so weak.
16. I didn’t watch TV last night because I was busy.
17. Stop talking or you won’t finish the work on time.
18. He had a flu because he went out in the rain last night.
Exercise 2: Find out the mistakes:
1. If you don’t try your best, you would fail the next exam.
A B C D
2. Unless you do all of the exercises given by the teacher, you won’t be punished.
A B C D
3. She had had more good marks if she had prepared the lesson carefully.
A B C D
4. If your mother bought you a dictionary, you can learn English better.
A B C D
5. If yesterday I stayed at home, I would not be tired today.
A B C D
6. Unless they come early, they would meet him at the meeting.
A B C D
7. Had you review all the lesson carefully, you would have passed the exam.
A B C D
8. Should you wanted to attend the course of English, let me know.
A B C D

Exercise 3: Choose the best anwer


1. If I ……….the same problem you had as a child, I might not have succeeded in life as well as you have.
A. have B. would have C. had had D. should have
2. I………you sooner had someone told me you were in the hospital.
A. would have visited B. visited C. had visited D. visit
3. ………more help, I could call my neighbor.
A. needed B. should I need C. I have neeeded D. I should need
4. ………then what I know today, I would have saved myself a lot of time and trouble over the years.
A. had I known B. did I know C. If I know D. If I would know
5. Do you think there would be less conflict in the world if all people……….the same language?
A. spoke B. speak C. had spoken D. will speak
6. If you can give me one good reason for your acting like this,………this incident again.
A. I will never mention B. I never mention C. will I never mention D. I don’t mention
7. I didn’t know you were asleep. Otherwise, I……….so much noise when I came in.
A. didn’t make B. wouldn’t have made C. won’t make D. don’t make
8. Unless you………all of my questions, I can’t do anything to help you.
A. answered B. answer C. would answer D. are answering
9. Had you told me that this was going to happen, I…….….it.
A. would have never believed B. don’t believe C. hadn’t believed D. can’t believe
10. If Jake………..to go on the trip, would you have gone?
A. doesn’t agree B. didn’t agree C. hadn’t agree D. wouldn’t agree
11. When I stopped talking, Sam finished my sentence for me as though he………..my mind.
A. would read B. had read C. reads D. can read
12. If you……….., I’d have brought my friends over to your house to watch T.V, but I didn’t want to bother
you.
A. had studied B. studied C. hadn’t been studying D. didn’t study
13. I wish I…….….you some money for your rent, but I’m broke myself.
A. can lend B. would lend C. could lend D. will lend
14. If someone ……..…in to the store, smile and say, “May I help you?”
A. comes B. came C. would come D. could come
15. “Here’s my phone number”. “Thanks. I’ll give you a call if I ………….some help tomorrow”
A. will need B. need C. would need D. needed
16. If I weren’t working for an accounting firm, I………...in a bank.
A. would be working B. will work C. have worked D. work
17. The deathrate would decrease if hygienic conditions…………improved.
A. was B. is C. were D. had been
18. The education in Japan…….…..if the basic principles of education had not been taken into consideration.
A. would go down B. would have gone down C. went down D. had gone down
19. If there………., the ricefields could have been more productive.
A. had been enough water B. were enough water C. would be enough water D. are enough water
20. The patient could not recover unless he……..…an operation.
A. had undergone B. would undergo C. underwent D. was undergoing
21. If she……..…..him, she would be very happy.
A. would meet B. will meet C. is meeting D. could meet
22. If he…………..a thorough knowledge of English, he could have applied for this post.
A. had had B. had C. has D. has had
23. If I had enough money, I………..…abroad to improve my English.
A. will go B. would go C. should go D. should have gone
24. The bench would collapse if they……………on it.
A. stood B. stand C. standing D. stands
25. If it…………convenient, let’s go out for a drink tonight,
A. be B. is C. was D. were
26. If you………..…time, please write to me.
A. have B. had C. have had D. has
27. I shouldn’t go there at night if I…………..you.
A. am B. was C. be D. were
28. If I……….….get a pole, I will go fishing.
A. can B. could C. may D. might
29. If you had the chance, ………..….you go fishing?
A. did B. may C. would D. do
30. If you ………....a choice, which country would you visit?
A. have B. had C. have had D. will have
31. She will acept the offer if you persuade her.
A. unless B. because C. provided that D. otherwise
32. If he were here, he would accompany you on the piano.
A. Supposing he were here B. because he were here C. were he here D. Both A and C
33. If she had gone abroad, she would have let you know.
A. had gone she abroad B. had she gone abroad C. she had gone abroad D. did she go
abroad
34. Trees won’t grow…………….there is enough water.
A. if B. when C. unless D. as
35. …………….she agreed, you would have done it.
A. if B. had C. should D. would
36. If he hadn’t wasted too much time, he ……….…in his examination.
A. would fail B. wouldn’t fail C. wouldn’t have failed D. won’t fail
37. If I had taken that English course, I……….….much progress.
A. had made B. would have made C. made D. would make
38. If I were in your place, I………...a trip to England.
A. will make B. had made C. would make D. made
39. If you inherited a million pounds, what……….….with the money?
A. are you going to do B. will you do C. would you do D. do you do
40. If you…………...as I told you, you……….….in such predicament now.
A. did/would not be B. had done/had not been C. had done /would not be D. do/would not be
41. Come and work for my company if you……….….better to do.
A. have nothing B. will have nothing C. had something D. had nothing
42. If you had done as I told you, I think you……….…….
A. would succeed B. would have succeeded C. could succeed D. had succeeded
43. If he had got half a mark more, he ……………in the exam.
A. wouldn’t fail B. wouldn’t have failed C. won’t fail D. won’t be failing
44. If it………….… tomorrow, we may postpone going.
A. rains B. will rain C. shall rain D. raining
45. If you hadn’t watched that late movie last night, you……….…sleepy now.
A. wouldn’t have been B. would’t have been being C. would have not been D. might not be

46. If you ……….….as I told you, you ………….sorry now.


A. did/would not be B. had done/had not been C. had done/would not be D. do/would not be

47. If I…….…, I will let you know .


A. am staying B. will stay C. do stay D. would stay
48. “Are you thinking about going to the Bahamas for the hollidays?”. “No, but if I…….…the time, I’d
definitely go”.
A. have B. had C. have had D. would have
49. “It’s really raining”. “Yes. If the weather……..……, we’ll have to camp somewhere else”.
A. would get worse B. might get worse C. get worse D. should get worse
50. “Why did you only send twenty dollats in the mail?”. “If I had had more money, I…………..given you
more.”
A. will have B. would have C. would D. have
51. “My boss made me work overtime again”. “If I were you, I…………..….my job”.
A. would quit B. will quit C. must quit D. quit
52. “Thanks for your help”. “……….….want more information, call again tomorrow”.
A-were you B. had you to C. might you D. should you
53. “Remember the day I drove you to the airport?”. “If you hadn’t ………..…me, I would have been late”.
A. take B. taking C. took D. taken
54. “Sally finally got here from Chicago”. “If she had come earlier, we………….…taken her to the play”.
A. would be B. would have C. have had D. would had
55. “I don’t know whether to take that mathematics course or not”. “If ………………you, I’d take it”.
A. I am B. I will be C. I had been you D. I were
56. “My car broke down when I was leaving Detroit and I had to take the bus”.
- “…….…, we would have picked you up”.
A. Had we known B. If we have known C. We had known D. If we did know
57. “It’s beginning to rain”. “………….., we won’t be able to finish the ball game”.
A. If it stops B. Should it stop C. Unless it stops D. If it didn’t stop
58. “Did you need help with your math last night?”. “If I had, I…………..…you”.
A. would call B. called C. would have called D. will call
59. “I’d really like some lunch but I have so much work to do”.
- “……….…..what you want and I can get it for you”.
A. tell me B. if you would say me C. you will tell to me D. if you tell me
60. “John went to the hospital alone”. “If ……………., Iwould have gone with him”.
A. had he told me B. he had told me C. he has told me D. he would tell me

Exercise 4: Put the verbs in brackets into the correct forms.


1. What will happen if my parachute (not open)…………………………………?
2. If she (need) …………………………………a radio, she can borrow mine.
3. What you (do) …………………………………when you come to the party tonight?
4. If anyone attacked me, my dog (jump) ………………………………… at his throat.
5. If I lend you 10 dollars, when you (repay) ………………………………… me?
6. Unless you are more careful, you (have) …………………………………an accident.
7. Ice (turn) …………………………………to water if you heat it.
8. Unless I have a quiet room, I (not be able) …………………………………to do any work.
9. He'll be late for the train if he (not go) …………………………………at once.
10. Tell him to phone me if you (see) …………………………………him.
11. If he were in, he (answer) …………………………………the phone.
12. If he worked more slowly he (not make) …………………………………so many mistakes
13. If you (arrive) …………………………………ten minutes earlier you would have got a seat.
14. If I (realize) …………………………………what a bad driver you were I wouldn't have
come with you.
15. If I (be) ………………………………… you, I would look for another job.
16. The plants will die unless you (water) …………………………………them everyday.
17. Dial 113 if you (want) ………………………………… to call the police.
18. I’d take the lift if I (be) ………………………………… the man.
19. Unless we (preserve) ………………………………… natural resources, the planet will be in
danger.
20. Susan wouldn’t have felt cold if she (eat) …………………………………so many ice-
creams.
21. If I see him, I (give) ……………………………… him a gift.
22. If I had a typewriter, I (type) …………………………….. the report myself.
23. If I had known that you were in hospital, I (visit) ……………………………………………
you.
24. He could get the job easily if he (have) …………………………………… a degree.
25. I shouldn’t have believed it if I (not/see) …………………………………… with my own
eyes.
26. If he (study) ……………………………….. hard, he can pass the exam.
27. If she had asked you, ……………………. you (accept) …………………….?
28. Rice plants (grow) …………………………. well if there is enough rain.
29. He might get fat if he (stop) ……………………………….. smoking.
30. What ………………… you (do) …………………… if you found a burglarin your house?

Exercise 5: Rewrite the following sentences into conditional ones beginning with the given
words:
1. As he is often absent from class, he can’t keep pace with her classmates. (If he……..)
2. You didn’t do as I advised you, so you failed. (If you ….)
3. Be careful, or you make a wrong decision. (If you
………..)
4. He decided to leave because you didn’t believe in his talent. (If you
………)
5. Today is very cold, so we couldn’t go swimming. (If today
……….)
6. I didn’t attend the lecture so I couldn’t do the test. (If I
…………)
7. I give back the book because I don’t bring enough money . (If I
………….)
8. Don’t make noise or you’ll wake up the baby. (If you
………)
9. Stop talking or you won’t understand the lesson. (If
you………)
10. We missed the bus because we got up late. (Had we…….)
11. If you don’t invite her, I’m sure she won’t come. (Unless you
….)
12. I couldn’t get a higher mark because I didn’t have enough time. (If I ……….)
13. She didn’t wear the raincoat so she got a cold. (If she
………..)
14. John caught the rain yesterday, so he is ill today. (If he ………)
15. Work harder if you don’t want to lose your job. (Unless……)
16. If you don’t go away, I will phone the police. (Unless …….)
17. I couldn’t help you because you didn’t tell me about your problem. (I could …….)
18. I didn’t have enough money, so I couldn’t buy the novel. (Had I ……..)
19. My father isn’t here, therefore he can’t give us some advice. (If my father
……)
20. I think you should stop smoking. (If I
………….)
21. If you don’t work harder, you will be sacked (Unless.. …)
22. He was driving very fast because he didn’t know the road was bad. (If he
……….)
23. You shouldn’t drink that wine. (If I ……….)
24. You didn’t have breakfast this morning, that’s why you are hungry now. (If you .......)
25. We have no money left because we spent too much last month. (If we........)
26. They aren’t strong enough, so they can’t lift the table. (Were
they…..)
27. They missed the turn because they were talking. (If they
……….)
28. He was sleeping, so he couldn’t hear the knock at the front door. (If he
……….)
29. As the professor was speaking too fast, I couldn’t understand everything. (If the
professor…….)
30. Our crops couldn’t grow if we didn’t have more rain. (Unless …..)

Exercise 6: Rewrite the sentences, beginning with “Unless”


1. If you are not careful, you will cut yourself with the sharp knife.
2. If you do not like this one, I’ll bring you another.
3. I’ll not be able to do any work if I do not have a quiet room.
4. If she does not hurry, she’ll be late.
5. If we had more rain, our crops would be better.
6. The crops would he been ruined of the flood had risen higher.
7. If you had not sneezed, he wouldn’t have known that we were there.
8. If she did her hairdifferently, she would look quite nice.
9. If Alex had played for our team, we would not have lost the game.
10. If I won a gic prize in lottery, I’d give up my job.

Exercise 7: Rewrite the sentences without conjunctions.


1. If I were you, I would accept the job.
2. If you had told me that he never paid his debts, I wouldn’t have lent him the money.
3. If he had know your telephone number, he would have rung you.
4. If the weather were nice, I would go for a walk.
5. I would come to her wedding if I were invited.
6. Would you visit me if I were sent to prison?
7. Would you have written to her if you had known her address?
8. What would you do if today were a holiday?
9. If they had asked me, I would have helped them.
10. Scientists think that men could live on the moon if there were air and water on it.

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