Presentation on theme: "What would you do if.... Conditionals. FOCUS ON GRAMMAR Often referred to as the "past" conditional because it concerns only past situations with hypothetical."— Presentation transcript:
FOCUS ON GRAMMAR Often referred to as the "past" conditional because it concerns only past situations with hypothetical results. Used to express a hypothetical result to a past given situation. CONDITIONAL 3 If he had known that, he would have decided differently. Jane would have found a new job if she had stayed in Boston. Often called the "unreal" conditional because it is used for unreal - impossible or improbable - situations. This conditional provides an imaginary result for a given situation. NOTE The verb 'to be', when used in the 2nd conditional, is always conjugated as 'were'. If I were but If he was / were... CONDITIONAL 2 If he studied more, he would pass the exam. I would lower taxes if I were the President. They would buy a new house if they had more money. UsageExamples
If somebody asked me to do a parachute jump for charity, I would jump just for charity.
If I could change one thing about myself, I WOULD CHANGE MY GLASSES
IF SHE SPOKE LESS AND LISTENED MORE, SHE WOULD HAVE MORE FRIENDS
WE WOULD SAVE A LOT OF ELECTRICITY IF WE TURNED OFF THE LIGHT
YOU WOULD BE HAPPIER IF YOU STUDIED FOR YOUR EXAMS
IF SPIDERS WERE THE SIZE OF DOGS, THEY WOULD BE DANGEROUS
I WOULD SPEND MORE TIME IN MY ROOM IF I HAD A COMPUTER
The world would be a better place if we learned to be careful
If I lived in Cancun, I would go to the beach everyday.
Time for Practicing (Second Conditional) 1.I can’t take you to the airport because I don’t have a car. If I had a car, I could take you to the airport. I want to go on vacation but I don’t have enough money. ___________________________________________ I want to change my job, but I don’t know what to do. ___________________________________________ I want to buy a new dress, but I can’t find one I like. ___________________________________________
KEYS If I had enough money, I would go on vacation. If I knew what to do, I would change my job. If I could find one I liked, I would buy a new dress.
1.My friend wants to have a party, but her parents hate the idea. ___________________________________________ 2. I want to phone my friend, but I don’t have his telephone number with me. ___________________________________________ 3. I don’t know the answer, so I can’t tell you. ___________________________________________ 4. I don´t have money, so I can´t buy anything for your present. ___________________________________________
KEYS If her parents didn't hate the idea, my friend would have a party. If I had his telephone number with me, I would phone my friend. If I knew the answer, I would tell you. If I had money, I would buy something for your present.
Time for Practicing (Third Conditional) I wasn’t hungry, so I didn’t eat anything. If I’d been hungry, I would have eaten something._ The accident happened because the road was icy. If the road _________________________________ I didn’t know that Joe had to get up early, so I didn’t wake him up. If I _______________________________________ I bought the car only because Jane lent me the money. ___________________________________________ You didn’t have any breakfast – that’s why you’re hungry now. ___________________________________________
KEYS If the road hadn't been icy, the accident wouldn't have happened. If I had known that Joe had to get up early, I would have woken him up. If Jane hadn't lent me the money, I wouldn't have bought the car. If you had had breakfast, you wouldn't have been hungry now.
Time for Practicing (Third Conditional) I didn’t get a taxi because I didn’t have any money. ___________________________________________ Gaby wasn’t injured in the crash because she was wearing a seat belt. ___________________________________________ Pepe didn’t do his homework during this term, so he failed it. ___________________________________________ The dogs were not in front of the house, so they didn´t noticed about the thief. ___________________________________________
KEYS If I had had some money,I would have got a taxi. If she hadn't worn a seat belt, she would have injured in the crash. If Pepe had done his homework during this term, he wouldn't have failed it. If the dogs had been in front of the house, they would have noticed about the thief.