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1 We use conditionals to talk about: a)real situations b) imaginary situations

2 First Conditional (real situations) If + Present Simple + will Second Conditional (unreal situations If + Past Simple + would (were)

3 If I have problems with my computer, I will buy a new one. (a real situation) First Conditional Second Conditional If I had a computer, I would buy a printer. (the situation is unreal) Both refer to the present and future.

4 Study the example situation: Sue wants to phone Paul but she can’t do this because she doesn’t know his number. She says: She doesn’t know his number. She is imagining the situation. If I knew his number, I would phone him

5 If+past (if I knew/if I were/ if we didn’t), would +infinitive The meaning is present, not past: Tom would read more if he had more time. (but he doesn’t have much time) We wouldn’t have any money if we didn’t work. (but we work)

6 If I see a nice dress in the shop, I’ll buy it. If we run out of money, we’ll get a job. What would you do if you saw a ghost? If I miss a bus, I’ll get a taxi.

7 If you were in my position, what would you do? If I didn’t want to go to the party, I wouldn’t go. You can come if you buy a ticket. Would you work harder if you paid better? If I were Prime Minister, I’d increase salaries

8 If I see a nice dress in the shop, I’ll buy it. If we run out of money, we’ll get a job. If I miss a bus, I’ll get a taxi. You can come if you buy a ticket.

9 What would you do if you saw a ghost? If I were Prime Minister, I’d increase salaries If you were in my position, what would you do? If I didn’t want to go to the party, I wouldn’t go. Would you work harder if you paid better?

10 Look at the following situations. Decide if they are: a)possible b)imaginary and probably won’t happen Ask and answer questions about what you will do or would do in each situation.

11 There is a good film on TV tonight. (possible) Situation 1: Question 1: What will you do if there is a good film on TV tonight? Answer 1: I’ll watch it.

12 Situation 2: You don’t have any homework tonight. (imaginary) Question 2: What would you do if you had no homework tonight? Answer 2: I would play computer.

13 You can’t do this exercise. The weather is good this weekend You can speak perfect English. You are the president of your country.

14 Have you ever won money in a lottery? Do you think it is possible? Look at the pictures and read what people would do if they won $2 million. Match the pictures with the sentences.

15 1)I would buy all the toys in the world. 2)I would buy a football team. 3)I would buy a planet and a star. 4)I would give up my job and move far away from where I live, to a deserted village. 5)I would change my cars every week. 6)I wouldn’t give up my job. I think I’ll give it all to poor people. a)b) c) d) e) f)

16 I would change my cars every week. I would give up my job and move far away from where I live, to a deserted village. I would buy a planet and a star. 1-d, 2-a, 3-e, 4-c, 5-b, 6-f

17 I would buy a football team I wouldn’t give up my job. I think I’ll give it all to poor people. I would buy all the toys in the world.

18 Do you think money can help you keep fit? If you had $2 million, would you spend this money on your health?

19 Effective Ways of Keeping Fit and Healthy

20 Use a)first conditional b)second conditional Consider the following points morning exercises drinking good water smiling going to the swimming pool camping


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