In this section you can find activities for all four conditionals. With
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, there are a lot to choose from but you can select the specific conditional you are teaching to see worksheets relating only to that conditional. This will make your search a bit easier. For a study guide and quiz on the four conditionals use
. It was created with intermediate students in mind but could be used in any class on conditionals. It includes not only a clear explanation of each conditional but also some practice activities and an answer key. This is perfect for your review lesson! If you want to focus on just one conditional at a time, which is recommended when introducing the material, choose another one of our available worksheets.
Conditionals are often problematical for students because the sentence structures can be difficult to form and the meanings challenging to comprehend. Practicing one structure at a time is important if your students are going to master them. Be sure they are confident producing their own unique sentences prior to moving on with another conditional or other course material. This is a topic usually reserved for intermediate and advanced courses and students in middle school or above. Success with this topic at with other levels and age groups may be limited so take this into consideration when planning your curriculum.
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GRAMMAR TIP:What Are Conditionals?
The conditional mood (abbreviated cond) is the inflectional form of the verb used in the independent clause of a conditional sentence to refer to a hypothetical state of affairs, or an uncertain event that is contingent on another set of circumstances. This mood differs from the subjunctive mood, which occurs in dependent clauses. Conditional verb forms can also have non-conditional temporal uses, often for expressing "future in the past" tense. English has no conditional mood since no inflections are used to express conditionality; instead, conditionality is expressed periphrastically using the modal auxiliary verb would. English has three types of conditional sentences.
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This fun video activity is to practise using past modals "should have.." and "would have..." to discuss past mistakes. The video describes the top ten stupid mistakes made by people. Learners shou ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This is a worksheet for reviewing the grammar of second unreal conditional. Students are asked to write unreal conditional sentences. Hope you find it helpful.
Powerpoint presentation with examples and structures/ rules/ format of the conditionals Type 0, 1, & 2. It's nicely and beautifully made with complete and detailed structures and sentences.
Beg Elem Pre-Int Int
Good for reviewing used to, second conditionals and 'I wish. Topics: growing up, teenagers, childhood, responsibility, making money. It works well with teenagers (13-18) and as a triggering ...
This worksheet offers practice expressing wishes in English at an intermediate level. The practice can be done in class or set as homework. In addition to using the correct tenses students should ...
I've designed this PDF for reviewing first conditional sentences. Cut the cards and divide your class into pairs. Give each pair a set of cards. Have the ss place them face down. They take turns ...
This worksheet about the conditionals contains a grammar overview, explaining the formation and use of the first, second and third conditional (by means of example sentences and schematic overview ...
I created this worksheet to have a little grammar revision with my students. It is dedicated to a new Marvel film "Captain America: Civil War". I like it a lot and learners enjoy discussing superh ...
Int Adv Exam
It's a speaking activity for medical English students. Students work in groups of 4 and discuss the dilemmas using the second conditional structure. In my experience students enjoy solving dilemm ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
Second conditional exercises for beginners. I did them with my 13 year-old student and they were so much fun because they promote creativity. Students are able to apply their knowledge to the real ...
A lively song to revise the second conditional with a gap filling exercise, your students will love it! Then you can ask your students the same questions that appear in the song and they can think ...
After watching the movie The Danish Girl, students will independently work on a worksheet based on that movie. It features the third conditional, and past tenses, too. Additionally, they will be e ...
This is a poem worksheet with very interesting tasks for your students. The worksheet includes an original poem, the explanations of how to create a lesson and a short passage explaining the histo ...
Int Adv Exam
Have your learners sit in groups of three or four. The discussion activity begins with one person finding the question by rolling the dice twice. The 1st roll determines the number on the left. ...
This worksheet follows the ppt on conditional sentences. The same images have been used in order to help my students recollect the conditionals and rules. It's always a good idea for students to p ...
This ppt can be very useful for your students. It explains the rules for making conditional sentences (zero, first and second). It includes images and explanations. I usually ask my students what ...
This is an exam designed for pre-intermediate students. They are expected to use related vocab, plus some grammar notions like pressent perfect, future forms, zero/first/second conditionals, compa ...
This is a beautiful song, performed by Seal and Buika. The language used is very poetic but it is easy to understand. It contains examples of first type conditional and time clauses, as well as so ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
This is the worksheet based on The Great Gatsby trailer. The grammar focuses on the sentences with I wish/if only. It also contains listening practice with fill in the gaps activity and synonym m ...
The worksheet practises different types of conditionals. It isn't a multiple choice test, so students will have to transform the whole sentences to complete the task. The test consists of 3 activi ...
It's been too long since I last uploaded something. Well, this time I bring you a worksheet about conditional sentences. The three different conditionals are explained and there are exercises for ...
In this PowerPoint presentation students learn or, depending on the level, revise the rules of zero, first, second and third conditional sentences. They also understand when to use each conditiona ...
An integrated skills worksheet using a video from TV show "Friends". It includes before-while-after listening exercises. I hope it works. You can use for pre/intermediate classes or revise it. Enj ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
This is a PowerPoint presentation, where all types of conditionals are described in details and with illustrations. Rules, structures and examples of usage are provided. Good luck!
Thia worksheet will allow students to start a debate about painful relationships and broken hearts. First, they have to spot the extra word in some verses and then guess the meaning of some idioms ...
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