36- LAS ORACIONES CONDICIONALES (1)Zero conditional/first conditional
ACTIVITY A1. If John comes this weekend, we’ll go to the theatre.2. If Ann writes to me, I’ll tell you what she says.3. My father will forgive Susan if she pays for the broken window.4. Jack will feel a lot better if he stops smoking.5. If Bob needs some money, we will lend him some.6. If Mark listens to the instructions, he will know what to do.
ACTIVITY B1. The doctor will not see you unless you telephone first.2. You can’t go and stay at the Johnsons’ if they don’t invite you.3. You can’t be a sailor if you can’t swim.4. Our team will be in trouble unless we win on Saturday.
ACTIVITY C1. Unless Peter comes to the party, nobody will have fun.2. When people are worried, they don’t work well instead./// …, will they work well instead?3. If there are enough plates, we can have dinner together.4. I may change my car if I get a better job, but I’m not sure.5. I won’t reply unless you write.6. If you are bored, come and see me.7. Will there be a bus if we arrive at night?
37. LAS ORACIONESCONDICIONALES (2) Second conditional
ACTIVITY A1. … SHE WOULD GO TO CONCERTS.2. … IF SHE LIVED NEAR A TRAIN STATION.3. …. IF HE DIDN’T EAT SO MUCH.4. …. HE WOULD HAVE A DOG.5. … IF SHE GOT A JOB IN FRANCE.6. …. HE WOULDN’T SMOKE.
ACTIVITY B1. If they discovered oil in Ireland, the Irish would be very happy.2. If doctors found a cure for cancer, this terrible disease would disappear.3. If young people stopped liking pop records, the popular music industry would disappear.4. If astronauts visited Mars, we would know a lot about the planet.
ACTIVITY C1. I wish there were fewer cars, then the city wouldn’t be very polluted.2. I wish people drove more slowly, then there would be fewer accidents.3. If people watched less TV, they would have more time for reading.4. Children would have better teeth if they ate fewer sweets.5. I wish more people travelled by bus, then the roads would be less crowded.6. If people had more time to cook, they would eat less fast food.
ACTIVITY 81. If we went by plane, we would arrive earlier.2. They would have to listen to you if you insisted.3. If I were you, I would complain.4. Children would stay at home if it rained.5. Would you write to me if you had my address?6. We wouldn’t see anything I we didn’t have candles.7. If you stopped smoking, you’d breathe better.
38. LAS ORACIONESCONDICIONALES (3) Third Conditional
ACTIVITY A1. If Alan had not lost our phone number, he would have phoned us.2. If Sally had not broken her leg, she would have gone on holiday.3. We would have made a cake if we had not forgotten to buy some eggs.
ACTIVITY B1. If she had spoken German very well, she would have applied for the job.ç2. If her friend hadn’t phoned, she wouldn’t have heard about the teaching jobs.3. If she hadn’t contacted the company, they wouldn’t have asked her to go for an interview.4. If the interview had gone badly, the director wouldn’t have offered Ellen a job.5. If Ellen had known some Spanish, she would have started at once.6. If she hadn’t been good at languages, she wouldn’t have made rapid progress.
ACTIVITY C1. Unless he passes his exam, he won’t be able to go to University.2. There are/will be floods in this area if it rains.3. The city would be much improved if they built a new library.4. If I had been you, I would have bought the tickets earlier/ / If I were you I would buy the tickets earlier.5. If Christmas hadn’t been so busy, I would have spent more time at home.