A sport car
A big house
A world map
Draw a picture
“presenting the new language in a meaningful
when presenting the 2nd conditional, I draw a
picture of little girl with thought bubbles of lots of
money, a sports car, a big house, a world map and
I ask my students what I'm thinking about and then
introduce the target language.
I practise and drill the sentence orally before writing
it on the board (positive, negative, question and
1. If I were taller … I wouldn't have to wear high-heeled
2. I'd buy a new computer… … if I had enough money.
3. How would you feel if… … you lost your job?
4. If you could visit any country in the
… where would you go?
5.He'd be really upset… … if he knew about the theft.
6. I'd marry him tomorrow… … if I thought he really loved me.
7. I'd forgive you… … if you apologized.
8. If I didn't feel so ill, … I'd come to the party with you.
Students work in groups
I give students some mixed-up sentences.
(conditional sentences with a question and answer)
Students are asked to put them correct order
Students are asked to talk in groups about what they
would buy or wouldn’t buy if they were rich.
1. What would you do if you found £100 in the
2. What would you do if you saw your
boyfriend/girlfriend’s diary left open?
3. What would you do if your friend arrived at a party
wearing a horrible new dress and asked you “how do
I would try to personalize the lesson by giving
students a list of question prompts to ask others in