P94 second cond


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EFL lesson on second conditional to use with the Barenaked ladies song 'If I had one million dollars'

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P94 second cond

  1. 2. What does he wish……? I wish I were rich I wish I had money I wish I didn’t have to work I wish I lived in Hawaii Subj + wish + obj + verb (past simple) + adverbial NB To be – is always ‘ were’ and never ‘was’
  2. 3. I wish……. <ul><li>I wish there were peace in the world. I wish I had enough money to get a classic Mini Cooper (like the ones in the ‘Italian Job’) and I wish I could afford to buy a house on the Cornish coast. I wish I didn’t need glasses because they are expensive and I have loads of pairs around the house. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you wish? </li></ul>
  3. 4. If I had a million dollars……..
  4. 5. What does he wish……? I wish I were rich I wish I had a million dollars I wish I didn’t have to work I wish I lived in Hawaii If I lived in Hawaii I could lie on the beach drinking cocktails every day If I were rich I wouldn’t have to work If I had a million dollars I’d buy a Rolls Royce car If I didn’t have to work, I wouldn’t be so tired
  5. 6. 2 nd Conditional <ul><li>If I were rich, I’d build a big house </li></ul>If + subj + verb (past simple) + subj + would + verb (infin) + adverbial ‘ d Would not = Wouldn’t
  6. 7. <ul><li>If I were rich, I’d buy a house + </li></ul><ul><li>If I were rich, I wouldn’t buy a sports car - </li></ul><ul><li>If I weren’t poor, I would be on Tel Aviv beach right now. - </li></ul><ul><li>What would you do if you were rich? </li></ul><ul><li>How would your life be different if you were a member of the opposite sex? </li></ul>
  7. 8. What would you do if…. <ul><li>There was a Tsunami in the Netherlands? </li></ul><ul><li>You won the lottery? </li></ul><ul><li>You were a member of the opposite sex? </li></ul><ul><li>You were the Prime Minister? </li></ul><ul><li>You got a 9 in IELTS next week? </li></ul>
  8. 9. What’s the difference? <ul><li>If I were rich, I could buy any car I wanted. </li></ul><ul><li>If I had loads of money, I would buy a classic Mini Cooper. </li></ul>
  9. 10. What’s the difference? <ul><li>If I go to Belgium in June, I’ll visit my friend in Antwerp. </li></ul><ul><li>If I make a cake, I’ll bring some for you. </li></ul><ul><li>If + present simp + will (or another modal) + verb + adverbial phrase </li></ul><ul><li>I would have to wear an abaya if I went to Saudi Arabia. </li></ul><ul><li>If I built a house, it would fall down. </li></ul><ul><li>If + past simple + would/could + verb + adverbial phrase </li></ul>1 st Conditional – quite possible 2 nd conditional – 1% possible Or hypothetical.