What do you say in these situations?
Of course you don't expect to win the lottery. Which do you say?
a If I win the lottery, I'll buy a big house. '-
b If I won the lottery, I'd buy a big house.
IZ (b is correct)
2 You're not going to sell your car because it's old and not worth much. Which do you say?
a If I sell my car. I won't get much money for it.
b If I sold my car, I wouldn't get much money for it. l: l
3 You often see Sarah. A friend of yours wants to contact her. which do you say?
a If I see Sarah, I'll tell her to call you. El
b If I saw Sarah, I'd tell her to call you. El
You don't expect that there will be a fire in the building. Which do you say?
a What willyou do if there is a fire in the building?
b What would you do if there was a fire in the building?
You've never lost your passport. You can only imagine it.
a I don't know what I'll do if I lose my passport. 3
b I don't know what I'd do if I lost my passport. 4
6 Somebody stops you and asks the way to a bank. which do you say?
a Ifyou go right at the end of this street, you'll see a bank on your left. E]
b Ifyou went right at the end of this street, you'd see a bank on your left. l: l
7 You're in a lift. There is an emergency button. Nobody is going to press it. Which do you say?
a What will happen if somebody presses that button? :l
b What would happen if somebody pressed that button? _
’ Write sentences beginning If .
1 We've decided not to catch the10.30 train. (arrive too early)
If we caught the 10.50 train, weld. arrive too eatrlg.
2 Kevin is not going to do his driving test now. (fail)
3 We've decided not to stay at a hotel. (cost too much)
4 Sally isn't going to leave herjob. (not / get another one)
5 We've decided not to invite Ben to the party. (have to invite his friends too)
6 I'm not going to tell him what happened. (not / believe me)
I) Complete using a second or third conditional.
You didn't wait ten minutes. You didn't see lim.
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I don’t drive to work. There's so much traffic.
L _ to work if so much traffic.
Mutt doesn't treat Sue well. She won't stay with him.
Luke missed the train, He was late for the interview. If — ms 9-”m"°"d better‘ She
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imen. ie‘, _. 7 You don't do any exercise. Y ou don’t feel he: tlth_y.
Millie didn't buy the top. She didn't have any money.
Millie _ , the top if she some money. 8
It started snowing. We tlitln‘t reach the top. The d'l"°'
If _ , i snowing. we _, _ the top. 9
Rebecca drinks too much coffee. She sleeps badly. lfllm T
so much coffee, she
_ , , badly,
You_ , .1 lot healthier if you some exercise.
The taxi driver had satnav. He found the street easily.
_ the street if he satnav.
]im bought the wrong sive. I had to change the sweater.
the right size. I _ the sweater.
You get up late. You waste halfthe morning.
lfyou _ earlier, you halfthe morning.