Conditional forms exercise

January 13, 2013pdf

Identify the conditional forms used in the followed sentences.

1. If you pour oil on water, it floats.

a) zero conditional

b) first conditional

c) second conditional

d) third conditional

2. She will come if you invite her.

a) zero conditional

b) first conditional

c) second conditional

d) third conditional

3. She would have helped if you had requested more politely.

a) zero conditional

b) first conditional

c) second conditional

d) third conditional

4. If you worked hard, you would pass.

a) zero conditional

b) first conditional

c) second conditional

d) third conditional

5. If I were you, I wouldn’t do it.

a) zero conditional

b) first conditional

c) second conditional

d) third conditional

6. If I had the time, I would come.

a) zero conditional

b) first conditional

c) third conditional

d) second conditional

7. I would handle the situation better, if I were in charge.

a) zero conditional

b) first conditional

c) second conditional

d) third conditional

8. If you had run a bit faster, you would have won.

a) zero conditional

b) first conditional

c) second conditional

d) third conditional

9. I will buy a car, if I get my rise.

a) zero conditional

b) first conditional

c) second conditional

d) third conditional

Answers

1. Zero conditional (In zero conditional, we use a simple present tense in both clauses.)

2. First conditional (In first conditional, we use a simple present tense in the if-clause and will + infinitive in the result clause.)

3. Third conditional (In third conditional, we use a past perfect tense in the if-clause and would have + past participle in the result clause.)

4. Second conditional (In a second conditional, we use simple past in the if-clause and would + infinitive in the result clause.)

5. Second conditional

6. Second conditional

7. Second conditional

8. Third conditional

9. First conditional

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