Type 1 conditional sentences

May 28, 2014pdf

Type 1 conditional sentences are used to talk about real and possible situations. Here we use a simple present tense in the if-clause and will /can / may + infinitive in the result clause.

Study the sentences given below.

If I am hungry, I will get something to eat.

If you are hungry, you can eat an apple.

If it rains we may get wet.

This grammar exercise tests your ability to write type 1 conditional sentences. You have to fill in the blanks using the appropriate form of the verb given in the brackets. An example is given below.

If she ………………….. (work) hard, she ………………….. (pass)

If she works hard, she will pass.

Exercise

1. If she ……………….. (invite) me, I ………………. (go)

2. If it ……………………. (rain), we …………………… (cancel) the match.

3. If I ……………….. (get) a promotion, I ………………… (buy) a car.

4. If she ………………. (be late), we …………………. (go) without her.

5. If you ………………. (ask) more politely, I ………………… (buy) you a drink.

6. If you …………………. (not behave), I ………………. (throw) you out.

7. If he ……………….. (win) the first prize, his mother ……………… (be) happy.

8. If he ……………….. (get) proper medical care, he ………………. (survive)

9. If the drought …………………… (continue), plants and animals …………………… (perish).

Answers

1. If she invites me, I will go.

2. If it rains, we will cancel the match.

3. If I get a promotion, I will buy a car.

4. If she is late, we will go without her.

5. If you ask more politely, I will buy you a drink.

6. If you don’t behave, I will throw you out.

7. If he wins the first prize, his mother will be happy.

8. If he gets proper medical care, he will survive.

9. If the drought continues, plants and animals will perish.

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