July 30, 2020

Lesson 8. Conditionals (3 types)

Grammar

Task 1. Choose the correct variant.

I.
a) What would you study when you went to college next year?
b) What will you study if you go to the college next year?

II.
a) What will you be when you grow up?
b) What you be if you grow up?

III.
a) If she hadn’t broken the window, she wouldn’t have had to pay for it.
b) If she hasn’t broken the window, she wouldn’t have had to pay for it.

IV.
a) I wouldn’t do that if I were you.
b) I wouldn’t do that if I was you.

V.
a) My mother will blame me if she knew.
b) My mother will blame me if she knows.

Task 2. Choose the correct conditional clause (type 1 or 2) and complete the sentences

1. If it (rain), I won’t go out.

2. You would learn more if you (study) sometimes.

3. If he (ask) me, I would have told him the answer.

4. You would have done well if you (take) my advice.

5. I wouldn’t phone you here unless it (be) urgent.

6. She’ll catch cold, if her feet (get) wet in this weather.

7. Unless you apologize at once, I never (speak) to you again.

8. If we (have) nothing to do, life would be boring.

Task 2. Choose the correct conditional clause (type 2 or 3) and complete the sentences

  1. If you (arrive) ten minutes earlier, you would have got a seat.
  2. I shouldn’t have believed it if I (not/see) it with my own eye.
  3. If you had told me that beforehand, I (find) some money for you.
  4. If he had asked you, you (answer)?
  5. If I (have) a book, I wouldn’t have been bored.
  6. If you (speak) slowly, he might have understood you.
  7. I (take) a taxi if I had understood that it was too late.
  8. If I (be) ready when he called, he would have taken me with him.
  9. She had a headache, otherwise she (come).
  10. If my mother (know) about the party, she would have baked a cake.

Watching and discussing

  1. What is the age that children begin school?
  2. Do you have memories of your own school? What do you remember about your teachers?
  3. What was your trip to school like?
  4. Can you imagine yourself travelling to school alone by train at the age of 7?
  5. Do you let your own kid go to school alone? Why?
  6. Do children need to learn to be independent? If yes, how?
  7. Is the modern world really so dangerous for kids?

Homework

Task 1. Choose the correct conditional clause and complete the sentences.

1. If I (see) John, I’ll tell him your news. 2. He (be) very pleased if it (be) really true. 3. If you (go) to town on Monday, you (meet) my brother Tom. 4. If you (need) help, my father (help) you. 5. We (have) a picnic lunch if the day (be) fine. 6. If you (ask) a policeman, he (tell) you the way. 7. I (finish) the job tomorrow if I (can).

Task 2.

1. If I (know), I (tell) you. 2. If she (want) to talk, she (ring up). 3. If he (have) enough money, he (buy) a large house. 4. She (feel) lonely if Peter (go) away. 5. We (be) pleased to see you if you (arrive). 6. If we (can) come on Sunday, we (come). 7. I (understand) Mr Smith if he (speak) slowly.

Task 3. Translate the sentences.


Я куплю хлеб, если магазин все еще будет открыт.
На твоем месте я бы последовал совету родителей. (follow)
Если ты звонишь по телефону после 8 вечера, это дешевле.
Если мы приедем рано, будет не трудно купить билеты на концерт.
Если бы у меня было 5 тысяч евро, я бы отправился на Гаити (Haiti).
Если бы мне не нужно было идти, я бы с удовольствием поболтал с тобой.
Тебе следует заняться чем-то новым, если тебе скучно.