Identify the Conditional Sentence Type – Exercise 1

Task No. 1150

Find the correct conditions (types of if-clauses).

1 If it is cold, I'll wear a coat and scarf.
Clue
Probable Condition so First Conditional Sentence. Main clause WILL WEAR, If clause Present Simple IS
2 If we had bought a map, we wouldn't have got lost.
Clue
Impossible Condition so Third Conditional Sentence. Main clause WOULDN'T HAVE GOT, If clause Past Perfect - HAD BOUGHT
3 If the children were older, they could go on the rollarcoaster.
Clue
Improbable Condition so Second Conditional Sentence. Main clause COULD GO, If clause Past Simple - WERE
4 Sean could fly to Madrid if he had more money.
Clue
Improbable Condition so Second Conditional Sentence. Main clause COULD FLY, If clause Past Simple - HAD
5 If Jake helps with the housework, his mother will have more time for him.
Clue
Probable Condition so First Conditional Sentence. Main clause WILL HAVE, If clause Present Simple HELPS
6 What would you do if you saw a murder?
Clue
Improbable Condition so Second Conditional Sentence. Main clause WOULD DO, If clause Past Simple - SAW
7 We might have had a glass of wine if you had bought some money.
Clue
Impossible Condition so Third Conditional Sentence. Main clause MIGHT HAVE HAD, If clause Past Perfect - HAD BOUGHT
8 If I were you, I would see a doctor.
Clue
Improbable Condition so Second Conditional Sentence. Main clause WOULD SEE, If clause Past Simple - WERE
9 We would understand more if the teacher spoke slowly.
Clue
Improbable Condition so Second Conditional Sentence. Main clause WOULD UNDERSTAND, If clause Past Simple - SPOKE
10 If John had got up earlier, he wouldn't have been late for work.
Clue
Impossible Condition so Third Conditional Sentence. Main clause WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN, If clause Past Perfect - HAD GOT