English Grammar

Zero Conditional

Zero Conditional Task Cards PDF

Practice: Match the parts of the sentences from 1-10 to a to i:

  1. Ice melts when
  2. If it rains,
  3. I’m late for work if
  4. When you eat too many sweets,
  5. Tom does his homework when
  6. Lions work in teams if
  7. If you’re a male trying to attract a mate,
  8. When a person or an animal comes into an area your dog considers his territory,
  9. People become depressed
  10. When the liquid is heated,

a. … it can be frightening.

b. … when they gain wealth

c. … the vapor pressure of the gas escaping from the liquid is equal to the pressure exerted on the liquid by its surrounding.

d. … it becomes most dense at 4Co (39o F).

e. … it moves in this way.

f. … the potential conflict grows.

g. … I’m hungry.

h. … they bark.

i. … they haven’t been able to feed well during the previous day.


English Grammar

Second Conditional Task Cards – ESL materials

The Second Conditional Rules and Exercises

Questions for practicing the second conditional forms:

  1. If you could learn one skill, what would it be?
  2. If you could sing really well, what would you do?
  3. If you won the lottery, what would you do?
  4. What would you do if you could speak English perfectly?
  5. If you were a millionaire, what would you spend your money on?
  6. If you were a leader of your country, what would you try to change?
  7. If you could have three wishes, what would you wish for?
  8. What would you do if you were invisible for one day?
  9. If you could change any law, what would you change?
  10. If you could change jobs, what would you do instead?
  11. What meals would you prepare if you were a cook?
  12. What would you do if you had more free time?
  13. If you could speak three other languages, what would they be?
  14. What would you do if you found a burglar in your house?
  15. If you changed your name, what name would you choose?
  16. What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
  17. What would you do with another hour a day?
  18. What would you do if you found a one hundred dollar note on a sidewalk?
  19. What would you do if the lift got stuck between two floors?
  20. What would you do if you were kidnapped?
  21. What would you do if you could stop time?
  22. If you had a minor car accident, what would you do first?
  23. If you could be another person for a day, who would you be?
  24. What would you do if you could fly?

Some useful videos on the second conditional:

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