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M. Choose the correct form of the verbs in brackets.

1. Many people (think/ are thinking) that the battle for a "better and clean world" is helpless.

2. Environmentalists (are feeling/will feel) totally satisfied when there is no more pollution.

3. People often (left/leave) rubbish behind when they go on a picnic.

4. They (are having/ have) a panel on environmental issues on BBC this evening at 10.

5. I always (am taking/take) public transport to school. This way I try to minimise the human impact on
earth.

6. Due to recent disasters, some people all over Europe (protest/are protesting) against the use of aging oil
tankers.

7. My friend Peter (has left/left) for Italy a few days ago.

8. She fell asleep while the train (rolled/was rolling) slowly down the mountain.

9. He always (feel/feels) sick when he smokes a cigarette.

10. If she studies, Im sure she (is passing/ will pass) her exams.

11. The train (had already left /has already left) when we got to the station.

12. We (see/will see) Mary on Monday.

13. The next train (leaves/will leave) at 7.30

14. They (emigrated/have emigrated) to America in 1965 and (have lived/ live) there since then.

15. Mr Davis (is/ has been) in hospital since he (was/ has been) run over by a bus two weeks ago.

16. The Davies (have just moved/ just moved) into a new flat, you know.

17. Many people (lose/lost) their lives and property in the Great Fire of London.

N. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form.

1. My friends and I usually ............ out to the disco on Saturday nights. (go)

2. My children never ............... their beds when they .......... to school. (make/leave)

3. The Douglas ............... a well-paid job (not have)

4. The English ............ tea about six times a day (drink)

5. The postman ................ twice a day. (not come)

6. George, what.................... this morning? (you/do)


7. Look! He.............. now. (come).

8. She ............. at home this evening (stay).

9. I........... tickets for the cinema tonight (buy)

10. I hope it ............... nice day next Sunday, (be)

11. What ............., if he doesn't come? (you/will)

12. I ............. there on time. I promise you. (be)

13................. to a rock concert? (you/ever/be)

14. Tom's father................. a musician since he left school. (be)

15. I................. . for the cinema tickets. (already/pay)

16. ................ the seats yet? ( you/book)

17. Jill .......... in New York for two weeks, but she ......... a musical on Broadway yet. (be/not see)

18. The band.............. the studio (just/left)

19. They ............. to this town three years ago. (move)

20. I ................ my last holidays in Spain. (spend)

21. Last night I.............. asleep while I.................. TV. (fall /watch)

22. The phone ............ while I................. a bath yesterday. (rang/ have)

23. It .............. to rain as I .............. home, (begin/ walk)

24. When I came home last night, she ............... (already/leave).

25. They ...............all the seats when I got to the box office. (already/sell)

O. Choose the correct form of the verb in brackets

1. ________________ you (read/have read) Rachel Carson's Silent Spring? Yes, I __________ (have/did).
I __________ (read/have read) it a few months ago.

2. Although Silent Spring was written many years ago people _____________ (didn't cease/haven't
ceased) to admire it.

3. Rachel Carsons books ____________ (contribute/have contributed) a lot to rise concern about
environmental issues.

4. Rachel Carson ___________ (started/has started) her career as a Marine Biologist.

5. Silent Spring ______________ (was published/has been published) in 1962 and _______________
(has been read/was read) ever since by thousands of people.

P. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tenses.


I usually ____________ ( watch) TV for about 3 hours a day and right now I _______________ (watch) a
documentary about environment. My brother __________________ (not like) documentaries, so I can
only ___________ (watch) half of my programme and then we have to change channels so that he
_____________ (can) watch half of his favourite programme, cartoons.

I ______________ (not like) cartoons very much. So, when we _________ (change) channels I, most of
the times, _________(go) to my bedroom and do my homework.

Today I must write a report about the school trip we ______________ (do) to the Zoo last Wednesday. We
____________ (go) there with some of our teachers and we _____________ (see) lots of strange animals.
I ____________ (enjoy) it very much, because I really ____________ (like animals).

____________________ (you/ever/be) to the Zoo? Some people _________ (think) Zoos are a sort of
prisons for the animals that are kept there, but I _____________ (disagree) totally with it. All the animals
I _____________ (see) there last Wednesday _______________ (seem) to be happy. At least they
__________ (feel) protected there.

Exercise M. 1. think; 2. will feel; 3.leave; 4.are having; 5. take; 6.are protesting; 7. left; 8.was
rolling; 9.feels; 10. will pass 11. had already left; 12.will see; 13.leaves; 14.lived, 15. has been;
16. have just moved; 17. lost
Exercise N. 1. go; 2. make; 3. dont have; 4.drink; 5.doesnt come; 6. are you going to do; are
you doing; 7. is coming; 8. is staying; 9. am going to buy, am buying; 10. will be; 11. will you do;
12. will be; 13. have you ever been; 14. have already finished; 15. have already paid; 16. have
you booked; 17. has been; 18. has just left; 19. moved; 20. spent; 21. fell; 22. rand, was having;
23. began, was walking; 24. had already left; 25. had already sold.
Exercise O. 1. Have you read ; 2. haven't ceased; 3. have contributed; 4. started , 5. has been
read
Exercise P. watch ; am watching ; doesn't like; can watch; don't like; change; go; did ; went;
saw; enjoyed; like, have you ever been; think; disagree; saw; felt.
EXERCISES (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE CORRECTION of the exercises)

A. 1. If he eats too much a. he gets a bike

2. Well go to the beach only if b. she will go on holiday

3. Well go faster if we c. well have to call a doctor

4. If she passes her exams d. its warm and sunny

5. Hell be happier if e. hell be probably get stomach ache

6. If hes got a temperature, f. we take the train.

B . Use the correct form of the verbs in brackets.

1. What will you do, if you ___________________________ (win) the lottery?

2. If you ____________________ (refuse) my offer, I would be very surprised.

3. We can have lunch in the park, if it _______________________ (not/rain)

4. If you are hungry, we __________________________ (go) to a restaurant.

5. If I _________________________ (see) Paul, I would have told him to go home.

6. I ___________________________ (invite) you, for a drink if I didnt feel so tired.

7. He would pass the exam, if he ______________________ (study) more.

8. If he had been more careful, he _____________________ (avoid) the accident.

C. Follow the example and rewrite as indicated below - 1st Conditional

Example: Don't keep making noise, or Ill call the headmaster.

I'll call the headmaster, if ...

1. I dont talk to John because he doesnt apologize.

......................................, if he apologises.
2. He doesn't help you because you don't ask him.

He ................................................, if you ask him.

3. You don't get the best seats because you don't arrive early.

If you arrive early, you .....

4. He makes mistakes. He is not promoted.

If he doesnt make mistakes, he ...

5. Peter wants to go to the match. He goes alone.

If Peter wants to go to the match, he .... .

D. Rewrite as indicated below - 2nd. Conditional

1. I don't buy a new video camera because I don't have enough money.

If I had enough money, I ...

2. He doesn't invest much, that's why he is not a successful manager.

He would be a successful manager, if ....

3. You don't give up drinking. You don't feel well.

If you ..... , you would feel much better.

4. I don't do my homework because I don't know the text.

I would do my homework, if I ....

5. He only did that because you pushed him

He wouldnt do that if you ....

6. The dog didn't bite the girl because the owner stopped it.

The dog ................................................ if the owner didnt stop it.

7. You missed the lesson. The teacher reprehended you.

The teacher wouldnt reprehend you if you ....

F. Use the verbs in brackets in the correct tense.

1.You will have to go to bed earlier if you ______________ (start) work at 8.

2.You ___________ (have) to take a taxi if you are in a hurry.

3.If you ___________ (give) up smoking, you would feel better.

4.If I _____________ (be) you, I wouldnt do it.


5.They will probably pass the exam if they ___________ (study) hard.

6.We wont miss the train if we _____________ (hurry).

7.If you ___________ (come) to see the film, you would have enjoyed it.

8.Who _____________ (you/phone) if you had a problem?

9.If it ___________ (be) warm and sunny tomorrow, we will go to the beach.

J. Rewrite using Unless

1.If you dont bring the money, I wont buy you the tickets.

Unless ...

2. If you dont read your messages, you wont receive e-mail greetings.

Unless ...

3. If we didnt walk faster, we wouldnt get there in time.

Unless ...

4. If you didnt arrive early, you wouldnt get the best seats.

Unless...

5. If you dont try harder, youll never succeed.

Unless ...

6. If the weather doesnt get better, Ill stay at home.

Unless ...

7. You wont arrive on time if you dont hurry.

Unless...

8. This theatre will close if they dont get a subsidy.

Unless ...

9. If they hadnt lent me the money, I wouldnt have bought the house.

Unless ...

10. You dont come with me. I wont go to the party.

Unless ...

K - Rewrite as indicated below - Unless

1. If I don't have to work late, I'll see you tomorrow.


I'll see you tomorrow, unless I __________________________

2. If she doesn't ask me, I will not tell Sue what you said.

Unless she ________________________________________

3. I wouldnt eat fish, if I werent extremely hungry.

Unless I __________________________________________

4. We must hurry not to be late.

Unless we _______________________________________

5. I was told I had to work hard to pass the exam.

I was told unless I worked ___________________________

6. Children are only allowed to use the swimming pool if they are with an adult.

Unless .they ______________________________________

7. The doctor will not see you today, if it is not an emergency.

Unless it _________________________________________

8. I don't go to the party, if you don't come with me.

Unless you _______________________________________

9. He'll only answer if you ask him a question.

Unless you ________________________________________

10. I'll only help you if you ask me to.

Unless you _________________________________________


Conditional Sentences - Correction
Sbado, 31 Janeiro 2009 11:01 | Escrito por Joo Carreiro | | |
CONDITIONAL SENTENCES CORRECTION
Exercise A. 1-e.; 2-d. ;3-f,; 4-b.; 5-a.; 6-c.
Exercise B.
1. What will you do, if you win the lottery?
2. If you refused my offer, I would be very surprised.
3. We can have lunch in the park, if it doesn't rain.
4. If you are hungry, we will/can go to a restaurant.
5. If I had seen Paul, I would have told him to go home.
6. I would invite you for a drink if I didnt feel so tired.
7. He would pass the exam, if he studied more.
8. If he had been more careful, he would have avoided the accident.
Exercise C.
1. I will talk to John, if he apologizes.
2. He will help you, if you ask him.
3. If you arrive early, youll get the best seats.
4. If he doesnt make mistakes, he will be promoted.
5. If Peter wants to go to the match, he will go alone.
Exercise D.
1. If I had enough money, I would by a new video camera.
2. He would be a successful manager, if he invested more.
3. If you gave up drinking, you would feel much better.
4. I would do my homework, if I knew the text.
5. He wouldnt do that if you didnt push him.
6. The dog would bite the girl if the owner didnt stop it.
7. The teacher wouldnt reprehend you if you didnt miss the lesson.
Exercise E.
1. If you had arrived earlier, you wouldnt have missed the train.
2. If I had heard the weather forecast, I would have brought the umbrella.
3. If you hadnt spent all night at the pub, youd have studied more.
4. If you had taken your raincoat, you wouldnt have got wet.
5. If she had known it was your birthday, she would have given you a box of chocolates.
6. If you had spent the holidays with us, you would have enjoyed yourself a lot.
Exercise F. 1.start; 2.will have; 3.give; 4.were; 5.study; 6.hurry; 7.came; 8. would you phone; 9.
is
Exercise G.
1. If I had their phone number, I would have phoned them.
2. We wouldnt miss the train, if we werent late.
3. If Mum hadnt run out of sugar and flour, she would have made me a cake.
4. If Mum didnt go the garden, she wouldnt let dinner burn.
5. If they hadnt gone to Gills party, they wouldnt have met her parents.
6. If I have time, I will visit you this afternoon.
7. If he doesnt phone now, I wont wait for him.
8. If I were rich, I would have a house in the country.
Exercise H.
1. If they had clarified their position, we wouldn't have rejected the offer
2. If they paid more money for my car, I would sell it.
3. If you had left your watch in my house, I would have found it.
5. You'll get hurt, if you are not careful.
6. If she had found the ring, she would have given it to me.
7. If you took more exercise, you would feel better.
8. If she had known about it, she would have applied for the job.
Exercise I
1. If you write the test carefully, you won't have to repeat it all again.
2. If you dont hurry up, you will (you'll) miss the train.
3. If John drove more carefully, he wouldn't have so many accidents.
4. If the weather was fine, we would (could) go to the beach.
5. If you had gone to the party, I would have danced with you.
6. If you spent your holiday in Spain, you would learn how to dance the flamenco.
7. If she had taken my advice, she would have felt happy.
8. If you dont run, you won't catch the train.
10.If they don't work harder, they won't succeed.
Exercise J.
1. Unless you bring the money, I wont buy you the tickets.
2. Unless you read your messages, you wont receive e-mail greetings.
3. Unless we walked walk faster, we wouldnt get there in time.
4. Unless you arrived arrive early, you wouldnt get the best seats.
5. Unless you try harder, youll never succeed.
6. Unless the weather gets better, Ill stay at home.
7. Unless you hurry, you won't arrive on time
8. Unless they get a subsidy, this theatre will close
9. Unless they had lent me the money, I wouldnt have bought the house.
10. Unless you come with me, I wont go to the party.
Exercise K
1. I'll see you tomorrow, unless I have to work late
2. Unless she asks me, I will not (won't) tell Sue what to do
3. Unless I were extremely hungry, I wouldn't eat fish.
4. Unless we hurry, we will be late.
5. I was told unless I worked, I wouldn't pass my exam.
6. Unless they are with an adult, children are not allowed to use the swimming-pool.
7. Unless it is an emergency, the doctor will not see you today.
8. Unless you come with me, I don't go to the party.
9. Unless you ask him a question, he will not (won't) answer.
10.Unless you ask me to, I won't help you.
Exercise L.
1. But, if Jane arrived on time, I would talk to her.
2. If we see Henry, we'll give (we will give) him your message
3. But if you knew how to swim, you could come with us.
4. But, if you were qualified enough, you could (would) find a good job.
Unless you are qualified enough, you won't (can't) find a good job.
5. But if he spoke English, he would (could) find a job in England.
Unless he speaks English, he won't (can't) find a job in England.
6. If you had applied for the job, you would have got it.
7. If she had come on time, she would have found a good seat.

A. Rewrite as indicated below.


1. If you dont bring the money, I wont buy you the tickets.

Unless ...

2. If you dont read your messages, you wont receive e-mail greetings.

Unless ...

3. If we didnt walk faster, we wouldnt get there in time.

Unless ...

4. If you didnt arrive early, you wouldnt get the best seats.

Unless...

5. If you dont try harder, youll never succeed.

Unless ...

6. If the weather doesnt get better, Ill stay at home.

Unless ...

7. You wont arrive on time if you dont hurry.

Unless...

8. This theatre will close if they dont get a subsidy.

Unless ...

9. If they hadnt lent me the money, I wouldnt have bought the house.

Unless ...

10. You dont come with me. I wont go to the party.

Unless ...

B. Rewrite as indicated below.

1. If I don't have to work late, I'll see you tomorrow.

I'll see you tomorrow, unless I

2. If she doesn't ask me, I will not tell Sue what you said.

Unless

3. I wouldn't eat fish, if I weren't extremely hungry.

Unless I were extremely hungry, I I wouldn't eat fish.

4. We must hurry not to be late.


Unless we ...

5. I was told I had to work hard to pass the exam.

I was told unless I worked, I...

6. Children are only allowed to use the swimming pool if they are with an adult.

Unless they ...

7. The doctor will not see you today, if it is not an emergency.

Unless it ...

8. I don't go to the party, if you don't come with me.

Unless you ...

9. He'll only answer if you ask him a question.

Unless ...

10. I'll only help you if you ask me to.

Unless you

C. Rewrite these sentences as indicated below.

1. We wont buy any fish today if it isnt cheaper than yesterday.

Unless _____________________________________________

2. If you dont go to the party, they will be disappointed.

Unless ______________________________________________

3. I cant help her if she doesnt talk to me.

I cant help her unless _________________________________

4. If it doesnt stop raining, well stay at home.

We will stay at home unless _____________________________

5. If I dont go to the post office, I wont buy the stamps.

Unless _______________________________________________

6. George wont come out of the hospital if he doesnt feel better.

Unless George _________________________________________

7. Some people dont go abroad if the language of the country isnt the same as theirs

Unless _______________________________________________________________
8. Unless you are in a smoking area, you arent allowed to have a cigarette.

If you ________________________________________________________________

9. Unless there are some delays, shes arriving this morning.

If ____________________________________________________________________

10. Ill go and visit you tomorrow unless Ive got something else todo.

If I

UNLESS CORRECTION
Exercise A.
1. Unless you bring the money, I wont buy you the tickets.
2. Unless you read your messages, you wont receive e-mail greetings.
3. Unless we walked faster, we wouldnt get there in time.
4. Unless you arrived early, you wouldnt get the best seats.
5. Unless you try harder, youll never succeed.
6. Unless the weather gets better, Ill stay at home.
7. Unless you hurry, you wont arrive on time
8. Unless they get a subsidy, this theatre will close
9. Unless they had lent me the money, I wouldnt have bought the house.
10. Unless you come with me, I wont go to the party.
Exercise B.
1. I'll see you tomorrow, unless I have to work late
2. Unless she asks me, I will not (won't) tell Sue what to do
3. Unless I were extremely hungry, I I wouldn't eat fish.
4. Unless we hurry, we will be late.
5. I was told unless I worked, I wouldn't pass my exam.
6. Unless they are with an adult, children are not allowed to use the swimming-pool.
7. Unless it is an emergency, the doctor will not see you today.
8. Unless you come with me, I don't go to the party.
9. Unless you ask him a question, he will not (won't) answer.
10. Unless you ask me to, I won't help you
Exercise C.
1. Unless it is cheaper than yesterday, we wont buy any fish today.
2. Unless you go to the party, they will be disappointed.
3. I cant help her unless she talks to me.
4. We will stay at home unless it stops raining.
5. Unless I go to the post office, I wont buy the stamps.
6. Unless George feels better, he wont come out of the hospital.
7. Unless the language of the country isnt the same as theirs
8. If you are not in a smoking area, you arent allowed to have a cigarette.
9. If there arent any delays, shes arriving this morning.
10. If I havent got anything to do, Ill go and visit you tomorrow