Conditionals-types-1-2-3

					                        Conditionals – type 1, 2, 3


1. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense, then identify the types of
   conditionals.

1. If you ………………… (not/put up) this shelf, you won’t have anywhere to
  put your books.
2. If he …………………(change) jobs, he would be a lot happier.
3. If I were you, I …………………(tell) her how you feel.
4. Even if he …………………(ask) them, they wouldn’t have agreed to come.
5. Unless you ………………… (feel) any better, you can take the rest of the day
  off.
6. If she …………………(not/threaten) him, he wouldn’t have left.
7. If you’re patient for a few minutes, I …………………(be able) to finish this.
8. If he had woken up earlier, he …………………(not/be) late for work.
9. She would be more likely to get the job if she …………………(be) more
  experienced.
10.      Sales   will   increase   provided   that   the   advertising   campaign
  …………………(be) successful.


2. Complete the text by putting the verbs in brackets into the correct tense.

                                    World leader

If I were world leader, I 1)…………………(try) to stop the destruction of the
earth and I 2)…………………(make) the world a better place for all people.
If the world’s problems had been tackled sooner, the quality of life 3)
…………………(improve) long ago. First of all, I would try to bring about
peace in the world. As long as there is fighting between nations, millions
of people 4) …………………(continue) to suffer and die. If wars continue,
children    5)…………………(be               left)     without    parents    and    6)
…………………(grow up) in a world of misery and fear. But as long as people
disagree over land and possessions, the fighting 7)…………………(go on).
Therefore, I would ensure that all people were treated as equals and given the
same opportunities in life. It would also help if all countries 8)
…………………(stop) producing arms so there would no longer be
the weapons to fight. In addition, I would introduce laws to reduce pollution.
If   pollution    levels      had   been       controlled   earlier,   life   9)
…………………(not/become) so unbearable. If I 10)…………………(have)
the power, I would ban all cars from city centers and increase public transport.
If there were more trees, the air we breathe 11)…………………(be) cleaner.
Unless measures are taken soon, it 12)…………………(be) too late both for
ourselves and our children.

				
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