Self-correcting exercises

Exercise 1

Say if the following sentences about the conditionals are true (V) or false (F).

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1

Conditional sentences typically consist of a main clause and a subordinate clause.

2

The main clause is usually introduced by ‘if’.

3

The subordinate clause expresses the condition.

4

All the conditional sentences refer to future events.

5

In the conditional sentences of the second type we must always use the modal verb ‘will’ in the main clause.

6

In conditional sentences it is possible to change the order of the clauses whithout a change in meaning.

7

The second conditional can refer to hypothetical situations.

8

The subordinate clause in a first conditional sentence has the verb in the past tense.

Exercise 2

Complete these sentences in the first conditional form:

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If you “Send”, the message to the receiver in seconds.

2

You cold if you a coat.

3

I think Markus problems if he such things.

4

If Tony lucky, he a lot of money in this business.

5

If Griselda reading, you her a book for her birthday.

6

Hurry up! We if you so slow.

Exercise 3

Choose the correct conditional sentences (second conditional):

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1

If I had time, I liked to play golf.

2

If I had time, I’d like to visit you more often.

3

If I had time, I didn’t like to stay at home.

4

If I had time, I can do many things.

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If we didn’t spend so much money, we would to pay for a new house.

2

If we didn’t spend so much money, I will be happy.

3

If we didn’t spend so much money, we could buy the laptop that you like.

4

If we didn’t spend so much money, I prefer to stay at home.

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If I were younger, I would the same things as I did.

2

If I were younger, I can run much faster.

3

If I were younger, I didn’t feel so tired at night.

4

If I were younger, I’d look for another job.

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If it were too hot, I wouldn’t go out.

2

If it were too hot, I was good for nothing.

3

If it were too hot, we would putting on the air-conditioner.

4

If it were too hot, I didn’t go to the beach with you.

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If you were more responsible, you will do better in your job.

2

If you were more responsible, I’ll help you, but I can’t.

3

If you were more responsible, you could easily be promoted.

4

If you were more responsible, you didn’t say such things.

Exercise 4

Choose the relative pronoun described by each statement:

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1

This relative pronoun refers only to people and can be the subject or the complement of the relative clause.

2

This relative pronoun refers only to things and can be the subject or the complement of the relative clause.

3

This relative pronoun is used to indicate possession and refers to people and things.

4

This relative pronoun has the function of an adverbial of place.

5

This relative pronoun has the function of an adverbial of time.

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This relative pronoun can be used instead of ‘who’ and ‘which’.

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This relative pronoun is used when the relative clause expresses a reason.

Exercise 5

Fill in the blanks with the correct relative pronoun.

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1

An architect is a professional designs buildings.

2

In part, the economic crisis is the reason there is so much unemployment.

3

New Zealand is one of the many countries English is the official language.

4

I found the museum we visited yesterday quite boring, don’t you think so?

5

Do you remember those times we used typewriters instead of computers?

6

You will find our house very easily. It’s the only one windows are painted red.

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