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A comparison of the four types of conditionals or if-clauses- Exercise 1

Friday, 08 January 2016
Example of comparison of conditionals: If water reaches 100 degrees, it boils. Example of comparison of conditionals: If water reaches 100 degrees, it boils. This image is licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license

Circle the correct tenses to complete the following sentences:

•    If water (reached/had reached/reaches/will reach/would reach/would have reached) 100 degrees, it (boiled/had boiled/boils/will boil/would boil/would have boiled).
•    If eggs (were/had been/are/will be/would be/would have been) rotten, they (smelled/had smelt/smell/will smell/would smell/would have smellt) bad.
•    If there (was/had been/is/will be/would be/would have been) good weather on Saturday, I (went/had gone/go/will go/would go/would have gone) to the park.
•    If John (took/had taken/takes/will take/would take/would have taken) the bus to work tomorrow, the journey (was/had been/is/will be/would be/would have been) faster.
•    If it (snowed/had snowed/snows/will snow/would snow/would have snowed) next week, school (was/had been/is/will be/would be/would have been) closed.
•    If Clara (was/had been/is/will be/would be/would have been) twice as tall, she (was/had been/is/will be/would be/would have been) picked for the basketball team.
•    If I (had/had had/have/will have/would have/would have had) four hands, I (had/had had/have/will have/would have/would have had) 20 fingers.
•    If Matthew (took/had taken/takes/will take/would take/would have taken) the train yesterday, he (arrived/had arrived/arrives/will arrive/would arrive/would have arrived) in Cheltenham earlier.
•    If you (asked/had asked/ask/will ask/would ask/would have asked) me to come with you to the swimming pool last Thursday, I (joined/had joined/join/will join/would join/would have joined) you.

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