Here we have a set of free if conditional worksheets for free download to help you teach and revise first to third conditional sentences. These worksheets have notes to help students learn the difference between the conditionals.
There are also tasks to complete so they can practice their new knowledge.
The Difference Between the First, Second, Third and Zero Conditionals.
You can check out the image below for the difference between the conditionals, and check out the explanations in the worksheets as well.
We also have a table below to help explain and offer examples. These are difficult concepts that may require many different ways of teaching for students to fully grasps the differences and how to construct a conditional sentence.
|Conditional||Sentence Examples||Verb Form||Tense and Use Case|
|If I am angry my face goes red.|
it is cold, if it snows.
|Present and Present||Present and fact, always|
|If we go now, we will catch the bus|
If I win the race, I will be happy
|Present and future||Future – high probability.|
(less probable or unlikely)
|If I went to the moon, I would Jump up and down|
If I won the lottery, I would buy Buckingham Palace
|Present and commonly modal||Future and improbable events|
|If I had gone to work last year, I would be manager now. |
If I had danced with her, I would be going out now.
|Past perfect with Perfect and Modal.||Past unlikely occurrences.|
Conditional sentences in English often use “if” and “then”. The word “if” is used for three different purposes: as a verb particle; as a subordinating conjunction; and as an adverbial conjunction
There are four conditional sentence structures these four worksheets act as a revision or teaching aid for all of them. If you are looking for a focus on the first of second conditional then you can check the images below under the heading Other Conditional Worksheets for sets of 4 and 5 worksheets on each conditional sentence type.
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Conditionals are a hard English concept to understand, hopefully these set of worksheets, both above and below can help you both with teaching conditionals but also with revising and practicing them.
We have sets below to help with this as well just click on the links to try them out. These are also free to download and use
Other Conditional Worksheets
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Happy Teaching! If you want more information on conditionals you can check out the paper below.
Semantics and Conditionals – Frank Jackson