Second conditional exercises. Умовні речення ІІ типу. Вправи

Second conditional вправи допоможуть Вам закріпити вживання умовних вправ другого типу. На сайті я вже розміщувала вправи на перший тип умовних речень, настав час Second conditional exercises.

Перед виконанням вправ пропоную Вам невеликий психологічний тест, в якому використовуються умовні речення другого типу. Тест не просто цікавий, він допоможе вам пригадати, які форми дієслова вживаються в second conditional.

Personality quiz with second conditional sentences.

Some people are very calm. Others are nervous. Some people can stay calm in a crisis. Other people panic. What about you? Are you a survivor? Try this personality quiz.

1 If you were on a hijacked plane, would you

a) attack the hijackers?

b) sit still and do nothing?

c) scream?

d) try to escape?

2 If you won a million pounds, would you

a) put it all in a bank?

b) spend it as fast as possible?

c) hide it?

d) tell everyone about it?

3 If you were shipwrecked on a desert island, what would you do first? Would you

a) shout for help?

b) build a hut?

c) look for food?

d) look for fresh water?

4 If a robber attacked you a dark street, would you

a) give him the money?

b) grab his weapon?

c) scream?

d) run away?

5 If you smelt smoke in the middle of the night, would you

a) go back to sleep?

b) run into the street and shout ‘Fire?

c) look for the fire?

d) telephone the fire brigade

6 If you saw a car crash, won’t you

a) faint?

b) telephone the police?

c) help the people in the cars?

d) walk away?

7 If a dog bit your leg, would you

a) forget about it?

b) kill the dog?

c) go straight to hospital?

d) look for the owner of the dog?

Your score:

Second conditional exercises. Умовні речення ІІ типу. Вправи

0-10. In a crisis you would be cool and calm. You would survive accidents, hijacks and fires. You’re a real survivor because you always think of yourself first. However, perhaps you would have more friends if you thought more of other people.

11-18: You would stay calm in most crises and you would probably survive. But you would also try to help other people and you would risk your own life. A true survivor would only think of herself or himself.

19-25: You aren’t really a survivor. You’re too emotional. In a crisis you would panic too easily. If you panicked, you wouldn’t be able to think clearly.

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26-32: You aren’t a survivor at all. In a crisis you would try to be a hero. If someone attacked you, you would defend yourself to live to fight another day.

Тепер переходимо до самих вправ на другий тип умовних речень. Всі вправи мають відповіді, тому ви зможете самостійно перевірити свої досягнення.


Вправи на відпрацювання Second Conditional.

Вправа 1. Choose the correct option to form second conditional sentences.

  • No mother would have sent/would send a child to anything so awful if she is not/ were not in such misery herself!
  • I wouldn’t / mustn’t be surprised if we will turn / turned out to be ordinary humans, after all.
  • If Maggie looked/ would look out his eyes, she would / she did come away from the terrifying experience?
  • If the captain was / had shipwrecked, and you wanted/ want to rescue him in a boat, he would want / will want to know who was rowing the boat before he would get / got in.
  • The transfer will / would be easier if she would have /had no idea what was happening.
  • The East India Company can / could break Miguel’s control, if it can increase / increased the coffee amount on the market.
  • If my brother were / had to blame he will/ would ask your forgiveness.
  • If this could / was be arranged there will be/ would be nothing left for Chris to do.
  • It would look / will look as if we were / had been conspiring.
  • If it weren’t / wouldn’t be for the pain and disgrace Sue would be / will be willing to end it all.
  • Вправа 2. Insert the verbs in the appropriate form to form second conditionals.

  • Binnerts _____________ (may) look for some sources on Dracula, if there__________ (be) any.
  • If the police__________ (turn) the robber out he ___________ (do) it again.
  • Molly’s face says ‘I __________ (love) if you ______ I but I can’t…’
  • These legends ___________ (draw) them on, if they only _________ (have) no time to think realistic.
  • If the King __________ (employ) an agent it (certainly be) you.
  • If Greg ____________ (not have) money enough to move to another town, we____________ (give) it to him.
  • If Mollenhauer and Butler and___________ (can) get together, it ___________ (be) a very different matter.
  • If it ____________ (be) up to me, I _________ (have) my helicopter airborne.
  • ‘___________ (not can) you know more, if you _________ (think) proper?’
  • You _________ (can) write every month if you _________ (like).
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    Вправа 3. Find and correct mistakes in the second condition sentences. Some sentences are correct.

  • How could mother go on living with him if it were like this!
  • I would be grateful if Jack will distribute this text.
  • I should be grateful if this text would have been circulated as a document.
  • Even if I remember them, whom they could interest?
  • If Mike were to challenge you to a duel, what should you do?
  • But if wind energy can be more efficiently stored, wind power could compete with other types of electricity generation.
  • if Katerina did really come first to Tatyana’s lodgings, Marya could have detain her.
  • If six of us had to die on the way, what was to keep me from crying?
  • I should have as a ship loafer if ever I shipped at all.
  • Montezuma would be very angered, if I were sacrificed in such a far-off town.
  • Вправа 4. Join parts of the sentences to form second conditionals.

  • How could you know that you would fall into the cellar…
  • If the police shut the robber up too soon…
  • They couldn’t even hear in the town …
  • If the author were to give an account of it …
  • If the time scale was lengthened …
  • If the consultative process were to be concluded more successfully …
  • If it were impossible to adopt the draft resolutions by consensus …
  • We could hide in a big barn …
  • The dog would start to howl …
  • Even if the whole lady world protested, …
  • a) if we fired the cannon here.

    b) they would all the same receive an overwhelming majority of all votes.

    c) the reader would hardly believe it.

    d) Mark wouldn’t stop watching football.

    e) if we felt any danger.

    f) if you didn’t do this on purpose?

    g) the effect would be that much more neutrons would decay into protons.

    h) as if it were covered with bees

    i) they would deprive of themselves getting more further evidence against him.

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    j) much more had to be done

    Вправа 5. Translate the second conditional sentences into English.

  • Якщо б я був актором, я б ненавидів це.
  • Я була б дуже вдячна, якби Ви дали мені якусь чисту ганчірочку, щоб зав’язати палець.
  • Біллі злився б ще більше, якби Молі не заплакала.
  • Якщо б навіть я була закохана в Грега, то ви були б останньою людиною, якій би я зізналася.
  • У нас було б більше шансів, будь ми на острові
  • В усьому можна було б розібратися, якби люди говорили б один з одним.
  • Вбивця б навіть сильно здивувався, якби поліцейські не вели за ним пильного спостереження
  • Може, Катя була б добрішими до чоловіка, якби він був її родичем.
  • I hope, you managed to do these second conditional exercises. Now let’s check the answers.

    Відповіді ну вправи на другий тип умовних речень:

    Exercise 1.

  • would send / were not
  • wouldn’t / turned
  • looked / she would
  • was / wanted / would want / would get
  • would / had
  • could / increased
  • were / would
  • could / would be
  • would look / were
  • weren’t / would be
  • Exercise 2.

  • Might/ were
  • Turned / would do
  • would love / could
  • would draw / had
  • employed /would certainly be
  • had not / would give
  • could / would be
  • were / would have
  • Couldn’t/ thought
  • Could / liked
  • Exercise 3.

  • correct
  • Will ->would
  • would have been circulated -> would be circulated
  • remember -> remembered
  • correct
  • can be -> could be
  • could have -> could
  • correct
  • should have ship -> should ship
  • correct
  • Exercise 4.

    1 – f, 2 – я, 3 – a, 4 – c, 5 – г, 6 – j, 7 – б, 8 – е, 9 – h, 10 – d.

    Exercise 5.

  • If I were an actor, i’d hate it.
  • I should be very grateful, if you could give me a clean rag to bind my finger up.
  • That would annoy Billy even more if Molly didn’t cry.
  • If I were in love with Greg, you would be the last person i’d ever tell.
  • We would even have more chances if we were on an island.
  • Anything might/could be sorted out if only people talked to one another.
  • The killer would be even surprised, if the police didn’t keep careful note of him.
  • Maybe Kate would be kinder to the man if she were his relative.
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