1. Write the words in brackets in the correct order to form mixed conditional sentences. Add a comma in the correct place.
1 If (know / you’d / the answer / you’d / listened).
2 If (weren’t / I’d / have / raining / it / walked).
3 If (he / have / Lucas / older / voted / could / were).
4 If (chips / have / hungry / I’d / those / was / eaten / I).
5 If (champions / might / scored / they’d / they / be / the).
6 If (you / I / have / that / were / done / wouldn’t / I).
1 you’d listened, you’d know the answer
2 it weren’t raining, I’d have walked
3 Lucas / he were older, he / Lucas could have voted
4 I was hungry, I’d have eaten those chips
5 they’d scored, they might be the champions
6 I were you, I wouldn’t have done that
2. Choose the correct options (a-c) to complete the mixed conditional sentences.
1 If Tony ____ the lottery, he would be rich.
b had won
c would win
2 Life ____ difficult if they hadn’t invented electricity!
a would be
b had been
3 If you’d burned the cake, we ____ eat it.
b weren’t able to
4 If Zoe were braver, she ____ for Ed’s phone number.
a might have asked
b might asking
c might not ask
5 We’d have gone to school if it ____ the weekend.
b hadn’t been
6 If I ____ your advice, I’d have asked for it.
b would want
7 If I hadn’t seen the news, I ____ about the accident.
a didn’t know
b wouldn’t know
c hadn’t known.
1 b 2 a 3 c 4 a 5 a 6 c 7 b
3. Complete the mixed conditional sentences with up to five words, including the correct form of the words in brackets. Do not change the order of the words.
1 I would be sad if (I / never / meet) you!
2 If Max hadn’t run so fast, (he / not / exhausted).
3 They wouldn’t be nervous about the exam (they / study / harder).
4 (you / be / poor) you’d spent all your money yesterday.
5 If Lily had used suncream on the beach, (she / burned / now)!
6 I would have written to you if (I / know / address).
1 I had never met 2 he wouldn’t be exhausted
3 if they had studied harder 4 You would be poor if
5 she wouldn’t be burned now 6 I had known your address
4. Complete the email with one word in each gap to make mixed conditional sentences.
Did you watch Comic Relief on TV last night? I might 1 _______ missed it if mum 2 _______ such a huge fan – if she 3 _______ reminded me it was on, I’d be really annoyed! Of course, it 4 _______ have been so funny if the people taking part weren’t really famous. And the amount of money they’ve raised wouldn’t 5 _______ so much if the public hadn’t joined in as well. Anyway, it was great fun and I watched it to the end – but I wouldn’t be so tired today if I 6 _______ gone to bed at usual time!
See you soon, Artur
1 have 2 wasn’t / weren’t 3 hadn’t 4 wouldn’t
5 be 6 had
5. Complete the text with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
Oxfam is a world leader in delivering emergency relief. If it weren’t for this charity, thousands of children in Europe 1 _______ (go) hungry during World War II. Today, desperate people 2 _______ (not have) clean water if Oxfam hadn’t made this a priority during humanitarian disasters. And if it 3 _______ (not be) for Oxfam, the NGO ActionAid might, not exist either; there wouldn’t be so much pressure on governments to provide healthcare and education and to combat climate change if these charities 4 _______ (not develop). But Oxfam might not be so successful nowadays if it 5 _______ (not recognise) the importance of linking business with charity. Oxfam employs thousands of people worldwide, but it couldn’t have become the UK’s biggest high-street seller of second-hand books if it 6 _______ (not be) also for the thousands of volunteers who give their time working in these important charity shops.
1 would have gone 2 wouldn’t have 3 hadn’t been
4 hadn’t developed 5 hadn’t recognised / didn’t recognise
6 wasn’t / weren’t
6. Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first.
1 Heidi speaks German because she went to a German school.
If Heidi hadn’t gone to a German school, ________
2 I haven’t got own room because parents didn’t buy a big house.
If parents had bought a big house, ________
3 He didn’t apologise, so I’m angry.
I wouldn’t be angry if ________
4 I didn’t pay for our coffees because I haven’t got any money with me.
If I had some money with me, ________
1 she wouldn’t speak German 2 I would have own room
3 he had apologised 4 I would have paid for our coffees