Intermediate grammar exercise: first conditional sentences
English grammar practice exercise, for pre-intermediate and intermediate level.
In this exercise you will practise first conditional sentences.
Put the word in brackets into the correct form to complete these first conditional sentences.
|Structure of the first conditional|
|If you hurry, you'll catch the bus.||
If you walk slowly, you won't catch the bus.
If you don't hurry, you'll miss the bus.
|What will you do if the train is full tomorrow?|
|you'll = you will||won't = will not
don't = do not
what you will
|The first conditional – common mistakes|
|Common mistakes||Correct version||Why?|
|if you will go||If you go to England, you will improve your English.||We use the present simple in the if-clause.|
|if I will see him||I'll tell him if I see him.||We use the present simple in the if-clause.|
|I call him||If I find his number, I will call him.||We use will in the main clause, to express certainty in the future.|
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