Table of Contents
Week 1 | English Grammar
Week 2 | English Grammar
Week 3 | English Grammar
Week 4| English Grammar
Week 5| English Grammar
Week 6| English Grammar
Week 7| English Grammar
Week 8| English Grammar
Week 9| English Grammar
Week 10| English Grammar
Week 11| English Grammar
Week 12| English Grammar
Week 13| English Grammar
If I had… If we went… etc
- If I had the money, I would invest in a company.
- If I knew her, I would tell her to stop being so rude.
- If she lived in London, we could stay at her house.
- If she saw me, she wouldn’t say hello to me,
- If they didn’t have any money, I would lend them some.
- If they didn’t know where they were going, they could ask someone.
- If it wasn’t raining, we could go to the park.
If he had…
If he had the money, he would buy a new house.
He would buy a new house if he had the money.
If I was friends with her, I would go to the cinemas with her.
I would go to the cinemas with her if I was friends with her.
- I didn’t understand the homework. I’d help you with yours if I could.
- Me and my sister have never really got along that well. She’d always fight with me if I wore her clothes.
- My brother has always been clever. He’d always get good exam results.
- He would have driven you to the airport if you’d have told him in advance.
- We’d have taken you to the supermarket if you had asked.
- If they needed money, they’d never ask me because they don’t like me.
- It’d be a nice day if it stopped raining.
- If I knew the directions, I’d tell you.
- It’s snowing a lot. We’d get ill if we went out without a coat on.
- Emma has moved to New York. She likes it. She wouldn’t be happy if she lived in Canada.
- If you didn’t have car, how would you go to work?
- If my sister had a car, we could go to Manchester often.
You can say If __ was/were…
- If I was 17, I would be able to drive. (or if I were…)
- If he was well behaved, I could take him with me to the event. (or if he were..)
- If she wasn’t so naughty, I could go on holiday and leave her with my parents. (or if she were…)
- If it was sunny, we could go to the ice cream parlour. (or if it were…)
- If I were you, I wouldn’t eat street food. (or if I was…)
- If he were here right now, what would he say? (or if he was…)
- If she were born in America, what would she be like? ( or if she was…)
- If it were raining, I would run outside and splash in the puddles. ( or if it was…)
- If the weather was better, we could go for a jog. ( or if the weather were…)
Compare if I have/ if it is / if I can
- If I have saved up enough money by the end of this year, I will go on holiday. (= maybe I will have saved up enough money or maybe not, so maybe I’ll go on holiday)
- I like that car. I am going to buy it if it is (= maybe the car will be affordable, maybe not)
- I’ll get that book for you from the top shelf if I can (=maybe I can reach it, maybe I can’t)
Compare if I had / if it was / if I could
- If I had saved up enough money then I would be able to go on holiday. (= but I haven’t saved up enough money, so I cannot go)
- I like that car. I’d buy it if it was (= the car is not affordable, so I cannot buy it)
- I’d get that book for you if I could reach it (= but I can’t reach it so I cannot get it)
If I had… If we went… etc Exercises
Complete the following sentences
• If I had a car I could
• If we knew her we would
• If she lived near to us she would
• If you didn’t know her I wouldn’t
• If my sister lived in Manchester I could
Write the contractions for the following and then write a sentence using the contraction.
1. I would =
2. She would =
3. He would =
4. You would =
5. They would =
6. We would =
7. It would =
Fill in the missing gaps with was/were
• If I you, I wouldn’t talk to her.
• If the weather nice, we could’ve gone out.
• What would Tom do if he here?
Challenge: Change the following sentences from present tense to past tense
1. If I have time, I will go to the gym
2. I’ll take the kids to the park if it isn’t rainy.
3. I’ll give you a lift to work if I can.