If it rains, I’ll wear my raincoat. I wrote that as an example of a first conditional sentence.
Conditionals have different types and structures that imply different meanings. Try answering these conditional sentences exercises to practice your knowledge of the topic.
What Are Conditionals?
Conditionals or if clauses are used to express that one thing depends on another thing. There are four types of conditionals.
- Zero conditional: For things that are always true or certain
If + present simple + present simple
- If you heat water to 100 degrees, it boils.
- First conditional: When talking about future things that are real or possible
If + present simple + will + infinitive
- If it rains tomorrow, we will stay home.
- Second conditional: Used to imagine present or future situations that are impossible
If + past simple + would + infinitive
- If I had money, I would buy a new laptop.
- Third conditional: Used for an imagined past
If + past perfect + would/wouldn’t have + past participle
- If I had seen her, I would have asked for a picture.
Learn More About Sentence Moods
Conditionals are just one of the many sentence moods that allow you to practice sentence variety. I hope this set of conditional worksheets helps you master the subject matter, and be sure to check your answers using the answer key.