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Second Conditional

We use the second conditional (also sometimes called the "present unreal conditional") to talk about a situation that is not real or is unlikely to happen and what might happen as a result.

For example, I might say, "If I had a million dollars, I would go on a trip around the world." I don't have a million dollars. That situation is unreal. But if I did have a million dollars, an around-the-world trip might happen.

The second conditional is formed with two clauses. The first clause consists of if + subject + past tense verb, as in "If I loved her...." The second clause is formed with "subject + would + verb, as in "...I would marry her." All together, the sentence looks like this: "If I loved her, I would marry her."

Note that you can also use should, could, or might instead of would with the second conditional.

Second Conditional Grammar Quiz

  1. If she you, she would let you know.

  2. If I one million dollars, I would buy a big house.

  3. If my friend Ana saw Leonardo DiCaprio, she for an autograph.

  4. If my parents a present, I would be very happy.

  5. If John know so many good jokes, he would not be such a good comedian.

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Second Conditional Lessons:

Gambling

Triplets

Autographs

Our Song

Costume Parties

Source Code

Celebrity Sightings

Sweets

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pedroskri

Venezuela

If I had one wish it would be a genius much money


4to “B” “Musiclover”-(teacher Duque)


pedro Urrutia 



09:23 PM Jun 15 2015 |

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norieliss

Venezuela

If I studied much , I would help to my family


4to “B” “Musiclover”-(teacher Duque)

03:05 PM Jun 15 2015 |

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educastillo

Venezuela

If I were rich, I would have a large collection of cars. “MusicLover” – (Master Duque). yheyson castillo 4th “A”

01:41 PM Jun 15 2015 |

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jaiyani16

Venezuela

If My eyes see what they never saw, my would heart feel so never felt. “Musiclover”-(teacher Duque) 

08:54 PM Jun 14 2015 |

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JEMM777

Venezuela

If I were rich, I would study at Harvard Medical School.  ”Musiclover”-(Teacher Duque). Jhessy Millán 4to “A”

04:48 PM Jun 14 2015 |

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krisbel

Venezuela

If I Preserve Something To Help Me remember, I Would Have To Admit That I Cannot Forget. “Musiclover”-(Teacher Duque)

08:06 PM Jun 13 2015 |

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Adriana99

Venezuela

If I had the chance I would live i a house on the moon “Musiclover” (Teacher Duque)

07:43 PM Jun 13 2015 |

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YisusSM

Venezuela

If I were rich, I could have a Lamborghini “Musiclover”

02:45 AM Jun 10 2015 |

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teffix

Venezuela

If i did not do the things with love, i would be unhappy (Teacher Duque) 

01:58 AM Jun 09 2015 |

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Musiclover

Musiclover

Venezuela


If I didn´t love English, I wouldn´t be here!


Cheers from Venezuela!

02:45 AM Jun 07 2015 |