Exercise 1: first conditional (if-clause type 1)

(Practise your skills in using the if-clause type 1)

if-sentences type 1 – cloze test (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)

Fill the gaps with the verbs indicated in brackets in the right tense to form a correct if-clause type 1 (first conditional sentence). You need either the present simple or the will-future. Do not use any short forms for the gaps in this exercise.

  • Example: “If you do it now, you ________ more time later.” (have) → “If you do it now, you will have more time later.”

You can check your results with the button below after you have finished. If you still need help with the topic, have a look at the usage and formation of the first conditional sentence (type 1) again. You may also utilise the hint button, but note that you will lose points for that.

  1. If I see her, I her. (ask)
  2. If we all this, we will feel sick. (eat)
  3. She very angry if you don’t apologise. (be)
  4. They will be happy if we them. (invite)
  5. If you don’t lock your bicycle, someone it. (steal)
  6. He with you to the cinema if you ask him. (go)
  7. If I harder, will they pay me more? (work)
  8. You will run away if I you what’s inside this box. (show)
  9. I you some money if you promise not to waste it. (lend)
  10. You will get a speeding ticket if you too fast. (drive)

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