Unidad 2 tema 2
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Antonio Cortez and Oscar one of his brothers are talking on the phone. Oscar has a girl problem They're not planning a wedding, and Oscar doesn't have plans to buy matching engagement rings just yet, but who knows what will happen if Oscar follows Antonio's advice, maybe it could lead to a search to buy engagement wedding bands.
1. Intro warm-up situation
know, I really like
this girl, and I
want to ask her
So, what's the
problem? Well, what if I
ask her and she
she say no?
Well, maybe if I
were in a band,
she'd go out with
me. Do you want
to start a band?
No. You don't
even play an
Yeah. Well, I think
her last boyfriend
had a really cool
car. Maybe if I had
a nicer car, she'd
You're lucky to
have a car.
I don't know.
pretty. If I were
she might say
You look fine.
You can't worry
Well, if I had more
money, I could take
her to a really nice
could I borrow some
No way, then
she'd expect you
to take her to
all the time.
Look, maybe if you werent
so nervous about it, she'd
say yes. Just be yourself
and ask her out. If she likes
you, she'll go out with you.
right. I'll call
her and ask
2. Answer the questions
Write the correct answer to the questions.
a. Who is Oscar?
b. What happens with Oscar?
c. According to Oscar, What would happen if he had a nicer car?
d. What did Oscar say about his look?
e. Will Oscar call and ask her out?
Compare the following questions and identify the verb tenses:
3. Language structure
Great. I'll see
you later. Let me
Antonio. Wait. What
if she says yes, but
she really doesn't
like me? Antonio?
If I enough money, I go to
If time, She visit her
If I enough money, I go to
If she time, she visit her
If I hard, I more.
Identify the antecedent and the consequence of each sentence
If don`t go to the movie, I`ll study my math
Antecedent = I don't go to the movie.
Consequence = I'll study my math.
If they go to Australia, they will go whale-watching.
= they go to Australia.
= they will go whale-
If she a lot of candies, she fat.
If she had a mobile, I would call her.
= she had a mobile.
= I would call her.
She goes to see a doctor, If she doesn't feel well.
= she doesn't feel well.
= she goes to see a
If I do exercise, I sweat.
= I do exercise
= I sweat.
If you move here, we will see each other more often.
= you move here.
= we will see each
other more often.
You'll live longer if you stop smoking.
= you stop smoking.
= you'll live longer.
If Sarah didn't go with John, Anna would try to become his girlfriend.
= Sarah didn't go with
= Anna would try to
become his girlfriend.
I will only dance if they play my favorite song.
= they play my favorite
= I will dance.
I wouldn't buy that computer if I didn't need it.
= if I didn't need it.
= I wouldn't buy that
I'd lend you money if I had any.
= if I had any.
= I'd lend you
Conditionals in English express that the action in the first sentence or clause (without if) can take place if a certain condition (in the if clause) is fulfilled. There are many types of conditionals in English, but three of them will be explained. The 0, 1 and 2 conditionals. Conditional type 0- zero IF + SIMPLE PRESENT + SIMPLE PRESENT
If clause Main clause
If + Present tense Present tense
If you cut your finger.
It is used for scientific facts or general truths. The word if expresses condition, the
word when can also be used.
If I exercise hard, I get tired. If she eats hamburgers, she gets an allergy. If I have time, I usually go to the movies. Conditional type I First conditional
Used to talk about things which are possible in the present or the future. It is
generally used for things which may happen, those facts could be real or possible.
IF + SIMPLE PRESENT + SIMPLE FUTURE
If clause Main clause
If + Present tense will / can / may / must + verb
If it rains today.
I wont go to the University.
If I have time, I'll visit my parents this afternoon. If she doesn't call you, you can call her. If you study hard, you will pass your exams.
Conditional type II Second conditional
It is used to talk about things which are unreal (not true or not possible) in the present or the future. It is generally used for things which don't or won't happen. It is generally used for things which may happen.
IF + SIMPLE PAST + SIMPLE CONDITIONAL
If FIRST verb in the sentence is TO BE, WERE is used for all persons.
If clause Main clause
If + Past Simple Would / could / might + verb
If I won the lottery.
I would travel around the world.
If I were in Brazil, I would go to Rio de Janeiro. If I had more money, I would buy a nice apartment. If I were him, I would go and see a doctor. If elephants had wings, they would be able to fly.
In English, there are many words as Me with the vocalic sound /i:/
Read (present tense)
/i:/ its a long vowel sound which sometimes can be confused; watch the video by clicking on the following link: http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/pronunciation/mp4/vowel_long_1.mp4 Pronounce the following words and record your voice with the microphone.
fleece /flis/ sea /si/
Conditional connectors Conditional connectors are those that indicate condition for the realization of something. Some of them are:
Provided / Providing
As long as
In past conditional sentences in which the verb to be appears, the verb tenses was or were can be used indistinctly. Example: If I was /were rich, Id buy a yatch. The sentence that introduces the condition is placed at the beginning and it is followed by a coma. Example: If I were you, Id go. The word when can only introduce a conditional sentence in present tense, but not in past tense.
Exercise 1. Complete the zero conditional sentences with the verb in brackets (Parenthesis). Use contractions where possible.
1. If you press that button, the light ________________ (come) on.
2. It's easier to sleep if _______________ (you / not / be) stressed.
3. The teacher gets angry if ____________ (we / not / work) hard.
4. If _____________ (I / go) on a boat, I always feel sick.
5. His mother gets annoyed if ______________ (he / be) late.
6. If _______________ (I / not / know) a word, I look in my dictionary.
7. They play football if _______________ (they / not / have) any homework.
8. If you freeze water, ______________(it / turn) to ice. Exercise 2. Complete the First conditional sentences with the verb in brackets (Parenthesis). Use contractions where possible. 1. If I ____________ (go) out tonight, I _____________ (go) to the cinema. 2. If you _____________ (get) back late, I ____________ (be) angry. 3. If we _____________ (not/see) each other tomorrow, we _____________(see) each other next week. 4. If he ___________ (come), I __________ (be) surprised. 5. If we __________ (wait) here, we ___________ (be) late. Exercise 3.
Complete the Second conditional sentences with the verb in in brackets (Parenthesis). Use contractions where possible. 1. If I __________ (be) you, I ________(get) a new job. 2. If he __________(be) younger, he __________(travel) more. 3. If we ___________(not/be) friends, I _________(be) angry with you. 4. If I ____________(have) enough money, I ____________(buy) a big house. 5. If she ____________(not/be) always so late, she __________(be) promoted.
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BBC. (s.f.). Pronunciation tips from bbclearningenglish.com. Consultado el 4 de noviembre de 2013, en http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/pronunciation/mp4/vowel_long_1.mp4