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Conditionals

Activities and lesson plans for teaching about Conditionals in the classroom.

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What would happen if…?” Chain Stories

Students will use oral or written conditionals to develop a series of related “cause and effect” events. The chain of events will create a short, often funny, story. It can be used as a fun closing activity after a grammar presentation or as a review-oriented warm up activity.

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Regrets and Wishes of the Rich, Famous, or Fictional

Students will use the written and spoken unreal past conditionals to describe wishes or regrets of famous/well-known people, historical figures, or fictional characters. Other students will guess the person or character based on the wishes or regrets that are described.

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