Zero Conditional – Exercises

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Exercises

Complete the gaps to make zero conditional sentences.

  1. Kevin (not/laugh)  if I make too many jokes.simple present negative, 3rd person singular → doesn’t/does not + infinitive
  2. If there is a storm, my cat (run)  under the sofa.simple present, 3rd person singular → runs
  3. I (not/use)  too much chilli powder if I’m cooking for other people.simple present negative, 1st person singular → don‘t/do not + infinitive
  4. If the kids behave badly, we (not/give)  them dessert.simple present negative, 1st person plural → don’t/do not + infinitive
  5. The printer always (break)  if I need to print something quickly.simple present, 3rd person singular → breaks

Complete the gaps to make zero conditional sentences.

  1. I drink warm milk if I (not/can)  sleep.simple present negative, modal verb cancan’t/cannot
  2. I get stressed if my mother-in-law (visit)  for longer than a day.simple present, 3rd person singular → visits
  3. After work, Kelly often does housework if she (not/be)  too tired.simple present negative with be, 3rd person singular → isn’t/is not/’s not
  4. If the waiters (be)  unfriendly, customers don’t leave a tip.simple present of be, 3rd person plural → are
  5. The students don’t care if the lesson (be)  boring.simple present of be, 3rd person singular → is

Complete the gaps to make zero conditional sentences.

  1. The cleaner (not/get)  paid if she (cancel)  the appointment.1. simple present negative, 3rd person singular → doesn’t/does not + infinitive|2. simple present, 3rd person singular → cancels
  2. My grandma (get)  so sad if we (not/call)  her on Sunday morning.1. simple present, 3rd person singular → gets|2. simple present negative, 1st person plural → don’t/do not + infinitive
  3. We (not/play)  tennis if the weather (be)  bad.1. simple present negative, 1st person plural → don’t/do not + infinitive|2. simple present of be, 3rd person singular → is
  4. I (not/delete)  documents if they (be)  important.1. simple present negative, 1st person singular → don’t/do not + infinitive|2. simple present of be, 3rd person singular → are
  5. We (go)  to the park if school (finish)  early.1. simple present, 1st person plural → no change|2. simple present, 3rd person singular → finishes|add -es when the verb ends in a -sh sound