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Second conditional

The table below shows the form and use of the second conditional. Read the information given and then move on to the questions on the next page.

Type Usage Form Example
Second To speculate about
hypothetical, imaginary or unlikely situations in the future (the speaker/writer believes that it is only
hypothetical or it  is unlikely or
even  impossible for the situation to occur
if + past simple… + would + base verb If everyone drove safely, there would be fewer accidents on our roads.