Viết theo cấu trúc câu điều kiện loại 2 và 3 (Conditional type 2 and 3)

Viết theo cấu trúc câu điều kiện loại 2 và 3 (Conditional type 2 and 3)

  If clause Main clause
Type 2 S + V-ed,

If she were in Hanoi now,

S + would/could + V

We would go to the cinema together.

Type 3 S + Had + P2,

If he had studied harder,

S + would/ could + have + P2

He would have passed the exam.


Ví dụ:

She isn’t in Nha Trang now. She can’t go swimming in the sea.

If she were in Nha Trang now, she could go swimming in the sea.

She didn’t attend last class, so she didn’t understand the lesson.

If she had attended last class, she would have understood the lesson.


Lưu ý:

  • Câu điều kiện loại 2 và loại 3 không có thật nên phải lùi một thì so với câu gốc.
  • Kiểm tra để tránh nhầm lẫn giữa động từ ở mệnh đề chính và mệnh đề điều kiện.

Bài tập:

  1. I don’t have his address, so I can’t give it to you.

If I had his address, I could give it to you.
  1. Because you don’t belong to a union, you can’t get a job.

If you belonged to a union, you could get a job.
  1. He won lottery ticket last year and he travelled to Europe.

If he hadn’t won lottery ticket last year, he wouldn’t have travelled to Europe.
  1. Because he knows that it is dangerous, he doesn’t come.

If he didn’t know it was dangerous, he would come.
  1. If he had known the whole story, he would have been so angry.

He didn’t know the whole story, so he wasn’t so angry.
  1. If we had more rain, our crops would grow faster.

We don’t have much rain, so our crops don’t grow fast.
  1. You spoke too fast, he could not understand you.

If you had spoken slowly, he could have understood you.
  1. If I had had a map I would have been all right.

I was not all right because I didn’t have a map.
  1. I had realized that the traffic lights were red, I would have stopped.

Because I didn’t realize that the traffic lights were red, I didn’t stop.
  1. You got into trouble because you didn’t follow my advice.

If you had followed my advice, you wouldn’t have got into trouble.