2nd Conditional Quiz – English Grammar Exercise

If I had to choose my favourite part of English grammar, it would be the second conditional! The second conditional is one of the most useful grammatical constructions in the English language. It allows us to communicate a hypothetical or imaginary idea. It also allows us to express our hopes and ideas for the future. The only problem? Sometimes it’s a bit tricky to form it, grammatically speaking.

Take a look at the explanation below and then take our quiz to test your skills!

2nd Conditional

To describe hypothetical, unlikely situations, the 2nd conditional is used.

Construction: If I [past tense verb], I [would + verb]


‘If I knew how to surf, I would go surfing right now!’

‘If Art won the lottery, he would buy a car’


The verb ‘to be’ is always conjugated in the past as ‘were’- ‘If he were older, I would tell him’

2nd Conditional Quiz

Fill in the gaps with the correct words

Phrasal Verbs with ‘Get’ Quiz

Two things that many English learners find difficult are phrasal verbs and the verb ‘to get’. So we thought we would help you out and combine the two! Here we introduce phrasal verbs that use ‘get’. Take a look at the verbs and their meaning first and then try our quiz!

The following definitions are not the only ones for these verbs, sometimes there’s more than one! But here are the most popular ones to get you started.

Get across– To communicate an idea successfully

Get along– To have a good relationship/ friendship with someone

Get by– To be able to live, despite difficulty

Get down– To feel sad or depressed

Get rid of– To eliminate, discard or throw something away

Get through– To survive a difficult period

Phrasal Verbs with Get

Select the correct verb to fill the gap

Adapted from 19 English Phrasal Verbs With Get | OTUK (onlineteachersuk.com)

10 More Important Irregular Past Verbs!

Those irregular verbs! They always cause problems – why do they have to be so different? It can seem like a big challenge to remember all of the irregular verbs, but you can do it if you memorise them in small groups.

It’s important to keep improving your knowledge of these verbs step by step, so here are a few exercises to help you remember 10 important past verbs:

Irregular Past Verbs Quiz

Choose the right irregular verb at the past.


How did it go? Did you learn some new words? Try to write a sentence with each of these irregular past verbs to help you to remember them. You can even write them in the comments below!

When you are done, try our most common irregular past tense verbs exercise to make sure you know the key verbs!