(The Conditional Tense)
THE CONDITIONAL TENSE
The conditional tense is used
to talk about what you:
*Would do
(Could do)
How to form / Endings
Infinitive + ending
Endings
ía
ías
ía
íamos
ían
EJEMPLO:
Hablar =
Hablar + Endings
Hablaría
Hablarías
Hablaría
Hablaríamos
Hablaríais
Hablarían
PRÁCTICA:
I would speak with Sara, but I
don´t have her phone number.
Yo hablaría con Sara, pero no
tengo su número de teléfono.
PRÁCTICA:
I would study, but I don´t
have my textbook.
Yo estudiaría, pero no
tengo mi texto.
IRREGULAR VERBS
1.Decir
2.Hacer
3.Poder
4.Poner
5.Querer
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IRREGULAR VERBS
6. Saber
7. Salir
8. Tener
9. Valer
10. Venir
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To
say “could” do…use PODER
in the conditional = followed by
an infinitive
Podría Podríamos
Podrías
Podría Podrían
I
could sing…
 Podría
Could
cantar…
you go to the store…
 Podrías
ir a la tienda…
PRÁCTICA
Could you help me with the
homework?
¿Podrías ayudarme con la tarea?
¿Me podrías ayudar con la tarea?
What would you do with 1 million
dollars?
¿Qué harías con un millón de dólares?
PRÁCTICA
1. I would help you, but I don’t have time.
2. I would sleep more, but I have to go to
school!
3. Could you help me with the homework
tonight?
4. Would you like to play basketball with
Lebron or Kobe?
PRÁCTICA
Form sentences using the
conditional tense:
Ir
Estudiar
Comprar
Hablar
Trabajar de voluntario
Cocinar
Limpiar
TAREA:
Download and complete:
“WS – Conditional Tense Questions”
Make a CONDITIONAL TENSE
“Quick Reference Card”:
Side #1:
Rules and Endings
Side #2:
Irregular Verbs
PRÁCTICA
1. We would cook the hamburgers, but we
don’t have olive oil.
2. Would you prefer the salad or the grilled
steak?
3. Could you pay the bill, please?
4. I would pay the bill, but my wallet
(billetera) is at home!
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The Conditional Tense