First conditional games, worksheets, stories and songs

About 32 Type 1 Conditional PDFs and teaching tips. If you find anything useful here and want more, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 2 May 2021

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie First conditional stories (see stories section below for a link to this classic story online)

First conditional sentence completion guessing game (more on sentence completion activities here)

First conditional consequences (more on chain stories/ consequences here)

Environmental collocations first conditional pelmanism (more on pelmanism here)

Changing a cafe first conditional discussion

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Business hospitality First conditional discussion

First conditional stories/ First conditional picture books

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie – (video of someone reading the book and my worksheet)

If You Take a Mouse to School (animated read through on YouTube)

If You Take a Mouse to the Movies (read through on YouTube)

If You Give a Pig a Pancake (read through on YouTube)

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake (read through on YouTube)

If You Give a Moose a Muffin (read through by the author on YouTube)

If You Give a Dog a Donut (read through on YouTube)

First conditional songs

Can’t Buy Me Love by The Beatles (link to online gapfill task) – NEW LINK

If You Let Me Stay by Terence Trent D’Arby (link to lyrics and video on YouTube)

Fix You by Coldplay (link to lyrics and video on YouTube)

Count on Me by Bruno Mars (link to worksheet on Busy Teacher, but should be easy enough to create your own worksheet)

I’m Your Man by Leonard Cohen (lyrics and song on YouTube)

It Will Rain by Bruno Mars (lyrics and official video on YouTube)

Moonshadow by Cat Stevens (lyrics and animated song on the official YouTube page)

6 Responses to First conditional games, worksheets, stories and songs

  1. Pinelopi Tsirikou says:

    I find your ideas extremely time saving, fresh and appliable even to younger learners. Some can even be exploited in various ways, like:If God had a name. I used it, my students loved it. Thanks.
    Pinelopi, from Greece.

  2. J khan says:

    Thanks for the effort you have put into this website, the material is bang on point. Surprisingly this blog is leagues ahead of any of the crappy websites supposedly dedicated to TEFL materials.

  3. Tiffany says:

    I really look forward to use your material in my my next class. Thank you very much!!

  4. alexcase says:

    You’re very welcome. Spread the word!

  5. Sayra Milena Lozano Carvajal says:

    Thanks a lot; all your activities are excellent

  6. chrisjap1971 says:

    Agreed with comments above! I really like the idea about designing a cafe. Thanks indeed for sharing.

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