Home 1st Baccalaureate Gateway 1 Unit 7 Ecology

Gateway 1 Unit 7 Ecology

Vocabulary: Gateway 1 unit 7

Ozone layer – endangered species – Organic fertilizers – greening – extinction – global warming – dumping – recycling


Functions Gateway 1 unit 7

Expressing a present wish


Wish / if only + verb ( past simple )

The present simple becomes past simple

Negative => affirmative

Affirmative => negative

Ex: Tom doesn’t revise His lessons and is always absent, so he gets bad marks.

Tom: If only / I wish I revised my lessons

Grammar Gateway 1 unit 7

Conditional Type 2

What is Conditional Type 2?

Conditional type two is a grammatical structure used to talk about hypothetical situations in the present or future that are unlikely to happen.

When do we use conditional type 2?

Conditional type 2 is used when discussing impossible situations in the present or future or expressing Advice.

What is the form of conditional type 2?

Conditional type 2 is made up of two clauses. The first clause begins with if and is called the IF CLAUSE. The second clause begins with a modal in the past and is called the MAIN CLAUSE. 

[if + subject + simple past] + [subject + would + verb (infinitive )]

NB: conditional type 2 = present wish

Five examples of conditional type 2

  1. I would buy a house by the beach if I had a million dollars.
  2. I would send her a letter if I knew where she lives (which means I don’t know where she lives).
  3. If I were you, I would study harder for the exam.
  4. If it rains tomorrow, we will cancel the picnic.
  5. If I had more time, I would travel to Europe.
  6. If you don’t hurry, you’ll miss your flight.


  1. Diverse = Adjective/ diversify= verb
    global warming instead of global warning ( May Allah help you Mr Nabil)

  2. Verb to diverse!! It is not a verb Mr Nabil

  3. i need some exams to work about
    i have an English exam tomorrow
    i ask Allah to help me


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