First Condtional Unit 13

Christmas & New Year’s Bluff

This is an enjoyable quiz to do with students, especially coming up to Christmas.  Ask them the following questions.  Remind them of the structure of the first conditonal – present + will.  This can also be done as a written exercise.

  1. If you find a ring in your Christmas pudding you will
    a)be the first person at the table to go to bed that evening  b)be the last person at the table to get married  c)be the first person at the table to get married.

  2. If you put a piece of Christmas cake under your pillow you will
    a)have a nightmare  b)dream of your future husband/wife  c)have a big family

  3. If you stir the Christmas pudding from east to west when your are making it
    a)you will have lots of luck  b)you will never get a job  c)you will never get divorced

  4. If the first person to enter the house after midnight on New Year’s Eve is a dark haired man you will
    a)have good luck  b)never get married  c)always live alone

  5. If the first person to enter the house after midnight on New Year’s Eve is a red haired woman you will
    a)travel a lot in your life  b)have bad luck  c)your teeth will fall out before the end of the year

  6. If you open the door at the strike of midnight on New Year’s Eve you
    a)will let good luck come in and bad luck leave  b)receive bad news  c)the candles on your table will go out

  7. If a child is born on New Year’s Day your family
    a)will become very poor  b)will not have any more children  c)will become rich

  8. If you avoid the kiss under the mistletoe you
    a)will never get married  b)will never know love  c)will have bad luck

  9. If you give shoes to a loved one at Christmas he/she
    a)will always be happy  b)will travel a lot  c)will walk out of your life

  10. If a dog screams on Christmas Eve it
    a)will bite its owner  b)will go mad before the end of the year  c)it will run away

ANSWERS

1 c) 2 b) 3 a) 4 a) 5 b) 6 b) 7 a) 8 c) 9 c) 10 b)