Paco visits Ireland: Paco visits the rest of Dublin


After learning first conditional sentences in topic 4, we are having a look at second conditional sentences in topic 5.

In topic 3 we learned what phrasal verbs are, and we learned some verbs with 'get'. Now we are studying phrasal verbs related to travelling, and we are having a look at the difference between separable and inseparable verbs.

Finally, we will have a look at formal and informal English.

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Let's start with an entertaining activity that will introduce second conditional sentences. Do you fancy listening to a song?

Listen to the song 'If I were a boy' by Beyoncé and complete the gaps below with one of these words:

love, hurts, Drink, wait, think, phone, day, everything, girls, faithful, better, mistake, rules, lose


If I were a boy
Even just for a
I’d roll outta bed in the morning
And throw on what I wanted then go
beer with the guys
And chase after
I’d kick it with who I wanted
And I’d never get confronted for it.
Cause they’d stick up for me.

If I were a boy
I think I could understand
How it feels to a girl
I swear I’d be a man.
I’d listen to her
Cause I know how it
When you the one you wanted
Cause he’s taken you for granted
And you had got destroyed

If I were a boy
I would turn off my
Tell everyone it’s broken
So they’d that I was sleepin’ alone
I’d put myself first
And make the as I go
Cause I know that she’d be
Waitin’ for me to come home (to come home)


It’s a little too late for you to come back
Say it's just a
Think I’d forgive you like that
If you thought I would for you
You thought wrong


But you’re just a boy
You don’t understand
Yeah you don’t understand
How it feels to love a girl someday
You wish you were a better man
You don’t listen to her
You don’t care how it hurts
Until you lose the one you wanted
Cause you’ve taken her for granted
And everything you have got destroyed
But you’re just a boy