UTILISATION : HYPOTHESE BASÉE SUR LE PRESENT
AUXILIAIRE : WOULD/WOUD/
I WOULD LIKE
WOULD YOU LIKE ?
I WOULD NOT LIKE
WOULD YOU LIKE
I'D NOT LIKE
NE PRONONCEZ PAS L
WOULD HE GO ?
HE WOULD GO
I 'D GO
HE WOULD NOT GO
IL N 'IRAIT PAS
WOULD + NOT = WOULDN'T
I. DIALOGUE 'WOULD LIKE' Je voudrais/j'aimerais
Man: What do you want to do in the future?
Woman: I’d like to be a chef. I want to have my own restaurant.
Man: What kind of food would you like to cook?
Woman: I’d like to cook Greek food.
Man: Oh, if you do that, I want to eat there.
Woman: I’d like that!
Man: Who would you like to meet someday?
Woman: I’d like to meet Bill Gates.
Man: What would you ask him?
Woman: I’d ask him about his life. I want to know his secret to success.
Man: I’d like to know that too.
Woman: Here’s hoping!
Man: Where would you like to live in the future.
Woman: I’d like to live in the country.
Man: What would you do?
Woman: I’d have a farm.
Man: That would be fun!
Woman: Yeah, I want to grow my own food.
Man: What would you like to drink?
Woman: I’d like an iced tea please.
Man: Do you want sugar with that?
Woman: No, but I’d like some lemon.
Man: Would you like a straw?
Woman: No, thanks.
ACCORD PRESENT CONDITIONAL : PAST SIMPLE
ex : WOULD THEY COME IF THEY HAD A CAR ?
Viendraient-ils s'ils avaient une voiture ?
Avec le verbe être on utilise were à toutes les persones
ex : WHAT WOULD HE SAY IF HE WERE HERE
Que dirait-il s'il était là ?
ex : I WOULD NOT DO IT IF I WERE YOU
Je ne le ferais pas si j'étais vous
II. DIALOGUE 'WOULD/WERE'
Gary: Hey Jill, if you were rich, like so rich you never had to worry about money ever, what would you do?
Jill: Hmm. If I were that rich, I would buy a nice house by the sea. I love the coast. And I would travel the world. I would visit every country in the world. How about you?
Gary: To be honest, I don’t really know, but I would give a lot of money to my parents. They are old and they have worked so hard all of their lives. Apart from that, yeah, well, traveling sounds good, yeah. I would love to do that. The rest, I’m not so sure.
Jill: Yeah, well, it’s time to get back down to earth now and stop dreaming. Tomorrow is another day at work and that ain’t going to make either of us rich.
Gary: Yeah, that's true. Better get on with it then.
III. On utilise également would pour les récits au passé
Man: What was it like growing up on a farm?
Woman: It was the best. I used to have so much fun.
Man : Really, what would you do?
Woman: I would ride horses, play with my dog, tend to animals and just have fun!
Man: Sounds fun!
Woman: It was. Everyday I would get up early and I would be outside all day. I woudn’t go inside until dark.
Man: Sounds like you had a great childhood.
Woman: It was.
Woman: What was it like growing up in the city?
Man: It was fun. I have many good memories.
Woman: Yeah, such as?
Man: Well, my friends and I used to hang out downtown. We would sit on the sidewalk and watch the world go by. It was so fun. Sometimes, we’d get in trouble though.
Woman: Really, what would you do?
Man: Well, we would be loud or naughty. Kids’ stuff. Nothing serious though.
Woman: Yeah, sounds familiar.
Man: What was life like in the army?
Woman: It was good, but it was very hard.
Man: Really, how so.
Woman: Well, we were always busy. Every day we would get up really early. Then we would march for ten miles. After that we would do more training.
Man: What would you do in the afternoon?
Woman: More training. Usually, we would’t stop training until late.
Man: That is so tough. How much sleep did you get?
Woman: Not much. We would usually get about six hours a night. It wasn’t enough though.
Man: Do you miss it?
Woman: Yes, sometimes.