Hypothetical Events Worksheet 1

By: Study Tips Today

Discussing hypothetical events is an important academic skills. The following worksheet is our first in a series on the topic of the discussion of hypothetical events.

1) What does the word "hypothetical" mean? Please give a synonym or definition.

Look at this example to help you think about your response:

I know this is hypothetical, but if you won a million dollars, what would you do with the money?

2) In academic discussions, in what situations might you mention hypothetical events?

Look at this example to help you think about your response:

If the budget is carefully followed, profits are bound to increase next quarter.

3) Can you discuss hypothetical events that might take place in the future, as well as those that could have taken place in the past?

Look at the example in question 2 above as well as the following example to help you think about your response:

The environment would be in better condition now if we had started recycling sooner.

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