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Level 4: Upper Intermediate >> Speaking and Conversation Materials/Discussion Starters >> Students identify famous quotations that past and present figures might have said. To practice 'if only' and 'wish' and can lead onto general third conditional work.

Famous Regrets

I wish I hadn't cut off my ear.

If only I'd married Camilla.

I wish I hadn't invaded Russia.

If only I hadn't eaten that apple.

I wish I hadn't trusted Brutus.

If only I hadn't gone to Dallas.

I wish I'd seen that iceberg.

I wish I hadn't taken that penalty.

If only I'd stayed in Sardinia and hadn´t gone to Paris.

If only I hadn't flown so close to the sun.

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