conditionals

The Third Conditional

What are Conditionals? These are If sentences that show a possible or likely cause and effect. The Third Conditional This shows something that is impossible, because it refers to things that already happened in the past. It is for a wish that didn’t come true, or a regret about something that did happen. If + subject + had + …

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The Second Conditional

What are Conditionals? These are IF sentences that show a possible or likely cause and effect. The Second Conditional This expresses things that are very unlikely to happen in the future. This is for unreal possibilities and dreams that probably won’t come true. If + subject + verb in simple past (+object), (then) subject + would + base verb (+object) …

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The First Conditional

What are Conditionals? These are IF sentences that show a possible or likely cause and effect. First Conditional This expresses things that are very likely to happen in the future. If + S + verb in simple present (+object), (then) S + will + base verb (+object) If it rains today, then I will use my umbrella. …

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The Zero Conditional

What are Conditionals? These are If sentences that show a possible or likely cause and effect. The Zero Conditional Unlike other conditional forms, this is for showing that something is always or generally true in the present. If/When/Unless + subject + verb in simple present (+object), (then) subject + verb in simple present (+object) When ice gets …

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