What are Conditionals?
These are IF sentences that show a possible or likely cause and effect.
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.
- If you come to my birthday party, I will be very happy.
- If we don’t want to eat it, we won’t (eat it).
- I will use my umbrella if it rains today.
- I will be very happy if you come to my birthday party.
- We won’t eat it if we don’t want to (eat it).
Asking a question:
If + subject + verb in simple present (+object), will + subject + base verb (+object)?
- If it rains today, will you use your umbrella?
- If I come to your birthday party, will you be happy?
You can also switch the clauses and take out the comma.
- Will you use your umbrella if it rains today?
- Will you be happy if I come to your birthday party?
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