orca_share_media1553006402086.pptx - CONDITIONAL SENTENCES STRUCTURE A conditional sentence is composed of two parts If \u2013clause Main clause Example If

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CONDITIONAL SENTENCES
A conditional sentence is composed of two parts. If –clause + Main clause Example: If it rains tomorrow , we will not come . If-clause Main clause STRUCTURE
Types: The order of the two clauses is flexible, it’s not important. But if the if-clause comes first, it must be followed by a comma. If it rains, I’ll stay at home. There are 4 types of conditional sentences. They are classified according to the degree of probability that they express. Each type of conditional sentences uses different tenses to show the differences in the degree of probability. Conditional Sentences
Zero conditionals: If/ When + present tense+ present tense Water boils if it reaches 100 degree Celsius. First conditional: If/Unless + present,…Future If I study , I’ll pass Second conditional: If+ past,……would + inf. If I studied, I would pass Third conditional: If +past perfect….would have + pp If I had studied, I would have passed.

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