My daughter / eat / too much / chocolate / she / get / sick.
What tense is the first verb in? What tense is the second verb in?
1st Conditional It is used to talk about things which are possible in the present or the future.
if clause main clause Present simple, Will + infinitive
a. Mary will look for a new job if she doesn’t get a raise soon. b. If Mary doesn’t get a raise soon, she will look for a new job.
Your turn to practice: Complete each sentence with an appropriate idea. Be sure to use correct grammar. 1. If I have time tomorrow, I… 2. I will be upset if… 3 . If you don’t practice English often, … 4. If I feel sick tomorrow, …
If I had a million dollars, I would… If I lived in Italy, I would… Are these real situations?
Do I really have a million dollars?
Do I really live in Italy?
2nd Conditional It is used to talk about things which are unreal in the present or the future.
If Alice moved abroad , she would learn another language if clause main clause Past Simple, Would+ infinitive.
Important Note! Formal grammar requires that when making these kinds of conditional sentences, we use WERE for the past tense of be for all subjects (including I, he, she). Ex. -If I were you, I would buy that house. -She would buy a mansion if she were wealthy.