What about conditionals?

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Conditional language becomes more and more important as you use English more. We need to understand what someone else means when they use conditional language and we also need conditionals to explain more things to other people. I found this very simple, clear explanation on

I hope that it helps you. Ask me questions if you don’t understand!

Defining Conditionals

Conditionals are sentence structures that explain a particular situation or circumstance and its consequences. If this happens, then that happens. Conditionals are commonly referred to as “if sentence structures” because they often contain the word “if.”

There are four main conditionals that are commonly used in the English language: first conditional, second conditional, third conditional and zero conditional.

First Conditional: Daily Considerations

The first conditional deals with issues that have a real possibility of occurring. This conditional typically deals with future, real world events that are pondered on a…

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