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تاريخ التسجيل : 25/02/2008
|موضوع: Conditionals/ Lesson الخميس مارس 20, 2008 10:49 pm|| |
If + simple present / simple present in main clause
Ex : If he sleeps, he snores ( habit)
If one puts ice into water, it melts
If + simple present / simple future in main clause
Ex : If I win at bingo , I will travel around the world .
Notes :1) The future( main clause)can be substituted by the imperative .
Ex : If you see Rim , tell her to come to school on Thursday.
2) "Can" and "May"are considered as future tenses in such a structure .
Ex : You can do this if you try.
If + simple past / present conditional in main clause .
Ex -" If I won at bingo , I would travel around the world .
Notes :1) The conditional forms of "can" and "may" are "could" and "might” .
Ex : You could do this if you tried.
2) Note the form "were" for all the persons of the verb "to be"
Ex :If I were rich, I would buy a castle in Scotland ;
if she were younger,she would lear
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If + past perfect / past or perfect conditional in main clause
Ex : If I had won at bingo, I would have travelled around the world .
Notes :1) "can" and "may" become "could have" and "might have" .
Ex : You could have done this if you had tried
2) Note the structure "Had I known" as a synonym of "If I had known"
Beware of what's behind the apostrophe :
He'd go = he would go
He'd gone = he had gone
He'd have gone = he would have gone
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