What are Conditionals?
What are conditionals? In simplest terms, they say “if this happens, then that happens”. They're commonly referred to as ‘if' sentence structures’.
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In this blog entry we're going to introduce conditionals. What are conditionals? In simplest terms, they say “if this happens, then that happens”. They're commonly referred to as ‘if sentence structures’ because they often contain the word ‘if’. There is variety of patterns that we use depending on the situations that we're talking about, depending on whether the situation is factual or completely impossible, and anything in between.
There are five typical patterns that are most commonly taught when teaching English as a foreign language: the zero conditional, first conditional, second conditional, third conditional and mixed conditional.
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