CONDITIONAL SENTENCES. Type 0 - Type 1 - Type 2 - Type 3 Mixed Conditionals Sentence connectors showing condition. Type 0 (general truths). They are used to express something which is always true. We can use WHEN instead of IF. If-clause : Present simple Main clause : Present simple.
Type 0 - Type 1 - Type 2 - Type 3
Sentence connectors showing condition
If/WhenitSNOWS, theroadsGETslippery and dangerous.
IftheyWORKhard, theyWILL FINISH theprojecton time.
IftheyFINISHtheproject, CALL me.
IftheyWORKhard, theyMAY FINISH theprojectbynext Friday.
If I DIDN’T HAVE towork so much, I WOULDN’T BE so tired.
Would/could/might + bareinfinitive
weCOULD / MIGHT HAVE a picnic.
Would/could/might + have + pastparticiple
If he HAD BEEN more careful,
he WOULDN’T HAVE MADE such a bigmistake.
IfyouHADN’T HAD a lot of luck, youCOULD/MIGHT HAVE LOST allyourmoney.
Type 2 – Type 3
IfyouWERE more sensible, youWOULDN’T HAVE SPOKEN toyourparentslikethat.
Type 3 – Type 2
If he HADN’T STOLEN allthatmoney, he WOULDN’T BE in prisonnow.