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Conditional Sentences by Mind Map: Conditional Sentences
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Conditional Sentences

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Punctuation

If I work hard now, I will grow up to be a successful person.

I will grow up to be a successful person if I work hard now.

I will grow up, if I work hard now, to be a successful person.

What are they?

We use them to talk about situations (real or unreal)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsG-dz1drgQ

The sentence structure - made up of two clauses with a conjunction.

The main clause and the subordinate clause (also known as the conditional clause in this case)

If I work hard now, I will grow up to be a successful person.

The conjunction IF is used, Sometimes the conjunction UNLESS is used, Unless I work hard now, I will not grow up to be a successful person.

Grammar for each

First Conditional

will + verb

If I work hard now, I will grow up to be a successful person.

Second Conditional

would + verb

If I had a time machine, I would go back in time...

Third Conditional

would / would have + past participle

If I had studied, I would not have been in this mess.

http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/conditional-sentences

3 Types of Conditionals

First Conditional

Talking about something we will do in the future, likely to happen, Making a real statement.

Second Conditional

Talking about something that will not likely happen or unreal, Making a hypothetical statement.

Third Conditional

Talking about something that did or did not happen in the past, Reflecting, looking back on things.