Conditional Sentences Rules with Examples [Ultimate Guide]
In this article, we will be learning The Conditional Clauses, Its Rules, Types, and Examples.
So let us begin.🤪
If it rains, we will have an amazing experience.
The above sentence is a perfect example of a conditional sentence.
Key Points about The Conditional Clauses
- A Conditional Clause is basically a subordinate clause.
- It carries a condition that makes the action in the principal clause happened.
- A conditional clause often starts with "If''
- There are some other words/phrases that introduce the conditional clause, Example; Unless, Until, (If not), When, Provide that, On the condition that, Subject to, Supposing to.
- A Conditional Clause is usually used before the Principal Clause.
If it rains, we will get wet.
It can also be positioned after the principal clause.
We will get wet if it rains.
We will get wet = Principal Clause.
If it rains = Conditional Clause.
Types Of Conditional Clauses
- Present/Zero Conditional.
- Future Conditional/Will/Shall/First Conditional.
- Past/Would/2nd Conditional.
- Would have/Perfect/3rd Conditional.
Uses Of Present/Zero Conditional Clause
STRUCTURE Of Present/Zero Conditional Clause
If anyone smokes cigarettes, his health condition deteriorates.