Conditionals

Zero Conditional

Zero Conditional (if + present simple, ... present simple)

•   If you heat the water to 100 degrees, it boils.

•   If I am late, my father takes me to school.

•   She doesn't worry if Julian stays out after school.

•   If people eat too much, they get fat.

 If I have time, I usually go to the movies.

First Conditional

First Conditional (if + present simple, ... will + infinitive)

•     If it rains tomorrow, we'll go to the cinema.

•     If it rains, we will stay at home.

•     He will arrive late unless he hurries up.

•     Simon will buy a new car, if he gets his raise.

•     If I have time, I will visit you.

Second Conditional

Second Conditional (if + past simple, ... would + infinitive)

       •   If I had a lot of money, I would travel around the world.

  • If we were in London today, we would be able to go to the concert in Hyde Park.
  • If I had millions dollars, I'd give a lot to charity.
  • If there were no hungry people in this world, it would be a much better place.
  • If everyone had clean water to drink, there would be a lot less disease.

Third Conditional

Third Conditional (if + past perfect, ... would + have + past participle)

•     If I had gone to bed early, I would have caught the rain.

•     If he had known that, he would have decided differently.

•     Joanna would have found a new job if she had stayed in Gorzów.

•     If I had had time, I would have gone to the football match.

•     She wouldn't have been tired if she had gone to bed earlier.

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