Presentation on theme: "Si clauses Si = if. More certain statements If you study, you learn. Si estudias, aprendes. If you study, you will learn. Si estudias, aprenderás (vas."— Presentation transcript:
Si clauses Si = if
More certain statements If you study, you learn. Si estudias, aprendes. If you study, you will learn. Si estudias, aprenderás (vas a aprender). Study, if you want to learn. Estudia, si quieres aprender. 1 st clause = si + present indicative 2 nd clause = present indicative / future / command (And viceversa)
More hypothetical statements If you studied, you would learn. Si estudiaras, aprenderías. 1 st clause = si + past subjunctive 2 nd clause = conditional
The 2 clauses can be moved around: Aprenderías si estudiaras. You would learn if you studied.
Como si… Como si… (as if…) always sets up the past subjunctive. You talk as if you knew the man. Hablas como si conocieras al señor.
Escribir en español If I were you, Id be different. You will succeed if you try. Thats probably on the test. If you cant take the heat, get out of the kitchen. There must be a lot of traffic; he never arrives late. I wonder who has the keys. As if you could…