# What if…. What if toes were teeth... But it’s an improbable reality…

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What if…

What if toes were teeth...

But it’s an improbable reality…

If study If I study hard, will get I will get an excellent mark. If clause Main clause

Examples of probable conditions If you study hard, you will be well prepared for the test. If you buy that mobile, you’ll be sorry. If I don’t finish this project, the teacher will be mad.

Uses of “if” clauses 1.You use this type of sentence when you want to express it is quite probable that the action in the if-clause will be done. –This refers to conditions that exist or are possible.

Examples of this condition If João studies, he will get better marks. If students don’t get enough sleep, they will have worse marks. If you don’t eat breakfast, you will get hungry during class.

Examples of conditions that are not true in the present or future If I had enough money, I would take a trip to Hawaii. If Joana knew Chinese, she could get a job in Beijing. If I were you, I would believe in your abilities.

Uses of “if”clauses 2. This condition is used when we don’t expect the action in the if-clause to take place; - When the supposition in the if-clause is contrary to known facts.

Examples of real conditions of fact in the past If Ana believed in herself, she would certainly have good marks. If Ricardo left before 9:00 a.m., he’d be here for lunch. If Inês studied the leading forms, she would get the exercise right..

Hermione, you say the first Condition is the possible condition? if-clause Exactly! That’s why the if-clause needs the Simple Present main clause Yeah, and I heard the main clause needs the Future… Harry Potter and… The 1st Condition

My daughter, what do you know about the 2nd Condition? improbable, or unreal Father, I know that’s the improbable, or unreal condition, and… What else my child? if-clause main clause That the if-clause needs the Past, and the main clause the conditional. Good… She is ready!

1 Further Practice 2 3 4 5 1 Verb Tense Practice

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