Presentation on theme: "If clause Main clause 1.If it _________ (rain) heavily, our house _________ (leak). 2.If we ________ (put) ice in the sun,it _________ (melt) quickly."— Presentation transcript:
1.If it _________ (rain) heavily, our house _________ (leak). 2.If we ________ (put) ice in the sun,it _________ (melt) quickly. 3.If we _____________(feel) well, we ________(see) a doctor. 4.If a dog ________ (see) stranger,it ________(bark).
1.If you ____________ (work) hard,you_______ _______(fail). 2.If it ________(rain),I ___________(come) and meet you in the car. 3.If it ___________ (rain) tomorrow,I _______ ___________ (stay) at home.
n Past tense / past subjunctive would+infinitive
1.If I _________ (be) a bird, I _____________ (fly) everywhere. 2.If you _________ (tell) me the truth,I ______ _____________________ (give) you some constructive advice. 3.If there _________ (be) a typhoon tomorrow, I _______________ (be) very happy.
h If I had had time last year, I would have joined the Student Union. Past Perfect would + have + past participle
1.If it ____________(rain) yesterday, I ___________ _____________(stay) at home. 2.If the principal __________________(allow) us to supervise the tuck shop, food poisoning ____________ ____________(occur) last Friday. 3.If the chairman _______________(ask) me to help, I_______________(join) to fight for better hygienic conditions.
Conclusion If clauseMain clause Type 0 General Truth Present simple Type 1 Probable situation Present simple Future Type 2 Unlikely to happen Past simple Would+ infinitive tense Type 3 Impossible situation in past Past Perfect Would+ have+ Past perfect
We are affected!! Economic recession affects all local employees. My father (1)____________fired if his company does not have sufficient orders next year.Luckily, my mother is a junior civil servant who is working in the Regional Council.She might be dismissed only if she (2)________ a crime or made serious mistakes. Yet with the combination of the Urban Council and Regional Council, many posts are redundant. She (3)_______________ her job if her department shrinks. She is rather anxious about losing her job. “If I (4)__________a university degree, I would not have been a janitor,” my mother said. “Don’t worry!The SAR government is a good boss. If I were you, I
(5)_________as hard as I could,” my father tried to comfort her. Frankly, if my parents lost their jobs, I (6)_____________ my studies, too. If I (7)_________part of the HKSAR government, I would create more job opportunities for all local workers.Measures like diversification of trade and markets may compensate the unemployment rate. Hong Kong is highly competitive. You will be dismissed by your boss if you (8)_____ _____hard. Uncle Tom is a typical example.If he had worked hard, he (9)______________________ by his manager. Even students must try their utmost or they (10)__________ expelled from school.