Presentation on theme: "Zero conditional Friday, September 23rd. SITUATIONS."— Presentation transcript:
Zero conditional Friday, September 23rd
Examples -> To talk about things that are always or generally true as a result of an action or situation.
IF IT IS HOLIDAY, I DON’T GO TO SCHOOL.
IF WATER REACHES 100ºC, IT BOILS WATER BOILS IF IT REACHES 100ºC Without comma
IF THERE IS NO SUGAR, I USE HONEY If clause main clause
THE “IF CLAUSE” REFERS TO THE CONDITION. THE “MAIN CLAUSE” TALKS ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS IF THE CONDITION OCCURS. If it is holiday, I don’t go to the school. I don’t go to the school if it is holiday. condition Result
IF THERE IS NOT SUGAR, I USE HONEY I USE HONEY IF THERE IS NOT SUGAR USE A COMMA (,) AFTER THE “IF CLAUSE” ; BUT DON’T USE THE COMMA WHEN THE STATEMENT BEGINS WITH THE “MAIN CLAUSE”
structure USE PRESENT TENSE IN BOTH CLAUSES IF IT RAINS, I GET WET YOU CAN USE ZERO CONDITIONAL FOR HABITS OR REPETITIVE ACTIONS, IN THIS SITUATION YOU CAN USE “WHEN” INSTEAD OF ”IF” IF I BUY ONLINE, I SAVE TIME. WHEN I SHOP ONLINE, I SAVE TIME MODALS (can, should, must) CAN BE USED I CAN USE MY MASTERCARD IF THE SUPERMARKET ACCEPTS CREDIT CARDS