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1 Time Clauses

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3 When, While, As soon as, After, Before, until The conjunction of times introduce secondary clauses. They are not followed by a future form. They refer to future time, but they are followed by present tense if the secondary time clause comes in the beginning of the sentence, it should be followed by a comma The conjunction of times introduce secondary clauses. They are not followed by a future form. They refer to future time, but they are followed by present tense if the secondary time clause comes in the beginning of the sentence, it should be followed by a comma

4 When Sara reaches her work, she will drink coffee secondary time clause main clause (present tense) future tense [most of the times] A comma after the time clause because it is in the beginning of the sentence

5 Sara will drink coffee when she reaches her work main clause secondary time clause future tense [most of the times] (present tense) No comma

6 If we are talking about every day routine both clauses will be in present tens (simple or continuous) Every day I cook my lunch after I come from work in the evenings I wash dishes while I’m listening to the radio Every day I cook my lunch after I come from work in the evenings I wash dishes while I’m listening to the radio

7 Some times we can use more than one time conjunction in the same clause When Sara reaches her work, she will drink coffee Or As soon as Sara reaches her work, she will drink coffee When Sara reaches her work, she will drink coffee Or As soon as Sara reaches her work, she will drink coffee

8 Indicate the main clause and the secondary time clause 1.When the movie ends, I‘ll go to bed. 2. I'll feel more relaxed after I finish my project. 3.While I wait for the bus, I'll drink my coffee.

9 1.When the movie ends, I‘ll go to bed. secondary time clause main clause 1.I'll feel more relaxed after I finish my project. main clause secondary time clause 1.While I wait for the bus, I'll drink my coffee. secondary time clause main clause

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11 First Conditional (if)

12 First Conditional: real possibility We are talking about the future. We are thinking about a particular condition or situation in the future, and the result of this condition. There is a real possibility that this condition will happen. First Conditional: real possibility We are talking about the future. We are thinking about a particular condition or situation in the future, and the result of this condition. There is a real possibility that this condition will happen.

13 First conditional (if) result Conditio n IF WILL + infinitive present simple + (,) I will stay home It rains,If For example, it is morning. You are at home. You plan to play tennis this afternoon. But there are some clouds in the sky. Imagine that it rains. What will you do? For example, it is morning. You are at home. You plan to play tennis this afternoon. But there are some clouds in the sky. Imagine that it rains. What will you do?

14 If it rains, I will stay home

15 For negative we need don’t and doesn’t for the present and won’t for future If it doesn’t rain, I will play tennis If they don’t come, I will go home If you don’t study hard, you wont pass If it doesn’t rain, I will play tennis If they don’t come, I will go home If you don’t study hard, you wont pass

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