# TIME CLAUSES and IF. 29/01/2009New Headway, Unit 92 A clause is :Part of a sentence! A time clause is: Part of a sentence introduced by a time conjunction:

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TIME CLAUSES and IF

29/01/2009New Headway, Unit 92 A clause is :Part of a sentence! A time clause is: Part of a sentence introduced by a time conjunction: when, as soon as, until, after, before, while An IF-clause is: Part of a sentence introduced by IF!

29/01/2009New Headway, Unit 93 No Future Tense in Time Clause ! Use Present in a clause with: when, as soon as, until, after, before, while When I get home, I’ll phone you! Time clause=present To talk about future…

29/01/2009New Headway, Unit 94 No Future Tense in IF - Clause ! Use Present or Past in an IF-clause: Present = First ConditionalPast = Second Conditional If it rains, we’ll stay at home IF- clause=present, Main clause= will If I had a million dollars, I would build a swimming-pool. IF- clause=past, Main clause=would

29/01/2009New Headway, Unit 95 If you hear any news, can you ring me immediately? (You might hear some news) When you hear some news, can you ring me immediately? (You will hear some news for sure) I’ll probably go for a walk later on if it stays fine (It might stay fine) I’ll make myself an omelette when I get home tonight. (I will get home tonight) We use if for something that we think might happen We use when for something that we know will happen. IF or WHEN?

29/01/2009New Headway, Unit 96 A:Look at the information in brackets and complete the sentences using if or when and a verb in the present simple. 1.(I may see Tom tonight) ______________________, I ’ ll tell him the news. 2. (Marylin is coming soon) ______________________, can you let her in, please? 3. (The alarm will ring soon) ______________________, we’ll all have to leave the building. 4.(I might feel better tomorrow) ______________________, I ’ ll probably go back to work. 5.(This film finishes at ten) ______________________, I ’ ll stop the video. 6.(The plan may not work) ______________________, we ’ ll have to think of something else. If I see Tom tonight When Marylin comes When the alarm rings If I feel better tomorrow When the film finishes If the plan doesn’t work

29/01/2009New Headway, Unit 97 B:If or When? 1.___________ I become President … 2.___________ it gets dark … 3.___________ the film finishes 4.___________ she passes her exam 5.___________ it doesn ’ t rain tomorrow 6.___________ I wake up tomorrow When If When

29/01/2009New Headway, Unit 98 C:Choose the correct tense (present or will) 1.If you (say) ___________ that again I (scream) ___________ 2.I (be) _________ surprised if she ( manage) _________ to sell that car. 3.If the boys (come) _________ for supper I (cook) __________ chicken. 4.I (need) ___________ some money if we (go) ___________ out tonight. 5.I (miss) ___________ you if we (move) ___________ to Wales. 6.If you (wash) ___________ up, I (dry) ___________. 7.Ann (be) ___________ sorry if Kate (not come) ___________. 8.If you (look) ___________ in the top drawer, you (find) ___________ your passport. say‘ll scream ‘ll bemanages come‘ll cook ‘ll needgo ‘ll missmove wash‘ll dry ‘ll bedoesn’t come look ‘ll find

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