# Si Clauses Taylor Regan, Taleen Josefsson, Anushree Banerjee.

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Si Clauses Taylor Regan, Taleen Josefsson, Anushree Banerjee

“If” statements A si clause is an “if” statement If you do your homework, you can watch TV. There are three proper ways to make a si clause in français It depends on which tense the first part of the si clause is in

Si Clauses present If the first part is present… Then the second part can be in the future, present, or imperative tense S'il pleut, nous ne sortons pas If it rains, we don’t go out. Si tu étudies, tu seras intelligent. If you study, you will be smart. Si vous avez de l'argent, payez la facture. If you have money, pay the bill. Examples:

Si Clauses present Present Future Present Imperative (command)

Si Clauses imperfect If the first part is imperfect… The second will be in the present conditional tense Imparfait Present Conditional Si j'avais le temps, je le ferais. If I had time, I would do it. Si tu étudiais, tu serais intelligent. If you studied, you would be smart. Examples:

Si Clauses pluperfect If the first part is pluperfect… The second will be in the past conditional tense Pluperfect Past Conditional Examples: Si elle vous avait vu, elle vous aurait aidé. If she had seen you, she would have helped you. Tu aurais été intelligent si tu avais étudié. You would have been smart if you had studied.

Review Quiz If they have a thousand euros, they will go to a gourmet restaurant. S’ils ont mille francs, ils iront au restaurant gourmet. If we worked all day, we would not go out. Si nous travaillions toute la journée, nous ne sortirions pas. If I had gone out with my friends, I would have had fun. Si j’etais sortie avec mes amis, je me serais amusé.

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