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How to Use First Conditional Grammar

1st & 2nd Conditonal

I have had hundreds of students ask about how to use the conditional grammar. Well, it really is not as hard as you think. This blog is the 1st part of a series of 3 blogs which cover the 1st, 2nd and 3rd conditional. Sequel blog links found below.

Let’s look at what makes the first conditional grammar!

First Conditional: real possibility

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

So what is the structure of the first conditional?

If + verb + will + verb

Will +verb + if + verb

Can I see some examples?

If it rains tomorrow I will stay home all day.

I will stay home all day if it rains tomorrow.

My last thoughts:

Can you add more similar example sentences of the 1st conditional in the blog comment box for our teachers to check for you?

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By: Luke 

ETO American English teacher

How to Use Second Conditional Grammar

How to Use Third Conditional Grammar

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