Mixed Conditionals Those of you who have been following this conditional tutorial should now be familiar with present, past and future conditional verb forms. Sometimes unreal conditional sentences are mixed. This means that the time in the if-clause is not the same as the time in the result. Study the examples below to learn how to mix conditional verb forms like a native speaker. Wanna learn English?: Conditional Sentences. Part 2: Unreal Conditionals. If I were a rich man... A conditional sentence describes a condition that is necessary for a particular result to occur. If the weather is fine this weekend, I´ll go skiing. I.e. I´ll go skiing on condition that the weather is fine this weekend. There are different types of conditional sentences depending on the meaning we intend to convey.
Relative Clauses Content How to form relative clauses Level: lower intermediate Relative pronouns Level: lower intermediate Wanna learn English?: Conditional Sentences. Part 1 Conditional sentences are a grammar issue which students of English must strive to learn due to their complexity, on the one hand, and their practicality, on the other hand. They are complex sentences formed by a main clause and a subordinate clause. The subordinate clause states a condition and the main clause states a consequence, and the idea is that given the condition, the consequence will take place. Although "if" is the most usual conjunction used in conditional sentences, there are others which also occur, such as "whether" "unless", "provided that", "as long as", "on condition that", etc. In this first post regarding conditionals, only zero conditionals and first conditionals are dealt with. Second and third conditionals will shortly be attended to.
Participle Clauses 1 Reduced Relative Clauses (Download this page in PDF here.) (Click here for information about participle adjectives.) We can use participle clauses after a noun in the same way as relative clauses. This gives more information about the noun. Use of English: Tenses Kangaroo injures Australian politician May 18, 2013 A kangaroo (1)(injure) Australian politician Shane Rattenbury in the Australian capital, Canberra, on Thursday. Mr. Rattenbury (2)(take) a morning jog in the Canberra suburb of Ainslie when the kangaroo (3)(surprise) him, and in the ensuing confrontation Mr. Rattenbury (4)(scratch) several times on the leg.By Mr Rattenbury's account, the kangaroo (5)(be) an eastern grey kangaroo, which is a common species in Australia.
Upper-intermediate use of English - Exercise 3: Kangaroo injures Australian politician Kangaroo injures Australian politician Saturday, May 18, 2013A kangaroo injured Australian politician Shane Rattenbury in the Australian (1), Canberra, on Thursday. Mr. Upper-intermediate use of English - Exercise 3 Woman gives birth on New Jersey PATH train Tuesday, January 17, 2012A New Jersey woman, 31-year-old Rabita Sarker, gave birth on a moving Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) train yesterday morning. She and her husband Aditya Saurabh were heading (1) St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan (2) a "practice run". She gave birth (3) the Journal Square and 33rd Street stations at 9:49 am ET. Sarker boarded the Manhattan-bound PATH train at Journal Square (4) experiencing labor pains. (5) first she believed these were false, (6) soon realized she was (7) fact giving birth.
Advanced English - Grammar Test 1 She shouldn't have broken that glass. Correct IncorrectBut I did do my homework! Correct IncorrectWhere is the book what I got for my birthday? Tenses I can't find my dictionary; I wonder whether Mary _____ it now. have had is having hasI'm sorry, I can't talk to you any longer because I _____ dinner. was making make 'm making 've madeWhile everyone else _____, she _____ quietly in the kitchen. laughed - cryed laughed - was cried was laughed - cried was laughing - was cryingThat house is in a terrible state!
English language quiz - narrative tenses - 02 Fill the gaps with the correct form of the verb in brackets. This is a story so you can choose from past simple, past continuous and past perfect tenses. Press "Check" to check your answers.