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Conditional Type I Sentences

In all types of conditional sentences, the conditional clause (or the IF CLAUSE) states the condition under which the action in the MAIN CLAUSE is true. For example:

IF CLAUSE (condition)

IF Betty likes the sweater,

MAIN CLAUSE (result)

she will buy it.

Notice how this a real situation, in the sense that if something happens (the condition), then the other thing will happen as a result. This is why we also call the Conditional I the "real conditional". Another name for it is the "first conditional".

Now you try to re-formulate the following sentences and join the conditions and the results into conditional sentences:


1. Betty has enough money.
2. The weather is cold.
3. Betty wears the sweater every day.
4. The sweater gets dirty.
5. Betty washes the sweater.
6. The sweater shrinks.


1. She will buy the sweater.
2. Betty will wear wear the sweater.
3. It will get dirty.
4. Betty will have to wash it.
5. It will shrink.
6. Betty will have to buy another one.

You get the idea, right? Let's practise for real for a moment. Please do the following exercise. Change the verb tense in the condition to present tense simple and make it an IF sentence. 

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