Third Unit GRAMMAR (Shortened if clauses, CONDITIONAL CLAUSES express an…
Shortened if clauses,
express an imagined situation or condition and the possible result of that situations.
Third conditional, we use it to talk about a past condition and it’s outcome. The third conditional express an impossible condition.
I would have gone if you had told me
Second conditional, we use it to talk about present or future situations that are unrealistic – they are untrue or unlikely to become true in the future.
If i had time i would help you
to talk about a action that could take place under certain conditions in the present or the future.
If i have time, i will help you.
Adverb clauses to show
cause and effect
EVEN THOUGH is used to express unexpected results
BECAUSE is used to express expected results
Adverb clauses: Are used to show
relationship between ideas
She likes the red car more than her husband does.
If you pay your bills, you will have a good credit score.
Unless you run fast, you will miss the bus.
SOME WORDS TO INTRODUCE
And, but, for, nor, or, so, and yet—these are the seven coordinating conjunctions..Coordinating conjunctions connect words, phrases, and clauses.
include pairs like “both/and,” “whether/or,” “either/or,” “neither/nor,” “not/but” and “not only/but also.”
Both Montse and Michi enjoyed the movie.
Michi enjoyed both the movie and the popcorn.
He has neither a pen nor a paper
Pedro is as tall as Jose
A lion can’t run as fast as a cheetah.