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First Conditional

First Conditional

The first conditional talks about future events that are likely to happen. There is a real possibility that the event will happen.

 

  Example sentence What it means...

If + present simple + will

If it rains, I will stay inside.

There is a possibility that it may rain in the future. "I will stay inside" is the result. 

 

 

Other conjunctions:

 

While

While I’m at home, I will have something to eat.

While describes a period of time. At some time during the time I am home, I will eat.

When

When I get home, I will have something to eat.

When describes a point in time. I will get home and I will eat soon after.

As soon as

As soon as I get home, I will have something to eat.

As soon as describes an immediate action. I will get home and I will eat immediately.

 

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