Za conditionals velja:
če je izpolnjen pogoj v odvisnem stavku,
sledi rezultat v glavnem stavku.
Conditionals tvorimo na 2 načina:
ODVISNI STAVEK, GLAVNI STAVEK
If you eat too much, you feel sick. (0)
If I send her a text, Sue will read it. (1st)
If she liked dogs, she would get one. (2nd)
If Ben had lost, he would have cried. (3rd)
GLAVNI STAVEK ODVISNI STAVEK (brez vejice)
You feel sick If you eat too much. (0)
Sue will read the text If I send her one. (1st)
She would get a dog if she liked them. (2nd)
Ben would have cried if he had lost. (3rd)
ZERO CONDITIONAL PRAVILA
Zero conditional uporabim, ko govorim o:
NAVADAH: If I wake up early, I don’t have breakfast.
ZNANSTVENIH RESNICAH: Water becomes steam if you boil it.
SPLOŠNIH RESNICAH IN DEJSTVIH: The police fine you if you speed.
NAVODILIH IN PRAVILIH: If you are hungry, eat an apple.