Conditional Sentences Type 1

Conditional Sentences Type 1

In order to construct conditional clauses, which are sentences formed with an if clause, the main clause and if clause are needed. Each sentence has its verb and meaning. Since conditionals have more than one type, you should know which tenses to use in these sentences and use these tenses according to the meaning of the sentence.


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How to Use Conditionals Type 1

All conditional statements show us a possible condition and the possible outcome of this condition. Conditional Type 1 sentences are used to express a possibility that may happen in the future, although it is not certain that these possibilities will occur, it is possible and this possibility depends on the fulfillment of the condition.


  • Predictions
  • Promises
  • A possibility
  • Cause and Consequence


If + Present Simple + Future Simple
If + Present Simple + Imperatives

Example Sentences

  • If I find him address, I’II send him an invitation.
  • If you study hard, you can pass your exams.
  • If I find a girl this summer, I will marry her. J
  • If it rains, we’ll go to the cinema.
  • If she does not hurry, she will be late.
  • If you lend him some money, He may not give it back to you.
  • If she doesn’t leave the house, everything will be bad.