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Zero Conditional

Using of Zero Conditional

The zero conditional is used to talk about things which are always true — such as scientific facts and general truths.

Examples!!! ● If you cross an international date line, the time changes.(This always happens) ● ● If it rains, the grass gets wet.(This is basically true.

● Wood doesn't burn if there is no air.(This is a scientific fact)

Structure A zero conditional sentence consists of two clauses, an “if� clause and a main clause. Both clauses are in present simple There are two ways to do it.

● “if” Clause

Main Clause

If you heat water to 100 degrees,

● Main Clause

It boils

it boils.

“if” Clause

if you heat water to 100 degrees.

We use the same verb form in each part of a zero conditional: the simple present tense:

â—? If clause: If + Subject + Simple present verb + etc â—? Mail Clause: Subject + Simple present verb + etc

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Let’s Exercise!

Exercises òwô ● Complete the sentence with your own idea.

If I don’t do my homework, … If people don’t eat, …

● Plants die if …

● It becomes solid if…

â—?Keep Practising !

Zero Conditional  

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