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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    I think I am learning. It will take a while, but I think I am getting there. Thanks, Mike!

    You're welcome. It's fun. We can proceed to 2nds, 3rs, and 0s whenever you want. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    P.S. How about:
    • A Kerry administration would be a disaster.

    Is that a first conditional?

    :wink:
    Technically, it is not a conditional because there is no condition listed. One could say that there is a condition as an ellipsis or one could say that it uses "would" for presumption/expectation.

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    How about:
    • If Ron studies hard he will learn his conditionals.

    First conditional?

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    How about:
    • If Ron studies hard he will learn his conditionals.

    First conditional?

    :)
    Perfect. A+ :D

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    Re:
    • After tobacco is lit it burns.

    Zero conditional?

    :)

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    Teachers, how about some more first conditional sentences? (I am not sure I will remember it yet.) About a hundred will do. :wink:

    • If Ron asks a question he will get an answer.

    First conditional?

    :)

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    Re:
    • If you touch a hot stove you will get burned.

    Zero conditional?

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
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    • After tobacco is lit it burns.

    Zero conditional?

    :)
    Hmmm. Leave it to you to ask a question I can't answer. I am used to zero conditionals beginning with "if" or "when". My instinct is to say no to an "after" sentence, but I can't find a good reason. It is not much different from "when". :?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Re:
    • After tobacco is lit it burns.

    Zero conditional?

    :)
    Hmmm. Leave it to you to ask a question I can't answer. I am used to zero conditionals beginning with "if" or "when". My instinct is to say no to an "after" sentence, but I can't find a good reason. It is not much different from "when". :?
    • When tobacco is lit, it burns.

    It means the same thing, eh?

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Teachers, how about some more first conditional sentences? (I am not sure I will remember it yet.) About a hundred will do. :wink:

    • If Ron asks a question he will get an answer.

    First conditional?

    :)
    Bingo! :D

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