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    mrkyorke@yahoo.com Guest

    Default How would I elicit the Function of Mixed Condtional Sentences?

    I'm planning a lesson to ESL students (Elderly Russian) about the use of mixed conditionals sentences:
    If + past , would + Have + Past Participle
    If + Past Progressive , would + base from of Verb
    How could I go about eliciting the function of the conditionals forms.. Futhermore what is the function of these forms?
    Any comments would be greatly appreciated.

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    Default Re: How would I elicit the Function of Mixed Condtional Sentences?

    This is not a common form; it's often used with 'If I were you, I wouldn't have said that' to avoid the illogicality of 'If I had been you', with the implication that you could be me now or in the future.

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