Term: First Conditional (1st Conditional)

Definition:


The first conditional (or 1st Conditional) is for future actions dependent on the result of another future action or event, where there is a reasonable possibility of the conditions for the action being satisfied.

eg: If he gets here soon, I'll speak to him about it. (The speaker believes that there is a reasonable or good chance of seeing him.)

Formation:

See Also: Conditionals; Modal Verb; 2nd Conditional; 3rd Conditional; Zero Conditional; Verb Related Article English Conditionals - Read up on the English Conditionals and discover how they are used to talk about possible or imaginary situations

'First Conditional (1st Conditional)' - Related Links

Vocabulary Topic:  General

Browse the following links to other content related to the term 'First Conditional (1st Conditional)' from the 'General' vocabulary category: