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    What type of conditionals is this?

    On this audio file (1:38), the woman says:

    If you go to Bay Street, you'd know you've gone too far.

    Did I catch the sentence correctly? If so, what type of conditionals is this? Shouldn't it be you'll know, which is conditional type 1?

    Source: The ILI English Series, Intermediate 3, Student's book, Page 73
    Last edited by Mori; 01-Nov-2016 at 11:10.

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    #2

    Re: What type of conditionals is this?

    You heard it correctly. It should be ​you'll know.



    Also posted here: https://www.grammarly.com/answers/qu.../#answer_73051

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    #3

    Re: What type of conditionals is this?

    Also asked here.

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    Re: What type of conditionals is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    You heard it correctly. It should be ​you'll know.
    You mean she doesn't speak correct English? (The woman seems to be a native speaker and the audio file is on an English textbook.)

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    Re: What type of conditionals is this?

    Unfortunately, not everything that comes out of native speakers' mouths is correct or grammatical. She might have made an error. She might not know the correct construction. It might have been a simple slip of the tongue. We'll never know.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What type of conditionals is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Unfortunately, not everything that comes out of native speakers' mouths is correct or grammatical. She might have made an error. She might not know the correct construction. It might have been a simple slip of the tongue. We'll never know.
    You have a point, but that's not acceptable in an educational textbook.

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    Re: What type of conditionals is this?

    I had no idea you were talking about an educational textbook. I saw that you had attached an audio file but I assumed it was just a recording of someone speaking. It would help if you gave us all the information in post #1 although I note from posts #2 and #3 that you've asked the question elsewhere anyway so it's probably academic.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What type of conditionals is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mori View Post
    ... that's not acceptable in an educational textbook.
    Complain to the publishers — not us.

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    Re: What type of conditionals is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It would help if you gave us all the information in post #1
    Makes sense. I will!

    although I note from posts #2 and #3 that you've asked the question elsewhere
    I see nothing wrong with consulting different people in multiple forums -- two heads are better than one.

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    Re: What type of conditionals is this?

    You are free to do so but it is only fair and polite to make it clear, when asking a question, that you have already asked it elsewhere and received responses, and to supply a link to those responses. Also, explaining why you found responses on another forum insufficient will help us.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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