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    She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    I saw this sentence She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if) The answer was If she studies,she will pass the exam. But I couldn't get it . The books says when the sentence in future tense we use first conditional if. Any comments,please.

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    Re: She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    Quote Originally Posted by ali7772016 View Post
    I saw this the following sentence: "She will pass the exam because she will study hard. Space after a full stop (use if)."

    The answer was "If she studies, (space after a comma) she will pass the exam". But I couldn't get understand it. The books book says when the sentence is in the future tense, we use the first conditional. if.

    Do you have any comments? please.
    First, note my changes above. It's important to follow these rules of written English at all times:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with one, appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".
    - Do not put a space before a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Put a space before an opening bracket but not after it.
    - Do not put a space before a closing bracket but put a space after it.

    The book is correct.

    If I study hard, I will pass the exam.
    If I win the lottery, I will buy a car.
    I will go on a long holiday next year if I save 100 every month for the next twelve months.
    If you study conditionals for one month, you will understand them.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    Thanks.
    1-"She will pass the exam because she will study hard."
    2-"If she studies hard,she will pass the exam."
    In sentence (2) she studies is a ( condition).
    But it sentence (1) she will study is a prediction.
    I can't feel that they have the same or near meaning.
    Am I right?
    Last edited by ali7772016; 11-Nov-2016 at 21:55.

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    Re: She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    Please mark text you're asking about by surrounding it in quotation marks or putting it in italics. Don't use parentheses ("brackets" in BrE) to mark text. We don't use them that way.

    End every sentence with appropriate punctuation.

    As an English teacher, it's particularly important for you to know and use these fundamentals of punctuation.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    I did what you asked for.
    Can you give me more examples for this rule(using first conditional if the sentence is in the future tense)?

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    Re: She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    Quote Originally Posted by ali7772016 View Post
    1-"She will pass the exam because she will study hard."
    2-"If she studies hard,she will pass the exam."
    In sentence (2) she studies is a ( condition).
    But it sentence (1) she will study is a prediction.
    I can't feel that they have the same or near meaning.
    Am I right?
    They don't have the same meaning,.

    #2 tells us that she does study hard. This is why she will pass the exam.
    We don't know whether or not she studies hard in #2, and so we don't know whether she will pass the exam.

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    Re: She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    Quote Originally Posted by ali7772016 View Post
    Thanks.
    1-[No quotation marks] She will pass the exam because she will study hard.
    2-[No quotation marks] If she studies hard,she will pass the exam.
    In sentence 2 "she studies" is a condition. [No parentheses]
    But in it sentence 1 "she will study" is a prediction. [No parentheses]
    I can't feel that they have the same or a similar near meaning.
    Am I right?
    Quote Originally Posted by ali7772016 View Post
    I did what you asked for.
    Can you give me more examples for this rule [space] (using first conditional if the sentence is in the future tense)?
    Note my corrections above. Do you see how much easier it is to read the two sentences where I've marked the text you're asking about?

    Here are a couple of examples. I'm not trying to belittle you; the sentences popped into my mind because they were appropriate for the discussion.

    If you use quotation marks to mark text that you're asking about, your questions will be easier to read.

    If you use correct punctuation, your students will learn better English.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 11-Nov-2016 at 22:12.
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    Re: She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    They don't have the same meaning,.

    #2 tells us that she does study hard. This is why she will pass the exam.
    We don't know whether or not she studies hard in #2, and so we don't know whether she will pass the exam.
    Thank you so much .That is what I meant .
    So we can not use if in this way.

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    Re: She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Note my corrections above. Do you see how much easier it is to read the two sentences where I've marked the text you're asking about?

    Here are a couple of examples. I'm not trying to belittle you; the sentences popped into my mind because they were appropriate for the discussion.

    If you use quotation marks to mark text that you're asking about, your questions will be easier to read.

    If you use correct punctuation, your students will learn better English.
    No, I don't know.And I am sure I will NOT know.

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    Re: She will pass the exam because she will study hard.( use if)

    Quote Originally Posted by ali7772016 View Post
    Thank you so much .That is what I meant .
    So we can not use "if" in this way.
    See above. In post #2, I told you that we do not put a space before a full stop, and I told you that we do put a space after a full stop. You have repeated your errors with the spacing around punctuation in this post too.
    You have also been told to enclose the words/phrases under discussion in quotation marks. I have done it for you above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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