It's not the first time that/when you've found yourself in this situation.

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It's not the first time that you've found yourself in this situation.

Source: Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary

Could we use “when” to replace the conjunction “that” in the sentence above?
 

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It’s the first English book that/which I’ve ever read.
(By me.)

What about this sentence? Have I used the conjunction (that or which) correctly?
 

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You can use either one. However, nothing is needed there. Say:

It's the first English book I've ever read.
 

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Could we use “when” to replace the conjunction “that” in the sentence above?

No. Use that after superlatives and ordinal numbers.

It’s the first English book that/which I’ve ever read.
(By me.)

What about this sentence? Have I used the conjunction (that or which) correctly?

Use that. Or, as Tarheel says, nothing at all. Don't use which.
 

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Could I ask which pattern is more common, using "that" or "nothing at all"?
 
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