Two 2nd conditionals!

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Did you know that there are actually two second conditional conditionals?

One is the unreal conditional:

If I knew where she lived, I'd tell you.

The other is the unlikely (or improbable) conditional which expresses the speaker's interpretation of the situation as unlikely:

What would you do if you lost your job?
 
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Francois said:
They are two nuances of the same thing, right?

FRC

I would say so, but which one is written down as the "rule" in ESL books?
 
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