The first conditional is a very common English grammar structure for talking about future possibilities, and more.
Watch this video, to see lots of examples of the first conditional in action. Hey – we just used a first conditional there! It’s such a useful structure!
First conditionals have two clauses: the condition and possible result. We’ll show you how to form them, make negatives and questions, punctuate them and reverse the order. You’ll learn about a common mistake and the different modal verbs you can use.
And very importantly, you’ll see lots of examples of the first conditional in action in a funny spy story.