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IF-CLAUSE conditional Third condition and Wishes | English PPT | web4study
IF-CLAUSE conditional Third condition and Wishes | English PPT
Third condition :
“I decided to become an English teacher when I was 25 because I wanted to be able to travel around the world and work at the same time. If I had not become an English teacher, I would have moved to London”
If I had not become an English teacher, I would have moved to London”
If + had + past participle +, would +have +past participle.
IF-CLAUSE conditional 3
Third conditionals are also unreal conditionals, but they express an unreal situation in the past. The condition occurred in the past, and it was not met; Therefore, the results did not happen. The conditional sentence expresses the idea of “what if”.
If she had called me, I would have come. (She did not call, so I did not come.)
To talk about the past, the past perfect is used in the if-clause, and would have or could have + past participle in the result clause.
Formula : if + past participle + would/could/might have + past participle