Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 12 The Clause

Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 12 The Clause Conditional Clause. We can classify the conditional sentences into four types, Real Condition or Factual Condition, Open or Probable Condition, Improbable or Imaginary or Unfulfilled Condition of the Present and Improbable or Unfulfilled Condition of the Past.

Example and explanation of all four types of clause are given here to practice for academic session 2020-2021.

Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 12 The Clause for 2020-2021

Class: 7English Grammar
Chapter: 12The Clause or Conditional Clause

Use of Conditional Clause

We can classify the conditional sentences into the following four types:
It is a condition which may or may not be fulfilled.
If you work hard, you will pass.
You will catch the train if you make haste.




(b) Referring the Imperative:
If you go out, please post this letter.
If you see Mohan, send him to me at once.

(c) Referring double future: This is used for co-operation or request.
If you will find the purse, I will reward you.
If you will collect the garments, I will press them.

Referring Modal Auxiliaries

If you run fast, you may catch the bus.

    1. Real Condition or Factual Condition
    2. Open or Probable Condition
    3. Improbable or Imaginary or Unfulfilled Condition of the Present
    4. Improbable or Unfulfilled Condition of the Past.

    Real or Factual Condition
    If you beat a child, he weeps.
    If we heat ghee, it melts.




Open Condition

(a) It is a condition which may or may not be fulfilled.
If you work hard, you will pass.
You will catch the train if you make haste.
(b) Referring the Imperative:
If you go out, please post this letter.
If you see Mohan, send him to me at once.

(c) Referring double future: This is used for co-operation or request.
If you will find the purse, I will reward you.
If you will collect the garments, I will press them.
(d) Referring Modal Auxiliaries:
If you run fast, you may catch the bus.
If she is ill, she must/should/ought to consult a doctor.

Imaginary condition

If she worked hard, she would pass.
If he were a bird, he would fly to me.
If wishes were horses, even beggars would ride. (but they are not)
We use Verb ‘were’ with Sub ‘I’ in place of you as,
If I were a king, I should build a grand tower.
If I were a millionaire, I would help the poor.



Improbable or unfulfilled Condition

Had you worked hard, you would have passed.
If I had time, I should have visited the exhibition.
Some More Sentences of Conditional Tenses
Unless you go, I will inform the police.
You must go there whether you like it or not.
You can camp here provided you do not damage the plants.

Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 12 The Clause with examples
Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 12 Conditional Clauses