Element FORM/USE: PRESENT CONTINUOUS 'IF' CLAUSE , PLANS & ADVICE
SuperCat CLAUSES
SubCat conditional
Lexical Range N/A
Level B1
Cando Can use 'if' + present continuous or 'going to' to introduce a possible plan, with modal verbs or imperatives in the main clause to give advice.
Corrected Learner Example Billy, if you are moving you should think a lot, first you have to go and see the two schools. (Argentina; B1 THRESHOLD; 2008; Spanish - Latin American; Pass)

However, if you are looking for fun and excitement, I would go for the city. (Argentina; B1 THRESHOLD; 2004; Spanish - Latin American; Pass)

But if you are going to live in a town you should choose the large school. (Croatia; B1 THRESHOLD; 2008; German; Pass)

In addition, if you are going to travel, please choose your partner very carefully. (Korea, South; B1 THRESHOLD; 1999; Korean; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
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