Element FORM/USE: 'IF I WERE YOU' + 'WOULD', FUTURE, IMAGINED SITUATION
SuperCat CLAUSES
SubCat conditional
Lexical Range N/A
Level B1
Cando Can use 'if I were you' and 'would' in the main clause often in the context of advice or opinion-giving.
Corrected Learner Example Well, if I were you I would go to a small school in the countryside because it's less complicated than going to a large school in a town. (Peru; B1 THRESHOLD; 2008; Spanish - Latin American; Pass)

If I were you, I would talk to everybody and tell them when are you free, and spend the summer with both friends and parents. (Spain; B1 THRESHOLD; 2008; Basque; Pass)

[deciding between two holiday options] If I were you, I would accept both of them. (Switzerland; B1 THRESHOLD; 2008; Swiss German; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
Comments N/A

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