First Conditional, Self-Driving Cars

Jessica and Gary are talking about self-driving cars. Jessica says, “If I happen to be driving around a self-driving vehicle, it might provoke that road rage a little bit.” She uses the first conditional.

The first conditional is used to discuss things that will probably happen in the future as the result of something else that happens in the present.

The first conditional consists of two clauses, one with If + simple present verb and the second with simple future verb, as in, “If you do something bad, something bad will happen to you.”

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