Third conditional examples

The Third Conditional with Example Sentences & Exercises (Advanced)

In this video lesson, you're going to learn how to use the third conditional and see plenty of example sentences so that you can better understand how to use it. You're also going to see how it compares to the second conditional…

The Second Conditional: Video, Article, Explanation, Examples, and Exercises

The second conditional is a fun conditional to use. Unlike the first conditional, it is used to talk about hypothetical (unreal) situations. This article (and video lesson) will explain how it is used and will give you plenty of examples…
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First Conditional: Explanation, Example Sentences, and Exercises [Video + Article]

In this lesson, I give an example of how I used the first conditional, explain how to use it, give more examples, and then compare it to the second conditional. How to Use the First Conditional in English (Form) In the example I gave,…
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The #1 Reason Why You're Not Fluent in English & What to Do to Speak with More Confidence

In this lesson, I'm going to share what I believe to be the number one reason why most learners don't become fluent in English. This might be controversial. It might make you feel angry. But if you're honest with yourself and ask yourself…
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How to Use Should Have, Could Have & Would Have (Lots of Fun Examples!)

Alright, it's time for some advanced English grammar! But as you know, here at tofluency we do things in a fun way. In this latest lesson, you're going to learn how to use should have, could have and would have through some real life examples. Click…
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Verb Patterns: How to Use WATCH with Other Verbs

In one of my recent lessons, a few people thought that I had made mistake. exercise. I said the following: we went to watch the sun go down. Some told me that it should be: watch the sun goes down. However, the latter is wrong. I…
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Past Perfect Tense: Simple, Continuous, and Passive (With Fun Examples)

English grammar can be a bit tricky (hard) for non-native speakers, and the Past Perfect Tense is no exception. Even though it is called the past ‘perfect’ tense, learning how to use it does not always happen ‘perfectly’! However,…
Could have is used to talk about something that was or wasn’t possible in the past. You could have bought the cheaper jacket, it looked great on you. Ben couldn’t have known about the promotion, I haven’t told anyone yet! We also use could have to say that we were capable of doing something but we didn’t. The boy could have run away from the bullies, but he decided to confront them. or I couldn’t have done that to him, he is my best friend after all. Could have is often used with a tone of criticism. You could have just been honest with me. When there is a possibility that something has happened but we are not sure it actually did and we speculate about it, then we can also use could have. They could have heard our conversation at the office. It is also used for speculations about things that didn’t happen. Are you out of your mind?! You could have crashed into that wall! It’s almost 10 o’clock. Jim could have come home now. Could have can also be used for possible situations in the present which have not actually happened. They could have been married now but his mother didn’t approve. The difference between could and could have We use could to make polite offers and requests. Could I help you with those bags? Could you open the window, please? Also, to talk about possibilities in the future. I”m not sure that’s a good idea, it could be cold tomorrow. Could is used to show that something was or wasn’t possible in the past. People couldn’t travel by planes a hundred years ago. The only way you could watch a film in those days was at the cinema. One of the biggest differences between could and could have is that could shows a past ability while could have shows only a past possibility. He could swim very fast before the accident. He could have swum faster if his leg hadn’t hurt him. Here are some more examples: People could do so much more for their community. I couldn’t have said it better myself. We could have left the party earlier. The girl was crying because she couldn’t find her parents. You could have stopped by the grocery store. We need some milk. I couldn’t have done it without you.

How to Use Could Have (with Examples)

In this lesson, you will learn how to use could have. Below the video, you'll find lots of examples to help you understand this modal verb. Watch in HD! Share the video with your friends, and then read the article below... Could…
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Should Have: How to Use it and Examples (English Grammar - Video Lesson)

In this English video lesson, you will learn how to use 'should have' in English. There are lots of examples to help you truly understand it. Watch in HD! Share the video with your friends, and then read the article below... How…
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Verb Patterns: Stop Doing vs Stop to Do Something

In this lesson, I talk about the difference between "stop to do something" and "stop doing something." This can be confusing, but the difference is important. I also look at the verb patterns of "start" and whether there is a difference…