IELTS Vocabulary Condition
We do not use the when writing about things in general.
Crime is rising in capital cities. NOT
This is just one of the issues in society. NOT
… in the society
Look at these sentences. They all use if.
Rewrite each sentence, replacing if with the words in bold. You may need to remove some of the other words.
Rewrite each sentence beginning with the words in bold. For example: Providing that you return it before you go home, you can borrow my dictionary.
1) You can borrow my dictionary
if you return it before you go home. (providing that)We can also say provided that
-Providing that you return it before you go home, you can borrow my dictionary.
2) You can’t go to university
if you don’t have good grades. (unless)Unless means the same as If you don’t
-Unless you have good grades, you can’t go to university.
3) Pollution will get worse
if we continue to live in a throwaway society. (as long as)We can also say so long as, although this is slightly more formal
-As long as we continue to live in a throwaway society, pollution will get worse.
4 ) Many developed countries are willing to waive the Third World debt
if the money is reinvested in education and medicine. (on condition that)
-On condition that the money is reinvested in education and medicine, many developed countries are willing to waive the Third World debt.
5) Some countries will never be able to rectify their deficits,
even if they work very hard . (no matter how)Note word changes and sentence ending
-No matter how hard they work, some countries will never be able to rectify their deficits.
6 ) Computers are difficult things to understand,
even if you read a lot of books about them. (however many)However is used in the same way as no matter
-However many books you read about them, computers are difficult things to understand.
7 ) Crime is a problem,
even if you go to relatively safe countries . (wherever)
-Wherever you go, crime is a problem.
Some nouns can be used to express condition. Complete these sentences using the most appropriate word.
8 ) Being able to drive is one of the of the prerequisites job of salesman.
9 ) Before you accept a job, it is important that you agree with the conditions of the contract.
10 ) It is a requirement of the university that you attend an interview.https://asielts.com/