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Conditional in German 2- The Real Conditional

Hello everyone,

and welcome to the second part of our look at what we  all love on hot summer days:

Air Conditional

Badum tish.
Conditional is that could, should, would-stuff that’s officially called Konjunktiv II or Subjunctive, but we’re using a different name because YOLO!
In part one, we learned that the core function of Conditional  is to shift a statement away from reality and that the different uses are a result of that. Then, we got like a little overview over Conditional in German and then we learned how to build what we called würde-conditional; one of the two versions of the non-past conditional.
If you haven’t read it you really should start with that because it’s the foundation and you’d be a little confused without it. So here’s the link

Conditional in German – 1 – The beginning

Today, we’ll take a detailed look at the other version of the non-past conditional:

The Real Conditional

So let’s jump right in.