Before starting the exercise for conditionals 「ば」「たら」, please clarify any doubts you may have about the grammatical rules by referring to your grammar guidebook or dictionary. The Instantaneous Composition Method requires you to compose sentences with the target sentence pattern(s) over and over in order to use them almost effortlessly. You should already have the necessary knowledge.
- Genki II – Lesson 17 ～たら and Lesson 18: ～ばよかったです
- Tae Kim’s Guide – Conditionals
Instantaneous Composition Exercise for Conditionals 「ば」「たら」
This is not a translation exercise. This is the Instantaneous Composition Exercise. As if a reflexive action, try to create an equivalent Japanese sentence shortly after reading an English script. Try not to think for more than three seconds.
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English and Hidden Japanese Scripts
||If (it’s) cold, (I) cannot swim.
||If (it’s) not fun, (I) cannot continue.
||If Ken comes to Japan, (I) can see (him).
||If (I) explain, (it will) take a time.
||If (you) don’t fix the watch, (you will) not know time.
||If (it’s) sunny, let’s go to the mountains.
||If (you’re) busy, shall I help (you)?
||If (it’s) okay (with you), won’t (you) have lunch *with me (lit. together)?
||If there is a mistake, (I will) fix (it).
||If (it) becomes dark, (it) is dangerous outside.
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