When to use ‘zero’ conditional?
You can use the zero conditional to talk about facts and truths.
Form of the ‘zero’ conditional
The structure of the zero conditional is:
IF + PRESENT SIMPLE, PRESENT SIMPLE
- If it rains, you get wet. (fact)
- When water gets to 100 degrees, it boils. (fact)
- When the temperature reaches -0 degrees, it snows. (fact0
- My face turns red when I drink red wine. (truth)
- When I excercise, I sweat. (truth)