Nível Fluente › Placing an Order

  • At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:

    • Correctly place an order from an exporter
    • Understand the use of the second conditional
    • Understand different idioms with the word "cover"


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Dialog: "Now if I were to place this order of 1000 cases, would they be dispatched immediately?"

We use the second conditional to talk about a situation that is not a current possibility and may or may not be a possibility in the future. In the dialog sentence the person is talking about a hypothetical situation; it's not a current reality.


  • If I didn't have so much work to do, I would go to the party with you.
  • If Sasha were just a couple of inches taller, she could* be a model.
  • Mike might* not be so sad if he hadn't broken up with Rebecca.
  • I wouldn't do that if I were you.
  • If you could live in another country, what country would you live in?

*Note that sometimes we use "could", or "might" as a conditional instead of "would".


Sobre esta aula

Speaking on the phone in another language can be intimidating enough; add on the pressure of having to negotiate a major order and you could end up a nervous wreck! Relax! After listening to today's lesson you'll be able to negotiate in English with such ease that you'll have the sales directors eating out of your hand.

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