Comment on the English phrasing

CatherineC1Kwiziq community member

Comment on the English phrasing

I'm being a bit pedantic but in English the first phrase is not

If I was rich I would go to Japan

that grammar is incorrect because it's conditional and it should be

If I were rich I would go to Japan


Asked 4 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Thank you for pointing this error out Catherine, it has now been corrected.

Bonne Continuation!

ViçtorB1Kwiziq community member

Being even more pedantic I think you mean the first verb, were, is in the subjunctive.
it is a hypothetical situation.

Comment on the English phrasing

I'm being a bit pedantic but in English the first phrase is not

If I was rich I would go to Japan

that grammar is incorrect because it's conditional and it should be

If I were rich I would go to Japan


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