Japanese Conditional Form: ~tara (~たら)

Hello, learners I'm riizhu^^ happy to meet you again here, Today's lesson is similar to yesterday's lesson, yeah, we will still learn about conditional verb in Japanese, the lesson today is about ~tara (~たら) conditional form, well, let's begin the lesson.

Grammar ~tara (~たら)

JLPT Level: N4
Meaning: If...
Explanation: The conditional ~ra form can be used in the same way as the conditional ~eba form. However, it can also be used to mean more like "if and when", and it is typically preferred over the eba form when this meaning is more accurate. If the sentence 2 is in past tense, the meaning will be "when".
Formula: Sentence 1 + ra + sentence 2
If the ending of sentence 1:
Verb: ta form verb + ら. Example:
食べる > 食べたら
taberu > tabetara
死ぬ > 死んだら
shinu > shindara
話す > 話したら
hanasu > hanashitara
I-adjective/Negative Words: past form + ら. Example:
暑い > 暑かったら
atsui > atsukattara
白くない > 白くなかったら
shirokunai > shirokunakattara
Na-adjective/Noun: past form + ら. Example:
貧乏 > 貧乏だったら
binbou > binbou dattara
生徒 > 生徒だったら
seito > seito dattara
Sentence Example:
hima dattara asobi ni iku yo If I'm free I will hang out/go play 先生に聞いたらすぐ分かります
sensei ni kiitara sugu wakarimasu If you ask teacher you will understand soon もしもっと勉強したら日本語が上手になるよ!
moshi motto benkyou shitara nihongo ga jouzu ni naru yo If you study more, your Japanese will improve 日本に行ったら、カメラを買いたい
nihon ni ittara, kamera o kaitai If I go to Japan, then I want to buy a camera 日本に行ったら、カメラを買った
nihon ni ittara, kamera o kattaWhen I went to Japan, I bought a camera

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