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Hello. I'm a little bit puzzeled with differences in this two sentences:

Grammar book says: If I'm going to catch the train, I'll have to leave now. ( We talk about the future)

But if I said : If I'm going to catch the train, I have to leave now. Would the second sentence ( I have to leave now) render the same meaning as for time concerning? In other words, is the second sentence correct?

Thank you.
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Hi Olga

You can use either sentence. Using "have to" (rather than "will have to") sounds a bit more urgent/imperative, and thus, in this context, "have to" may be more likely if the speaker is impatient or possibly irritated.
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Can the second sentence be referred as Zero Conditional?
Fandorin, not really. Here is the reference: http://www.englishlanguageguide.com/english/grammar/conditionals.asp
So, I have a doubt because - if you're certain that you won't catch the train in case you don't go now - it can be Zero Conditional because of a strict certainty. Like with cofee on that site. I may be wrong.
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If I am going to catch the train, I have to leave now.
Present: am
Present: have
Therefore, Zero Conditional.
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