Today I am going to share the homework correction quoted from my JLPT course!
The student’s sentence is not correct. Can you find the mistake?
If I go to Japan, I want to climb Mt.Fuji.
〜ば is never followed by a phrase indicating the speaker’s desire or a request to the other party. のぼりたい(want to climb) is your desire, so you cannot use 〜ば in this sentence.
Meanwhile, the sentence with 〜たい has such kind of rule.
When you arrive at the station, call me. (request)
How about we go for a drive together if I buy a car? (request)
I hope my explanation helps you. 😊
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