Third Conditional – Task Cards

Third Conditional

Is used to address an unreal or unlikable situation in the past.

Form of the Third Conditional

If + past perfect, would have + past participle. or

Would have + past participle +if + past perfect.

Examples of the Third Conditional:

  • If I had come earlier, I would have bought fresh bread.
  • They would have earned lots of money if they had worked for another company.

Why should you use the Third Conditional task cards?

These task cards are great addition to your classroom if you are a teacher and they are helpful for learners as well. They are a great tool that you can use for improving the form of the Third Conditional whether for the exam or during your English learning journey. Here are two task cards in the document and the instruction for making the cards is within the pdf.

Key to the exercises is provided too.

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Third Conditional


Third Conditional – Exercises


1.If I had been there,

2.If she had gone to the university,

3. We would have come to the party

4. If I had learnt harder

5. Tom would have played tennis

6. She would have had her own company

7. Tom would have saved more money

8. My parents would have gone to the beach

9. If I hadn’t paid much attention


a)… I would have seen you.

b) …I would have passed all

the exams.

c)… if he had more time.

d)… I would have made lots

of mistakes.

f)… if  the weather conditions

had been better.

g)…if she had more


h)…she would become

an engineer

i)… if you had invited us.

j)…if he had better salary.





Third conditional grammar exercise



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