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Getting started with French 1
Getting started with French 1

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4 Practising masculine and feminine forms

Now try practising these different forms. You may need to refer back to the activity in Section 3 to check.

Activity _unit3.5.1 Activity 4

Select all the nationalities which are in the masculine form:

a. 

australien


b. 

chinois


c. 

finlandaise


d. 

hollandaise


e. 

polonais


The correct answers are a, b and e.

Now select all the nationalities which are in the feminine form:

a. 

hongrois


b. 

écossaise


c. 

galloise


d. 

irlandaise


e. 

américain


The correct answers are b, c and d.

What gender is the writer of this sentence? Select the correct response:

‘Je suis suisse.’

a. 

The writer is male


b. 

We cannot tell whether the writer is male or female


c. 

The writer is female


The correct answer is b.