Gender Exercise

EXERCISE A

Change the gender of the nouns in the following sentence.

Make other changes if necessary. One has been done for you:

  1. The lioness defended her cubs.
  2. He owns five horses and two bulls.
  3. The woman works hard to provide good education for her two daughters.
  4. The sons rebelled against their father.
  5. The duke is a handsome young man.
  6. The waitress completed the order and served snacks and hot coffee to the landlord.
  7. The emperor was a good horse-rider. He soon left his courtiers behind.
  8. The father took his children to the circus.
  9. The cow, the hen, the vixen and the ewe all lived together in a small house.
  10. The poor old widow lives all alone in the small cottage

ANSWER

  1. The lion defended his cubs.
  2. She owns five mares and two cows.
  3. The man works hard to provide good education for his two sons.
  4. The daughters rebelled against their mother.
  5. The duchess is a beautiful young woman.
  6. The waiter completed the order and served snacks and hot coffee to the landlady.
  7. The empress was a good mare-rider. She soon left her courtiers behind.
  8. The mother took her children to the circus.
  9. The bull, the cock, the fox and the ram all lived together in a small house.
  10. The poor old widower lives all alone in the small cottage

EXERCISE-B

Write each word under the appropriate column:

niece                  nephew principal violin
stallion               mare                    car            president
coin neighbor          mistress master
secretary groom                 bribe                    country
rock           rooster                hen             pet

ANSWER

MasculineFeminineCommonNeuter
stallionniecesecretarycoin
nephewmareneighborrock
groombribeprincipalcar
roosterhenpresidentviolin
mastermistresspetcountry

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