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Dual Gender Nouns Posted by on May 2, 2016

I’ll never forget the moment my husband pointed at the tie he was wearing and said, “Do you think she’s too short?” He was just learning English at the time and was used to all nouns having a gender in French. I didn’t understand who he was talking about at first … me? Some other…

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Quiz: Masculine or feminine? Posted by on Jun 18, 2010

Le ou la? (Le or la ?) ___ poème ___ Mexique (too soon ? Désolée, les Bleus !) ___ Cambodge (Cambodia) ___ problème ___ programme ___ thème ___ lycée  (secondary school, high school) ___ cimetière (cemetery) ___ musée (museum) ___ stade (stadium) Ready ? I’m betting (je parie) that a lot of you got 10 out of 10……

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