Endings – Exercises

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Exercise

Type in the adjectives in their correct forms.

  1. Tu peux poser le livre sur la (petit)  table.[You can put the book on the little table.]|We construct the feminine form by adding an e.
  2. Mon oncle a une voiture (rouge) .[My uncle has a red car.]|If the masculine adjective already ends with e, we don’t add an ending.
  3. Mon ami répare la machine à laver (cassé) .[My friend is repairing the broken washing machine.]|We construct the feminine form by adding an e.
  4. C’est une histoire (captivant) ![That’s an exciting story!]|We construct the feminine form by adding an e.
  5. Ne laisse pas la porte (ouvert) ![Please don’t leave the door open!]|We construct the feminine form by adding an e.

Type in the adjectives in their correct form. Don’t forget about the exceptions.

  1. Où est-ce que je dois poser la (nouveau)  plante?[Where shall I put the new plant?]|Adjectives that end in el take the feminine ending elle.
  2. Pour le dessert j’ai mangé une (bon)  glace.[For dessert, I ate a delicious ice-cream.]|Adjectives that end in on take the feminine ending onne.
  3. Achète une salade bien (frais)  au marché![Buy some fresh lettuce at the market!]|Adjectives with the masculine ending x, c, et, s take various feminine endings. It’s best to look these up in the dictionary.
  4. Mes parents ont une (vieux)  photo de moi dans leur porte-monnaie.[My parents have an old photo of me in their wallet.]|Vieux is an irregular adjective.
  5. J’adore ma chemise (violet) .[I love my purple blouse.]|Adjectives with the masculine ending x, c, et, s take various feminine endings. It’s best to look these up in the dictionary.

Type in the adjective in the correct form.

  1. Le tricycle appartient aux (petit)  enfants.[The tricycle belongs to the little children.]|The masculine plural is constructed by adding the ending s.
  2. Nous avons vu des statues (grec)  dans ce musée.[We saw Greek statues in this museum.]|Adjectives with the masculine endings x, c, et, s take various feminine endings. It’s best to look these up in the dictionary.|The plural form is constructed by adding the ending s.
  3. Il faut faire attention aux (faux)  billets.[You have to watch out for counterfeit money.]|If the adjective already ends in s or x, we don’t add any ending.
  4. Mon amie Charlotte aime les (vieil)  immeubles.[My friend Charlotte likes old buildings.]|Vieux is an irregular adjective.
  5. Mon frère lit des mangas (japonais) .[My brother reads Japanese manga.]|If the adjective already ends in s or x, we don’t add any ending.

Choose the correct form.

  1. Ma soeur s’occupe de ses poissons .[My sister is taking care of her goldfish.]|The masculine plural form is constructed by adding the ending s.
  2. Ma maman vient d’acheter des boucles d’oreille .[My mother just bought apple-green earrings.]|Multi-word colours remain unchanged in the feminine and plural forms.
  3. Tu as des chaussures ![You have cool shoes!]|The colloquial adjectives chic, super, sympa remain unchanged in the feminine and plural forms.
  4. Pendant l’été j’ai vu deux films .[During the summer I saw two fantastic films.]|The masculine plural form is constructed by adding the ending s.
  5. Tes amies sont vraiment très .[Your friends are really very serious.]|Adjectives with the masculine endings x, c, et, s take various feminine endings. It’s best to look these up in the dictionary.|The plural form is constructed by adding an s.