Demonstrative Pronouns - Exercises

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Exercise

Type in the correct demonstrative adjective.

  1. Lucas porte pullover depuis deux jours. [Lucas has been wearing that jumper for two days.]|masc. sing. = ce
  2. Je voudrais baguette s’il vous plaît.[I’d like this baguette, please.]|fem. sing. = cette
  3. Regarde avion![Look at that plane!]|masc. sing. before a vowel or a mute h = cet
  4. deux films sont mes films préférés.[These two films are my favourite films.]|masc. pl. = ces
  5. Est-ce qu’il faut sortir à station de métro?[Do we have to get out at this train station?]|fem. sing. = cette

Choose the correct form.

  1. n’est pas grave.[That’s not bad/serious.]|indefinite form = ce
  2. La troisième chanson de ce CD est que je préfère.[The third song on this CD is my favourite one.]|followed by a relative clause → demonstrative pronoun|fem. sing. = celle
  3. sont de nouvelles boucles d’oreille?[Are those new earrings?]|indefinite form = ce
  4. Ces chocolats sont que mon frère déteste.[These chocolates are the ones that my brother hates.]|followed by a relative clause → demonstrative pronoun|masc. pl. = ceux
  5. Ces chaussures sont de ma sœur.[These shoes are my sister’s.]|de → demonstrative pronoun|fem. pl. = celles

Rewrite the sentences, replacing the underlined section of each sentence with a compound demonstrative pronoun.

  1. J’aimerais acheter cette veste-ci. . [I’d like to buy this jacket. I’d like to buy this one.]|fem. sing. = celle-ci
  2. Lucas doit réparer ce vélo-ci. . [Lucas has to repair this bicycle. Lucas has to repair this one.]|masc. sing. = celui-ci
  3. Est-ce que tu peux sortir ces tasses-là du placard? ?[Can you get those cups out of the cupboard? Can you get those ones out of the cupboard?]|fem. pl. = celles-là
  4. Ces exercices-ci sont faciles. .[These exercises are easy. These ones are easy.]|masc. pl. = ceux-ci
  5. Les enfants peuvent jouer avec cet ordinateur-là. . [The children can play with that computer. The children can play with that one.]|masc. sing. = celui-là