Gender
 
 
 
 
Gender

In this lesson you will learn the definition of gender, study examples of gender, and take a test.
Gender Definition
  • Gender:
  • refers to a common noun that changes form to refer to a man or a woman, or a male or a female animal
  • gender in a noun usually refers to an occupation
Gender Examples
  • gender in nouns referring to a man
  • actor, waiter
  • gender in nouns referring to a woman
  • actress, waitress
  • gender in nouns referring to a male or a female animal
  • lion (male), lioness (female)
 
Grammar Tips
Can You Catch These Native Speaker Mistakes?
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of common mistakes. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.