"Restée" is the correct past participle for a female, right?
You could program to accept both male and female answers, perhaps.
Women and girls need to get in the habit of using the feminine.
Yeah, yeah, I know that genderless is coming down the pike, but for now it is incontrovesial that women use feminite forms in French. How elegant it would be if I could write, "Je suis restée."
Hi Mary Anne,
Just for kicks I tried the female form once in a while and it usually worked just as well. Whenever it didn't, I reported it and it got fixed promptly.
Hi Mary Anne - as I think you've realised, we do accept correct inflected forms of either gender so long as the context allows them. If the hint or context specify or imply a particular gender then only the appropriate form is accepted but in general, both forms will be accepted. Similarly, we won't mark answers incorrect for things like capitalisation and punctuation, unless the question or context explicitly requires something specific and it forms part of the test.
Glad you're enjoying Kwiziq!
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