English Vocabulary for Gender-specific Nouns

Learn Common Gender-specific Nouns in English

This is a lesson to help you learn gender-specific nouns in English. There are eight learning methods for you to work through, including five different games and three different types of flashcard. At the end, there are three example sentences for each word.

Vocabulary Games for

The games and flashcards are currently set to test the following [wait...] words:

Table of Contents

  • Match-the-Pairs Game
  • Memory Game
  • Basic Flash Cards
  • Spell-the-Word Game
  • Multi-Choice Test
  • Learn with Hangman!
  • "Sentence" Flash Cards
  • "Missing Word" Flash Cards
  • Example Sentences

Match-the-Pairs Game

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  • Your mission is to match each picture with the correct word in as few a clicks as possible.
  • There are three pictures in each set, and there are sets to complete.
  • Click on your first square to start. Good luck!
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Memory Game

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  • Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
  • Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
  • This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
  • Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
Ranking (Clicks)

Guru ()
Hero ()
Captain ()
Sergeant ()
Recruit ()

Basic Flash Cards

Spell-the-Word Game

Spell the word represented by the picture.

Multi-Choice Test

Select the correct word or picture.

Learn with Hangman!

Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is one of the words from the "gender-specific nouns" category. Choose your first letter to start.
  • Guess the hidden word by choosing one letter at a time.
  • If you guess a letter in the hidden word, then all is good.
  • If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden word, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
  • If the gallows are completed, you lose.
  • Good luck!
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Create Your Own Version of This Game

Here is the word library for this game:

"Sentence" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the word in a sentence.

"Missing Word" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the missing word in a sentence.

Example Sentences

Here are 3 sentences for each of the following words from the "gender-specific nouns" category:
  • son, steward, stewardess, daughter, father, god, goddess, hero, heroine, king, mother, peacock, peahen, prince, princess, queen, rooster
son

son

  • The proud parents celebrated the birth of their first son.
  • He played catch with his son in the park on a sunny afternoon.
  • They watched their son take his first steps, capturing the moment with a camera.
steward

steward

  • The steward on the plane ensured that passengers had a comfortable flight.
  • He politely asked the steward for a blanket during the long-haul flight.
  • They thanked the helpful steward for providing excellent service during the cruise.
stewardess

stewardess

  • The friendly stewardess welcomed passengers with a smile as they boarded the plane.
  • She handed out snacks and beverages as a dedicated stewardess on the flight.
  • They admired the professionalism of the stewardess in handling in-flight requests.
daughter

daughter

  • The proud parents watched their daughter graduate from college with tears of joy.
  • She shared a close bond with her daughter and enjoyed spending quality time together.
  • They celebrated their daughter's birthday with a surprise party and a cake.
father

father

  • He played catch with his children and proudly embraced the role of a loving father.
  • The father helped his kids with their homework, always providing guidance.
  • They honored their father on Father's Day with heartfelt cards and gifts.
god

god

  • People around the world have different beliefs about the concept of a supreme god.
  • He prayed to the ancient god of wisdom before taking an important exam.
  • They visited a sacred temple dedicated to a powerful god during their travels.
goddess

goddess

  • The mythological goddess of love and beauty was often depicted in art and literature.
  • She dressed up as a Greek goddess for a costume party, wearing a flowing gown and a tiara.
  • They admired the strength and grace associated with the ancient goddess of war.
hero

hero

  • The brave firefighter was hailed as a local hero for rescuing a family from a burning building.
  • He read stories about legendary heroes who embarked on epic quests in search of adventure.
  • They recognized the selfless actions of a humanitarian hero who dedicated their life to helping others.
heroine

heroine

  • The courageous heroine of the story overcame numerous challenges to save her kingdom.
  • She dressed up as her favorite literary heroine for a book-themed costume party.
  • They celebrated the strength and resilience of a real-life heroine who inspired many with her achievements.
king

king

  • The wise king ruled over a prosperous kingdom and was loved by his subjects.
  • He learned about historical kings and queens in his school's history class.
  • They visited an ancient castle that once served as the residence of a powerful king.
mother

mother

  • She cared for her children with love and tenderness, embodying the role of a nurturing mother.
  • The mother prepared a delicious homemade meal for her family's dinner.
  • They surprised their mother with a heartfelt Mother's Day card and a bouquet of flowers.
peacock

peacock

  • The colorful feathers of the male peacock dazzled everyone in the zoo.
  • He marveled at the elegant display of a dancing peacock during a wildlife documentary.
  • They visited a wildlife sanctuary and were delighted to see a graceful peacock roaming freely.
peahen

peahen

  • The female peahen strolled gracefully through the garden, blending in with the surroundings.
  • She admired the subtle beauty of the peahen as it perched on a tree branch.
  • They watched a pair of peahens foraging for food in the open field.
prince

prince

  • The young prince dreamed of becoming a just and compassionate ruler one day.
  • He dressed up as a fairytale prince for a costume party, complete with a royal crown.
  • They read stories about the adventures of a charming prince who went on quests to rescue princesses.
princess

princess

  • The graceful princess was known for her kindness and grace, making her beloved by her people.
  • She dressed up as a storybook princess with a flowing gown and a sparkling tiara.
  • They enjoyed fairytales featuring brave and clever princesses who solved problems and helped others.
queen

queen

  • The wise queen ruled her kingdom with grace and wisdom, earning the admiration of her subjects.
  • She learned about historical queens who made significant contributions to their countries.
  • They visited a majestic palace that once served as the residence of a powerful queen.
rooster

rooster

  • The loud crowing of the rooster signaled the start of a new day on the farm.
  • He woke up early to the cheerful sound of the rooster as the sun began to rise.
  • They enjoyed the countryside atmosphere, where the crow of the rooster was a daily occurrence.
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.