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I would agree with Sifu's answers, although his explanation for «Roger la tortue est très vieux», claiming "la tortue" is a sort of surname, is a little unsatisfying: "la tortue" is a qualifier or a second predicate for Roger, who remains the subject of the verb être, thus the predicate "vieux" is masculine; conversely in «la tortue Roger est très vielle/la ...


(I could be wrong, I have no sources to back me up) Roger est très vieux. Roger Tortue est très vieux. This is a weird case. For me, that would be kind of a surname, so the agreement would be masculine. Roger la tortue est très vieux. Same as the last one. Roger est une tortue très vielle. (Il/Elle) [both work, depending on the desired ...

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