I love how this course makes me think about my native language as well as Russian. For instance, this sentence made me think about English's word pairings as you would never say sea then sun. It's always "sun and the sea" and I can't say why. Lol.
Salt and pepper. Mom and Dad. Ladies and Gentleman. Fork and knife. Lol, why do we have such dedicated word orders in English?
They are, in fact. Here's how the accusative is formed for neuter nouns:
Inanimate nouns do not change (almost all neuter nouns are inanimate).