Une Souris Verte

Une Souris Verte

A Green Mouse
This is the first verse of a classic French song for children which this language-learning website is named after ..!  Join in with the repetitive listening practice and see how strange nursery rhymes can be in any language!
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Read the words and join in with the song or go to iTunes where there is also an English translation track:



The Words:

Une souris verte qui courait dans l’herbe
A green mouse which ran in the grass …

Je l’attrape par la queue
I catch her by the tail

Je la montre à ces messieurs
I show her to those gentlemen

Ces messieurs me disent
Those gentlemen tell me:

Trempez-la dans l’huile
Drench her in oil,

Trempez-la dans l’eau
Soak her in water,

Ça fera un escargot tout chaud!
That will make a really hot snail!

For more free French song recordings go to:
A Green Mouse French Songs for Children

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