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!
Read the words and join in with the song or go to iTunes where there is also an English translation track:
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