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Enn misie bien long A very tall man

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Translated by Shameem Oozeerally & MIE French Students

Language Mauritian Creole

Level Level 2

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So pios ti tro kourt.

His hoe was too short.

So laport lantre ti tro ba.

His doorway was too low.

So lili ti tro tipti.

His bed was too short.

So bisiklet ti tro tipti.

His bicycle was too short.

Sa misie-la tro long!

This man was too tall!

Li’nn ranz enn lamans bien long pou so pios.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Li’nn agrandi so ban laport.

He made very high door frames.

Li’nn ranz en lili bien gran.

He made a very long bed.

Li’nn aste enn bisiklet bien ot.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Li’nn asiz lor enn sez bien ot. Li’nn manz ek enn extra gran fourset.

He sat on a very high chair. He ate with a very long fork.

Li’nn kit so lakaz ek li’nn al res dan lafore. Li’nn viv bien lontan.

He left his house and lived in a big forest. He lived for many years.

Written by: Cornelius Gulere
Illustrated by: Catherine Groenewald
Translated by: Shameem Oozeerally & MIE French Students
Language: Mauritian Creole
Level: Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
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