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Goat, Dog, and Cow Goat, Dog and Cow Guot, Daag an Kou

Written by Fabian Wakholi

Illustrated by Marleen Visser

Read by Darshan Soni

Language English

Level Level 2

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Goat, Dog, and Cow were great friends. One day they went on a journey in a taxi.

Goat, Dog, and Cow were great friends. One day they went on a journey in a taxi.

Guot, Daag an Kou a did gud fren. Wan die dem go pan a jorni ina a taksi.


When they reached the end of their journey, the driver asked them to pay their fares. Cow paid her fare.

When they reached the end of their journey, the driver asked them to pay their fares. Cow paid her fare.

Wen dem riich di en a dem jorni, di jraiva aks dem fi pie dem fier. Kou pie fi ar fier.


Dog paid a bit extra, because he did not have the correct money.

Dog paid a bit extra, because he did not have the correct money.

Daag did pie a likl ekstra, kaaz im neva av di rait moni.


The driver was about to give Dog his change when Goat ran away without paying anything.

The driver was about to give Dog his change when Goat ran away without paying anything.

Di jraiva did a go gi Daag im chienj wen Guot ronwe an no pie notn.


The driver was very annoyed. He drove away without giving Dog his change.

The driver was very annoyed. He drove away without giving Dog his change.

Di jraiva did wel beks. Im jraiv we an no gi Daag im chienj.


That is why, even today, Dog runs towards a car to peep inside and find the driver who owes him his change.

That is why, even today, Dog runs towards a car to peep inside and find the driver who owes him his change.

Das wai, iivn tu dis die, Daag ron aafa kyar fi si ef im kyan fain di jraiva uu uo im, im chienj.


Goat runs away from the sound of a car. She is afraid she will be arrested for not paying her fare.

Goat runs away from the sound of a car. She is afraid she will be arrested for not paying her fare.

Guot ronwe fram di soun a kyar. Shi fried shi a go get lak op fi no pie ar fier.


And Cow is not bothered when a car is coming. Cow takes her time crossing the road because she knows she paid her fare in full.

And Cow is not bothered when a car is coming. Cow takes her time crossing the road because she knows she paid her fare in full.

An Kou no bizniz wen kyar a kom. Kou tek ar taim a kraas di ruod kaa shi nuo se shi pie aal a ar fier.


Written by: Fabian Wakholi
Illustrated by: Marleen Visser
Read by: Darshan Soni
Language: English
Level 2
Source: Goat, Dog and Cow from African Storybook
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